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 CALABRESE, STEVEN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $170,091.34 Date 02/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAVID A Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $170,085.54 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODEN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $170,083.57 Date 05/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNEY, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,082.96 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,073.76 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORICCHIO ANDOLA, ANN ELIZABETH Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $170,073.15 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JOHN W Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $170,060.99 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANWICK, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,054.47 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GRAFFE, CLARELLE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,054.28 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GENE H, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,053.09 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERENSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $170,045.71 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLZER, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,043.91 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIN, KEN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $170,039.96 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNAZZONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $170,035.92 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASONE, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,034.17 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,031.33 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUSMAN, MIKHAIL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $170,023.46 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,017.82 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, DAVID R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $170,004.23 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRUET, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,001.94 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, BRIAN F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $169,987.84 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KARLA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $169,984.96 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOREEN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $169,982.61 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CLAUDIA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $169,980.55 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY P, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $169,979.56 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGO CAMBEIRO, LEONARDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,977.68 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, SALVATORE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,974.39 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUFF, ARNOLD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $169,971.62 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASELMANN, PETER A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $169,955.22 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, BARRY L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $169,953.25 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, ANNEMARIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $169,950.76 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,950.44 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAO, MANUEL C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $169,948.84 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOSZYN, EDWARD P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $169,946.26 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKOWKA, TODD M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $169,946.26 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHARLES W Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $169,946.26 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYYAPILLI, THOMAS G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $169,944.91 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, KARL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,941.92 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIUSEPPE, BARBARA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $169,937.94 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, NASRIN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $169,933.94 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, PAUL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,906.79 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAN, TONI A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $169,892.28 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JAMES P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $169,892.28 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CHRIS A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $169,892.28 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $169,887.74 Date 11/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JOHN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $169,877.22 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,872.81 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,860.43 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETO, SAMUEL, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,856.32 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEISER, JACK E, JR Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $169,853.23 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAL, DENNIS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,851.82 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGG, RAYMOND J Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,841.98 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $169,820.80 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMENSHCHIKOVA, MARINA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $169,817.53 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDERFER, DAVID B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,815.19 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAZLI, YASMEEN Z Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $169,811.09 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,810.85 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAHEY, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,798.12 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $169,784.11 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOTTISWOOD, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,775.91 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VONDA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $169,766.52 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, OWEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,756.13 Date 04/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONOFRY, ROBERT A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $169,749.00 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, LOUIS P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $169,749.00 Date 10/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, DAVID H Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $169,749.00 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPFERMAN, RICHARD A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $169,749.00 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, CHARLENE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $169,743.60 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMILUS, GAETAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $169,735.72 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, JACK M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $169,735.11 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $169,734.90 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDERS, MERVIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,730.50 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,729.43 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIROZ, NOZ Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $169,722.91 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,722.44 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, JOHN, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,712.33 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROLIKIEWICZ, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,711.24 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, VALSAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $169,704.89 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTHERS, AMY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,697.66 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRON, JUAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,697.03 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,679.44 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNAM, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $169,675.12 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREN, GORDON W, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.70 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLA, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.69 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUE-CINCOTTA, CLARE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.68 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, ROBERT A Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.67 Date 04/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBASH, CAROL L Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.66 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABER, MICHAEL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.66 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERBERNSTEIN, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.66 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUFFI, ROBERT H Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.64 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDERFUND, JUDITH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,672.63 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, STANLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,666.64 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHID, JAVAID Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $169,662.00 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCI, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,659.88 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHAM, HUYPHUC T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $169,652.61 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SHARON A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,649.80 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUELLBIER, RALPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,643.65 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LERNON, AINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,642.39 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOONIE, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,635.73 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $169,630.69 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KENNETH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,629.11 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System