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 HANER, JEFFREY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,439.95 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYDER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $185,422.08 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KELVIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,420.96 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,417.20 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, FRANK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,414.61 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,414.19 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOVE, JUSTIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,405.89 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, PASQUALE F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,395.54 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENIS, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,390.71 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, EPHRAIM F Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,382.87 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEIRO, WILLIAM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,376.56 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, EILEEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,374.18 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIESKE, JASON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,371.34 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUIKART, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $185,366.04 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,347.70 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHARLES A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $185,337.99 Date 07/10/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETKA, CHERYL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,334.90 Date 03/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,317.80 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUST, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,313.67 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, JAMES B Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,313.25 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NADIG, MAHESH K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $185,309.48 Date 04/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDZILOWSKI, JUILA B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,306.70 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAROLLI, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,291.53 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALCANO, EDUARDS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,276.94 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNAM, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $185,273.43 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, DAVID E Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $185,269.55 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,269.43 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHOW, PATRICK L Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,256.23 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADAGA, RAELENE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $185,247.55 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIZANO, STEVEN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,237.92 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHUN, MICHAEL M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $185,232.85 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POALILLO, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,224.87 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEPE, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,216.63 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLTZAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,212.91 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELCHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,194.97 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, CHARLES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,172.63 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARRO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,159.05 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, STEPHEN T Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $185,157.14 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ANDREW G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,152.90 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,152.72 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMOND, CAROL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $185,151.67 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,142.91 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $185,134.42 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERONKO, JAY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,123.02 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUSICK, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,119.20 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIEDA, NICHOLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,112.92 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $185,108.37 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHELS, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,101.23 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNYAN, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $185,095.56 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SODEN, WILLIAM B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,086.21 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLEWAY, JOHN G Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $185,083.79 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOHN F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,069.72 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOELBEL, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,048.83 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, ADELINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,047.66 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROSA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $185,043.16 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BINKOWITZ, MATTHEW I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,041.32 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNTON, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,027.95 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY B Employer name Rockland County Amount $185,026.44 Date 09/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLMER, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,022.22 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WETTER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $185,008.37 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, BENJAMIN A Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $184,999.88 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, XINXIN Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $184,998.43 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ALBERTO J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $184,975.02 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARFEIN, CAROL F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $184,974.59 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PETER A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,973.04 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, JOSE P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, ELLA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, PIERRE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BART, ROBERT Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALDAROV, ULYANA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINFIELD, LOUIS S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIMER, HELEN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STUART W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEL, ZINAIDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFOBI, CHUKWUEMEKA K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSPITRE, MICHELINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, FRANK R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHINAPANDIAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVYCKYJ, JURIJ Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, ROBERT A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMOGENES, HERMINIA W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTIS, MARC J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERY, TRINIDAD Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $184,971.51 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHITAN, GABRIEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, NINA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGASWAMY, PRABHAKARAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $184,971.51 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, PATRICK F Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $184,944.28 Date 08/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMRAM, LAURA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,943.43 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,938.04 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANAT, STEVEN R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $184,936.23 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIO Employer name NYC Judges Amount $184,933.42 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, GEORGE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,928.69 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASEMANN, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,921.82 Date 08/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPONE, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,910.04 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTNER, HENRI J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,903.27 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ROBIN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,886.11 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, DANNY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,882.85 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVONA, KERI E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,872.00 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, TIMOTHY H Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $184,865.21 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHI, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,856.31 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System