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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name SCOTT, LEWIS B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $182,637.97 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, VINCENT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,634.32 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,624.89 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACDOUGALL, RICHARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,602.61 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, ROBERT P Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $182,587.78 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATARIAN, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,582.37 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, RONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,578.25 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $182,568.03 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THEODORE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,561.45 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, WELDON A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,552.79 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAIN, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $182,538.17 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALY, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,533.02 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,521.11 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, STEVEN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,494.58 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, RAYMOND Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $182,483.96 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFMAN, MARK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $182,483.96 Date 06/17/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $182,482.85 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIN, C JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,468.00 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WYNEN, QUINTON C Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $182,465.13 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTNER, HENRI J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,447.87 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERRITS, GLENN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,436.44 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, AAREN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $182,427.75 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHARZEEV, DMITRI E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $182,420.10 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, THEODORE J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,391.25 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $182,391.02 Date 02/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY B Employer name Rockland County Amount $182,389.92 Date 09/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, LELAND M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,383.92 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYRER, ALEXANDRA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,378.36 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, VINCENT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,375.23 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVANIELLO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,368.13 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAHL, EDWARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,365.98 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPIELASKI, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,362.06 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISTANDO, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,358.34 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTACROCE, JOHN R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,355.54 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAFFA, DOMENICK P Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $182,354.37 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,349.47 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLBAUER, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,299.67 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,298.24 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,298.20 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNKINS, RONALD Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $182,296.40 Date 09/17/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, WALTER Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,272.56 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,270.01 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, NOEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,262.16 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, DENISE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,252.30 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIPODO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $182,230.77 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, CARLOS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $182,228.21 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRELLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,222.79 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARANA WOLFE, TOM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,216.50 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CSAJKO, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,214.10 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DANIEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $182,210.09 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $182,176.49 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITTS, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,176.48 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMERI, ANTHONY V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $182,157.55 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, GALE R Employer name Erie County Amount $182,153.57 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFAHL, PHILIP K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,135.58 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLERTEN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,117.10 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATUSEVICH, NANCY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $182,113.12 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $182,112.49 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERME, JAY F, JR Employer name Village of Huntington Bay Amount $182,082.60 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,076.06 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,074.00 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNSTER, BRIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,060.98 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,056.83 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSQUADRO, DEAN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $182,037.62 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURO, GENO G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $182,011.52 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANO, RAFAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $182,005.15 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTERA, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $182,003.63 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,989.87 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,986.45 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,975.73 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNETTO, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,970.96 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $181,955.17 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOFFSKY, GARY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,948.15 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, EDWARD E Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $181,936.53 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONELLO, CALOGERO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,929.56 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTHOFF, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,917.80 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEZZA, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,916.96 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLAHAN, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,904.80 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANHOPE, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $181,900.08 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, STACEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,889.55 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAIA, DANNY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,885.18 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,880.50 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAO, ANTHONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $181,878.83 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JASON L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,877.90 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRA, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,876.83 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, KARL R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $181,863.48 Date 10/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, JOSEPH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $181,859.29 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNYAN, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $181,859.24 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,848.90 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY B Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $181,833.73 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,828.37 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, CARMINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,827.74 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TODARO, ANGELO V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,825.90 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, DONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,824.65 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, HOLLIS L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $181,817.00 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTES, JOAQUIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,805.07 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,804.99 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, ANTHONY D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $181,798.76 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWAR, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,796.73 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MARK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,778.48 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System