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 ERVOLINA, PETER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,642.95 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIRA, LEWIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,630.77 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEDALIERE, COSTANZO Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $195,626.75 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, KENNETH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,617.71 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALES, MA LOURDES C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $195,614.16 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZESKI, FRANK R, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $195,600.33 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWSETT, DANIEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,590.27 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHERYL R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $195,555.40 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,551.32 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROHDE, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,549.27 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMIETTO, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $195,518.15 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENTON, BRIAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $195,483.80 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, GREGORY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $195,482.26 Date 06/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, DONALD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,481.97 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDER, LISA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,467.10 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINNA, RAJENDER R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $195,456.24 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,446.16 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMO, THOMAS J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $195,440.95 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANTINI, DAWN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $195,430.90 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARA, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,429.30 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCH, ERIC Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $195,423.03 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LUIS M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $195,409.83 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIALA, STEPHEN J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $195,409.83 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHEFFER, AUDREY I Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $195,409.83 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, HOLLIS L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $195,401.53 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEQUE, RAYNALD D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $195,397.82 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSAK, ROBERT Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $195,395.77 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSLER, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,387.02 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHNAYDERMAN, SEMYON Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,387.01 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIHODKA, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,371.03 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMARO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,356.39 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTY, BRYAN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,349.90 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNEEN, STACEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,333.80 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JUAN C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $195,330.28 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, DAVID T Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $195,328.91 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $195,324.80 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LIZBETH Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $195,324.05 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTINORI, ANDREW S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $195,315.28 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,309.40 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO BELLO, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,296.66 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KETELTAS, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,294.60 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDOS, NICHOLAS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,291.91 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAN, ANTONIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,291.40 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISELY, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,283.11 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIDIAN, ANIL K Employer name Rockland County Amount $195,270.65 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,259.80 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAY, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,246.82 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $195,244.71 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRY, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,225.16 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINISI, ROCCO M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,183.65 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTANO, MARCO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,165.93 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOVLER, DAVID M Employer name Orange County Amount $195,163.65 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,163.28 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $195,128.88 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENON, KARL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $195,120.43 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANZI, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,111.66 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CARL N Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $195,097.61 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, JOHN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $195,056.66 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $195,029.88 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, THOMAS C Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $195,023.20 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENTOLA, CHARLES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,960.23 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $194,946.07 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, ERIK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,903.06 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BARRY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $194,902.92 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $194,901.79 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, ALICEKUTTY N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $194,886.18 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, DOUGLAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,871.35 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ERYK L Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $194,868.13 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $194,858.19 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,856.34 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVARES, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,834.90 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KRISTINE D Employer name Warren County Amount $194,834.74 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEZELIC, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,823.08 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPPERT, GERARD P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $194,806.62 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIKSEN, RUDOLPH H Employer name Albertson Water District Amount $194,773.77 Date 04/20/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $194,768.97 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIGAN, ROBERT, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,767.60 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ALBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,752.34 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY B Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $194,752.12 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIERRO, ANTHONY N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $194,737.01 Date 04/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MURO, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,735.90 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, CLOVIS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $194,728.00 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURINI, LOUIS Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $194,720.86 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,700.40 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICKERY, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $194,681.66 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBERT F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,680.75 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, MARKUS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,678.90 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, JAMEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,662.94 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FRANCA, ARTHUR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,655.00 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKSBERRY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,646.20 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONRAD, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,621.45 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIELY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,612.21 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVINER, CENGIZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,611.88 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURU-TANKSLEY, VICTORIA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $194,576.25 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, NICHOLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,571.87 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEZZI, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,559.71 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, FRANCINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $194,553.19 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, SHIRLEY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $194,553.19 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WINSTON B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $194,551.28 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, HUGH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,548.60 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System