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 TROYANO, EDWARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,139.39 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUDERKIRK, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $184,137.92 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, STEVEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,124.01 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSABELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $184,108.12 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDIELLO, JOHN Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $184,106.84 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEBEL, GERARD K Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,103.01 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, JAMES E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,102.74 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERNEST, IV Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,090.79 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLONNA, LEONARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,087.19 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GILIO, THEODORE M Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $184,082.29 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNG D Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,072.56 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, KENNETH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,068.04 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $184,067.27 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXMORE, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,063.97 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, DOUGLAS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,060.00 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,056.31 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARPINO, DOMINICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,056.30 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPICA, THOMAS K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,054.78 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHASSBERGER, STEVEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,048.05 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURREN, HECTOR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,045.65 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,042.60 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALERIO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $184,037.90 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, JONATHAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,011.07 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERROCHES, OLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $184,009.29 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, SEAN P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $184,004.60 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, PETER T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $184,001.19 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, JAY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,999.69 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REISINGER, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,994.59 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, REYNALDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,991.14 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, TRACY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,989.24 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JULIANNE K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $183,988.62 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARQUIN, ARMANDO X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,983.83 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGHI, FRANCIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,971.56 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPKE, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,949.40 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERNER, ERNEST H Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,949.36 Date 03/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIVALE, THOMAS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,939.51 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAPHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,937.03 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HABIB, TARIQ Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $183,919.33 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, MEREDITH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,912.31 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOUASSIER, JAMES G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $183,892.62 Date 09/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,891.43 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILKINGTON, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,885.88 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,882.79 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWES, CHRISTINA JEANNE Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $183,864.87 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, GERALD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,863.48 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTON, ERIC K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,862.43 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, HOWARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,859.95 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUSTINCIC, JOHNCARLO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,859.90 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,859.67 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOHN W Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $183,857.28 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, TROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,832.51 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHEY, JOHN F Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $183,811.47 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,809.54 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCK, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $183,806.09 Date 11/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARAGLIO, STEPHEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,802.09 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLINI, JOHN Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $183,801.27 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DESMOND Q Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $183,792.09 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,775.51 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,758.37 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $183,752.41 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $183,735.31 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLISTINA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,722.01 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNA, MARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,720.15 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AXELSON, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,716.29 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,710.95 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSATI, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,710.36 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $183,710.06 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, WILLIAM F Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $183,707.95 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, AARON H Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $183,707.31 Date 08/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TULLY, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $183,703.22 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMHOF, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,680.89 Date 09/01/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAHOUDY, GERALD Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $183,670.32 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, PETER F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $183,662.02 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, BRADY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,657.37 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,644.42 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREES, JASON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,641.38 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADARO, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,632.98 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAVUZZO, SANTO V Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,613.67 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,600.36 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IERARDI, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,599.45 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANNAZZONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $183,584.70 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, DENNIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,580.00 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,575.10 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, JAMES E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,574.49 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, TERENCE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,571.38 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POUST LOPEZ, LINDA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $183,567.94 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JOSEPH A Employer name Chenango County Amount $183,558.04 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $183,548.04 Date 01/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,542.53 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,536.80 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESANNASON, WAYNE D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $183,529.51 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMA, ILI Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $183,526.44 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCHIA, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,524.19 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, DANIEL Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $183,523.69 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,521.09 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, RICHARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,517.39 Date 08/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTIGNANI, STEPHEN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $183,515.41 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JEFFREY J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $183,507.86 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,502.67 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $183,487.90 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System