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 CASTALDO, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,584.61 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BHUIYAN, ZULFIQUAR H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $160,577.84 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUHAN, VED P Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $160,576.34 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIELOCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,569.91 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, DANNY D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $160,566.95 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANY, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,566.85 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,566.73 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $160,541.93 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, CATHERINE Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $160,541.60 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,531.21 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, CHARLES S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $160,530.65 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVILA, MARLON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,521.61 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MEGAN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $160,503.36 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,499.29 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, JAMES D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,494.93 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PATRICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,494.56 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWRY, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,486.08 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,484.29 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JAMES D Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,480.23 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, JANICE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $160,476.67 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $160,469.02 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERBAUM, GREGORY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,458.20 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $160,455.45 Date 08/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREDLE, MARCUS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,448.84 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNGARO, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,437.62 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARAHUS, KIM A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $160,434.06 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, RICHARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,430.72 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, WILLIAM R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,423.65 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUALDINO, FRANK D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $160,422.34 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAY Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,420.56 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALL, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,419.93 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVERSO, MANUEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,417.95 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITZZALARO, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $160,417.44 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMOLER, ARLENE R Employer name Department of Law Amount $160,414.76 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,411.49 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUTINELLA, FRANK G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,407.75 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, TERRENCE M, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,400.24 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERINCHIEF, BRIAN E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $160,389.95 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $160,389.15 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNING, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,369.06 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOVEY, JULIA H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $160,366.65 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JAMES M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $160,366.23 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, INES M NIEVES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $160,363.57 Date 08/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $160,354.99 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CRAIG D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $160,354.98 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESDUNES, PAUL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,353.06 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEITTER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,349.68 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENEMILLE, ERNST T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $160,348.83 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINI, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,328.22 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITTER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,327.76 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RUBEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,323.14 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLL, DEBORAH Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $160,321.72 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKELING, C STEPHEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $160,307.72 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, KAREN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $160,307.72 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONAUGH, JAMES A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $160,307.72 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DAVID A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $160,307.72 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DERRICK J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $160,307.72 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLUVIO, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,305.25 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACCIOTTI, ANGELO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $160,285.67 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDELLA, CHARLES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,284.59 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KEITH F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,276.77 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUREK, JOHN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $160,274.38 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, PATRICK G Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,273.04 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BRIAN T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $160,272.71 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHNAYDERMAN, SEMYON Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,265.87 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, JOHN A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $160,263.20 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAN, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $160,254.44 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MERVIN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $160,251.11 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, DENNIS C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $160,250.46 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,244.70 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMILLA, SONIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $160,240.91 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, LOUIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,236.94 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,223.84 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, CHRIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,221.68 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHINO, DARREN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $160,213.16 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTALO, RICHARD V Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $160,204.78 Date 08/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,201.77 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, LILLIAN G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $160,200.24 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSWELL, ROBERT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,192.69 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CENCERIA P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $160,171.15 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, JOSEPH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,166.04 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, PATRICK C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $160,163.25 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, ANDREW L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,161.79 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, PETER N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $160,160.46 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,157.60 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARNIG, GARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,156.05 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTORINO, ROBERT P Employer name Westchester County Amount $160,144.14 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCHO, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,143.13 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RYAN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $160,141.08 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADUEKWE, NNAMDI E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $160,133.38 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, GEORGE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $160,129.86 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASKIEWICZ, JEFFREY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $160,126.50 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASE, KENNETH F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $160,116.92 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, MARGARET L Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $160,105.26 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIONCHIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,103.00 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $160,098.83 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LAURA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $160,092.16 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMORE, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,082.00 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAMO, JOSEPH G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $160,081.12 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITVINSKI, OLEG Employer name Nassau County Amount $160,071.44 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System