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 BAFUNDO, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,622.54 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, RAUL, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,618.93 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAACS, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,602.52 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, KEVIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,582.02 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COZINE, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,577.43 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, DAVID H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $197,572.66 Date 06/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $197,565.88 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CHRIS A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $197,555.64 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,555.43 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,543.18 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, IEDA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,519.64 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERDAS, RAMSES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,511.32 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, STEVENSON O Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,502.43 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANDARO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,501.37 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,495.80 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,468.68 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, SANDRA M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $197,468.17 Date 03/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,464.50 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $197,452.08 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGERLE, WALTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,445.68 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCOTTO, ALFRED M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,434.30 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODETIS, GARY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,432.93 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIESMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,421.67 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, RONNIE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,403.56 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOTRA, CHARLES, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,399.50 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PEDRO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,396.11 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $197,385.15 Date 04/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEELE, JADRIEN F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $197,359.86 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYPACK, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $197,352.16 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, ANTHONY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $197,349.83 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERGOL, JEFFREY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,319.42 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEERS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $197,307.63 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, FRANK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,293.46 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ALEXANDER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,289.99 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINDLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,277.18 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAYCARD, MARTIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,269.60 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANTHORN, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,263.12 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELL, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,260.12 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASY, MAXINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $197,253.81 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,223.12 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,217.49 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEZAJ, BEHAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,205.79 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Northport Amount $197,204.22 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN WAGNER, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,199.25 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAVATA, NICHOLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,177.56 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DAVID A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,177.46 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRIAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $197,154.37 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEE, TONY Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $197,147.67 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANESKI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $197,145.98 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASHMI, SEEMA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $197,136.67 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, JOHN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $197,121.45 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANIET, MARK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,115.96 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOZIER, KENNETH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $197,100.77 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLINAN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $197,094.05 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRETTA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,092.52 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERNAGALLO, LOUIS B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $197,090.08 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LODGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $197,082.69 Date 11/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $197,080.97 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, FATEMA Y Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $197,067.49 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFA, SUSAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $197,065.93 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $197,058.28 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMAR, DAVID J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $197,014.53 Date 06/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCH, ERIC Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $196,963.66 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENTINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,954.48 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, DONALD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,912.88 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, GARLAND H Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,891.12 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES V Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,856.39 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIRALDI, ALFRED Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $196,854.23 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $196,852.09 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROCTER, DENNIS E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $196,835.74 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $196,815.87 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTROS, LAMIA K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $196,813.34 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,804.90 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLEIBERG, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,804.82 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUPE, DONALD F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,719.56 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHESTER, AUDREY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $196,700.00 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, CEDRICK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $196,674.00 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,662.85 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, JEFFREY T Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $196,651.34 Date 12/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHABAJ, SOKOL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $196,645.18 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, ERIC V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,626.54 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARX, BRYANT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,613.04 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, JEFFREY B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $196,610.01 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $196,604.35 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $196,582.40 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LUIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,555.26 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $196,554.80 Date 06/28/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAKY, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $196,551.88 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHEPATH, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,545.11 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAPANI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $196,535.38 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RECINE, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $196,531.96 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, EUGENIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $196,530.47 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVENZA, RONALD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $196,516.78 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O' CARROLL, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,507.82 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,501.45 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,496.95 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUFNAGLE, REGEN F Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $196,486.88 Date 08/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, WAYNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,473.03 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN P Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $196,441.22 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, PETER R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $196,436.17 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System