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 CASE, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $187,954.33 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERFIELD, BOZENNA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $187,950.13 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DENISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $187,949.70 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDOS, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,946.94 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYUBOFF, ZINAIDA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $187,939.74 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYEKEGBE, VERONICA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $187,935.62 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLOY, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,935.34 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHILDS, LYDIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,926.66 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,926.23 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,912.18 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNGEN, GREGORY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,908.48 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTER, ROXANNE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $187,906.85 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, CORNELIUS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $187,899.04 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TODD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,895.36 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, KARL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $187,894.50 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSHOFF, RAYMOND W Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $187,893.18 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,893.10 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKKER, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $187,882.78 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,859.02 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALEC, SCOTT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $187,855.03 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAHANE, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,822.98 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,819.09 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPENHAVER, ALLISON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $187,791.55 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFAIDA, LAKSHMI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $187,790.80 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANDREW P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,790.21 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,786.85 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, DANIEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,763.85 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,763.67 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,762.85 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLICINO, PAUL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,731.10 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KELLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,728.37 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SHANE T Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $187,725.83 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHESTER, AUDREY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $187,700.00 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLAND, ERIK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,699.52 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALASEK, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,683.73 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLER, JOSEPH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,674.43 Date 08/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,666.94 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,652.27 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDINGTON, SPENCER J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $187,649.10 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,633.00 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMALI, DANIEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $187,624.39 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,623.00 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODD, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $187,600.73 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O REILLY, KEVIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,595.84 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, ELISHEVA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $187,595.29 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PELT, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,590.18 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,585.28 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, CARLOS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,568.06 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, SEAN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $187,556.48 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, JASON R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $187,544.06 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OZDOBA, KENNETH S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $187,541.11 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, FRANCES A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $187,516.81 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRELLER, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,503.54 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PATRICK O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,500.91 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILELLO, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,485.53 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFTERY, BRIAN J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $187,483.01 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINI, JOHN, III Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $187,421.07 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,418.39 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEFICO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $187,409.87 Date 08/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKINYEMI, OLUKEMI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $187,385.77 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, JEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,377.43 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEN, ARTHUR W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $187,373.49 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESSARD, DAVID L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $187,373.47 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,365.46 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTONIO Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $187,361.37 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUJICA, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $187,360.32 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKS, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,356.48 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KIERAN D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $187,351.38 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, KEVIN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,346.60 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANAND, PRACHI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $187,345.20 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLAHAN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $187,322.80 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRIAN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,313.21 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIERA, MIRIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,309.59 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSCO, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,273.89 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,273.89 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, RONALD A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,272.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KEVIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,255.64 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, DANIEL V Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $187,231.55 Date 05/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMADIO, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,226.40 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMYTH, DAN J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $187,215.61 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PATRICK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,214.60 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $187,212.89 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWSON, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,188.85 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PAUL V, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $187,187.90 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFNER, WALTER, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $187,187.31 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, MARK K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $187,187.05 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SUZANNE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,182.91 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, HEIDI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,175.40 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLAR, ERIC Employer name Division of State Police Amount $187,174.46 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAKIR, TUZEEN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $187,165.41 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENCKHAHN, STEPHAN R Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $187,149.03 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIVELY, DAVID A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $187,148.37 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO-CARAOS, PERLA P Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $187,140.17 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES-COOPER, LYSTRA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $187,138.44 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,137.80 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, TERANCE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,125.82 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLLOORI, LUCY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $187,124.17 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,113.00 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDOTTO, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,112.83 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENEZIO, EUGENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,108.95 Date 07/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System