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 PAOLICELLI, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,456.22 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTING, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,454.99 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUTER, MARTIN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,440.24 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIEL, SCOTT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,416.34 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, LORIN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,414.36 Date 05/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $188,395.87 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATON, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,388.13 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, ADAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,387.86 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEBINGER, MARTIN B Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $188,386.55 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PETER G Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $188,386.10 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, JOHN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $188,380.24 Date 12/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $188,370.59 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,341.81 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAY, STEPHEN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $188,322.29 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GORDON G Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,305.45 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,297.49 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, MARIO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $188,278.20 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEYBOLDT, FREDERICK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,259.69 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASPER, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,255.71 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES-GERMANY, SUZANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,247.83 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACARTHUR, KENNETH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,245.00 Date 07/20/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, FRANCESCO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,240.09 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUSCH, BARRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,201.11 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINAHAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,198.34 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $188,180.76 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPPE, KYLE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,155.60 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARFORA, ANTHONY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $188,149.14 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,136.18 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, BRIAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,133.86 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJARATNAM, RANJIT C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $188,124.34 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DENIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,103.08 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, PAUL Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $188,100.01 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, SCOTT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,098.27 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEZIRGANIAN, JOHN B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $188,085.46 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,072.93 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCALONA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,071.48 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMBERGER, ARYEH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,068.15 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $188,064.82 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALERNO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $188,061.67 Date 04/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLONE, SCOTT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,051.63 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, MARTIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $188,043.31 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, RALPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $188,038.27 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIRESTA, VINCENT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,026.61 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEN, ARTHUR W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $188,025.90 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ERYK L Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $188,019.55 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEATH, DAVID T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $188,018.85 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILS, MADELYN G Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $188,000.02 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIVES, JOHN J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,995.73 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOROSKI JR., ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,990.36 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $187,971.23 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, JOHN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $187,947.00 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, MEGAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,943.60 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, CARLENE V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,943.60 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKELMAN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,943.60 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $187,935.79 Date 08/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALTEMPI, ANTONIO G Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $187,920.67 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,918.10 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALERTE, JACOB S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,917.64 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $187,904.15 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $187,902.15 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEVES, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $187,901.61 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENG, RANDALL T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $187,900.00 Date 10/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KAREN K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $187,900.00 Date 08/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SINI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $187,863.43 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,859.71 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHOSKEY, RAYMOND J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $187,853.71 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHEL, EVE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $187,850.95 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKLER, FRANK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,840.45 Date 01/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERG, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,839.42 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,832.35 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, STEVEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,817.22 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINNIE, WILLIAM R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,810.41 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEIRO, WILLIAM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,794.92 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, ROBERT B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,791.72 Date 05/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, DAVID A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $187,788.64 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKALIK, MARC C Employer name Westchester County Amount $187,761.55 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, RALPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,761.06 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONROE, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,760.69 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANE, PRASHANT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,752.71 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESS, BRIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $187,751.76 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANTHONY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,744.73 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABRA, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,741.05 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, ROBERT R Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,737.32 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALERIO, HENRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,729.63 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEN L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $187,724.06 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICH, MARC C Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,715.96 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZIGER, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $187,710.86 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUNSCH, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $187,704.37 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JEFFREY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,696.13 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, LENNIE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $187,686.28 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANAND, PRACHI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $187,678.78 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $187,678.39 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCARELLI, FRANCESCO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,671.26 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPURSO, ROBERT F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $187,647.74 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IERARDI, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,618.26 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARVANIAN, VARSENIK Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $187,610.99 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $187,600.53 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGINA, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $187,599.15 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $187,584.91 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLS, JAMES F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $187,580.74 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System