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 WARNER, DEREK E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $214,145.09 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRY, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,139.67 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAF, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $214,138.43 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREACY, DANIEL W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $214,127.25 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $214,038.66 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CLARENCE C, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,034.24 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, JANET LEE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $214,029.65 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, LEE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $214,006.21 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, PETER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,989.47 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEITER, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,970.26 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,963.87 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTI, LILLIAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,963.10 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLA, WILLIAM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,961.30 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENT, CLIFFORD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,955.58 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, PATRICK A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $213,929.12 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHOO, PATRICIA P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $213,897.00 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,893.00 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, JEFFREY V Employer name Westchester County Amount $213,888.43 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASSISI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,867.64 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON BARTHELD, GEORGE W, II Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $213,827.30 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRATT, CATHERINE O Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $213,779.97 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KEITH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,774.90 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZIELLO, MARIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,773.70 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASSMER, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,729.25 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA SALA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,726.76 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABEL, STEPHEN N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $213,714.32 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREGORY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $213,710.68 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSEICH, GLENN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,707.52 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,697.71 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLACK, GLENN C Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $213,661.92 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKINYEMI, OLUKEMI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $213,657.74 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $213,654.48 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, CHANG W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $213,650.01 Date 08/15/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENENATI, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,619.43 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $213,561.22 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, ALESSANDRO Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,555.64 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRENDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,554.36 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DARNELL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,550.14 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, QUENTIN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,526.13 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOOM, TAMARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,492.51 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ANTOINE M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $213,455.64 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACK, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,445.58 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, RONALD J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,439.90 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEEMAN, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,408.00 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,387.78 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSTISCHA, JOANNE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $213,369.02 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAOLA, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,344.34 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $213,341.92 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILENBERGER, EDWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,316.16 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATSIGIORGIS, IOANNIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,312.69 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNARELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,304.11 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLAY, EDWARD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,295.05 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, PETER Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $213,288.13 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MIRLANDE P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $213,273.24 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, JOSE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $213,195.67 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,163.63 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATTY, JOHN T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $213,135.56 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,125.48 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $213,095.93 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $213,092.07 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, NICOLA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $213,078.01 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGUE, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $213,071.16 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGILIN, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,955.47 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIN, RICHARD W Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $212,923.25 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYSTROM, DAVID R Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,898.80 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITKOWSKY, KEITH S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $212,870.49 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOSEPH T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $212,816.90 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARENT, FREDERICK J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $212,789.03 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, CHRISTOPER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,775.42 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWAN, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $212,775.35 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULROE, JAMES F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $212,691.53 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUTTLE-MALONE, SHIRLEY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $212,677.17 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $212,625.00 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZINI, GAIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $212,624.66 Date 09/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $212,621.46 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWINA, GREGORY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,603.45 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUDDERT, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,602.54 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOURLOUKIS, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $212,586.47 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PSOINAS, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,574.48 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JASON D Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,573.08 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHANEUF, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,554.81 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,543.52 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORAN, ROBERT E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $212,539.57 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DONNA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $212,499.76 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTTARI, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $212,405.05 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, NICHOLAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,394.60 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMERANTZ, SCOT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $212,393.71 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LEELAMMA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $212,390.27 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JACQUELINE Z Employer name New York Public Library Amount $212,343.55 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $212,332.31 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANT, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $212,307.05 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $212,300.11 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $212,288.65 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARANAN, JONIFER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $212,267.88 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $212,262.91 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZIMENTI, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,227.06 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODD, ARTHUR R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $212,206.79 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $212,202.22 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNARY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $212,188.52 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $212,124.71 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System