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 PAOLUCCI, JOHN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $171,580.16 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $171,579.38 Date 07/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, LAWRENCE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,572.95 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,571.62 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARICCHIUTA, JERRY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,569.44 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEL, ERIC L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $171,557.19 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETZOLD, JASON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,555.29 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENFAIDA, LAKSHMI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,554.57 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN-RAPHAEL, REBECCA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $171,544.82 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGARA, PRASAD V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $171,544.82 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODKIN WHITE, JOANNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $171,544.82 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHIAM, ALAN G Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $171,543.68 Date 06/06/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHIRK, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,539.70 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,536.03 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRIAN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,529.77 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TZANETOS, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,507.62 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MARGARET MCGRATH Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $171,507.08 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCATORE, DONNA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $171,505.00 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, GERARD E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $171,500.26 Date 11/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNGER, KENNETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,496.69 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,496.10 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLAFATI, DOMINIC P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $171,494.86 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $171,494.68 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTER, MERRILL R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $171,494.49 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JEROME A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,486.49 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, JAMES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,486.03 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JAMES V Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $171,484.50 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNAFEY, THOMAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,481.18 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, FRANCIS Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $171,478.47 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,477.59 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,471.66 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARY, PETER J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $171,470.69 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCOCELLO, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $171,455.48 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAGER, LANCE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,454.97 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIED, KRISTOFFER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,448.71 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALADINO, FRANK N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,439.39 Date 10/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, JOHN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $171,436.54 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIKER, GUY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $171,433.60 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, RORY T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $171,429.04 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORDALISO, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,426.33 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZINNS, RACHEL E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $171,424.98 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, THOMAS W Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $171,423.99 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,417.14 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAIS, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,415.94 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MICHELLE R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $171,412.30 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLING, THOMAS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,411.71 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPOZZI, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,409.71 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,404.14 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KSIAZEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,403.90 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,402.29 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KERRY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $171,400.25 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,390.81 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAMER, PEGGY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $171,390.43 Date 10/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MOORE, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,385.42 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSON, SCOTT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,375.50 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, FRANK H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,369.15 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMARA, TERENCE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,369.15 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISEY, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,361.28 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, DANIEL E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $171,358.67 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRECZYLO, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,352.63 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVITT, JACQUELINE R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $171,352.21 Date 07/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, CARLOS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,351.63 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIN, FRANCIS, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,346.90 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIKHELSON, ALEX Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $171,337.67 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,336.86 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNER, THOMAS C, JR Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $171,336.20 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIEKH, HABIB U Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $171,336.09 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUN, YOUNG S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $171,319.21 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, LEON J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,317.67 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, EDWIN Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $171,317.50 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKOWITZ, HEATHER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,311.85 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $171,307.65 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, SIMUN S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $171,305.18 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, GEORGE P, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,298.95 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROPF, GERARD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,298.95 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, RONALD J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $171,298.75 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TROY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,296.03 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, MARYANN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $171,279.66 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,279.13 Date 05/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GILBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,276.90 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, GERARD N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,276.85 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWES, CHRISTINA JEANNE Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $171,274.25 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, BARTON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,273.36 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,270.26 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VADLAMUDI, KRISHNA K Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $171,267.46 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, DEBRA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $171,265.92 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,262.03 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACHTMAN, NEIL G Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $171,261.46 Date 06/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABI-DARGHAM, ANISSA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $171,261.18 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGAS, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,249.18 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUDSI, VIQAR A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $171,247.21 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIERI, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,246.15 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, JOHN C Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $171,234.84 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, VICTOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,234.71 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORONATO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,232.07 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRITTENDEN, JOSEPH J. Employer name Dutchess County Amount $171,228.09 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLI, ROBERT Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $171,225.27 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAKRAM, MERVAT R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $171,224.71 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINCIC, WALTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,219.39 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, ALEXANDER B Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,203.81 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System