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 HUGHES, ARTHUR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,338.36 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,321.12 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREULICH, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,316.09 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIAR, EVAN D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $201,301.70 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENNA, DOUGLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,299.20 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $201,292.52 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, OLUSEGUN A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $201,276.62 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINGMANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,231.49 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,222.27 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONIGLIARO, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,199.42 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,181.20 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, JENNIFER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $201,180.59 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSSAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $201,152.50 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSS, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,136.46 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPER, RUSSEL H Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $201,122.40 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTHER, MARTHA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $201,113.04 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAIO, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,093.34 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,084.59 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, JAMES C Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $201,075.22 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VRABEC, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,048.47 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZVI, SOBIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $201,031.54 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTERY, DANIEL J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $201,025.22 Date 03/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, ANTHONY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,013.15 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGGIO, SALVATORE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,011.89 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGELMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $200,995.62 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINKEL-SHEPARD, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $200,992.75 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,973.09 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUEBER, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,951.58 Date 02/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDA, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $200,927.51 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $200,919.57 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSTANOSKI, KEITH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $200,912.75 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, CLAUDIO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $200,906.99 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICH, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,887.34 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPARELLI, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,861.15 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QURESHI, UZMA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $200,824.51 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, JOEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,816.25 Date 01/14/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, HOWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,801.76 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKERT, RICHARD B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $200,800.60 Date 10/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $200,794.73 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULASKI, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,786.59 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUVOLO, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,770.99 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUCCHIARA, PETER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,723.82 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,697.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTE, JOHN A, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,690.48 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,680.36 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,678.47 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNIX, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,666.11 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIELI, MARK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,652.26 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,646.77 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JOEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $200,645.57 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRATU, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,645.24 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $200,628.52 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $200,598.76 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SCOTT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,571.29 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, TED W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,552.90 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, WILLIAM T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $200,551.88 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONALD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,541.18 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JOHN G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $200,530.85 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $200,516.11 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MECCA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $200,499.97 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGAJESKI, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,479.90 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYNOCK, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,453.18 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL, TERRANCE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $200,447.18 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, GLORIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $200,444.45 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDEE, THOMAS B Employer name Village of Northport Amount $200,431.83 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMARTINO, FRANCIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,423.17 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURDIE, ALTON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,410.32 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELIDES, VASILI Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,404.80 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYLE, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,372.79 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, FRANCIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,320.35 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, PAUL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $200,317.75 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROMM, GARY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $200,294.90 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONGIOVI, PHILIP Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $200,291.29 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, KENNETH Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $200,243.16 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYKUM, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,236.36 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARY, JOHN P, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,230.72 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,184.15 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,180.57 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $200,171.95 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, WILLIAM P Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,157.70 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTENSON, STEVEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,152.36 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BARTOLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,088.97 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOE, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $200,079.30 Date 10/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JOSE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,074.19 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUROW, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $200,073.78 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,072.95 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, KEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,051.62 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISTON, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,040.87 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $200,040.03 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIERTON, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $200,031.82 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELYCZKA, ROMAN S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $200,022.52 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAINA, SANJAY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $200,012.06 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEON, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,994.48 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATERSON, PETER B Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,992.24 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDITA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,991.23 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,979.30 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IGER, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,962.82 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNSTERMAN, WALTER W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $199,947.92 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSSIDEL, VITTORIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,945.26 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITKEWICZ, JEFFREY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,924.28 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System