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 HORGAN, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $178,028.31 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRANZO, GREGORY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $178,016.50 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARSE, LAMOND W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $177,993.63 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APARICIO, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,976.62 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQUE, MUSTAQ A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $177,972.35 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, BRENDAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,968.00 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, DANIEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,965.71 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,963.13 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, TERENCE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $177,960.93 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $177,953.59 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUESI, WILLIAM P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,951.18 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, ELBA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $177,950.96 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMERANO, DAVID P Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $177,950.18 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELDEN, JOHN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,937.90 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, AMY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $177,932.53 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, LOUIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,929.50 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLAHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,919.05 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATHAM, SCOTT Employer name Town of Southold Amount $177,918.41 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROST, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $177,915.90 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIBELSKI, RONALD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,903.87 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, CATRINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,897.78 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMP, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,888.33 Date 08/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMAGALA, CHRIS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,887.31 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, JAMES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,887.20 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, PAUL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,884.62 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIN, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,876.53 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTONE, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,853.25 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACCO, MARK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,840.76 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJNARAIN, EMILLE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,840.42 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, CHARLENE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $177,840.08 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, PETER J, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $177,839.65 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERCOLE, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,836.75 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEDILAGO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $177,829.87 Date 04/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $177,807.46 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZEKAJLO, TOMMY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,801.06 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERBERICH, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,799.75 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINGOIA, SALVATORE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,799.28 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $177,791.72 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GILBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,774.90 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, MARGERY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,772.21 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPOVITCH, WAYNE J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $177,762.79 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,760.59 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIONCHIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,751.80 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $177,748.10 Date 02/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RICHARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,743.73 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIZE, JOHN P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $177,742.47 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEANE, CRAIG J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,737.57 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORSCH, BARRY L Employer name Seneca County Amount $177,717.22 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, SHARON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,715.39 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHE, CLIFF A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $177,692.22 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSID, ERIC D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,679.15 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDO, JOSEPH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,671.37 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,668.49 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $177,663.24 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEDGECOCK, DANIEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,659.30 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ROGER Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $177,656.79 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK T Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $177,648.06 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $177,647.51 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHARTNER, ROGER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,639.55 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,622.47 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RANDY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $177,619.37 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES W Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $177,611.76 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, BENNY Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $177,607.94 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUROW, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $177,604.71 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHELLDERFER, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,603.11 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBONATI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,598.56 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, APRILANNE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $177,580.58 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RIENZO, DAVID V Employer name Westchester County Amount $177,576.03 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVA, JAMIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,570.70 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENETY, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,566.05 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,557.87 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $177,553.62 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARQUINIO, GLENN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,552.86 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERHARDT, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $177,549.68 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,543.40 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SCOTT G Employer name Westchester County Amount $177,539.73 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, SCOTT W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,533.91 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEITTER, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,527.98 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,522.00 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, HEASOOK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $177,518.67 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $177,515.43 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,513.97 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGINS, BRUCE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $177,512.86 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, BERNADETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $177,500.03 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,490.00 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, EARL, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,486.98 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $177,485.73 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CONRAD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,480.95 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARANGO, VICTORIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $177,479.78 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, GERARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,478.95 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONI, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,475.89 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAHN, LYNN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $177,452.73 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, ROCENDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,450.99 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANDARD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,433.35 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, EDWARD G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,429.45 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALISE, MARCO V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,425.60 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, JAMES L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $177,418.93 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, STANLEY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $177,418.31 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDOOL, TARIQ A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,410.97 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, SHARON V, DR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $177,398.52 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System