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 MC CAFFREY, WILLIAM W Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,950.14 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTOLANI, LAWRENCE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,942.56 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,936.72 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENTAS, HECTOR L Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,899.74 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSHANS, JOHN D Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $202,884.27 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELMKE, MARTIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,879.66 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHARLES H Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,856.82 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,853.17 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNBERG, NEIL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,845.19 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STASAITIS, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $202,825.08 Date 09/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSARO, MATTHEW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,820.19 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMARA, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,795.49 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MARCUS Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,787.63 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $202,742.79 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NISANOV, AVI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $202,741.06 Date 05/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JORGE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,740.48 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MARK J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $202,739.09 Date 07/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRICHENKO, MARK Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $202,650.39 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARJUS, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,646.41 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, GERARD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,637.96 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, LISA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $202,631.65 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, TERRENCE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,618.82 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $202,582.27 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPP, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,566.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORESHESKY, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,534.53 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACIOL, MICHAEL W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $202,529.67 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, GLENN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $202,520.90 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENSTROM SHEA, ALLISON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $202,516.12 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPINE, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,513.36 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,486.50 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIVLEHAN, PATRICK Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $202,468.90 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,453.21 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, ANTHONY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $202,438.51 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATMORE, LORNA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,435.78 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS H Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $202,432.58 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPEL, HARRY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,426.46 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTHARI, CHETNA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $202,366.65 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LYNDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,328.50 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTACAVOLI, RAYMON Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,309.83 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, GARY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,276.67 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, HOWARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,276.41 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, BRIAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,274.02 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROISE, VALERIE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,259.07 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACQUE, DOMINIC, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,233.40 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSCHE, MARK E Employer name Westchester County Amount $202,229.98 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRD, CHARLES M Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $202,226.41 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $202,222.17 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,183.27 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELNICK, PAUL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $202,180.78 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,177.69 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHANG, HONG TAO Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $202,154.50 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PETER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,110.76 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLEY, MAUREEN ROARTY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $202,093.57 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSMA, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $202,092.52 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,073.27 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGARWAL, SANJEEV Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $202,068.25 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,060.82 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLESZCZUK, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $202,017.13 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGOS, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,006.35 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIKEN, DARRELL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $202,006.23 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRK, THOMAS P Employer name Lewis County Amount $202,006.15 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, LORI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $202,005.15 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENZA, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $201,970.16 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITERU, CAMEROON Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $201,950.61 Date 09/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGNAMIGLIO, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,922.51 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $201,909.47 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETWILER, PATRICK H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,891.44 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, DIANA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,874.05 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,873.27 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMQUIST, ANTHONY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,871.98 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEALIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,871.82 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,861.09 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHOE, EDWARD B, JR Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $201,851.66 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,835.30 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $201,828.86 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ADAM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $201,785.50 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONI, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,755.31 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, BARRY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,742.01 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,737.28 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,713.19 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,701.59 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACCHIANO, VINCENZO Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,695.86 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, MARTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $201,664.15 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUERLEIN, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,642.01 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, JOHN E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $201,638.30 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANICO, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $201,550.98 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,507.26 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, GINA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,507.19 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUSWIRTH, JOSEPH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,474.16 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEMAN, MARC I Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $201,471.36 Date 02/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUEVREKIAN, JACK H Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $201,465.46 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEACH, WESLEY R Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $201,438.11 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAXI, SHREYAS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $201,428.15 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, KEVIN W Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $201,397.96 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKEY, VINCENT W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $201,390.89 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELSTEIN, IRWIN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $201,371.20 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, THOMAS A, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,362.05 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, KEITH T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $201,359.51 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, LAWRENCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,352.27 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCIO, NICHOLAS C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,339.89 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System