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 OCALLAGHAN, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,678.79 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENT, CLIFFORD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,670.41 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIAS, MIGUEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,665.44 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLONDONA, DANIEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,653.76 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,652.18 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, RALPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,643.42 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHERYL N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $180,641.48 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,641.41 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, CARLOS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,635.20 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSCIA, SIMONE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $180,631.60 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, PAUL V, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,625.61 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATTS, MICHAEL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $180,622.46 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,620.47 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROEBER, PATRICIA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,619.57 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERDIA, DAX J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,615.99 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWIERSKI, LAURA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $180,613.25 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUE, CHARLENE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $180,612.10 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, FABIENNE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $180,594.47 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLFAGHARI, NASSER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $180,590.76 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, WILLIAM A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $180,585.46 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADACCINI, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,580.52 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADINARO, EDWARD A, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $180,578.03 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, HOWARD W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $180,567.42 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGLIOLA, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,565.37 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,559.15 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNSTERMAN, WALTER W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $180,555.15 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, MARY V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,553.48 Date 10/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZANTE, ALBERTO E Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,552.58 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, ARTHUR P Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,551.61 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARONE, LEONARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,545.72 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLERTEN, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,542.95 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,534.34 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWELL, CRAIG G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,533.09 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTON, RICHARD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,531.83 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRKO, THEODORE D, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $180,526.47 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, STEPHEN V Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $180,523.66 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, FRANKIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,511.61 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, DONALD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,507.95 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATHGEBER, FRANCIS X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,501.09 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLIERI, SUZANNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,500.33 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,498.22 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRO, RAYMOND S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,498.11 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASIELLO, JOHN P Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $180,471.37 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAR, MARTHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,470.60 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, THOMAS G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,458.80 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTULA, LESZEK Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $180,457.99 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, MADISON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,447.66 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANYCH, WILLIAM, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,439.95 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,429.56 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLF, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,428.12 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNN, MARY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $180,422.50 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, VLADIMIR S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,421.16 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, KIM A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,416.20 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, LUIS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,404.03 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CAROL R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,398.93 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPI, RONALD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,391.11 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCK, CAROLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $180,377.15 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, DONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,356.40 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACHECO, JOEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,353.75 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,349.93 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LAURIE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,343.49 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITO, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $180,337.02 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENDON, FRANCIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,326.76 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRO, STEPHEN D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $180,324.28 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $180,314.29 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, LIAM S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,309.04 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORRO, JOSE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,308.78 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRICE, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,304.41 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGEL, GERALD M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $180,295.82 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, BRYAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,293.06 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TULLY, JANE C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,286.95 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $180,281.20 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALCIVAR, WALTER E, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $180,277.72 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEYTIN, ALLA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $180,257.30 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESU, THOMAS P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $180,249.94 Date 03/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPROMGOS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,243.95 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FADAVI, ALI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,238.60 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSENIS, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,233.90 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPPER, SUSAN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,231.66 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,230.91 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIGER-WANK, CAROL L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $180,223.27 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TROY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,222.93 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,210.51 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,210.30 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, BRYAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,202.21 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TINA MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,196.80 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EUGENE G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,187.60 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MATTHEW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,187.33 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIM, DARRYL L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $180,180.52 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIRUET, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,177.88 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURLEY, BRENDAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,169.82 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAPONARA, LUCIANO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $180,165.29 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASTURINO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,161.63 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMCOX, KYLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,153.37 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YACKEREN, DONALD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,151.61 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $180,148.34 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGHI, ANTHONY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,136.63 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCK, TOM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,133.40 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MARK Employer name Westchester County Amount $180,128.68 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNA, JULES G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,121.32 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System