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 ZHANG, BOYAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $0.33 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ARSEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $0.04 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, STEPHEN W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $0.04 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'SA, NIKITA B Employer name Department of State Amount $0.03 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GARRET J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $0.02 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, MARK J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $0.01 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATO, FRANK Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $0.01 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PAUL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $609,916.72 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, GREGORY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $557,114.32 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $531,605.35 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DAVID P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $479,669.84 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATROCHE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $444,038.30 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $440,168.90 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, PAMELA D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $431,152.76 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, PETER L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $417,471.51 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNORTH, KARA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $405,385.38 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ANTHONY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $405,385.38 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA-FOX, ELSIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $398,393.57 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPIA, PAUL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $389,976.46 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLELAND, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $375,893.58 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAKIA, SATISH K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $374,978.79 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $370,000.80 Date 07/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTH, NALINI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $360,140.33 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, TONY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $354,500.62 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, LYN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $353,102.51 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZVON, KALEEM M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $350,975.77 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCOS, MARCELLE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $349,018.60 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Northport Amount $345,659.03 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, KEVIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $338,321.33 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SADOFF, RORY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $337,686.20 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEV, STEVEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $336,127.29 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSON, HARLAN Employer name Wayne County Amount $331,270.00 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBEL, SHARI B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $330,158.96 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, THOMAS F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $324,706.98 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TING, GRACE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $323,233.62 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $314,804.33 Date 10/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOWSKI, BARBARA F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $314,103.58 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO, STEPHEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $313,170.43 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CHARLES A Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $311,960.81 Date 05/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $311,167.40 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATUCK, DANIEL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $306,855.42 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORODNICEANU, MICHAEL F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $302,897.14 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACTAWSKI-WENDE, JEAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $302,723.85 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PAUL E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $609,916.72 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, GREGORY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $557,114.32 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $531,605.35 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DAVID P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $479,669.84 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATROCHE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $444,038.30 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $440,168.90 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, PAMELA D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $431,152.76 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, PETER L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $417,471.51 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNORTH, KARA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $405,385.38 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ANTHONY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $405,385.38 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA-FOX, ELSIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $398,393.57 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPIA, PAUL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $389,976.46 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLELAND, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $375,893.58 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAKIA, SATISH K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $374,978.79 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $370,000.80 Date 07/31/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTH, NALINI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $360,140.33 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, TONY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $354,500.62 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, LYN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $353,102.51 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZVON, KALEEM M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $350,975.77 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCOS, MARCELLE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $349,018.60 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Northport Amount $345,659.03 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, KEVIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $338,321.33 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SADOFF, RORY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $337,686.20 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEV, STEVEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $336,127.29 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSON, HARLAN Employer name Wayne County Amount $331,270.00 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBEL, SHARI B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $330,158.96 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, THOMAS F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $324,706.98 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TING, GRACE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $323,233.62 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $314,804.33 Date 10/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOWSKI, BARBARA F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $314,103.58 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO, STEPHEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $313,170.43 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CHARLES A Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $311,960.81 Date 05/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $311,167.40 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATUCK, DANIEL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $306,855.42 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORODNICEANU, MICHAEL F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $302,897.14 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACTAWSKI-WENDE, JEAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $302,723.85 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MATTHEW K Employer name Nassau County Amount $299,851.12 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODY, AARON T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $298,392.72 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURPAT, ANDREW T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $297,777.31 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JOSEPH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $297,614.06 Date 06/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHER, CAMILLE P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $296,640.70 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZATA, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $295,957.79 Date 04/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESURRECCION, MARILYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $295,353.51 Date 07/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, CHARLES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $293,693.40 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, TERENCE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $293,250.83 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $291,071.37 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $289,520.09 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $288,888.85 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVOORST, JAMES R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $287,966.44 Date 02/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $287,912.04 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIPPAS, ALEXANDER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $287,120.00 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COKELEY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $287,047.42 Date 07/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, KRISHAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $286,927.92 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $283,165.94 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWAN, HAROLD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $278,067.21 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $274,937.03 Date 09/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, BERNARD D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $274,804.57 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System