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 FITZPATRICK, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $249,276.97 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, EDWARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,271.99 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE BRUN, RICHARD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,163.07 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEVIN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,052.73 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, HAIZHU P Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $248,908.20 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CHUN W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $248,810.58 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $248,746.65 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, EMANUEL Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $248,665.09 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $248,606.70 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRZESKI, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $248,452.49 Date 07/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSIAH, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $248,334.70 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JOSEPH B Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $248,309.10 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKAR, GYORGY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $248,134.14 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE-MALONE, SHIRLEY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $248,121.07 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDRY, SAMINA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $248,068.97 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, RAYMOND E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $248,048.33 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JAMES O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $247,922.30 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, TARA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $247,870.47 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $247,870.25 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $247,707.52 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATRICE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $247,667.58 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $247,650.53 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GITTENS, KAREN A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $247,608.81 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $247,604.85 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GEORGE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $247,557.96 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, PHILIP M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $247,469.17 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EICHNER, VINCENT T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $247,465.83 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRATIANNI, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $247,443.23 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, JEFFREY V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $247,421.43 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, WAYNE P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $247,406.74 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALIA, IQBAL S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $247,328.89 Date 12/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERI, ANTHONY V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $247,306.32 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRORECIO, DANTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $247,166.12 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIM, EDWARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,935.95 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDDIN, MOIN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $246,877.03 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMA, MANISH Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $246,825.41 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,792.40 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFA, MAUREEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $246,789.22 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKS, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,784.40 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LELI, RONALD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $246,743.47 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOONCOME, SANRIT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $246,738.10 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES-LOPEZ, MARIANNE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $246,540.47 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERSEY, ROBERT B, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $246,488.89 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUPLAN, ROGER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $246,336.85 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANETS, GREGORY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $246,182.19 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,163.11 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, ROBERT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $246,108.40 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,065.48 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUPPE, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $246,059.57 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINGMANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,030.13 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BHATHAL, INDERPAL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $245,992.99 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $245,959.05 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $245,947.88 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, PAUL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $245,934.62 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRIVER, KREN Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $245,897.56 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSER, JAMES M Employer name Genesee County Amount $245,895.03 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $245,848.59 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTTMACHER, LAURENCE B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $245,819.75 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $245,778.90 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOBILSKI, MARY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $245,763.50 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, PAUL F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $245,751.79 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, GREGORY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,746.49 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRACE, JEFFERY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $245,670.09 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,573.05 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOELER, GEORGE Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,567.19 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, THOMAS L Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,546.19 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTON, ANDREA M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $245,500.42 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CONZA, FRANK T Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,429.22 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, ROBERT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $245,402.30 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUYOUMDJIAN, VAHAN S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $245,387.22 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $245,349.41 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMATTINA-BERRY, TERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $245,309.48 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,300.31 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, JEAN Y Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $245,296.24 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERMAN, SCOTT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,258.13 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IANNARELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,160.07 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOSEPH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $245,115.75 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGLIONE, MICHELLE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $245,057.71 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $245,050.50 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMIRON, NOEL C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $245,042.49 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODELLA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $245,019.74 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, GLENN C Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $244,969.29 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DU PONT, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $244,932.90 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $244,837.72 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $244,824.37 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMEIS, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $244,725.22 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DARREL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $244,709.95 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $244,282.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOPLAR, RICHARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $244,256.98 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $244,251.57 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLINO, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $244,231.54 Date 03/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARC A Employer name Nassau County Amount $244,227.44 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $244,203.49 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTALEZA, GEORGE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $244,130.09 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONDONO, GONZALO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $244,118.55 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SEAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $244,046.04 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENGSTACKEN, EUGENE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $243,898.70 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGUEIRO, JUAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $243,885.36 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVES, JULIO C Employer name Nassau County Amount $243,788.68 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIUDICE, MARCO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $243,786.25 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System