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 RAPHAEL, AVA Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,900.00 Date 02/02/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBELLI, BRIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,897.18 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILTON, GREGORY J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $172,896.65 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SEAN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,896.10 Date 11/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, TIMOTHY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,895.22 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, DENNIS S Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,890.00 Date 03/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRIAN D Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, JAMES T Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 08/16/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYE, POLLY A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWEEK, RICHARD M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, JOHN F Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEIGHAN, KELLY S Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JONATHAN D Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,890.00 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,885.76 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVINSKI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,883.45 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERMELSTEIN, LINDA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,876.90 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, KENNETH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,875.17 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOUHY, STEPHEN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $172,859.45 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINS, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $172,853.13 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, HAROLD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,852.28 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZO, KIRSTEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,842.27 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, GERARDO R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $172,839.90 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,834.58 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, FREDERICK N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $172,832.54 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, MATTHEW V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,820.70 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASKO, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $172,794.27 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAZDA, JAMES T Employer name Cornell University Amount $172,789.92 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $172,789.54 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEO, GLEN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,787.89 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPERMAN, TARA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,787.03 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,786.88 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISERENDINO, ANTHONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,780.02 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRONZEK, KENNETH C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,776.24 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA, STEVEN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,758.69 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROLA, FREDERICK E, JR Employer name Hempstead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $172,748.71 Date 01/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,743.25 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,739.86 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRUCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,726.18 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, BOBBY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $172,718.71 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,718.32 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MARTIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,700.55 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RESTA-BROGAN, CAROLYN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,696.27 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $172,693.80 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALELLA, ALEJANDRO J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $172,693.80 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNI, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,689.23 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLAVERDE, ANIBAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,672.86 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, RICHARD W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,672.20 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,667.90 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASAIS, DEBBORAH S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $172,660.87 Date 10/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKOW, ERICH R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $172,655.67 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, HELEN BLAIR Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,653.60 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, FRANCESCO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $172,650.11 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, ANDREW A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $172,630.77 Date 01/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, XIAOYING Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $172,626.97 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,622.61 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORREALE, SEAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,607.43 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GLENN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,600.86 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKIR, TUZEEN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $172,597.47 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,592.92 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,591.52 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FADAVI, ALI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,588.00 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,587.83 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALVAROSA, MARIO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $172,585.42 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,584.57 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTEY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $172,574.13 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBACCO, LOUIS G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,572.23 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SHANE T Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $172,564.84 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWERS, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,559.43 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITMARS, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,556.57 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESANTO, HELENE I Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $172,545.92 Date 09/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOGH, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,541.61 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATOS, ARELYS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,531.27 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDHEIM, JOHN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $172,527.67 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, LENA V R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $172,527.19 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM TED Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $172,514.40 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMERANO, DAVID P Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $172,513.47 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGILL, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,507.92 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSHUA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,506.84 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORANOCE, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,501.63 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,496.55 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RANDY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,490.15 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, CHRIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,476.40 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, J JOHN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $172,471.99 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTALL, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,468.82 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYRIANNIS, CHARLES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $172,466.56 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARGARET N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $172,462.35 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ANGELA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $172,462.35 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, STEVEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,458.00 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDQUIST, STEVEN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,450.70 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $172,449.69 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, FRANK H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,437.20 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMULARO, VINCENT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,431.47 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI ROSSO, LOUIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,425.16 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAICICH, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,408.79 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICIO, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,408.21 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,398.46 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCALLAGHAN, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,395.00 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDER, EVAN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $172,393.32 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMITI, DONNA C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $172,392.09 Date 07/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ADAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,391.36 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System