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 VERDI, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,764.16 Date 05/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUPPA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,762.27 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATTS, MICHAEL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $181,751.54 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHS, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,745.66 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JEWEL A Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $181,744.58 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ODETTE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,742.52 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDBERG, HOWARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,738.81 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCHOW, PATRICK L Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,725.90 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAO, RENE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,716.50 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAVERA, TERRENCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,712.70 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, RICHARD B, III Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $181,700.00 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, ANTHONY F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $181,700.00 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, MICHAEL L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $181,700.00 Date 01/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARI, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,667.46 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLKERTS, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,664.31 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, ANDREW M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,657.13 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, THOMAS K Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $181,656.45 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DEAN E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $181,656.15 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGNAN, CAROLINE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $181,640.34 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,640.03 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,636.13 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,634.78 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,622.14 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBA, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $181,621.10 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALEAVEY, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,620.82 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,618.19 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOUGLAS F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $181,608.97 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAPF, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,595.74 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CESAR P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,592.62 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILELLO, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,590.28 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, WILSON Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,583.94 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTABILE, STEVEN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,582.12 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYSON, STEVEN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,577.03 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $181,548.68 Date 05/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADALUCCO, PETER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,516.30 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IBANEZ, KEVIN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,493.79 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDAK, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $181,492.04 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LOUIS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,482.89 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,480.25 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUHAUS, STEFAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $181,479.00 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKSBERRY, RONALD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,471.94 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERENSKY, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,434.45 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOOSTEN, BRIAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,434.30 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAN, NICHOLAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $181,427.58 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARLIN, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,410.81 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSI, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,398.04 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLEN, RAYMOND R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $181,391.83 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, GLENDON Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,381.94 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CRINDLE, HEATH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,378.64 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JARED J Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $181,366.21 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISMAILY, MALIKA TAJ Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $181,343.30 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $181,334.88 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, EUGENIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,331.67 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,327.45 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUKOSKY, STEVEN E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $181,326.29 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FREDERICK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,319.99 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, THOMAS K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $181,286.40 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, JAMES Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $181,262.88 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROMAN, EARL, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,246.33 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSINGER, KIMBER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,237.49 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $181,225.92 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTON, ARTHUR J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $181,206.19 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARETH, DARYL P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $181,197.45 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, CHARLES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,179.17 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MELVIN, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $181,170.36 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMELLAS, RICARDO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,165.74 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOUGHER, JOSEPH B, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,162.39 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINIELLO, DANIEL A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $181,151.10 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,149.89 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CARO, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,143.18 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, ANDREW F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $181,116.95 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, PETER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,110.74 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,088.38 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANNON, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $181,087.01 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUGGE, EDWARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,084.55 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,077.16 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAFARELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,068.10 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURREN, HECTOR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,054.61 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,053.52 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, FRANK A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $181,051.34 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,051.18 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMANCIK, ANTHONY P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $181,033.55 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MICHAEL I Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $181,033.29 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, REINALDO Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,033.03 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTHOUSE, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,030.15 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZINA, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,027.16 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $181,019.19 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YETKA, CHERYL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $181,012.00 Date 03/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BELLO, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $181,000.98 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARBISI, GASPAR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,994.70 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,994.66 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOTT, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,993.18 Date 09/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTI, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,985.56 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, NIALL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,984.51 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REUSS, NANCY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $180,981.59 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFFT, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,960.14 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARPINO, DOMINICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,960.05 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMOND-BUCKNOR, MARCIA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $180,959.16 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,958.28 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNEEN, STACEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,954.52 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System