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 REGENSBURG, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,729.34 Date 05/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAAR, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,718.53 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIEMANN, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $185,715.42 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $185,702.24 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMHOF, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,689.80 Date 09/01/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINSKY, JAYSON C Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,686.08 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,685.46 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,664.33 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,632.28 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, PERRY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,621.81 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, SALVATORE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,592.60 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITGER, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,585.05 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,569.24 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,568.20 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,562.00 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERGARAVAT, JEAN PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,552.09 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLA VECCHIA, VINCENT Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $185,547.39 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCE, DOMINICK Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $185,543.36 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIGLIERI, JUSTIN C Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $185,534.62 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,532.86 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, RICHARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,529.66 Date 08/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERIG, GUY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,525.66 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMER, JEFFREY L Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $185,510.39 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, MARK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,510.03 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,503.30 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, ERICK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,493.73 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESCE, JEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,480.04 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, PASQUALE Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,474.77 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSTEIN, MICHAEL M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $185,470.62 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,460.25 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,457.87 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, STEVEN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,447.60 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMEO, GLENN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,443.41 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCCI, MARK E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,432.00 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,428.84 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $185,420.96 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, NATALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,419.74 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, SHAYNE A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $185,419.05 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $185,410.89 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, VINCENT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,406.97 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROE, CHARLES K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,406.10 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES ESCOBAR, MARCOS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,398.71 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,394.71 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOLL, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,393.91 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TODD D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $185,392.69 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,372.78 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZZOLA, VITO D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,361.64 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETITO, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $185,357.06 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,355.72 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRABRANT, KEITH E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $185,331.43 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $185,320.25 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $185,314.63 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, SEAN L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $185,308.77 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIA, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $185,301.86 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIVAO, DANIEL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,299.23 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, PATRICK V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,287.79 Date 01/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CORETTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,284.36 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,269.35 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,267.94 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUES, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,265.58 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEJNOSKA, JAY C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $185,261.77 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, GLENN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,236.16 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $185,223.71 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW K Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,203.44 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,195.73 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,190.14 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNURER, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,166.61 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, ANGELO Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $185,141.42 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMONTEVERDE, JOJI R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $185,140.73 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ANDREW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,136.73 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLO, STEPHEN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $185,119.28 Date 05/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, KENNETH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,104.21 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JENNIFER F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $185,074.40 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,073.18 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULSARA, GIRISHKUMAR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $185,069.19 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJCI, STEPHEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,067.63 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,041.74 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOSEPH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,036.97 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSZKOWSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $185,032.01 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAZIO, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,025.66 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURNANE, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $185,019.07 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, FREDDIE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $185,016.26 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUBEK, VIRGINIA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,016.00 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, SCOTT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $185,015.95 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $185,014.80 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $185,007.81 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, JOSE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $184,967.70 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $184,967.18 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSON, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,957.02 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROKESCH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,951.77 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIDIO, JOSEPH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,925.58 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIRALDI, VITO P Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,919.22 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $184,914.31 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNEY, CHARLES J, III Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $184,910.00 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDELSON, TODD E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $184,892.63 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANDITROIANO, CATERINA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $184,889.64 Date 06/23/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TROY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $184,886.79 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ERIC W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $184,883.96 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, MICHAEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,847.33 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAEZ, BRIAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $184,836.58 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System