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 DORAN, KENNETH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,743.02 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,740.68 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDETTI, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,734.85 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,734.68 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRICONE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $170,732.60 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAZDANIE, MOHAMMAD A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $170,721.46 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLEY-WHITE, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $170,719.72 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CORTE, JEROME A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,719.37 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAROLLI, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,691.53 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSKETTA, CAROL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,689.68 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JULIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,689.68 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,688.40 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, THOMAS P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $170,686.57 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $170,685.54 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDAKOVICH, ALEXANDER Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $170,682.89 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCHET, ALICE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $170,675.11 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $170,669.62 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAKRAM, CHERIF Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $170,642.73 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDAN, HAROLD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,628.44 Date 06/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, KEVIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,615.80 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARANDY, DAVID Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $170,608.60 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GERMAN A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $170,592.04 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZYDOR, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,572.71 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LACRUZ, SANDY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,569.40 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNKEL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,567.53 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWIN, SCOTT J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $170,559.94 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMCOX, KYLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,558.17 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATING, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,558.08 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIVARIS, NICHOLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,555.97 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLISSIMO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,553.37 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KELVIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,541.42 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,536.79 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, NAYYERA B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $170,532.77 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $170,526.84 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOARES, PAUL DAVID Employer name Albany County Amount $170,517.43 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, JASON M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,512.22 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBURN, SCOTT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,511.59 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAN GERMANO, ANDREW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,509.37 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, VALERIE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $170,502.46 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAHOUDY, GERALD Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $170,499.24 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENENLOTTER, DAVID D Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,484.21 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIL, BRANDON G Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $170,474.04 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,469.91 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVE, RICHARD D Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $170,461.95 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERNASKI, STEFAN R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $170,458.62 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASKIN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $170,456.37 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELCHIONA, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,452.11 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, RONALD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,443.08 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAS, ELLIS D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $170,439.39 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, RAYMOND D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $170,432.51 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $170,426.62 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,421.08 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTALBO, MARJOEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $170,419.97 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, ANDREW Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,416.23 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCARROLL, EDWARD T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $170,400.13 Date 06/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THEODORE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,382.00 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARELLA, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,377.76 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, ALAN B Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,374.43 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUE, LARRY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,372.86 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REISINGER, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,371.64 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, DENISE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,369.00 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $170,349.23 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASULKE, ROBERT J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $170,349.04 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODECKER, JOHN C Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $170,335.45 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JASON H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,329.82 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SELVON Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $170,317.00 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, JONATHAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,316.34 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROXANNE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $170,303.10 Date 10/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGAL, FLORESS L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $170,301.46 Date 11/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TARA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,293.22 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, BARRY O Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,283.84 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,277.76 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOZER, PAULA R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $170,275.61 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, DEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,272.33 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CINDY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,252.56 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESSARD, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $170,243.82 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MANUEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,240.23 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,233.86 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGGART, DENNIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,232.95 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPARI, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,230.91 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,222.01 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAGLIOLA, MARK Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,217.81 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ARTHUR F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,203.32 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLER, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,201.37 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, JODI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,200.27 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,191.85 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANTONI, OLGA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $170,188.70 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $170,172.87 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,164.01 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,151.81 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSINELLI, LOUIS P Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $170,151.01 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name XIKIS, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,133.36 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,132.47 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,117.21 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, PETER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,109.88 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,109.56 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPPULLA, VINCENT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,107.57 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,094.50 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAKI, SHEHAB Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $170,093.78 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRO, RAYMOND S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,093.53 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System