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 BUZZANCA, PHILIP F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,485.21 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAGENSON, DREW W Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $183,482.05 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JOANNE D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $183,479.66 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGANSKAS, VICTOR P Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,470.59 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEO, DONALD Employer name NYC Judges Amount $183,464.52 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIENHARD, STEFAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,460.36 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, FRANK H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,459.60 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ARTHUR F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,449.64 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN-RAPHAEL, REBECCA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $183,446.53 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,444.24 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAHEY, RICHARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,441.17 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, KIM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,427.66 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLESCHUK, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,425.43 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASHID, JAVAID Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $183,423.91 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASE, JAMES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,397.70 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEP, KEITH A Employer name Allegany County Amount $183,382.06 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLICH, MATTHEW D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $183,371.03 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,370.07 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMATTEO, MATTHEW E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,358.92 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,339.62 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLINI, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,325.99 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANCARELLI, NICHOLAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,316.15 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEILMINSTER, CHARLES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,313.54 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $183,299.99 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAHL, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,288.29 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRA, STEPHANIE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $183,281.39 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUSZKIEWICZ, IRENE A Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $183,270.59 Date 09/11/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALVI, HEMLATA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $183,266.46 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDYAWAR, APARNA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $183,266.46 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MIGUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,266.12 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIPULLO, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,264.83 Date 07/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, BRIAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,264.16 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANNANDREA, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,251.63 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADLER, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,247.78 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BRENDAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,247.53 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGH, MARTIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,245.76 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDY, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $183,226.61 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER, TERRY L Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $183,224.29 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,206.03 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANE-KLEIN, MELISSA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $183,203.89 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAASS, SEAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,200.75 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,199.21 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN X Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $183,197.88 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $183,196.72 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAZZARY, JOSEPH G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $183,194.19 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, CARL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,191.58 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESCIGNO, ROBERT, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,181.81 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,175.67 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEANEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,154.23 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTAKOURIS, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,153.76 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, JEANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,145.00 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMARKEN, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,142.44 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $183,136.78 Date 02/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEARY, KEVIN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,134.48 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DELL, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,126.83 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRISTRAM, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $183,124.10 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETRANICO, DOMINICK S Employer name Westchester County Amount $183,107.97 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,107.39 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONALD G, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,104.37 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLANT, THADDEUS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $183,104.28 Date 04/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOKMAN, PAUL E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,097.73 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $183,097.36 Date 01/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DAWN KELEHER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $183,095.21 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, CHRIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,091.21 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PAUL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,069.52 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,053.86 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEN, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,049.98 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLES, RONY Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $183,049.65 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYMAN, RICHARD L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $183,045.68 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDETTI, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,015.48 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,011.35 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNESE, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,009.35 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $183,007.36 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALELLA, ALEJANDRO J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $183,007.36 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHEMIN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $182,999.01 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DANIEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,997.51 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $182,997.31 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRAJ, HASAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $182,985.72 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOVITS, SHEVACH Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,984.18 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORNUM, SONIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,976.14 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, GLENN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,972.84 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, FLAVIO V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $182,959.56 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAS, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,957.31 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAGLIANO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,949.05 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BIASI, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $182,948.08 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,944.19 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROLY, CRAIG W Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,931.18 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,930.79 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERBASIO, TODD Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,926.87 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIN, RICHARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,912.95 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGMANN, BRETT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,909.99 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALERMO, FABIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,908.83 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBJAY, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $182,900.84 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN T Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $182,898.73 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, BARBARA Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $182,879.91 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCCULERI, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,865.42 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON RONN, RICHARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $182,863.79 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINIKES, ANDREW G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $182,841.54 Date 08/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,841.49 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANFROGNA, RONALD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,836.97 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System