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 WELLS, BRIAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $168,597.48 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, HARRY Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $168,595.57 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,589.10 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTONE, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,584.06 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLANT, THADDEUS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,583.64 Date 04/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHAUNCEY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $168,581.26 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MELO, EDGAR G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $168,579.80 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTI, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $168,578.87 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGLINO, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,571.71 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,568.49 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AVERILL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,567.03 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEADY, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,565.79 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JUDITH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,565.06 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, KEVIN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,558.20 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, KEITH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,555.88 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,555.78 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,553.26 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORESTO, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,552.00 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURLING, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,542.70 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAS, VILMA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $168,538.86 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACRES, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,538.36 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEARNS, DOUGLAS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,532.00 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, RONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,528.71 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPARELLI, JOHN J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $168,528.49 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTANNO, JOHN W Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $168,527.30 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANFROGNA, RONALD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,521.75 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENION, CONAL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,504.84 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANI, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,502.80 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THANAVALA, YASMIN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $168,499.50 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILFORD, MARK A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $168,497.68 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DENNIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,493.20 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, JOHN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $168,492.41 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,473.13 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMIE LEE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,471.89 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL-CHANDLER, LUISA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $168,461.92 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBE, RAYMOND F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,460.84 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,458.93 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEIDBERG, DAVID Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $168,456.67 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,455.36 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, THOMAS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,455.21 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLANSKI, MARLENE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,450.67 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, STEVEN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,441.73 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE TOIA, RICHARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $168,425.44 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEIRDRE M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $168,420.72 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRY, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,420.39 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $168,413.62 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANSCOYOC, CAROL L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $168,408.15 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, RONALD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,404.11 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, JARED H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,402.43 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARONOFF, HELEN R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $168,396.98 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTENHAMEL, CARL M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $168,394.82 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLIHAN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $168,387.90 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,387.10 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IABONI, PAUL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,387.06 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERTELLI, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,382.74 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLUB, STEVEN R Employer name Village of Northport Amount $168,373.56 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANICKEY, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,361.31 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAEGER, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,357.80 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOKMAN, PAUL E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,348.43 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, MARK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,345.66 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, NORVAL W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $168,342.67 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBELET, JOHN Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $168,342.33 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNAVA, VENKATA R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $168,341.72 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEWICH, MICHAEL O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,335.64 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANFRANCESCO, TIMOTHY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $168,335.03 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHREN, JOSEPH W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $168,327.92 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEY, KEITH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,313.08 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOCKLEY, CLIFFORD E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $168,307.21 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TERENCE P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $168,302.83 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,295.91 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYKEN-FIELDS, LESLIE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,292.80 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BUONO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $168,290.78 Date 02/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALB, HOWARD F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $168,273.55 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, PATRICK O Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $168,273.38 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACQUILINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,271.60 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,266.11 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUINA, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,258.43 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,255.79 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAMIAN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,255.73 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, MATTHEW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,246.00 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, PETER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $168,245.00 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, ROBERT F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $168,241.15 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLENREUTHER, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,240.42 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUTARNIA, KRZYSZTOF Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,227.31 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POKORNY, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $168,224.31 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DAVID T Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $168,219.59 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWPER, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,219.48 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREGOY, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,218.32 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKIE, JAMES R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $168,218.00 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCOVICH, RONALD W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $168,212.13 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $168,210.00 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNSCH, DENNIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,197.19 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL TRESTE, CLAUDIO F Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,189.81 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $168,185.96 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, DENNIS K Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $168,184.56 Date 07/03/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAHN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,154.67 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $168,154.24 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, DORA L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $168,153.21 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, BRIAN J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $168,143.03 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGUS, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,134.15 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System