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 OAKLEY, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $199,897.90 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,883.14 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,865.40 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,859.19 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFUSCO, VICTOR T Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,855.86 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKULA, WILLIAM D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,855.25 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMA, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,846.18 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKKER, ALAN M, JR Employer name Village of Northport Amount $199,833.07 Date 04/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GEORGE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,813.06 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUSER, MARK F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,793.85 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUANG, WEILING Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $199,789.58 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORICI, LEONARDO M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,785.93 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANZONI, GARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,780.72 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRACANE, JAMES Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $199,776.80 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,736.01 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADDOCK, MARGARET Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $199,719.82 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, ELLIOTT Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $199,694.46 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JILLING, FRANK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,673.92 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINELLO, RUSSELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,632.92 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,596.68 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, ERIC Employer name Westchester County Amount $199,595.37 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $199,587.13 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGHBURNS, ERNEST L Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,584.38 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $199,558.30 Date 06/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THRESHER, JACQUELYN E Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $199,555.38 Date 04/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, MARVIN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $199,547.99 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELE, RALPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,543.65 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLITTIER, ANTHONY J, IV Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $199,521.61 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,490.14 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, DANIEL Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $199,478.99 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LAWRENCE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $199,478.63 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTJE, PAUL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,465.69 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, BRIAN G Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $199,462.16 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, ARI J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,457.34 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI DIO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $199,434.97 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOERBER, GLENN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,428.30 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABATE, FRANK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,409.75 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREDMORE, TERRY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $199,349.53 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGELSKI, CASIMER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,339.00 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, PAUL D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $199,320.98 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,283.87 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHOU Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $199,267.11 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMARASWAMY, LALITH KUMAR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $199,267.10 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIN, FRANCES M, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,264.57 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, DANIEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,252.98 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLDOVAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,246.91 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUREK, LAWRENCE P, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $199,246.44 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPE, PAUL W, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $199,241.94 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,232.00 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $199,229.86 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $199,191.33 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWIERSKI, LAURA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $199,189.68 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, VLADIMIR S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $199,184.14 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANE, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,182.85 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,177.64 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORRESTAL, RORY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,174.71 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, RONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,173.53 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,164.30 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, VITTORIO Z Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,146.40 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE MIEUX, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau County Amount $199,146.08 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,132.23 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILROY, JAMES B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $199,122.77 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, BRIAN E Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $199,081.58 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLTELLINO, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $199,066.00 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALZER, RICHARD P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $199,023.15 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARK D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $199,013.98 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,998.27 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANDEFER, JAMES E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $198,997.37 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,962.92 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARA, GORDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $198,958.69 Date 05/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,944.50 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,916.35 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAIT, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,914.58 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NNADI, NGOZI E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $198,909.80 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELS, DONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,889.66 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISSNER, MARK T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $198,862.21 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTA MARIA, DONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,844.79 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CIRILO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $198,809.89 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCCHIOGROSSO, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $198,786.53 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,781.15 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,703.58 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOCKERS, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $198,691.25 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENGSTERMAN, STACEY B Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $198,683.96 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ELBA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $198,653.75 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,631.86 Date 02/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPPERT, GERARD P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $198,606.31 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONENFANT, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,601.95 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,589.05 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISLAND, EVAN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $198,585.31 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROSTATI, MARY-THERESA Employer name Nassau County Amount $198,572.04 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MARK P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $198,570.02 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,568.38 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, ALICE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $198,568.17 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIES, LEE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $198,559.82 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUZAN, PETER J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $198,551.56 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JULIANO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $198,508.65 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYLAND, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $198,506.14 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, THOMAS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $198,485.72 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINA, NICOLO A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $198,484.48 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENLY, JAMES B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $198,475.37 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System