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 MAHER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $234,573.51 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LURIE, ROBERT F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $234,559.68 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITSKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $234,509.10 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, LOUIS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $234,420.40 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $234,341.26 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABESAMIS, ROWENA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $234,319.99 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEITH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $234,236.36 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $234,189.13 Date 03/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $234,164.26 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDOLFO, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $234,118.15 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALEDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $234,045.99 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, SHADAB H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $233,966.93 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, OSCAR E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $233,939.19 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, RONALD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $233,889.54 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTTARI, JEFFREY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $233,884.72 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSALVO, TOM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $233,877.43 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $233,870.13 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRAULO, CURT V Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $233,800.76 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JO ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $233,750.44 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $233,715.44 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JUSTIN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $233,708.82 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DADE, THOMAS W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $233,695.16 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANEVSKY, ANATOLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $233,639.58 Date 05/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, RYAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $233,570.83 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUEVREKIAN, JACK H Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $233,504.41 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PETER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $233,480.54 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRICELLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $233,458.55 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEIGNAN, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $233,432.03 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, SEAN T Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $233,388.41 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $233,361.86 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHANEUF, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $233,311.42 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOVER, LEONARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $233,301.06 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINN, DANIEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $233,271.30 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, GERARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $233,258.39 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $233,206.02 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, JULITA R Employer name Ulster County Amount $233,139.20 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEMI, RALPH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $233,110.60 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESTOR, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $233,090.00 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JEFFREY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $233,079.81 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRIANO, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $233,070.56 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALGISH, JAMES G Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $233,050.71 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID Employer name Division of State Police Amount $232,975.54 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARSONS, JOSHUA W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,897.65 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA SALA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,886.35 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $232,867.51 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPILLO, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,837.64 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALICE, PAUL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,747.79 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYRER, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,743.92 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUENFELDER, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,678.07 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,599.90 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,542.22 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN D Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $232,494.86 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARROLL, KEVIN M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $232,411.61 Date 08/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVA, GENNARO J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $232,373.03 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,363.59 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELARGY, NEIL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,260.06 Date 02/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANICO, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $232,259.95 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JEFFREY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,211.95 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $232,178.40 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYNE, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,102.31 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLICITO, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $232,059.20 Date 11/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANSHAW, EDWARD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $232,008.82 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEREGHINO, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $232,005.45 Date 08/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWIE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,985.66 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILAN, SERGIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $231,976.34 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAVERDAS, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,973.96 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $231,926.17 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELSTEIN, IRWIN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $231,904.20 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $231,886.07 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADDOCK, MARGARET Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $231,871.89 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,869.93 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGHE, MORGAN F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $231,852.48 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRINCICH, ZELKO N Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $231,782.38 Date 01/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DAVID H Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,769.73 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,734.47 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,726.70 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, ARMANDO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,718.39 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLA ROCCA, JOHN L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,693.85 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, JOHN P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $231,691.60 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIAS, IOANNIS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $231,651.86 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHARI, CHETNA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $231,595.09 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, THOMAS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,562.91 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JETT, ANDREW C Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,535.70 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $231,485.56 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASERTA, GREGORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,365.00 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTNEY, CHARLES A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $231,357.37 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITKOWSKY, KEITH S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $231,324.38 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, ANTHONY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,322.03 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONAN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $231,320.87 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABELLA, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,255.15 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $231,233.78 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NULTY, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $231,217.13 Date 04/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATE, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $231,115.53 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $231,095.82 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,090.21 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, GERARD X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $231,047.65 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVORTI, EMIL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $231,035.23 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OFFNER, MITCHELL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $230,990.16 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LINDSAY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $230,902.47 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, FRANK Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $230,878.47 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System