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 ALGBEDO, NOSAKHARE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,782.08 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,777.20 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEROME Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,772.57 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, DENISE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,771.60 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONOVITSKI, DMITRI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $175,770.67 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,755.66 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MANUEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,752.45 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEN JACOB, STEVE Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,739.04 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRETA, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,724.00 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $175,722.58 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KAY, OSBOURNE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $175,712.30 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOTH, ROBERT J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $175,709.20 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MAUREEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,705.90 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, L OSCAR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,700.53 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURSEY, NORMAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,700.38 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPROMALLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,699.66 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, JASON M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $175,692.43 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISEY, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,682.48 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELELLA, WILLIAM B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $175,680.52 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,677.38 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILAS, MARIA Y Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $175,668.56 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIEN, GREGORY D Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $175,665.65 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, GEORGE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,645.25 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROCKI, RONALD A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $175,643.10 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, GREGORY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,639.49 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCKELMAN, KENNETH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,620.56 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER BORGH, JONATHAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,617.82 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, AARON E Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $175,607.63 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSHNECK, ADELE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $175,605.98 Date 06/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,596.21 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABEY, TRACEY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,594.67 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUNG, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,584.89 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCK, STEVEN D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,584.02 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSI, SAMMY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,581.33 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJAS, SUSANNA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $175,580.58 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEY, KEITH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,576.14 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VICTOR R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,575.76 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,573.04 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELD, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $175,569.60 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUZZI, MARC Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $175,551.56 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWAR, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,550.86 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERESCU, MARIE J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $175,548.88 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,541.95 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,539.21 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPEAS, RAPHAEL B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $175,533.18 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAG, WALTER F Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $175,522.62 Date 01/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRST, MICHAEL B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $175,520.87 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDENT, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,514.93 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $175,513.13 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCURI, FRANK T Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,511.72 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FATHALLAH-MAMMO, AYSAR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $175,511.15 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,508.46 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MARTIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,507.16 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SELG, HARRY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,503.65 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, KAROL E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $175,503.59 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, TRACEY ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,490.18 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASEK, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,475.75 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSELL, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $175,472.63 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CARO, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,467.74 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, DANIEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,466.94 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,466.41 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYER, KENNETH Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $175,465.26 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAGLIOLA, MARK Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,461.84 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERRILL, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,460.59 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSMITH, TERESA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $175,456.93 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,452.30 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, DEMETRI M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $175,442.31 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,438.28 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENTINO, LEWIS D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $175,401.70 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JOSE L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $175,396.14 Date 02/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAMIAN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,394.69 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, CARMINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,387.12 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMINELLI, FERNANDO D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $175,379.75 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JAMES M Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $175,377.50 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTO, HELENE I Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $175,371.29 Date 09/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KEITH F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,369.62 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALAMUSA, JOHN P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $175,368.61 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORENO, ALAN L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $175,365.31 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CAROLINE G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $175,364.50 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEURLING HARBURY, EVA JOSEPHINE Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $175,354.79 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, FRANCESCO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $175,354.45 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICKOLIGER, TRACY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,347.71 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, OWEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,343.26 Date 04/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANETTA, FRANK J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,342.68 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, LAWRENCE E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $175,341.10 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOALES, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $175,336.02 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, STEVEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,332.34 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIESS, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,324.75 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GAHEE, SHARON K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,323.10 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOELSTRA, JOEL D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $175,317.62 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICINO, KENNETH V Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $175,317.12 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,314.09 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ELLIOT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,313.12 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CESTARO, TIMOTHY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,305.76 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSO, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,296.14 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOHN B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $175,294.62 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NORMAN W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $175,277.26 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,273.16 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CARY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,267.53 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $175,266.76 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System