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 FANDREY, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,397.99 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURANTE, SHELLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $177,392.41 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GARFIELD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,375.51 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YASSO, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,373.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KETTENBEIL, FRED M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,372.48 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,363.24 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, TERRENCE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,362.30 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARMOUR, MOIRA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,360.66 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALAG, DOUGLAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $177,357.74 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZAR, GARY P Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $177,351.97 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACKET, JAMES L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $177,334.63 Date 03/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,326.86 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBACH, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,305.73 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBORTIRA, RAY R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $177,303.41 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, RAYMOND Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,303.40 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMBECKJIAN, ROBERT H Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $177,301.62 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEO, GLEN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,299.95 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRIELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,291.71 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPILLMAN, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $177,288.39 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEIWAS, KENNETH B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $177,287.01 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZDA, JAMES T Employer name Cornell University Amount $177,285.30 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,283.28 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUR, SANDEEP Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $177,281.96 Date 01/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, NOEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,263.93 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $177,246.42 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIENZ, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,243.09 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDO, SCOTT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,234.08 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGSBACH, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,228.53 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOOLING, KAREN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,226.58 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORE, MARY E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $177,221.87 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, MARK M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $177,218.05 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, STEVEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,216.30 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALLEUR, GUSTAV J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,214.94 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURANSKY, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,207.61 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADSELL, WALTER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,202.68 Date 05/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAVID A Employer name Department of Health Amount $177,200.95 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, JEANNE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $177,200.95 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROLAND M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,195.20 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALFOUR, LAURENE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,194.22 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMMILLO, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,193.99 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHEL, LAURIE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,193.70 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,189.24 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIUMPAVU, GHEORGHE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $177,187.73 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,185.86 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SASLOW, KARINA B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $177,184.58 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGUIGNON, MAUREEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,181.95 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURVILLA, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,179.96 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAARLEVELD, JOSHUA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,174.53 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, ROBERTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,172.96 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAN, ELENA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $177,168.35 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKINZON, GENRIETTA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $177,168.35 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHA, ASHOK K Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $177,168.35 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, TAE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $177,168.35 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, HYACINTH L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $177,168.35 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENZER, GARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,166.48 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $177,165.86 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZA, SALVATORE Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $177,156.32 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLCHINSKI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $177,154.45 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAASZ, WILLIAM L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $177,149.97 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,149.63 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,145.40 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUIS, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,144.27 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,143.58 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS-GOODE, LAURA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $177,129.03 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KATHERINE E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $177,123.88 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGER, ANN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $177,104.06 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, HOWARD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,095.63 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $177,090.00 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, SHAUN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,074.49 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FICARROTTA, SALVATORE N Employer name Westchester County Amount $177,071.87 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,063.22 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,050.62 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,048.44 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FESSEL, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,041.78 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERSTEIN, LAWRENCE Z Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $177,032.42 Date 02/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSACE, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $177,030.98 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTINELLA, FRANK G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $177,004.63 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASCENCIO, LUIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $177,003.63 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $176,999.76 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSCIA, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,994.93 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,993.59 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, CHUNG SUK Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $176,982.78 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAJARDO, ANTHONY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,982.41 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOLL, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,979.13 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, BERNARD O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,977.34 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, AARON R Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $176,976.36 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANNON, GREGORY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,974.94 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCHMANN, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $176,963.80 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOFANO, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,952.37 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSACK, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $176,945.98 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,942.04 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PRIMA, ERIC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,935.28 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, GARLAND H Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,927.91 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,926.02 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,925.81 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRETCHEN, MICHAEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,917.79 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHAR, KUNJLATA, MD Employer name Westchester County Amount $176,912.18 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRELLI, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,892.67 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, SCOTT G Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $176,886.02 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, ROGER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,885.10 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System