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 SCHAEFFER, RAYMOND Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $186,109.60 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFMAN, MARK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $186,109.60 Date 06/17/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLONE, STEVEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $186,097.08 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANDINO, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $186,096.84 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUDSI, VIQAR A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $186,094.46 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $186,075.50 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $186,071.83 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $186,071.32 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, KENNETH E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $186,067.02 Date 09/19/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, MONIQUE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $186,063.93 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANN M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $186,059.24 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVECE, GIUSEPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $186,053.84 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNSTER, BRIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $186,048.60 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, KEITH T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $186,037.99 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $186,025.07 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, PETER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $186,022.02 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JOSEPH R Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $186,013.83 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, GERALD W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $186,005.82 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $186,005.24 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, RICHARD F Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $186,000.62 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VICTORIA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $185,992.66 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,990.76 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,990.59 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, PAMELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,985.76 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOHN C, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,983.05 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, BRUNA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $185,947.62 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDICH, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,930.29 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DENIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,920.85 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTIN, MATTHEW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,919.60 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, DEBORAH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,907.23 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERING, GARRETT T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $185,906.00 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUBOYAMA, GABRIEL K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $185,894.73 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KIM D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $185,865.71 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL GAMAL, EMAN M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $185,854.47 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRISI, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,845.84 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MARTINA, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,842.35 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLER, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,839.94 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALCO, LOUIS, IV Employer name Rockland County Amount $185,837.97 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, KERRILYNNE Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $185,834.57 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHBY, PHILLIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,828.59 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,817.38 Date 03/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, RAYMOND R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $185,817.37 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMANN, BRANT M Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $185,809.86 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EQUINDA, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,808.58 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGULA, RICHARD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,795.90 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAIS, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,777.83 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKICH, GEORGE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $185,755.28 Date 11/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL, KEVIN R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $185,754.66 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSQUADRO, DEAN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,753.79 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIBICO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $185,733.01 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMAN, EDWARD R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $185,702.98 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSINO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,701.99 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, GALE R Employer name Erie County Amount $185,701.77 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSAJKO, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,692.61 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,681.74 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENISH, GLENN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,680.35 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURIAN, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,680.35 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLK, JILL Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $185,677.92 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCOGLIANO, GINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,675.58 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EARLS, DECLAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,667.99 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENARDUZZI, MARCELO F Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,661.07 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, HENRY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,659.71 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,658.68 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMILLA, SONIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $185,657.61 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,649.53 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, SCOTT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,648.51 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,644.37 Date 05/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,644.33 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALANDRILLO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,623.93 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NILL, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,613.90 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ALBERT J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,611.83 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $185,611.41 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LEWIS B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $185,611.20 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, DONALD T Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $185,609.18 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALTEMPI, ANTONIO G Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $185,608.60 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $185,608.35 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STECKMEISTER, GERALD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $185,606.90 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTROS, LAMIA K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $185,594.08 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNICH, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,591.28 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THILBERG, JACK H, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $185,590.56 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANIF, LEAKAT Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,581.93 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOENIG, JAMES F Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,579.31 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIBULS, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,577.24 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IOVINO, MARK Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,574.22 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $185,556.88 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SHAREN D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $185,556.46 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANHOPE, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $185,545.08 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,531.10 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,528.48 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,528.24 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAIN, TERRENCE P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $185,526.60 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARONE, VINCENZO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,521.01 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $185,508.86 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGENTHAL, ALAN D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $185,508.69 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANGELO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $185,497.71 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZCZUK, WIESLAW Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,485.93 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWITT, THOMAS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,465.10 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALL, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,454.83 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOIGT, GEORGE F, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,445.40 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,441.94 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System