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 SCALICE, PAUL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $184,001.46 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,992.52 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, FLAVIO V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,976.45 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIN, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $183,927.49 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, JOHN R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $183,925.92 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIELINGSDORF, GERARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,924.96 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, DAVID W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,923.52 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, FRANK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $183,921.81 Date 05/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, DOUGLAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,911.17 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSTANTIN, JAMES J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $183,899.76 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINDRICH, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $183,884.84 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,874.78 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSS, JARED Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $183,867.57 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, FRANCIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,860.78 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETERICH, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,860.74 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERING, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,854.01 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTUNI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,839.19 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,820.58 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANCHER, MICHAEL M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $183,810.41 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSALATA, VICTOR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,803.72 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, SCOTT V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,801.62 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,780.06 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGGERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,753.82 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,749.49 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, HEASOOK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $183,749.05 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, KEVIN S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $183,746.91 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCIELLO, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,746.14 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFUERTE, CEFERINO R, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $183,744.09 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,738.58 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPONI, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,738.24 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name READING, GEORGE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,735.56 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN LIEROP, NATASHA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $183,730.78 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,703.34 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, MARKUS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,702.17 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, GREG C Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $183,700.19 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, DONATO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,671.67 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, PAUL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,664.24 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHARRY, JANKE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $183,603.65 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLIA, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,593.71 Date 03/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERBER, MARCIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $183,588.87 Date 07/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,581.12 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, JOSEPH P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $183,573.89 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, NELSON Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,559.49 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,556.80 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVINS, STEPHEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,551.00 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,534.96 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORCHIA, TODD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,532.18 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, WAYNE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,532.00 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESUELE, VICTOR R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,530.83 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, GREGORY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $183,526.19 Date 06/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, VINCENT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,525.66 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, CHRISTINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,517.74 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVID, ALPHONSO B Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $183,507.08 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,492.35 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOZALOFF, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,486.64 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, THOMAS G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,477.09 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKEY, CLAUDIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,440.40 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KILLOP, RICHARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,439.26 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRAO, EDWARD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,409.52 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICKERY, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $183,401.31 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARIO E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,397.02 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEITH, GLENN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,396.62 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,395.89 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANCANELLI, ROYAL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,389.19 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINNE, DONALD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $183,377.54 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELLINEAU, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,369.09 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DAWN KELEHER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $183,361.72 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,361.13 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIDDIQI, ASIF A Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,358.89 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDER, KATRINA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $183,349.91 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SCOTT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $183,329.38 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, GENNARO Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,327.86 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCKEN, MICHAEL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,320.38 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SYLVIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,312.54 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $183,308.02 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEITLER, SHERRY K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,301.40 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCENCIO, LUIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $183,301.08 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, ROLANDO T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIAS, RICHARD T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LEONARD B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKIN, RUTH C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROS, BETSY Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNI, EDWARD D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRA, JOHN V Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CHERYL E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCOMA, MICHAEL V Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 04/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, EUGENE P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 09/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, THOMAS Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MARK C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, COLLEEN D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINMAN, PAUL G Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, FERN A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DAVID Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 04/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISCHE, JUDITH J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, L PRISCILLA Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS-RADIX, SYLVIA O Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $183,300.00 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System