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 NILL, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,405.85 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIHODKA, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,400.41 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $196,384.46 Date 07/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, ROBERT B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,380.82 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMPERA, JEFFREY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,368.65 Date 06/26/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNERTZ, PAUL M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $196,368.37 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERVAN, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,352.53 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESIO, LORI A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $196,351.00 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANSFIELD, SCOTT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,348.22 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,303.71 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVER, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $196,303.68 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,277.93 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASEK, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,270.90 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEIDT, LESLIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $196,266.20 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAN, PATRICK F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,263.06 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROKICKI, ROGER ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $196,239.58 Date 09/08/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHELLA, WILLIAM P Employer name Rockland County Amount $196,237.13 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,232.54 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHENKER, JAMES E Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $196,215.22 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,195.74 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, AMI TRUSHAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $196,193.04 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENBAUM, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,191.84 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIENHARD, STEFAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,191.03 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, PETER F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,180.39 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EQUINDA, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,172.48 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHABAK, FOROGH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $196,158.28 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, EVAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,156.53 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $196,150.63 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENAVAN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $196,142.42 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, SAM D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $196,133.50 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROEDER, TINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $196,111.81 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $196,069.70 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, MATTHEW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $196,034.65 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $196,017.15 Date 03/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIUK, JEAN-PIERRE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,987.02 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDONE, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $195,963.01 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLER, JOSEPH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,954.84 Date 08/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCHSBAUM, JACK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,947.00 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBBA, LUKAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,942.69 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMATTINA-BERRY, TERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $195,928.41 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, DOMINIC E Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,926.19 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,904.25 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,895.19 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,895.17 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALSAN, RICHARD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,873.43 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESSARD, DAVID L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $195,859.47 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTE, BRENDAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,836.03 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUPP, RICHARD C, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,797.47 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROUSSOS, DEMETRIOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,794.67 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARA, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,791.83 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMORIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,771.27 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMOROWSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,767.75 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, SHAUN C Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $195,761.77 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALANTE, ALBERT G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $195,741.47 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,740.94 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,733.13 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIORANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,718.48 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $195,690.92 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALMON, JOHN P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $195,674.28 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NICHOLAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,627.68 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTRELO, ANTHONY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $195,621.69 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,612.09 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPY, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,607.19 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIBETZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $195,599.37 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TOMASSO, STEVEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,591.95 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERIGAUT, GLENN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,588.81 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,583.30 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINTZE, JAMES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,571.91 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEYES, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,560.96 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,558.28 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASIC, STEVEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,556.22 Date 11/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODNER, ROBERT R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,532.63 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,530.85 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVACCA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,524.94 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAKINEN, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $195,522.83 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMAIONE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,514.51 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,503.12 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,502.26 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDOUARD, RUBENS Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,501.74 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWITT, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,494.38 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHARTNER, ROGER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,459.81 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGELLO, SAMUEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,432.42 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEDDY, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,431.44 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLM, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,425.15 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACHECO, JOEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,394.22 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,381.11 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $195,365.02 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $195,356.03 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $195,349.30 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $195,345.88 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, JEFFREY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,317.52 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,314.23 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINA, GARRY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,313.91 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHON, PATRICIA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $195,296.52 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, FREDERICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,274.85 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOULANGER, GARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,257.75 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,256.63 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENG, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,240.96 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDRIELLA, JOHN Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $195,227.73 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKI, EDWARD K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,194.28 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System