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 ANGELO, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,877.90 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEY, EDDIE W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $176,868.90 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,852.07 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KEITH T Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $176,842.51 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTERNACK, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $176,841.17 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,839.38 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANELLI, CHARLES B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,837.30 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZITH, DANIEL Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $176,835.23 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORIGOW, BRETT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,832.33 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, ALEXANDER B Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,827.63 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEON, DANIEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,821.43 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINAS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,819.65 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERFOGEL, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,802.28 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINET, DAVID W Employer name Westchester County Amount $176,791.05 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOURLAY, GUY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,784.39 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,779.12 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMO, JEFFREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,773.04 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JO ANN S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $176,759.31 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESNA, MIGUELA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $176,745.23 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURORA, ROZY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $176,741.23 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLINO, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,737.60 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARKINS, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,732.98 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRY, CHARLES S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $176,732.45 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEEL, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,718.30 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKEPPLE, ROMEO E Employer name Westchester County Amount $176,709.32 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,707.80 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,705.98 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ORLANDO Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,702.96 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,691.42 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RAMON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,683.14 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, ADAM E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $176,679.26 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,674.90 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,674.90 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTI, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,674.17 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAY, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,668.52 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERCULA, EDNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $176,665.95 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $176,643.81 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREN, GORDON W, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.95 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABER, MICHAEL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.91 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLA, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.90 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBASH, CAROL L Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.88 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUFFI, ROBERT H Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.88 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERBERNSTEIN, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.88 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, ROBERT A Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.86 Date 04/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDERFUND, JUDITH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.85 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUE-CINCOTTA, CLARE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $176,640.85 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORUSCIO, GARY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $176,639.70 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLIS, STEPHEN B Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $176,629.74 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDOY, CLEOPATRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $176,626.79 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, CARLA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,625.10 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,610.82 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEEMS, RYAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,606.12 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, CHANNON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,601.61 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVINO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $176,586.61 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDERLEIN, THOMAS K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $176,583.19 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALMON, ROWENA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $176,578.92 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANEKAMP, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $176,568.51 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAFEY, THOMAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,568.48 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, KELVIN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $176,567.25 Date 08/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATH, DAVID T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,564.11 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIENEMANN, STEPHEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,554.91 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,543.19 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, BRETT D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $176,538.65 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUK, VLADIMIR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $176,537.18 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCCISANO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,530.13 Date 02/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE' E Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,520.38 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, WILLIAM W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,511.75 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KARL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,504.65 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENK, SCOTT D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $176,503.72 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, HOWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,495.46 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNIVAL, PAUL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,485.82 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEITER, KEVIN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,483.82 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,478.38 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARELLO, THOMAS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,457.47 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINNERTZ, PAUL M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $176,432.03 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIENER, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $176,428.73 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, DANIEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,419.37 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,416.38 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMOIA, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,416.20 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ERIK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,411.04 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC RAE, LISA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,401.16 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $176,398.09 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, NORMAN A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $176,392.06 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASCARELLI, JOSEPH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,389.64 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORAN, ARTHUR J, III Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $176,388.62 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $176,374.95 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROBERT W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $176,373.83 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSINGER, MARK L Employer name Department of Health Amount $176,372.96 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIGSMANN, CARL J, MD Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $176,369.40 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, HECTOR R Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,362.10 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, DANIEL B Employer name Department of Health Amount $176,352.06 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFEL, THEODORE Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $176,342.83 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARB, LENA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $176,338.97 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLETTIERI, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,337.23 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS C Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $176,331.46 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEVERIN, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,328.26 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, THOMAS R Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $176,327.84 Date 02/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASHMI, MOHAMMAD A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $176,319.91 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVELESKIE, STEVEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,318.64 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,311.02 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System