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 SPALLINA, JOSEPH G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $173,842.03 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETCHKA, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,832.95 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATT, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,831.62 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGUIO, JORDAN R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $173,796.54 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITTENDEN, JOSEPH J. Employer name Dutchess County Amount $173,795.58 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,794.74 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUIGNAN, JAMES F Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,791.80 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DENNIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,790.50 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRIORE, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $173,790.22 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOVALL, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $173,776.82 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINAGRA, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,764.31 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, RICHARD P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $173,757.36 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, STEVEN R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $173,746.35 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANTHONY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,742.42 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ERIC M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,739.12 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONY, SEAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,736.04 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERO, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,729.40 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALVEY, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,720.82 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAS, LOUIS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,718.19 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUTTKE, ROBERT M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $173,708.35 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,701.03 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUMMO, GUY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,691.00 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, DENNIS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,686.02 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,684.37 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, PAUL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $173,682.53 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,660.52 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAHARIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,657.40 Date 08/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,653.03 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORREST, STEVEN W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $173,639.88 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVOLINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,636.18 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURETTA, SALVATORE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,616.44 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMMON, RONALD H Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $173,616.35 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATIASHVILI, NONNA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $173,616.35 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARA-PALAGANAS, SHARON R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $173,616.35 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKS, DAVID Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $173,616.35 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, LESLIE G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,601.12 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNEMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,591.24 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,591.24 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ERIC W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $173,584.82 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,582.21 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JON S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $173,579.79 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHHAS, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,577.86 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMIROULT, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,575.67 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,573.21 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,547.74 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, BARRY R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $173,538.57 Date 11/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, MIRANDA C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $173,535.90 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,529.79 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL-HARDY, AUDREY Employer name Westchester County Amount $173,528.64 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, ERICK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,526.12 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ULLOA, DENNIS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,519.14 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUTE, DENNIS J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $173,508.00 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEPPEL, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,504.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,501.22 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARILLO, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,499.61 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUOTOLO, PAUL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,498.43 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $173,498.15 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCIA, JASON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,486.22 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDUS, VICTOR S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,480.27 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGURNO, JASON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,478.25 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGOO, AMANDA K Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $173,475.16 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, ROBERT V Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $173,470.25 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGMAN, RENEE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $173,456.44 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCARELLI, FRANCESCO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,453.74 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALK, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $173,450.18 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSCINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,442.64 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNER, THEODORE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $173,437.78 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLI, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,436.98 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REPASKYSUBJEC, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $173,436.08 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $173,427.51 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRONE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,426.60 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, STEPHEN G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $173,414.54 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,412.58 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN M Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $173,402.80 Date 03/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGELAKIS, LAUREN F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $173,402.61 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,389.38 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITELLO, DIANE L Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $173,388.40 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRDOUS, BEGUM Z Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $173,375.00 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PETER G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $173,371.11 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASKA, PAUL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $173,361.39 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $173,352.00 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDZEMATOVIC, EMIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,341.54 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COONEY, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,341.24 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMMARATO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,340.84 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANNESY, UMAKANTHA E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $173,336.09 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JENNIFER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,333.60 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOBOS, REBECCA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $173,327.54 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARMAN, JOHN R, JR Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $173,322.26 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FACCILONGA, SEAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $173,321.53 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTYN, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $173,320.87 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DACRES, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,312.52 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITGER, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,311.98 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMENSHCHIKOVA, MARINA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $173,306.96 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,306.91 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUFF, ARNOLD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $173,303.64 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,298.42 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICOZZI, ANTHONY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,297.56 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAHN, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,292.45 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUES, BRIAN W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $173,290.94 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMSTERDAM, DANIEL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $173,288.82 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System