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 COLBATH, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $207,915.59 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWSETT, DANIEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,872.32 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARING, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,789.95 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMBIK, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,781.35 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,747.96 Date 12/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, LOUIS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $207,732.27 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,680.80 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $207,626.26 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWN, TERENCE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,585.24 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name READ, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,581.93 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDIMARTE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,525.78 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,510.45 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISHKIN, KEATH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,502.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,492.46 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOHAL, AJENDRA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $207,472.26 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,456.42 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOSE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,387.15 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $207,383.19 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, RAFAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,382.76 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $207,348.89 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARIAS, EDUARDO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $207,334.86 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUERTES, ESTEBAN E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $207,331.80 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUSTINO, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $207,331.36 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNON, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,315.54 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUTTER, JOSEPH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,313.13 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSH, EDWARD W Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $207,309.59 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $207,266.39 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLEN, JAMES C Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $207,257.55 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, DONALD Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $207,256.99 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEHREBECKI, EDWARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $207,246.72 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, THEODORE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,225.67 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTELA, PATRICK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,218.06 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOMBERG, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,206.93 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,200.70 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,178.06 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $207,148.79 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANCEL, JUAN A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,136.62 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARK, GERALD A Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $207,107.94 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MATHEW C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,100.06 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GORDON G, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $207,098.24 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAUL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,085.30 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, PETER M Employer name Village of Northport Amount $207,075.93 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RET, HERMAN A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,067.87 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, DENNIS F, JR Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $207,046.07 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZIMENTI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,041.46 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $207,029.78 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATUSZYNSKI, DOROTA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,025.58 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,987.82 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS-MATTOS, AGNES M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $206,975.96 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, STEPHEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,945.14 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALTEMPI, CARLO Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,933.29 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, JEFFREY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,929.15 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,912.53 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURU-TANKSLEY, VICTORIA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $206,874.62 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROLO, DOMINICK Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,855.87 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANCIA, ROBERT Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $206,829.37 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOIA, PHILIP F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $206,784.36 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVENA, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,763.38 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTUCCI, RONALD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,727.72 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,718.78 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMMELL, STEPHEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $206,699.45 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRINCICH, ZELKO N Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $206,698.80 Date 01/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,696.95 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANDOVITZ, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,670.76 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGEL, WADE S Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $206,659.41 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $206,620.96 Date 09/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTER, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $206,609.57 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUGH, RICHARD H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,607.37 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAYNES, PETER A Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $206,605.03 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLGREN, STEVEN F Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $206,569.21 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPIRITU, IRENEO M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $206,548.08 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, DAMIEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,545.12 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALOWSKI, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,545.07 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $206,508.05 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORTINO, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $206,469.82 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCE, BRUCE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,462.44 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBBER, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,462.20 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, ANDREW M, SR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,460.32 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JOSEPH K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,411.41 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKALL, S ROBERT Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $206,389.52 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANEO, MARY LOU Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,381.85 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,380.22 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUREMOVIC, DAMIR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $206,368.87 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRENZA, GUIDO R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,368.03 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES S Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,357.59 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWBURY, BRENT P Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $206,353.08 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEN, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,350.15 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,348.26 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGG E Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $206,339.96 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHBY, PHILLIP A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,320.96 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,285.23 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAIFF, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $206,274.15 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,254.04 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $206,217.79 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, DARON P Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $206,178.31 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASCHET, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $206,176.26 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,149.98 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, GREGORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,138.41 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JESUS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,126.18 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,118.12 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System