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 GUSTAVE, ERNST Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $232,306.53 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOSEPH T Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $232,293.70 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMIRON, NOEL C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $232,218.70 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,095.47 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $232,084.54 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTON, BRYAN O, JR Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $232,009.26 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IERVESE, THOMAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,902.39 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,890.04 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOBILSKI, MARY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $231,882.41 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIELLO, FRANK C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $231,871.92 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUEGER, WARREN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,853.42 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, MATTHEW Q Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,759.20 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINDHU, NIGHAT Y Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $231,756.16 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONEMAN, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,710.52 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERSEY, ROBERT B, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $231,677.85 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,663.48 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVER, MARINA O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $231,572.51 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGLEY, PATRICK G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $231,560.76 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUDRY, CURT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,554.78 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THE, TIONG HAIP Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $231,527.84 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDT, FREDRICK E, JR Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $231,498.87 Date 05/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, PAUL G Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $231,285.67 Date 11/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DANIEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $231,176.10 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $231,148.22 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAGAJA, DEBBIE L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $231,087.04 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABESAMIS, ROWENA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $231,004.49 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKENJOS, RALPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $230,942.60 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $230,924.52 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSSER, MICHAEL R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $230,801.69 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $230,801.23 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINALDI, CATHERINE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $230,787.80 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERLEY, JANICE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $230,702.66 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBELBEISS, EUGENE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $230,686.63 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $230,666.90 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $230,654.45 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIAS, IOANNIS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $230,641.38 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGANEK, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $230,591.63 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $230,543.68 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALONE, SALVATORE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $230,456.15 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORSKY, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $230,442.17 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKS, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $230,419.49 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNELL, MARY LEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $230,401.60 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINDL, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $230,362.29 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMEAU, FABIEN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $230,314.88 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MARGARET C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $230,232.77 Date 05/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALERBA, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $230,220.86 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEER, DAVID F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $230,179.84 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $230,074.20 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEIGNAN, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $230,064.83 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURINO, LOUIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $230,031.84 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LURIE, ROBERT F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $229,967.34 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $229,938.73 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EWALD, CHARLES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $229,904.51 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSALVO, TOM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $229,770.51 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACE, TIMOTHY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $229,702.62 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, JULITA R Employer name Ulster County Amount $229,679.36 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $229,677.10 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALEDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $229,660.77 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, GLENN J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $229,533.03 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GRACIA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $229,474.39 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, GERALD C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $229,387.52 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALEJANDRO C Employer name Nassau County Amount $229,331.53 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONDONO, GONZALO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $229,307.22 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $229,289.83 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOKAR, GYORGY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $229,274.34 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARKA-HEINZ, KATHY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $229,118.76 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CRAIG V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $229,117.99 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, GUY V Employer name Nassau County Amount $229,009.88 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUPPE, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $229,008.17 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $228,973.55 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARACINO, FRANCESCO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $228,963.91 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $228,792.44 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $228,779.72 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOMENGO, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $228,660.74 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PASQUALE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $228,624.49 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKOMRA, RICHARD L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $228,547.77 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $228,544.20 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $228,541.10 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHNERT, PEGGY A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $228,510.09 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNANGI, YUGANDHAR R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $228,480.67 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRETT D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $228,478.92 Date 12/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, ROBERT R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $228,438.12 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNENFELD, AVITAL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $228,403.18 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTT, KEVIN W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $228,317.47 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $228,301.97 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLESSING, JOHN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $228,206.85 Date 09/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DEVIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $228,161.95 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $228,085.62 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, PATRICK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $228,062.95 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARROLL, KEVIN M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $227,986.07 Date 08/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DAVID H Employer name Nassau County Amount $227,888.98 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRATIANNI, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $227,884.70 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PRIMO, DONATO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $227,867.18 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JUSTIN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $227,838.53 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $227,809.63 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, CHARLES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $227,802.74 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $227,762.45 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANGARA, RALPH S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $227,756.61 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLES-BELZIE, MARIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $227,611.98 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, KEVIN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $227,572.05 Date 12/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System