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 RIVERA, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,532.25 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEGUM, SHAMIM Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $194,524.91 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IQBAL, MIR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $194,524.91 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBAUDO, FRANK P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,506.08 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JEROME A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,496.19 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,483.62 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,482.83 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,478.57 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENSON, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,473.40 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,468.91 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,437.70 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,413.90 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, GLENDON Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,406.46 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,401.86 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,383.43 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIUGLIANO, JOHN, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,368.80 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGELS, RITA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,362.39 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,350.27 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASCHET, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $194,347.78 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,346.50 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUONAGURIO, ANTHONY W, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,314.00 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GORDON G Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,303.90 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, FREDIS R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $194,297.18 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,295.62 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARGOW, JEFFREY Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $194,249.16 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKEY, VINCENT W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,237.46 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ALLAN C Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $194,224.73 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAKAVAS, JOHN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $194,222.73 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHTER, HANS E P Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,213.18 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NELSON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,200.03 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, DENNIS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,199.28 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,197.11 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, STEPHEN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,196.72 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANDARO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,192.23 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRESO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,190.99 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, LAWRENCE G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,177.79 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARAN, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,164.87 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YATCO, RUBEN T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $194,160.91 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,149.90 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLLHAUSEN, ERIC J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,136.55 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, BRENT Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $194,131.79 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHAO, DONG Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,127.30 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, GREG C Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $194,127.18 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBLISS, RALPH J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,119.64 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMMARTINO, JOSEPH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,107.81 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, J DAVID Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $194,097.33 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORUN-GORUNESCU, OANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $194,097.28 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $194,077.08 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,076.19 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, JOSEPH N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,052.62 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARCA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,024.43 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEDUSEVIC, BRAHIM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $194,017.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,012.49 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CHARLES H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $193,994.76 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGENSBURG, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,970.64 Date 05/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, RALPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $193,945.63 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARY, JOHN P, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,939.19 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PERRY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,928.92 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,916.76 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FACKLER, CHARLES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,916.62 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,911.60 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARPE, JOHN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $193,894.34 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, LIBBY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,888.15 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, MATTHEW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,883.22 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOFFSKY, GARY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,855.26 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $193,842.78 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,841.64 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUGHMAN-AMIN, MERLYN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $193,840.94 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMARA, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,806.47 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARVIL, BEN, JR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $193,802.52 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MILDRED T Employer name NYC Judges Amount $193,802.52 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,801.18 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DENISE A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $193,795.14 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, JACK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,782.49 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, BRIAN G Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $193,768.90 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIEDL, LEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,768.09 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEILIG, EDWARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,762.27 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN DE CERVENS, CHRISTIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,756.72 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISCI, JOHN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $193,748.91 Date 06/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOSHY S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $193,739.12 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,728.98 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIOSE, STEPHEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,725.15 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, CARMINE L Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $193,717.48 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $193,712.84 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISSI, BRIAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,706.38 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PEDRO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,704.97 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $193,698.48 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $193,691.88 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEJIA, WASCAR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,679.65 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,676.35 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERELLI, ERIK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,655.76 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCERINO, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $193,648.79 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGRIC, FRANK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,625.34 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUZZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,614.58 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN WYNEN, QUINTON C Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $193,611.75 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,605.64 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLIA, DONNA-MARIE E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $193,599.68 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WALTER, JR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $193,583.43 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, MICHAEL M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $193,569.84 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,547.39 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System