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 HELGERSON, JASON A Employer name Department of Health Amount $176,306.25 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFENKRIEG, STEPHEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,304.25 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURANO, JESSE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,304.03 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, TERRENCE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $176,297.69 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPAIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,295.68 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKOY, JEFF, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $176,295.29 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLIA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $176,292.00 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, PETER W Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,291.29 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINERMAN, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,281.91 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $176,267.66 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PORTIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $176,267.66 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, WAYNE K Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $176,255.17 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TINGLEY, REBECCA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $176,253.32 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATZON, STEPHEN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,239.94 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERRY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $176,239.19 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDERNESS, CLAIRE C Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $176,228.91 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, AARON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,224.96 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVELY, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,203.99 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROENWEGEN, NANCY GLEASON Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $176,201.65 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTERER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,194.31 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVACCA, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,191.78 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRUIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $176,186.51 Date 06/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELLITTO, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,186.09 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YABLOCHNIKOVA, FAINA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $176,185.74 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,177.79 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, KENNETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,176.30 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,174.81 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAHN-VITERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,174.10 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARVEY, ELIZABETH C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $176,171.15 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MURA, VINCENT C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $176,165.94 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMILLO, THOMAS M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $176,165.92 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARO, THOMAS A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $176,160.58 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ALBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $176,155.92 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONETTA, DREW A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $176,154.89 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, ROMULO G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $176,154.39 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, ARTHUR R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,151.16 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACHANSKI, DANIEL E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $176,148.76 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, JOHN H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $176,144.67 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEYDIG, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,121.20 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, ADAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,117.84 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCH, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,117.60 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,115.77 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $176,111.76 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $176,104.46 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELLO, MATTHEW S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,103.50 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUONGO, EMANUEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,090.51 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, CINDA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $176,090.43 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELL, STEWART Employer name Department of Health Amount $176,089.98 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MATTHEW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,083.20 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JABLONSKY, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,080.76 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPE, RICHARD G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $176,074.01 Date 08/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANTONIO G Employer name Nassau County Amount $176,073.91 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,069.42 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLLMAN, MATTHEW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,068.44 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVO-TORRES, BETTY Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $176,065.48 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, RUSSELL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,060.96 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRIMSKY, LONNY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,059.51 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOW, NEIL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,058.16 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDALL, KEVIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $176,056.24 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, NEIL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $176,047.36 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMEYER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,043.75 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMMIDI, SUDHA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $176,041.80 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICOTT, RODNEY T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $176,040.25 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKULAVIK, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,040.07 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELCASTRO, MARIO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,033.37 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GLENN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $176,023.60 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $176,008.44 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLUDE, RICHARD Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $176,007.65 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,987.60 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, KENNETH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,975.58 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUMILLO, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $175,972.30 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIKU, ALICE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $175,968.62 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, AUSTIN J Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $175,945.33 Date 05/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGANO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $175,940.69 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,936.43 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIESLING, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,936.28 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,929.93 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARULLO, LINDA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $175,922.94 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,919.05 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES-JACQUES, MAKEDA N Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $175,918.00 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, KEVIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,908.69 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONG, JOY J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $175,906.77 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $175,904.97 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $175,892.21 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEPE, DENISE B Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $175,889.73 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $175,888.58 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, DENNIS K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,886.88 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBREGON, RICHARD Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $175,882.56 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGARONE, RICHARD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $175,878.24 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEILER, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $175,856.56 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZELLI, SABINO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,833.91 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIM, SUZANNE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $175,822.82 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ROBERT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,810.38 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,804.29 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WICKENHEISER, RAY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,802.04 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, JASON A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $175,801.97 Date 11/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, ANDREW L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,791.93 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, BRUCE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $175,790.91 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZNY, DANIEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,789.33 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, LOU ANN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $175,787.97 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System