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 CASTORF, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,047.94 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIO Employer name NYC Judges Amount $163,045.34 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, JAMES Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $163,042.51 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIGMAN, WARREN B Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $163,041.14 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, SIMONE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,037.34 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IPPOLITI, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $163,032.87 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAAP, STEVEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,028.04 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ERIC F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,027.71 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPRAH, EMMANUEL K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $163,026.02 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $163,022.33 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, TERESA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,020.00 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, FERDOUSI Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $163,019.74 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $163,010.97 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,004.36 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINKELACKER, WILLIAM T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,996.45 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUMANN, RONALD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,994.00 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREXA- ALLEN, CARRIANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,993.97 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, L WILSON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,991.80 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINELLI, ANGELO R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,989.41 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKEL, HARVEY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $162,984.68 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASER, DANIEL C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $162,984.09 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $162,981.16 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVIN, BRIAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,979.56 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONN, SCOTT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,976.40 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLAIRD, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,973.93 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DABBRACCIO, SALVATORE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,958.76 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFALCE, KEITH S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $162,958.40 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABURUNGYI, TIMOTHY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $162,954.80 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROBERT B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $162,949.50 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPI, RHETT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,945.79 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STORTZ, HERBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,944.89 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAYSON, JOJO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,942.00 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,931.98 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,925.40 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, VINCENT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,905.54 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRETT, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,890.00 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $162,886.04 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOVONI, MEREDITH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,881.06 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, JOSEPH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,879.92 Date 06/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DADE, THOMAS W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,867.96 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,865.67 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ONDERDONK, ERIC C Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $162,862.22 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ELEANOR H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $162,858.62 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHANSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,855.54 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAHL, JOSHUA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,828.42 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPH W Employer name Westchester County Amount $162,827.60 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENAGLIA, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,818.44 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,806.83 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCILLO, RICHARD E Employer name Westchester County Amount $162,805.29 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREGEEN, ERIC J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $162,798.63 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASCONE, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,796.45 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTEKUNST, ARTHUR G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $162,796.22 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGIA, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,795.57 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUTE, DENNIS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $162,793.65 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, MARGARET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,789.14 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENEMANN, STEPHEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,778.89 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, MARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,774.10 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JEFFREY C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,772.80 Date 12/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASOLA, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,768.82 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, JAMES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $162,765.10 Date 06/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANYCH, WILLIAM, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,764.27 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMENDOEIRA, ANTONIO S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,755.13 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, THOMAS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,753.92 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WELQUIS R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $162,750.12 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,745.26 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAGUZZI, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,739.02 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLSPEAK, JOHN P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $162,737.75 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CAROLINE G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,733.96 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,729.25 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERLIN, FRED Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,713.20 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, NATHAN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $162,697.08 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $162,696.75 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $162,694.12 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $162,675.87 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONCI, FRANCIS S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,674.49 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, JENNY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,672.93 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, CHAD K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,671.30 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILROY, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,665.37 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,662.16 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, NOEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,660.18 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, MIRANDA C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $162,658.59 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOO, CRAIG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,654.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUNSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $162,642.46 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLL, JOHN F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $162,638.62 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,627.68 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRANZO, GREGORY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,623.70 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STINGONE, WILLIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $162,613.43 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUST LOPEZ, LINDA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $162,611.50 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KATHLEEN V Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $162,604.19 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, ROBERT M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $162,603.72 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $162,595.08 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $162,594.60 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, GLENN W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $162,592.15 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,585.91 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITTER, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $162,572.22 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMI-PASHAKI, MOHAMMAD Employer name Rockland County Amount $162,563.65 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $162,560.22 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,558.28 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INNACE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,553.57 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOESE, FREDERICK G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $162,553.09 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System