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 COOTS, FRANCIS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,780.55 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,778.43 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANSROW, LAURA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,775.52 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWAIZER, ANNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $174,773.78 Date 09/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZDOBA, KENNETH S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $174,773.31 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,772.58 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,771.80 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, TROY K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,766.48 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DANIEL S Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $174,764.91 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCUDESE, GABRIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,753.28 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAH, JANKI R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $174,734.92 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, LYNN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $174,728.00 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, JOHN J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $174,721.65 Date 07/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, AGNES H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,713.13 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, DOUGLAS G Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $174,685.94 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, RALPH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,684.65 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARO, STEPHANIE L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,677.88 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, THULASI RAMU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,674.51 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARK, NIGEL M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $174,668.30 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DARIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,664.29 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUZZI, MARC Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $174,648.58 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KEITH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,647.22 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHAO, DONG Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,644.67 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDOCK, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Southold Amount $174,643.49 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JAMES M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,632.83 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $174,630.58 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDERNESS, CLAIRE C Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,629.30 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMPEL, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,628.90 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESMER, ELLEN F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,613.18 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, MARCY L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,613.18 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, TERENCE J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $174,608.72 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARELLO, THOMAS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,603.64 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDIMLIC, NIKOLAS N Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,595.82 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGLOIRE, MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $174,594.98 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARONS, SHARON A M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,587.63 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIVRE, KEITH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,587.41 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LOS SANTOS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,586.17 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,581.22 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARB, LENA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $174,578.64 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, PHILIP M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $174,576.63 Date 05/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $174,569.07 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORENO, ALAN L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $174,565.75 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, RUSSELL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,560.60 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, FRANCIS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,555.05 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMOLETTI, STEVEN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,555.05 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PARLIN, TODD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,555.03 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUE, CHARLENE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $174,549.51 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,544.74 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $174,540.02 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,536.49 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC RAE, LISA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,530.95 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYNES, JUSTIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,530.14 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTER, ROXANNE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $174,524.15 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,516.98 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDERS, MATTHEW S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $174,506.46 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, DAVID Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,505.81 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, DANIEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,483.55 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLICK, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,482.89 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,481.15 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANNI, CHARLES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,479.42 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OREFICE, DOMINICK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,477.05 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAJARA, RAMON G Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,476.96 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES W Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $174,461.86 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,459.55 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,451.84 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONILLA, HELBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,444.46 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, HEATHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,442.48 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSCINO, BRIAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,438.26 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,437.43 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $174,432.98 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EINSETLER, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,430.79 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ELMOYL, JUSTIN L Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $174,419.10 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VUONG, CHINH M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,416.65 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANESWORTH, CRAIG S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,404.58 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROENWEGEN, NANCY GLEASON Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $174,399.60 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMALA, ADAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,394.91 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, KENNETH E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $174,391.82 Date 09/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIERRO, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,387.23 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, STANLEY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $174,380.06 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $174,356.96 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $174,353.16 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCKLING, MARC L Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,351.87 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWINGER, ROBERT Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $174,346.92 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,343.55 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GERALD G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $174,329.43 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $174,328.83 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, EPHRAIM F Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,325.21 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMBERG, ANNA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $174,322.18 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,312.70 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, GLENN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,298.36 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTS, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,294.99 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, ERIC T Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,286.75 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESAI, SAVITRI J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,284.39 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,278.70 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIARRINO, MATTHEW A, JR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,271.15 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,269.22 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,268.74 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARBURY, EVA-JOSEPHINE B Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,268.74 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, EZEKIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $174,268.34 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC RAE, PATRICK F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,263.38 Date 03/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System