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 WHITTON, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $255,635.00 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $255,328.04 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KREMER, TIMOTHY G Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $255,323.77 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JAMES Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $254,927.59 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALSAM, LEAH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $254,882.99 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENISE R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $254,823.08 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISBERG, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $254,713.82 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JOSEPH F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $254,216.53 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, BRADFORD H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $254,216.53 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEL, BRAD R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $254,188.77 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPRIO, MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $253,907.60 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $253,800.34 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIM, EDWARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $253,700.94 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATE, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $253,690.84 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRAVICIUTE, SONATA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $253,598.57 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-HATCHARD, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $253,410.07 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $253,141.06 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMAELING, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $252,874.94 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEY, ALAN I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $252,633.50 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOESL, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $252,499.73 Date 04/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIMBOLI, CARA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $252,493.31 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KENNETH E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $252,394.11 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANO, MARC A Employer name Nassau County Amount $252,140.48 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINSTON, CHARLES, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $252,111.88 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $251,874.13 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHATTERJEE, SOUMITRA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $251,742.86 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATE, STEVEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $251,626.40 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELZ, EDWARD Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $251,556.06 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, DEAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $251,478.48 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIKAS, MANJULA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $251,465.08 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODEA-CRISAN, NICOLETA CAMELIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $251,321.34 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INAGANTI, MANI M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $251,225.38 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOVICK, JAMES J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $251,197.59 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, LEE W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $251,106.62 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIRANTE, GLORIA S Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $250,961.34 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, GLENN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $250,832.70 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABANILLAS, STEWART Employer name Nassau County Amount $250,708.12 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $250,705.54 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOSI, JOSEPH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $250,700.73 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUCKLER, DANIEL J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $250,559.26 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGNA, CARLO L Employer name Nassau County Amount $250,482.18 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUSS, WILLIAM P Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $250,449.31 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, ROSEANNA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $250,398.88 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNUM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $250,108.36 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, JIMMY Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,988.12 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANAL, CONSTANTIN B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $249,887.07 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, KAREN A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $249,806.22 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIONE, MICHELLE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $249,743.35 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, MAHIMA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $249,687.89 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, QUAMRUL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $249,623.83 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAMIRANO, LEONARDO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $249,591.95 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINERA, PETER F, DR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $249,513.66 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGWU, KALU N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $249,380.52 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMACHER, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $249,373.87 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TERRENCE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,365.07 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,352.28 Date 12/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVE, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $249,345.50 Date 10/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, BILAL A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $249,226.34 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORES, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,126.47 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRELLO, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $249,105.24 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $248,949.19 Date 09/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $248,925.31 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEVEN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $248,917.34 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCORZELLI, RONALD P Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $248,762.03 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARBEDIAN, JOHN C Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $248,519.85 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAUB, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $248,402.28 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $248,166.11 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, JEFFREY V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $248,164.18 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRIGARO, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $248,157.37 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDDIN, MOIN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $248,056.63 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JISEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $247,922.82 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, STEVEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $247,800.29 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARTIN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $247,780.59 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTLAND, ELEONORA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $247,658.14 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSAR, KALLID Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $247,525.62 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARA, RAJA S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $247,463.84 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGORSAK, MATTHEW B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $247,444.01 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $247,286.47 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PONT, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $247,117.62 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $247,025.55 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $246,983.35 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, WILLIAM E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $246,889.89 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALGISH, JAMES G Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $246,715.45 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROUSE, JEAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $246,694.52 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFONZO, RENALD R Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $246,674.39 Date 11/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESNICK, WAYNE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,628.45 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,425.20 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTTMACHER, LAURENCE B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $246,326.34 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $246,081.50 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LERTORA, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $246,042.94 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, JAMES A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $245,930.30 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYNECKI, STEVEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,830.41 Date 06/16/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLAN, DAVID C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $245,727.82 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $245,727.82 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURYADEVARA, VANARANI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $245,725.58 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTORIA, DANIEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,577.56 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANTH, ANIL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $245,500.60 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMPTER, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,446.47 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGULI, NILADRI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $245,395.97 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTABILE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $245,345.65 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System