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 BORGI, FRANK G Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,665.96 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHIRLEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,651.41 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARKUS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,645.21 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAZ, SAMINA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $190,644.13 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOVIEVA, VERA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $190,632.91 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $190,595.74 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRENI, VICTOR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $190,581.70 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,576.94 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, SUZANNE M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $190,574.73 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOEREL, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,569.54 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVRERI, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,565.67 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, RALPH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,556.71 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIN, C JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,554.00 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,532.76 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORSILLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,531.60 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, SEAN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $190,529.07 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORENO, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,509.06 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $190,505.91 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTALBO, MARJOEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $190,480.78 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, DENISE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,465.03 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLOTE, AUDREY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,464.04 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUNCH, JAMES P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,463.11 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, RICHARD B Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $190,463.10 Date 12/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DENNIS F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,463.10 Date 07/03/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TERRENCE M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,463.10 Date 01/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, TERENCE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,456.53 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, LEON J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,453.31 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALA, KEITH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $190,445.05 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,424.16 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAMULARO, VINCENT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,411.76 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, FRANK P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $190,406.83 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, GENNARO Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,368.57 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCADUTO, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,359.99 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,354.60 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANWICK, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,341.92 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALESE, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,324.04 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURLEY, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $190,310.81 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTURRO, ANDREW A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $190,298.82 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CHARLES P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $190,289.56 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWELL, RICHARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,286.85 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOO, CRAIG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,271.73 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACARUSO, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $190,250.11 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,224.11 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, SARA Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,224.10 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLIS, JEFFREY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,219.83 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $190,209.06 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEO, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,198.84 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCARELLA, DAVID F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,194.04 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,183.40 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHON, PATRICIA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $190,175.46 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,169.05 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLT, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,159.63 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZZOLA, ROBERT Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $190,144.13 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIZMARIK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,142.12 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,131.88 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN S Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $190,128.10 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $190,128.10 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, GUY P Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $190,128.10 Date 06/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANDRICH, MARK H Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,128.10 Date 01/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURFURE, MARIANNE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $190,128.10 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, JAMES Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $190,128.10 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTEROS, HENRY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $190,122.35 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEPLANSKY, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,117.99 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATARIAN, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,106.97 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARENTE, FRANK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,091.56 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOHT, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,064.25 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNIX, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $190,057.95 Date 05/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKER, ROBERT F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,056.80 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMKE, KURT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,048.45 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIA, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $190,033.82 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINA, FRANK D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $190,008.94 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEERS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $189,999.94 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMERO, HANS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,995.85 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STORM, GEORGE T Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $189,985.32 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUOZZI, RALPH V Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $189,962.15 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSEL, SCOTT N Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,947.00 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,946.13 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEPPER, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $189,912.47 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMI-PASHAKI, MOHAMMAD Employer name Rockland County Amount $189,903.90 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ISRAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,889.42 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTTER, MERRILL R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $189,882.73 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINELLO, KERRY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $189,869.96 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, SHAWN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,865.98 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERAN, SEAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,853.06 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOSNOWSKI, WALTER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,832.22 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, BRIAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,817.34 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTRE, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,798.89 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPADONA, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,796.73 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, RAYMOND E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,794.93 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,790.38 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,781.89 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, VITTORIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,778.57 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLANSKI, MARLENE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,758.87 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BROOKS T Employer name Steuben County Amount $189,750.26 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JOHN, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,742.52 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,730.23 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSSIDEL, VITTORIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,723.41 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OHR, WALTER J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $189,722.28 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROW, JASON I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,694.06 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSS, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,689.16 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System