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 RUEHLE, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $227,461.77 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOUTHAS, SPIROS Employer name Nassau County Amount $227,423.11 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEITH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $227,418.22 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALTON, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau County Amount $227,371.17 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLEZIA, THADDEUS Employer name Nassau County Amount $227,369.21 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIOTROWICZ, TERESA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $227,264.84 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSELLO, JEFFEREY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $227,264.42 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARVER, HAROLD J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $227,263.58 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $227,261.07 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAFEADES, JAMES M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $227,249.69 Date 03/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, GERARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $227,216.75 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELER, GEORGE Employer name Nassau County Amount $227,186.70 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASSETTI, RICKY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $227,164.73 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $227,111.38 Date 02/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARACE, JAMES O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $227,005.60 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVISTA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $226,958.21 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LANCE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $226,951.45 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARVER, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $226,930.94 Date 02/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $226,694.58 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILSON, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $226,672.54 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DAVID J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $226,663.27 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, DANIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $226,549.12 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, CINDY Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $226,325.98 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUAL, JAY K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $226,313.53 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, VINCENT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $226,218.59 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SCALA, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $226,052.20 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABELLA, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $226,002.91 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLIS, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $225,772.50 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMILEY, WENDELL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $225,578.04 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMA, MARK A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $225,564.27 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZURRO, JOHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $225,518.25 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE BRUN, RICHARD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $225,516.96 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDER, EDWARD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $225,493.31 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, JAMES M Employer name Westchester County Amount $225,489.31 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERTRACHTER, LARRY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $225,483.05 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN D Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $225,471.98 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLICITO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $225,351.78 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOFF, DONALD C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $225,349.68 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $225,201.07 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $225,114.78 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADORNO, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $225,113.64 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $225,099.50 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELDS, FRANCINE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $225,016.13 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTOR, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $225,004.00 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, WILLIAM N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $225,003.71 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, IVORY G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $225,003.61 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $224,977.90 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENDRY, ALEXANDER J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $224,919.26 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FERNANDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $224,912.24 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWCER, PHILIP P Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,822.06 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $224,748.65 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, RAYMOND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,736.56 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIBYL, GEORGE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,728.62 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANEVSKY, ANATOLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $224,726.25 Date 05/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $224,664.73 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDO, NICHOLAS L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,636.85 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZABBARA, JOSEPH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,623.95 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, MARK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,572.05 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMBERMAN, SCOTT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,571.21 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, GERARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,495.72 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DANIEL F X Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,484.31 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLLNICK, SANDRA O Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $224,387.88 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDHU, GURINDER Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $224,376.49 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, KHALIL G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $224,351.08 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ANDREA M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $224,284.92 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINNERT, STEPHAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $224,183.90 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,181.02 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARANTOWICZ, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $224,163.36 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, MOHIT Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,102.45 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TABER, DAVID R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $224,066.13 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,038.42 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, CONOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $224,027.35 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, SCOT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $224,016.36 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGERMILLER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $224,004.84 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ITZLA, ROBERT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $224,000.77 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUMM, KEVIN E Employer name Broome County Amount $223,992.37 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICHIARA, PETER V Employer name Westchester County Amount $223,967.29 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $223,939.04 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIUDICE, MARCO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,928.47 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPANETS, GREGORY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $223,844.16 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,838.03 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GEORGE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $223,813.87 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MILAGROS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,704.48 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANTZEN, HAROLD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,692.94 Date 02/15/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANGNEY, MICHAEL Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $223,466.98 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES S Employer name Nassau County Amount $223,437.53 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARONSKI, VINCENT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,436.18 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JATA, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $223,347.49 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARIKH, SHOBHANA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $223,347.28 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $223,316.95 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOCK, FREDERICK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $223,276.85 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $223,168.39 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOVER, LEONARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,143.40 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PSOMAS, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $223,123.24 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEBER, ROGER B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $223,102.11 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSINI, JAMES P Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $223,064.61 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEKULICH, OLGA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $223,027.12 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOSEPH Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $223,010.96 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,916.20 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TIMOTHY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,892.82 Date 05/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System