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 PETERS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,783.42 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER MUSCHEL, KAREN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $216,782.61 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURWITZ, LINDA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $216,782.61 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADJARIAN, GEORGE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,768.73 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDGEWORTH, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $216,767.23 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI, CARL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,752.01 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, JAMES P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $216,736.94 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVARRA, RAMON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,680.50 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOSKOCZ, HENRY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,679.06 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, LI-WEN G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $216,635.68 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIM, GERARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,634.50 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,613.78 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, IMELDA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $216,610.50 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELARDI, BETSY Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $216,587.43 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,555.51 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASILIU, MIHAELA N Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $216,519.72 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SARAH W Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $216,519.72 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGSTACKEN, EUGENE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,478.56 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYRER, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,449.95 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAY, JAMES S, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $216,240.30 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, GARY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,234.21 Date 06/20/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, JOSE A Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $216,188.26 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,162.58 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALOBRISI, DOMINICK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,120.65 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,103.81 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,056.16 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,026.08 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAGNOLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,023.68 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GLENN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,009.10 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, RICHARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,989.54 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,966.37 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JILL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $215,941.66 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHL, GERARD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,935.75 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,921.66 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASEDA, RAYMOND Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $215,885.01 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BHAN, ALVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,875.85 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUYACK, RICHARD R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,852.83 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWIE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,850.38 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,828.30 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,820.30 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TODD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,800.29 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, STEVEN J, DR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $215,756.27 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLL, JAMES L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $215,752.60 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,745.35 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBATO, JUSTIN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,724.34 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLVIK, KENNETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,693.18 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAN, MAURICE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,682.45 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERLIN, RONALD E Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,667.83 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,653.48 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREFF, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,560.26 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENSCH, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,552.99 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISHI, USHA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $215,540.87 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $215,434.52 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRACCINI, ANTHONY I Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $215,352.65 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,336.05 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ANDRES F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $215,293.86 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAL, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,284.31 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOWER, DAVID H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,231.09 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $215,215.08 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, JOSEPH V Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,189.77 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,150.70 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $215,142.50 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, BONNIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $215,139.29 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,114.94 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEILMINSTER, CHARLES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $215,102.94 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDORKO, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,098.00 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, JAMES F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $215,069.79 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, LINA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $214,988.69 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDERER, LLOYD I Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $214,973.37 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWN, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $214,932.15 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKBER, ASRA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $214,931.33 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-FORD, JACQUELINE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $214,914.90 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $214,901.35 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, ALAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $214,888.13 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, LYDIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $214,874.52 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,834.60 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DANIEL P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,805.38 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,772.94 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $214,736.97 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLITHO, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,735.01 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMB, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $214,725.24 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLIS, SHELLA R Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $214,724.55 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIN, TIMOTHY F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $214,683.86 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDERON, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $214,651.63 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARLAND, RAYMOND G, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $214,572.84 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, ASHOKKUMAR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $214,549.76 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLI, DIEGO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $214,523.83 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $214,519.14 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,437.19 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTLER, JOANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,404.86 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, DANIEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $214,398.83 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYARSKY, BETH K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $214,397.14 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,390.19 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTAZZI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,385.05 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGARIN, MARIA-VICTORIA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $214,366.40 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSONMILLER, JANIS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $214,289.00 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, LUCAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $214,238.80 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRIS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $214,185.97 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOMBERG, KENNETH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $214,175.21 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARIENZO, GEORGE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,149.62 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System