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 RUSSELL, SHAWN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $191,619.89 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $191,614.39 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $191,612.11 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, MARSHALL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $191,580.30 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLYER, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,579.55 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, GLENN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,568.13 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANYKO, JAMES B Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $191,565.15 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, SALVATORE Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,555.31 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,549.45 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEE, TERENCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,546.95 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEZELIC, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,538.53 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, SCOTT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $191,537.49 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASPIL, GARY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $191,537.10 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIL, PATRICK G Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,526.07 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUONGO, EMANUEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $191,508.18 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISNER, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $191,498.10 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLADEL, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $191,488.60 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINA, FRANK D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $191,465.66 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUAN, SANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,448.76 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHASSBERGER, STEVEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,445.07 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOEREL, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,440.15 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMAFIDON, OSAS BEST Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $191,418.52 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,411.39 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIESTLEY, PATRICIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,394.42 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENNO, HENRY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $191,386.45 Date 05/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIELSON, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,376.58 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,375.90 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDELL, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $191,350.78 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLSCHER, RICHARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,346.88 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANY, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,333.50 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, FRANCINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $191,320.68 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, SHIRLEY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $191,320.68 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,320.36 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,305.70 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHIDANN, ADRIAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $191,299.44 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, GENE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,297.55 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLYMPIA, JOSIE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $191,295.82 Date 07/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, CARLOS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,287.10 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JAMES O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $191,278.48 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEDD, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,278.29 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,270.31 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYMECKI, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,267.52 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $191,265.54 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT W Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $191,262.51 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODY, JONATHAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $191,260.52 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $191,245.85 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,228.44 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,216.79 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, JOSEPH J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $191,184.75 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSCHER, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $191,180.62 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAHL, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,180.28 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, SHERRI J Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,178.26 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUATTROPANI, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $191,176.15 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, LYNDON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,166.19 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNALETT, DIANE S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $191,147.68 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANALIGAN, MILAROSE H Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $191,146.37 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEVIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $191,145.84 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HNAT, JOHN P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,135.42 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOKOLI, JOHN F Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $191,124.77 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTT, RICHARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $191,113.55 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,092.52 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,084.67 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGERLUND, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,081.27 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULDER, SANFORD I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,073.37 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACER, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $191,054.52 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMETSIS, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,990.26 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $190,969.39 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHEL, EMILLE Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $190,949.04 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, THOMAS C Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $190,943.86 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARISCH, GEOFFREY S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $190,889.38 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANUCCIO, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,874.31 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $190,866.76 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,851.32 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, DEBORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,831.36 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BRIAN Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $190,826.22 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, DAVID F Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,820.03 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAY, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,813.55 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARIGLIA, DENNIS P Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $190,797.12 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ENROE, WILLIAM E Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,776.57 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARTER, MATTHEW F Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,775.29 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,767.68 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRILL, LEE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,740.23 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, GREGORY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,715.50 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKOWSKI, ANTHONY G Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $190,697.52 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DEAN M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $190,694.96 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,683.07 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MITCHELL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $190,670.62 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,667.17 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOSEPH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $190,644.47 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECCARIS, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,631.23 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $190,622.67 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, HECTOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,613.23 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRIOS, OLGA C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $190,603.90 Date 01/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERGELIS, RICHARD E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $190,603.90 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANAM, RASHIDA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $190,603.90 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, ORSOLINA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $190,603.90 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEVATER AHRENS, KRISTIN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $190,603.90 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,563.78 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BJELOBRK, MATTHEW D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,563.60 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, GREGORY S Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $190,555.48 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System