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 RAIL, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $274,744.95 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $274,716.55 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $273,607.47 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABBIR, NADEEM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $273,509.43 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $273,476.22 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIELES, RENZO G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $272,605.38 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLIHER, SCOTT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $271,878.37 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEINER, ADAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $271,698.33 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOBRIK, STEVEN L Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $270,987.22 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN F Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $270,759.17 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYLMER, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $270,615.51 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INAGANTI, VENKATESWARA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $270,507.73 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $270,200.70 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMS, DERRICK L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $270,052.76 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL, BRANDON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $269,312.14 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANARELLO, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $268,521.51 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OVCHINNIKOFF, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $267,145.58 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $266,784.91 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDDY, SAROJA T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $266,778.58 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINDWORTH, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $266,609.19 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALLONE, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $266,383.72 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYDER, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,796.85 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUSCH, JACQUELINE F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $265,649.53 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISZ, STEVE Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,490.20 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIEMIANSKI, KAREN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,226.00 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,073.52 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELISABETH M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, SHADIA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHRI, SURENDRA K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JONATHAN S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHTAN, IGOR M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQI, MINHAJ U Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOVIEVA, VERA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, WEI Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KURT R Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SAEED-UZ Z Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARK S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, ANTHONY J, III Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, HOWARD I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, CHARLES W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RICHARD E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ERIK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREE, THOM R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, SCOTT N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, HOWARD E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, MASROOR A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MAHFUZUR Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGIAS, NICKOLAS K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMACULANGAN, DENNIS P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, PETER Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TE JANI, NOORUDDIN R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $265,000.00 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STUART M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $265,000.00 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, GERARD A Employer name Lewis County Amount $265,000.00 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINUCCI, ROBERT C Employer name Lewis County Amount $265,000.00 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWUOCHA, BENJAMIN I Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $265,000.00 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CONZA, FRANK T Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABRE, JEFF Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, SAMUEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GAULEY, RYAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, GREGORY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERT-THORN, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPA, VINCENT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POROSZLAY, ZSOLT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLYNETS, ANATOLIY Employer name Nassau County Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAVERDIAN, ARTUR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, LAMBROS D G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JESSICA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTIN, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, LENNOX Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIKVASHVILI, DANIEL I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUA, WALTER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIACOMO, JODY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELFOND, MIKHAIL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, DAVID Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, GLENN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIST, IRENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EDWIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATLEY, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IQBAL, JAVED Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHTEEAQUE, AISHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMENACKER, JOHN H, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISNYAK, OLGA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, PAUL CHI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JOHN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JOSE O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLOKANDOV, SNEZHANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTACCHIA, PAUL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, DAVID L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OU, GUOMING Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITI, VICTOR F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASAD, NALINI R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKOV, LEONID Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, NYAPATI R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, MARILYN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, SOFIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASTHAKONAR ESACKIMUTHU, VENKAT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JATINDER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAWSKI, SCOTT M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $265,000.00 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System