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 SCRIMA, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,551.81 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIESKE, JASON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,549.18 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANALE, JOHN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $190,546.91 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHOW, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,533.53 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMON, SCOTT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,530.85 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,508.59 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, EVAN L Employer name Nassau Co Interim Fin Auth Amount $190,506.28 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,501.16 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACHS, SHARYN-JAE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $190,491.72 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LOIDA D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $190,477.00 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROESLER, JOHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,476.52 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDMUND J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $190,452.95 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,452.16 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, RAUL, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,431.82 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGAN, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,420.02 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILTON, KIMBERLY L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $190,416.67 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATO, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,399.29 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $190,393.41 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISELY, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,373.96 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHARLES N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $190,361.49 Date 12/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENON, KARL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $190,343.99 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, JEFFREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,317.82 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESOCNIK, BRIAN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,290.58 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUETI, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $190,281.25 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,274.64 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNELDERS, KARL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,271.46 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, PHILIP M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,268.78 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $190,205.07 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOVE, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $190,203.89 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMESON T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $190,193.53 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERCOLE, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,191.99 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LEONARDO Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,190.49 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,171.62 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDA, FABIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,160.74 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,160.62 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $190,157.50 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRICAMO, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,148.84 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANOLICH, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,131.21 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTON, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $190,121.95 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARTEN, DAVID P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,106.80 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYRKOSTAS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,098.37 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,082.39 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $190,065.35 Date 05/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, JUSTIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,032.00 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOVALL, ERIC C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,029.80 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $190,029.57 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKE, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,028.10 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMASTRI, HAROLD N Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $190,020.91 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $190,016.08 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $190,010.94 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASICHOW, STEVEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $190,008.00 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, ANDREW C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $190,003.32 Date 08/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTON, BRIAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $189,996.99 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARPAN, BRIAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,994.15 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,988.84 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETLEFS, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $189,983.16 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTURRO, ANDREW A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $189,975.25 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,967.89 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LARA, ALDRIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,934.72 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $189,914.90 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUOZZI, RALPH V Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $189,901.94 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ROBERTO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $189,901.33 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GOURVILLE, DIONNE L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $189,891.34 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, RONALD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,884.56 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARP, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,884.30 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERER, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,883.05 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,879.00 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASILE, CARMINO N Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $189,875.04 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELLO, MATTHEW S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,869.35 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,841.34 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADO, CRISTINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,826.00 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPORITO, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,826.00 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,814.03 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALAB, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,809.87 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, NEAL O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $189,796.69 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,781.11 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, STEPHEN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,771.74 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOBBO, ANDREW G Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $189,769.43 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MORALES D Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $189,758.82 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRASA, FERDINANDO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,751.38 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEBRY, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,736.35 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $189,692.82 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,687.81 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMMER, HENRY L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $189,682.82 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, FLORA DOREEN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $189,676.14 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHGEBER, FRANCIS X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,675.84 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, BRYANT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $189,660.98 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, JASON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,660.32 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINOS, EMMANUEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,635.14 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Village of Huntington Bay Amount $189,626.61 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAKER, WILLIAM D Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,613.78 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLDANO, CARMINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,603.20 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MATTHEW C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $189,587.37 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARDANESH, BRUCE B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $189,585.46 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABIR, ASIYA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $189,566.12 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTOR, IDA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $189,563.17 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, BRADY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $189,562.16 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,542.67 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTINI, SCOTT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $189,535.88 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPOCCHIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $189,534.40 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System