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 ARBISI, GASPAR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,265.80 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, JOSEPH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,262.96 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SANTI, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,259.72 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELIO, ACHILLE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,242.91 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REITTER, JOSEPH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,232.05 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANOTHA, RICKY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,231.81 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPPEDISANO, VINCENT Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $175,231.52 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRINAN, JOHN J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $175,227.16 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM D Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,210.56 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROHS, ANNE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $175,207.49 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOVICH, KEVIN D Employer name Putnam County Amount $175,202.35 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, BETH E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,199.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNENGEISER, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,198.56 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENDELL, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,194.02 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENZETTI, JENNIFER I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $175,191.28 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, DANIEL Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $175,191.11 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPANO, GERARD N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,187.77 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSLER, LEON E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $175,187.33 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LEONARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $175,186.08 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERGANO, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $175,179.93 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPPI, RHETT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,179.78 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDORIW, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,177.94 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEFFER, TRAVIS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,165.36 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HO, THOMAS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $175,153.92 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, ROY A J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $175,125.74 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSHAW, ROBIN A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $175,120.24 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,106.10 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORR, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,101.88 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARZOLA, LINDA E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $175,099.14 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHN, KYI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $175,099.02 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLFSON, MARK Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $175,094.58 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBENE, CHARLES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,093.68 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,090.74 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, AMY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $175,081.27 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRILLET, JOSE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,064.50 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JUNG H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $175,055.58 Date 03/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIDDEN, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,047.03 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARZELLA, DAVID F Employer name Rockland County Amount $175,046.90 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, JOHN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $175,046.08 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORLETT, KEITH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,029.62 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULIERI, RICHARD D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $175,028.91 Date 01/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $175,028.74 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUGAR, JULIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $175,027.26 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOURIDIS, GEORGEOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $175,021.95 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOUDHURY, BANI R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $175,021.85 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,017.02 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARR, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $175,004.60 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DENNIS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $175,003.69 Date 05/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, STEVEN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,000.80 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, THOMAS G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $175,000.80 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DONNA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $174,985.64 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, TASBIRUL M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $174,981.36 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDHEIM, JOHN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $174,971.31 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDOUS, RAZIA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $174,968.98 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MARY A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $174,955.30 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-LEE, BARBARA R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $174,955.30 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $174,940.75 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $174,938.05 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EZEKWE, FELIX I Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $174,931.48 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLO, NICOLE E Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $174,925.91 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSEN, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,924.22 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEMIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Cornell University Amount $174,921.18 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOZZO, BRUCE R Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $174,918.85 Date 04/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGLOIRE, MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $174,916.71 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,914.74 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, GREGORY J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $174,914.27 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, JOHN A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $174,909.93 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANOLICH, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,903.56 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $174,898.55 Date 01/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOHN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,886.88 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,884.57 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOSE, STEVEN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,879.53 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, AGNES H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,873.38 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,872.74 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,868.07 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, JONATHAN W Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,867.22 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUONG, CHINH M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,862.18 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADHOUN, ISSA T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $174,854.92 Date 06/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, HONG I Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $174,854.91 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINER, ALAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,854.91 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPELBAUM, PAUL S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOVI, MARY E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTIN, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYER, ABBY J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 02/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHILL, LAURENCE L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEN, RENE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEL, DENISE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 05/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERTO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDIC, JOAN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DANIEL M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUP, THOMAS S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,854.91 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOTA, LEONCIA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $174,854.91 Date 04/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBE, RUSSELL H Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKOWUAH, KWAME S Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES-BRADFORD, JEAN-MARIE E Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LAURA A Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCH, ANDREW T Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, MARYA E, DR Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATIA, RUBINA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $174,854.91 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, BREDY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $174,854.91 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System