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 O'MALLEY, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,252.54 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, RICHARD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $174,243.07 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PATRICK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,239.76 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, ROBERT B Employer name Westchester County Amount $174,231.95 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETSON, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $174,231.74 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,230.74 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $174,215.59 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DELL, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,209.79 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,193.98 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MELISSA D Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $174,186.41 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPEE, DAVID R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $174,167.70 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,156.60 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONO, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,154.57 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWOL, JOSEPH G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,145.70 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COGAN, JAMES P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,124.44 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGARGIOLA, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,105.83 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILDER, LISA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,103.26 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,093.91 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEO, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,087.05 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VICTOR, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,080.28 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, FRANK S Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,079.66 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTES, VINCENT P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,070.00 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,067.74 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLETTI, EDMUND J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $174,066.09 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUESS, CHARLES Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,061.86 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ELIZABETH M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,056.32 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ALMA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,056.32 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CONNIE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,056.32 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSAP, MICHAEL R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,056.32 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FIORDALIZA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,056.32 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTEIN, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,054.23 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGELOUN, NOR S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,049.02 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREJACK, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,044.48 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,037.19 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, PAUL K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $174,034.80 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADINA, ALBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,025.58 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANN M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $174,025.38 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,025.08 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOORLEY, SANDRA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $174,000.06 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BROOKS T Employer name Steuben County Amount $174,000.06 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, VALERIE J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MERYL J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JERALD S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, TERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANE, EDMUND M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, ANDREW M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRGRIEVE, SCOTT Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RHONDA E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHER BENNETT, STACY D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, DAVID Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, ELLEN R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGERTY, HELENE F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, ROBIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUEWER, SUSAN T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBEL, GARY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSELL, MARTIN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERENCE P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, ANTHONY W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DANIELLE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, ANDREA C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGER, ERICA L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/27/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADEMAKER, THOMAS A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICIGLIANO, FRANCIS D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, CONRAD D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, NORMAN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASLOW, STEPHEN L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, BERNARD C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYGIER, JOHN M, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 10/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNETI, JOSEPH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZILLO, RALPH T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGLAS, PHILIP Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JENNIFER A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, RICHARD Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JAMES C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIOU, JOHN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUERCIO, CAREN L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZITO, GAETAN B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, TIMOTHY P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIA, DENISE F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, DEBORAH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JAMES F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, JOHN H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JEFFREY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, ANDREW G, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, JOHN J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/10/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, THERESA BRYANT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, VICTOR J, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE-DIBBINI, SUSAN Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECI, SUSAN M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER-WOODS, LORI J Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, KATHIE E Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, NICHOLAS Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENPRESS, SHERRI L Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, DAVID F Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, PETER M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEHILL, ROBERT H Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System