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 DE LAUS, DANIEL M, JR Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $177,595.96 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CHRISTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,584.35 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, CHARLES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,584.34 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,575.89 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, ANTHONY P Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $177,569.82 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JESSE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,561.01 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCK, CAROLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $177,558.00 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,554.12 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAROSA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $177,544.46 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, TARA J Employer name Erie County Amount $177,542.72 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,542.72 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $177,536.18 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISTNER, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,534.75 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMSTERDAM, DANIEL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $177,522.04 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBONA, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,521.44 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOLLON, EDWIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,510.63 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,507.17 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLO-IACONO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $177,503.49 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMARKEN, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,499.64 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,494.49 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELNIK, LITTAL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $177,491.53 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, JAMES JOHN, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $177,483.39 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, RAYMOND E Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,459.73 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLOTE, AUDREY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,455.98 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERAN, SEAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,444.47 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GUY P Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $177,442.56 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRI, ALBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,438.46 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NILAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,429.76 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JAMES K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $177,418.41 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRIAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $177,401.35 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDVED, MARINA Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $177,393.54 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZIGER, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,388.96 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAFONE, CHERYL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $177,376.96 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONA, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,375.74 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O REILLY, KEVIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,364.13 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAISS, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,354.10 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDGLEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,351.89 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLOVKO, SERGEY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $177,351.18 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPINO, JOSEPH J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,350.25 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, JAMES E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,333.42 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-MENDELSON, EDWINA G Employer name NYC Judges Amount $177,325.41 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VICTOR R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $177,321.94 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, RONALD A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,320.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,319.05 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, BRIAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $177,301.05 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,292.33 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, JOHN Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $177,291.76 Date 10/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $177,288.73 Date 06/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAHINIAN, A MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,268.70 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUENCA, A FREDERICKA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $177,256.89 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,256.79 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMANI, ROBERTO Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,253.81 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,252.20 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SITZMANN, MARC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,240.74 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHAN, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $177,235.19 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, MUNIBUR R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $177,231.71 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESE, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,229.12 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELLARD, DOUGLAS G Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $177,228.00 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, BRETT D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $177,223.06 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,221.45 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,215.81 Date 01/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,207.50 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINSON, JACOB P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,196.30 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QI, ZHEN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $177,194.70 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $177,183.35 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,183.35 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, EDDIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,175.59 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTAIN, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,156.18 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUZELLI, ARTHUR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,154.84 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERCBERGER, SHAYE Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $177,149.38 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KELLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,146.74 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, HOWARD W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $177,143.38 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, AARON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,137.45 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMKHAJI, HABIB Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $177,128.65 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,114.64 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABINO, DOMINIC A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,114.25 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRZNADEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $177,110.36 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPY, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,106.76 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $177,096.67 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $177,096.30 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACALAN, MARITES P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $177,090.54 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,083.53 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MARTY F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,083.07 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHU, BENNY Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $177,082.10 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,080.63 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZZOLA, ROBERT Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $177,071.26 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUY, ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,070.24 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOY, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,049.46 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINBERG, JASON C Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,043.19 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFERHAYES, MARTHA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $177,039.83 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALONE, EDWARD A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $177,039.21 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSMOGIANNIS, GEORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $177,036.30 Date 10/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIA, KING Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $177,035.16 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, WILLIAM V Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $177,034.96 Date 05/31/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPPUSO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $177,028.95 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $177,025.23 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURICCHIO, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,020.50 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAVAL, MARGARETTE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $177,001.98 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,001.30 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONECCHIA, VINCENT Employer name Westchester County Amount $176,996.71 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System