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 RUSSO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,661.33 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUICCIARINI, PAUL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,657.14 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANNIS, ALEXANDER B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $179,654.72 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BRUCE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,652.98 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, IRA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,630.62 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPDAN, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,610.23 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, JASON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,604.74 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUREY, DANIEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,589.35 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALANDRILLO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,585.01 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, EVAN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,584.60 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,569.06 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DENIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,564.82 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASTA, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $179,562.39 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOOKER, FRANK B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,561.18 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAZOLEK, JAMES P, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $179,552.23 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIETTA, RAFFAELE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,535.02 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $179,508.26 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,499.98 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIL, JOHN H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $179,499.39 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DONALD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,484.71 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE TERESA, MARY ELLEN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $179,484.10 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, CHARLES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,482.42 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, BYRON J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $179,469.58 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANDINO, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,469.40 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGDON, WALTER H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,459.33 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,446.15 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, EILEEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,423.17 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YURKOVETSKAYA, INNA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $179,413.83 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIA, RUSS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,407.56 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBEL, ELDRYK Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $179,404.24 Date 07/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYAN, GLENN F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $179,380.15 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,369.48 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRETOLA, ELI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,364.68 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, THOMAS P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $179,358.97 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRISI, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,356.02 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, JAMES A Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,355.94 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCHAK, DAVID P Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $179,352.03 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $179,345.66 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, SEAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,342.81 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $179,339.76 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMES, WILLARD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,327.78 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMEGLIO, LOUIS M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $179,321.39 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BICKERTON, ADAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,316.20 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JOSEPH A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $179,264.08 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, BARBARA D Employer name Department of Law Amount $179,263.73 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRANG, STEPHEN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $179,263.68 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, JAMES R Employer name Rockland County Amount $179,263.50 Date 07/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,258.32 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSUBOYAMA, GABRIEL K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $179,254.23 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOHN F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $179,246.70 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,240.76 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAIKHOUTDINOV, MARAT G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $179,239.05 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, MATTHEW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,238.63 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCCHINO, NICHOLAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,236.86 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUH, CHRISTIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,233.46 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,230.84 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLESCHUK, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,229.03 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,225.96 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD G Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $179,222.24 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,217.69 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIN, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $179,188.25 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSEO, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,184.22 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDGALL, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,165.73 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEDANO, CHRISTIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,140.17 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOFANO, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,135.06 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COMB, ROY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,125.48 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,123.60 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENITO, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,115.63 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROMM, HELENE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $179,112.08 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATHWOHL, SALLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,107.31 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JEFFREY J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $179,100.22 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUANG, ADA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,095.16 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,075.13 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAIN, TERRENCE P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $179,073.77 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGHE, MORGAN F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $179,072.91 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIS, BARBARA BRUDIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,052.87 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLER, JOSEPH F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $179,047.12 Date 08/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELSOMINO, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,044.60 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, MARK Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,037.26 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,033.52 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCCARELLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,028.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARTIN Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $179,021.14 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABEL, JANET E Employer name Department of Law Amount $179,020.97 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, KENT T Employer name Department of Law Amount $179,020.97 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLHAUSEN, ERIC J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,019.42 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, PHILIP E Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $179,016.79 Date 08/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZA, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $179,012.24 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBE, TODD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,010.61 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACQUADIO, ANTHONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,010.10 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOIGT, GEORGE F, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,009.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, DENNIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,004.00 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOCH, DAVID M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $179,000.00 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LAURA B Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $179,000.00 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRANDON N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $179,000.00 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KAREN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $179,000.00 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, SHANNON M Employer name Cornell University Amount $179,000.00 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODDINOTT, JOHN F Employer name Cornell University Amount $179,000.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITEK, EMILY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $179,000.00 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORDACHE, MIHAI M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $179,000.00 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINNAT, HOSNEARA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $179,000.00 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System