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 NEWTON, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,192.77 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $195,160.92 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCALLAGHAN, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,156.22 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTRE, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,155.70 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOODY, DENNIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,146.18 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ANGELO N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $195,104.46 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSMACKER, JANINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $195,090.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOCE, NICHOLAS Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $195,084.92 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINA, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $195,053.07 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTALEZA, GEORGE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $195,040.99 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,987.63 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, WAYNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,952.14 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ALAN R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $194,926.65 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, ROBERT B Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $194,912.26 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, PATRICK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,910.88 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,902.60 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEOTTA, FRANK A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,890.43 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,878.99 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGUEZ, JOSE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $194,875.99 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISOLA, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $194,837.02 Date 05/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,836.08 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORROCU, DOMENICO Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $194,829.18 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $194,823.11 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTLESEY, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,822.73 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,808.92 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,807.79 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENSON, TIMOTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,806.48 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOULDS OLSEN, LESLIE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,791.85 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, JOHN J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $194,785.34 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANLEY, STEVEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,772.40 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSANA, FRANK L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,764.45 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTERS, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $194,753.11 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENAH, DOUGLAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,745.28 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RAFAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,720.19 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, ZACARIAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,712.54 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,709.52 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAMON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,702.96 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,669.07 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZWERLEIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $194,665.83 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAROSKI, MARGARET W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $194,652.76 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POALILLO, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,638.43 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARD, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,632.92 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,625.72 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NADIG, MAHESH K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $194,625.36 Date 04/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,613.94 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURTLE, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,590.25 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELSAYAD, CHRIS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $194,568.82 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, FRED F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,552.63 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAZYLEWICZ, MICHAEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,545.65 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGE, GEORGE E, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,496.77 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEATHERBARROW, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $194,483.04 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THEODOROU, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,481.69 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSEY, MARIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,475.11 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDYA, DIPAKKUMAR V Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $194,470.56 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTE, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,465.07 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, RAYMOND E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,463.89 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOGELMAN, STEVEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $194,433.09 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,429.90 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, GAIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,426.05 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,417.99 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEROY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,391.73 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYMAN, CHARLES A, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,381.03 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMWALT, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,367.57 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OZA, GOVIND B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $194,344.07 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKER, MARIAN A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $194,343.14 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERNON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $194,314.09 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VINCENT P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $194,275.10 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, STEVEN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,251.25 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOSSER, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,218.95 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASCE, JAMES J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $194,206.23 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATRIALE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $194,205.56 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACKER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $194,203.93 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLL, JOHN H Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $194,189.64 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,173.44 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,161.39 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $194,121.23 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHNER, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,094.09 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, BARTHOLOMEW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,084.81 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEZZACAPPA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $194,060.83 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARELLO, JOHN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $194,060.48 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, LIBBY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $194,024.22 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,987.65 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS-DUNPHY, MARIA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $193,987.37 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,978.34 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,939.04 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MARK E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $193,937.47 Date 07/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPPER, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $193,923.97 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, VANESSA P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $193,922.64 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BARRY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $193,914.69 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $193,913.87 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,892.93 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONNES, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,891.55 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAINEY, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,887.67 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAKE, LAWRENCE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,879.55 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIUGLIANO, JOHN, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,877.70 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWIECINSKI, GEORGE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $193,849.83 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECHT, BRUCE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $193,846.09 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DALE O Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $193,846.04 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANFONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $193,844.98 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERNBACH, STEPHEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $193,838.19 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System