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 KIENINGER, CARL R, JR Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $166,535.91 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILANKO, OYENIKE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $166,532.07 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, JOHN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,526.39 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUTHNER, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $166,525.76 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, YVONNE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $166,525.58 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,491.44 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLTORAK, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,478.89 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENBRINK, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,470.50 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANGIO, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,464.72 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THANKACHEN, VARGHESE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $166,464.32 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFER, WILLIAM P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $166,462.96 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,452.07 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, PETER J Employer name Village of Northport Amount $166,450.53 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWALYK, DAVID W Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $166,444.46 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, PATRICK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,438.12 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYER, BRENDAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,436.65 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANNING, JEREMY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,431.64 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SCOTT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,430.27 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLOCK, LOUIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,420.00 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BERNARD F Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $166,417.77 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBAROTTA, ANN MARIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $166,412.14 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURRIERI, RONALD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,410.21 Date 04/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELSON, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,405.54 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PORFIRIO X Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $166,401.65 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANCELLARICH, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $166,400.04 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBATO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,396.90 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, MARK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,388.58 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, ANNE B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $166,374.36 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, PATRICK F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,374.14 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUB, JEFFREY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,370.56 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $166,363.90 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PAUL F Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $166,355.39 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,353.34 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEDILAGO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $166,351.08 Date 04/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTTMAN, KENNETH H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,349.66 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLLMAN, MATTHEW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,345.47 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLIHAN, BRIAN G Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $166,344.84 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCITO, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,341.71 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,340.56 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS, DANIEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,340.56 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,340.56 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GAY, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,340.43 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, CHRISTINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $166,339.96 Date 06/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETUTIS, JOHN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,333.47 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,320.01 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSO, CONCETTA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,311.80 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPP, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,311.80 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBOLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,308.11 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELBRUNE, SERGE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $166,303.35 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,294.36 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, BRADLEY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,293.83 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMMON, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $166,280.78 Date 05/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, ISAI Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,275.96 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, JOHN L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $166,274.02 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILOCO, RODNEY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $166,272.27 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTENBERG, RACHELLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $166,267.58 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANK R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,266.57 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANCHAR, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $166,262.22 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERNILLO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,261.26 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRINAN, JOHN J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $166,259.81 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,253.69 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $166,252.21 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCHMANN, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $166,244.40 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCHELLA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,240.03 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULTON, DARRIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,233.05 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, DEBORAH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,217.45 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,216.93 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, JAY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,215.91 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,212.49 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, DANIEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,209.04 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMIR, HADASSAH Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $166,197.67 Date 12/30/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, GAIL A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $166,197.67 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZARI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $166,194.98 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMKIW, PETER M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $166,190.15 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, MARCELLUS D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $166,178.09 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSCIA, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,171.70 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, JAMES H, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,170.55 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSAS, ANDREA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $166,170.37 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LWIN, TIN Z Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $166,169.98 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMATTEO, MATTHEW E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,164.58 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIMROSE, PADRAIG M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $166,160.72 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLIERI, SUZANNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,160.29 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNEEN, PETER G, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,159.33 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAZARKO, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $166,151.85 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $166,149.78 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, BRIAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,144.20 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUNG, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,142.04 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, STEPHEN D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $166,130.59 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,129.21 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACK, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,129.07 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, SHARON V, DR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $166,125.42 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKHEIT, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,121.63 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,119.47 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, PATRICIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,112.25 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWYDIAK, WALTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,111.80 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, FABIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,111.47 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERROCHES, OLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,108.21 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGGELKE, SCOTT K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,103.33 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENZETTI, JENNIFER I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $166,095.36 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, JOSEPH C.G. Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,090.56 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System