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 GILLAN, DAVID C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $258,397.69 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SAEED-UZ Z Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $258,379.29 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, DIANA R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $258,261.46 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNABE, ANGEL, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $258,197.45 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLFESTER, MICHAEL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $258,189.29 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERMAN, DEAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $258,170.41 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $258,041.57 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, DAVID I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $258,031.38 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUMENTA, RONALD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $257,976.23 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIRMACHER, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $257,939.90 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGULI, NILADRI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $257,899.69 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERTORA, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $257,726.04 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MODICA, PAUL J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $257,723.57 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, DERRICK B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $257,722.00 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALEVEY, JOHN B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $257,716.66 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTON, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $257,711.09 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARBEDIAN, JOHN C Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $257,660.55 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERON, STUART K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $257,218.12 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JATA, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $257,162.66 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALOVICK, JAMES J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $256,863.81 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $256,740.28 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JISEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $256,662.02 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWNER, MARTHA L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $256,652.25 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROSEANNA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $256,443.35 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALWAN, AJAY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $256,428.93 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURLOUKIS, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $256,181.96 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INAGANTI, MANI M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $255,871.00 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUP, SHEELA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $255,615.66 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JAMES Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $255,431.00 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUASHIE, WILFRED Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $255,162.63 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $255,134.41 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, LEE W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $255,086.51 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $255,031.48 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $255,000.44 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MURIEL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $254,936.15 Date 04/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOKHAR, AZHAR I Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $254,795.38 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $254,678.19 Date 06/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, ERIC R Employer name Lewis County Amount $254,455.85 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSS, WILLIAM P Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $254,405.99 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRONZEK, ERIC C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $254,370.33 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, KENNETH W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $254,093.81 Date 06/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRETT D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $254,050.56 Date 12/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTORIA, DANIEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $253,847.02 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGOS, JOSEPH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $253,785.87 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUARIO, STEPHEN J Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $253,717.12 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $253,592.73 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, MICHAL Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $253,498.65 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGORSAK, MATTHEW B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $253,461.19 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, RUSSELL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $253,398.59 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $253,248.09 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARA, RAJA S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $253,243.94 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $253,199.52 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APONTE, MILTON Employer name Nassau County Amount $253,177.56 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $253,128.96 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOSI, JOSEPH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $253,068.25 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLTHALER, FRED W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $253,062.61 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTI, TERENCE H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $253,000.78 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KENNETH E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $252,757.24 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $252,666.15 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, BILAL A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $252,644.79 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $252,579.84 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARZAL, ANA LUZ G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $252,553.12 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, MAHIMA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $252,534.21 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $252,367.69 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, BONNIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $252,284.40 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, STEVEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $252,273.32 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGDE, BALLANGE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $252,101.65 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $252,057.94 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREMER, TIMOTHY G Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $251,839.54 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAGNE, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $251,732.61 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDELLA, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $251,658.93 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTABILE, STEVEN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $251,615.54 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, WILLIAM E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $251,604.00 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORZELLI, RONALD P Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $251,586.55 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $251,548.87 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATTALANI, MARK Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $251,520.40 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBOLI, CARA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $251,466.20 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, DANIEL S Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $250,906.05 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASHMI, AMYR R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $250,792.63 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, DAVID R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $250,763.83 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGAULEY, RYAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $250,759.28 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $250,638.17 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $250,601.43 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, WILLIAM C Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $250,529.34 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, GERARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $250,452.38 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDAYADI, ALEXANDER P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $250,336.47 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALONE, SALVATORE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $250,321.58 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $250,157.96 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLITHO, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $250,149.05 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINSTON, CHARLES, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $250,019.20 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIRANTE, GLORIA S Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $249,864.01 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAN, RASHID A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $249,746.54 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JAMES C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $249,745.65 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,698.74 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, THOMAS A, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,554.00 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORENO, RICARDO Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $249,546.91 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELARDI, BETSY Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $249,543.75 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $249,510.10 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, FERN J Employer name Delaware County Amount $249,360.00 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMARO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,291.28 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System