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 KRAUSE, WILLIAM H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,226.23 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $180,212.01 Date 01/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEGGINS, CURTIS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,205.97 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOULTON, PETER H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,202.80 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MELISSA C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,200.00 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBUS, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,200.00 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, THOMAS Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 06/10/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, THOMAS A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 09/16/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, VITO C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EMIC, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROLETO, PAULA L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINRICHS, C RANDALL Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIPEL, LAWRENCE S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DOUGLAS E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, JUDITH REEVES Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINKMAN, ALAN D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, LUCINDO Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORMEY, JAMES C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBERT E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, SHARON S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, JEREMY S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 04/20/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, JOSEPH A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $180,200.00 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, GEORGE W Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,196.61 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,193.64 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, JEROME J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,185.13 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESCI, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,181.78 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JOSEPH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,172.26 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, ARTURO A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,158.97 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,154.82 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JOHN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $180,154.58 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNARICH, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $180,153.21 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUCHEMIN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $180,148.17 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, JAY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,140.88 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MEO, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,138.32 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASTURINO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,131.77 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, WALTER, JR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $180,114.64 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,110.39 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,105.36 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARK F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $180,101.84 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $180,092.46 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, ROBERT Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $180,086.72 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKERT, GLENN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $180,073.66 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,070.36 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERNER, STEPHEN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,067.66 Date 03/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYMAN, RICHARD L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $180,066.62 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIZZARO, THOMAS A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $180,047.18 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOTH, ROBERT J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $180,040.04 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRS, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,037.22 Date 06/14/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPILE, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,034.34 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGERTY, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,032.86 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINETTI, LOUIS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,032.86 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, PETER J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $180,030.81 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $180,022.27 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFEL, THEODORE Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $180,015.26 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RICHARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,013.13 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, MICHAEL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $180,008.64 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,000.60 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, EDWARD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,000.09 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANSKY, RICK Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $180,000.08 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHLING, MARY K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $179,999.12 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTKOWSKI, JAMES H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $179,998.61 Date 02/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESANNASON, WAYNE D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $179,985.12 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROM, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,984.33 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTROPIERRO, MARIO L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,979.21 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DING, XINXIN Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $179,968.47 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNUOLO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,965.74 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,946.52 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,941.97 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELESE, ANGELO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $179,938.14 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBELLIS, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,910.70 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETTI, JARRED M Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,902.25 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVIUS, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $179,874.94 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GEORGE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,860.60 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHHABRA, DALBIR K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $179,836.81 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDERMAN, ROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,835.45 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $179,832.99 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BINKOWITZ, MATTHEW I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,830.39 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, ANDREW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,827.83 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBERT, CHARLES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,814.15 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADAGA, RAELENE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $179,813.55 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,808.02 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, ROY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,806.58 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GREG E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,801.29 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHLWILM, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,789.12 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARLOS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,784.58 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TERO L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,771.23 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,770.21 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KERWIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,757.40 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKE, PETER W Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,756.75 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICKERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $179,751.18 Date 03/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTELLI, CHRISTIAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $179,739.65 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIERA, MIRIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,722.30 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARONEY, DENIS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,718.70 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINET, DAVID W Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,709.78 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $179,704.42 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYARKO-ADOMFEH, ABENA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $179,695.93 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBE, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,682.16 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $179,671.37 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMIS, CHRIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,665.94 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COONEY, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,665.52 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System