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 RIEMAN, LORI P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $180,115.49 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREGORY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $180,115.28 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $180,096.81 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROLA, FREDERICK E, JR Employer name Hempstead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $180,081.96 Date 01/06/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $180,081.95 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALLI, ROBERT Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $180,069.67 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRZNADEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $180,048.00 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPANELLI, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $180,045.06 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGDANOFF, FRANCINE Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $180,044.02 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, RODNEY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $180,042.54 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JOHN W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $180,037.17 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAYMOND L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $180,029.66 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $180,026.38 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTASIEWICZ, VICTOR D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $180,015.50 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDICOTT, JEAN W Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $179,977.78 Date 02/16/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITI, MARIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,976.40 Date 09/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONCI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $179,974.32 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, DYLAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,971.84 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MARTHA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $179,954.30 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, SHAWN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,954.03 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, LORRAINE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $179,952.62 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOY, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,952.42 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, THOMAS P Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $179,936.46 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,923.41 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,907.77 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QAYYUM, SHUJAAT Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $179,904.69 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,883.04 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,853.18 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATCH, JOHANNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $179,852.38 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,850.96 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOX, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,840.44 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,834.39 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, DANIEL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $179,833.21 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, LUKE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $179,832.97 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, JOHN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $179,823.95 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $179,803.92 Date 07/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGERTY, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,793.13 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINETTI, LOUIS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,793.13 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, RAYMOND E Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,787.58 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, JOHN A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $179,785.00 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DABBRACCIO, SALVATORE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,774.63 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUSWIRTH, MARIANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,757.45 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLON, JOHN J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $179,751.21 Date 07/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,749.80 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVITABLE, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,738.16 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,732.81 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, JENNY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $179,730.28 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PERNA, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $179,713.52 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BENEDICTIS, RAYMOND A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $179,706.83 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCILLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $179,705.65 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZEN, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,705.32 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, VALENTIN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,704.30 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,694.88 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, RICK D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $179,693.23 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONA, GIUSEPPE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $179,687.98 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,671.78 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, MORRIS L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $179,663.61 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,643.97 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, BRIAN W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $179,635.35 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,631.80 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,619.88 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $179,616.47 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWRY, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,607.88 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPP, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,605.05 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBELET, JOHN Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $179,595.94 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSEPH S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $179,580.02 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, ELIZABETH R Employer name Education Department Amount $179,561.43 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, BRIAN J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $179,561.29 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, VICTOR Y Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $179,555.95 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYER, ERIC E Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,554.87 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOVSEPIAN, MARK B Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $179,512.35 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, RICHARD Employer name Rockland County Amount $179,511.56 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,510.55 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $179,507.19 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEINLICH, DAVID K Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,494.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRETOLA, ELI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,490.27 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATTY, JOHN T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $179,486.80 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTES, VINCENT P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,481.40 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,468.44 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, DOUGLAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $179,456.85 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, GENEVIEVE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $179,434.59 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $179,429.82 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLIN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $179,427.15 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLISS, ELAINE G Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $179,416.86 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EDWIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,416.37 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, THOMAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $179,382.19 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEMIA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,378.27 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFOWITZ, BETH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $179,377.00 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMERMAN, EDWARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,363.84 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, THOMAS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,353.05 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, JAMES J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $179,351.74 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINNING, JOHN D, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $179,343.46 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,323.76 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATTIGAN-DAVIS, THERESA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $179,312.83 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINDRICH, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $179,306.79 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROPPOLO, ANNA M Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $179,305.20 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $179,292.56 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESE, MARCO A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $179,286.04 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARK L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $179,284.84 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANCHER, ALBRO W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $179,278.05 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System