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 HOYT, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $184,855.90 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, FREDDIE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,842.40 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EDWARD V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,840.44 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, PASQUALE Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,839.13 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, GERARDO R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $184,836.65 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICUTELLA, DENA Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,825.15 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name L'HOMMEDIEU, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,816.61 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $184,810.34 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, SEAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $184,810.25 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGELMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,808.10 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,796.91 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VONDA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $184,794.21 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,782.84 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $184,776.98 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKIEWICZ, SEBASTIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,768.36 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,762.55 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHINIKAILO, IVAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $184,761.47 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, SCOTT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $184,747.46 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $184,740.14 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUTARNIA, KRZYSZTOF Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,736.88 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, CURTIS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,727.47 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWINSKI, STEPHEN L Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $184,727.23 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUFIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $184,723.39 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLL, JOHN F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $184,714.19 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKINZ, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,703.28 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDE, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,687.30 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,682.79 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIL, BRANDON G Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $184,681.91 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGIA, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,674.92 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRIEG, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,656.91 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, PAUL DAVID Employer name Albany County Amount $184,649.82 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DENNIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,646.80 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, EVAN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,637.88 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,626.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, BRIAN F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $184,615.52 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KEVIN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,607.43 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JEWEL A Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $184,585.16 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MOLLY T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $184,581.14 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADINSON, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,573.80 Date 10/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKITT, DANIEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,572.61 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,564.74 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, RICHARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,561.82 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, DEREK P Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,556.85 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,556.85 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPNIEWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,556.85 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $184,552.62 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,546.84 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGLYNN, MARTIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $184,541.69 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUKUMAR, VIJAYA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,504.66 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, RONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,504.32 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREGOY, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,497.31 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMANCIK, ANTHONY P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $184,493.13 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SONIA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $184,489.93 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, FRANK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $184,474.47 Date 05/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,474.41 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZOWSKI, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,450.18 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLOETZ, RONALD D Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $184,445.91 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRIAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $184,438.72 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $184,434.03 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,432.04 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERPER, KEITH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,426.83 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ADAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,413.54 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,405.32 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,400.66 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAZLI, YASMEEN Z Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $184,397.75 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DARIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,390.17 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SCOTT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $184,384.52 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLBOROW, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,364.67 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, JAMES P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $184,355.23 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DAVID O Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $184,342.99 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURKE, NIALL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,341.13 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE COLYSE, ANTOINE A W Employer name Rockland County Amount $184,337.01 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEE, CHARLES F, III Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $184,336.58 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAGNUOLO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,317.62 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JOHN C Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,310.87 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DAVID A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $184,301.09 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELINI, ADAM D Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,300.65 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIRGANIAN, JOHN B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $184,299.99 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, SUGUNA C Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $184,290.49 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, MICHAEL P Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $184,290.49 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIJJAR, GURKIRPAL S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $184,290.49 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,288.14 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $184,252.66 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REUSS, NANCY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $184,247.54 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGHAM, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $184,246.34 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALEY, LEON F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,233.30 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATIENCE, FRANCIS W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $184,224.89 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, THOMAS ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,215.43 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNESSEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $184,213.73 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIBAG, TEODOCIA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $184,204.42 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, GLENN F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $184,203.65 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,201.33 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DENNIS J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $184,195.45 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTJE, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,193.12 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $184,191.96 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNES, JUSTIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,190.37 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOONEY, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,187.43 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, ALAN B Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $184,187.13 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYLAND, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,186.79 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRDITA, ALEXANDER G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $184,169.67 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System