What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name HUNT, JEFFREY V Employer name Westchester County Amount $199,800.18 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $199,771.07 Date 06/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $199,769.57 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUAN, SANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,769.00 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSSAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $199,763.17 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,749.58 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,748.86 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIGHAUS, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,747.53 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLI, VINCENT P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,740.72 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, CHRISTOPER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,719.10 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $199,710.20 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, EDWARD A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $199,683.78 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWIECINSKI, GEORGE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,678.84 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, MARGARET M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $199,663.51 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, PAUL K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $199,662.05 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, JOHN G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $199,636.08 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANTELLIZZI, FRANCO P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,611.40 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPOZZI, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,601.73 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIHALTSES, GEORGE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $199,587.12 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ROSSO, LOUIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,575.22 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINDLE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $199,571.60 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DENNIS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,563.91 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, ARI J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,560.17 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUTER, MARTIN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,547.78 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVINSKI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,486.54 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $199,480.33 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTE, MARK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,471.15 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROE, CHARLES K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,466.82 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, RICHARD V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $199,466.59 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRUCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $199,421.14 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISSINGER, EUGENE T, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,416.25 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,389.30 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOORLEY, SANDRA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $199,359.74 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCI, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,338.68 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONETTA, ANTHONY O Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $199,335.00 Date 11/23/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKITOPOULOS, JOHN H Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $199,331.07 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTHOUSE, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,325.16 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROKESCH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,316.76 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VINCENT P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $199,280.68 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERCBERGER, SHAYE Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $199,276.20 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,268.13 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $199,267.75 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VIRGILIO, DANIEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,264.56 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLOAN, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,255.85 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANNELLY, JOHN J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $199,254.53 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $199,246.74 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $199,235.08 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MELISSA C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $199,225.10 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JEANETTE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $199,225.10 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, THOMAS Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 06/10/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, THOMAS A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 09/16/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, VITO C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EMIC, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, CRAIG J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROLETO, PAULA L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINRICHS, C RANDALL Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIPEL, LAWRENCE S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DOUGLAS E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, JUDITH REEVES Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, PETER H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINKMAN, ALAN D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, LUCINDO Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORMEY, JAMES C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBERT E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, SHARON S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, JEREMY S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 04/20/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, JOSEPH A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $199,225.10 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, REGINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,221.65 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINA, JOSE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $199,213.96 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARISCH, GEOFFREY S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $199,212.52 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES V Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,198.24 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,188.75 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATANIA, ANGELO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,181.29 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALES, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,177.88 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CRAIG M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,161.84 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $199,149.93 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSMANO, SCOTT Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,146.15 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,135.21 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CURTIS, SR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,134.52 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, BRENDAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,132.71 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, THOMAS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,128.72 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEST, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,123.84 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLO-IACONO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $199,122.28 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, WAYNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,113.18 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTELS, DONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,088.67 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN P Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $199,079.78 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHAR, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $199,076.24 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,068.20 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, EZEKIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $199,061.36 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JEFFREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,055.78 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RETTINGER, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,051.88 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDONE, VINCENT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,013.33 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMARTINO, FRANCIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,008.74 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERING, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,003.82 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,989.04 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,970.94 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONGIOVI, PHILIP Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $198,955.66 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAO, RENE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,950.45 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CHARLES E, III Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $198,917.89 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System