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 KEVINS, LINDA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $178,701.82 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, VINCENT J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $178,701.82 Date 05/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMES F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $178,701.82 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINO, JOHN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $178,701.82 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINARI, MARIAN ROSE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $178,701.82 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UKEILEY, STEPHEN L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $178,701.82 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,677.16 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTORF, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,675.67 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $178,671.55 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYRIACOU, MIKE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $178,665.02 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENESI, JAMES J Employer name Westchester County Amount $178,654.59 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,645.23 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,643.74 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOBLISH, JUSTIN T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $178,634.34 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEPPER, ANDREW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,630.61 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELICHOVSKAYA, SOFIA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $178,599.35 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMALEN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $178,595.82 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLVE, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $178,591.33 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPARELLI, JOHN J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $178,590.83 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLYDENBURGH, JAMES F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,575.62 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GABRIELLA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $178,563.30 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIOPINTO, STEPHEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,562.06 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $178,550.67 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, MARSHALL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $178,530.49 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, CRAIG M Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,521.47 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONADIES, LEONARD J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $178,499.64 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAZOLEK, JAMES P, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $178,497.36 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUOMO, ANDREW M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $178,489.93 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, FREDERICK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,488.61 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKOW, ERICH R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $178,479.46 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,475.05 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASH, MICHAEL F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $178,460.86 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGINSKI, PHILIP F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,458.90 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANNI, CHARLES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,450.81 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEATHERBARROW, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $178,431.37 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDINO, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,428.00 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JONATHAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,426.64 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILOCO, RODNEY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $178,416.24 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, ALEXANDRA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $178,415.33 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, EUGENE M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $178,411.69 Date 05/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, JOHN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $178,401.18 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $178,401.07 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRIAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $178,390.15 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANNON, DAVID N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $178,381.73 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ROBERTO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $178,377.82 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, BRIAN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $178,374.22 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLFETTA, ANTHONY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,368.88 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $178,359.85 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANAVACIOL, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,359.04 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACICH, ROBERT V Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,357.25 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINE, ELIZABETH R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $178,351.98 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, ROBIN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $178,351.98 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRILLO, FEDERICO, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,345.97 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHANNA, BRIAN K Employer name Department of Law Amount $178,344.55 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,344.35 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRICOLO, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $178,343.40 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,340.59 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAKE, GLENN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $178,332.60 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, WILLIAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $178,320.66 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,319.51 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $178,318.55 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, STEVEN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $178,317.03 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNEEN, PETER G, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,311.19 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAKE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,295.73 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $178,286.07 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,279.59 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANNETTINO, JAMES J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $178,278.60 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELE, ANTHONY M Employer name Orange County Amount $178,277.22 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, FRANCIS Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $178,276.59 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERMELSTEIN, LINDA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,274.90 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZAROTTA, JAMES L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,263.39 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, NORMAN E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $178,258.64 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMMER, HENRY L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $178,254.82 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRATU, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,236.47 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MARY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $178,235.47 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELD, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $178,230.10 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAULIK, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $178,221.64 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,211.48 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTUSCIELLO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,211.16 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,208.80 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUCCIO, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,207.07 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACCA, ANTHONY N Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $178,198.98 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, PATRICK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $178,179.41 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LUIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,177.75 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,173.59 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHESON, JAMES E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $178,148.81 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNN, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,136.96 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,130.04 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKE, THOMAS JON Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $178,128.64 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,118.20 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, ERIK H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,117.67 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, ANTHONY H Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,101.77 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,101.18 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FEO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,083.89 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARAGLIO, PERRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,079.93 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,070.91 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWENSON, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,070.03 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, EDWARD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $178,053.21 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $178,050.47 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLASKOCINSKI, FABRICIO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $178,034.98 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System