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 FORMAN, PETER M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEHILL, ROBERT H Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, HAL B Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, RACHEL S Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ARLENE E Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CAROL S Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 07/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIHAN, ANNE E Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES HOROWITZ, NILDA Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 07/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, JOAN S Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GAIL B Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JAMES T Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 03/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTARETICO-NABER, MARY ANNE Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUER, MICHELLE I Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSEN, ROLF M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARHIT, BARRY E Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DENISE M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBELLI, BARBARA GUNTHER Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 02/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, DAVID S Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $192,349.10 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, LINDA J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $192,349.08 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFICY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $192,349.08 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANELLI, SHARON M J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $192,349.08 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARLIN, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,342.12 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LERNON, AINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $192,338.92 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVANIAN, VARSENIK Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $192,338.37 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, THOMAS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,332.70 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $192,318.83 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $192,313.42 Date 05/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, COSMO J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $192,312.31 Date 09/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,289.15 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,281.61 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRENZ, BRIAN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,271.79 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, DARRELL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,268.97 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KERWIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,268.82 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACKER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,267.55 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTIMER, CHARLES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,265.19 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $192,254.10 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLINAN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,208.12 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKEY, CLAUDIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $192,205.90 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,189.29 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SITARZ, MONIKA A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $192,174.00 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANASTASIS, KONSTANTINOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,164.83 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAGON, LUIZ C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $192,160.78 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,156.10 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THEODORE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,146.91 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,136.82 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $192,135.10 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, LAURIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $192,134.01 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,128.84 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOTT, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $192,120.37 Date 09/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VESELY, GENEVIEVE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,114.61 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MITCHELL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $192,096.80 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAGAS, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $192,094.68 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICH, RICHARD, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $192,082.56 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANIELLO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $192,070.20 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ALEXANDER Q Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,066.90 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKWERTH, RAPHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $192,050.28 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUTONE, LOUIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,046.73 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,042.51 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOKINA, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,032.31 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAYNE, JAMES N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $192,008.25 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCARROLL, EDWARD T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $192,003.58 Date 06/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, THOMAS H Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,999.29 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCHA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,995.83 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENSEN, THOMAS W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $191,976.03 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHCO, JASON Employer name City of Rye Amount $191,966.20 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTTLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,951.63 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCKE, KENTON H V Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,926.56 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $191,910.92 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, MUNIBUR R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $191,871.60 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINSETLER, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,867.99 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABOR, WILLIAM G Employer name Madison County Amount $191,858.16 Date 11/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $191,851.02 Date 07/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATALONE, EDWARD A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $191,842.02 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCROBE, ANDREW Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $191,841.19 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTON, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,838.83 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,832.50 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEON, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,814.05 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILTON, GREGORY J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $191,812.60 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVLEHAN, PATRICK Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $191,788.31 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDSTEIN, S PETER Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $191,776.10 Date 10/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOAO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $191,769.02 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,753.48 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $191,750.88 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $191,692.93 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESKY, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,682.96 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADUANO, JOSEPH H Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,682.67 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOKSEY, JERRY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,678.07 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYRKOSTAS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,675.83 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $191,663.89 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $191,663.72 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, JASON P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $191,654.72 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLOCH, DAVID M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $191,644.67 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,619.91 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, WARREN G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $191,617.52 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DANIEL G Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $191,609.10 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, JOHN B Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $191,609.10 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAIN, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $191,587.83 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITMARS, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,587.11 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,584.74 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHEL, EVE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $191,583.12 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System