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 CANTANNO, JOHN W Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $173,285.37 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLENDENSKI, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,279.20 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMANN, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,278.36 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAM, STEVEN W Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $173,269.33 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, KELLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,257.07 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODEN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $173,252.03 Date 05/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,251.66 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOSE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $173,250.48 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERNICK, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,246.63 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, JOHN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $173,244.45 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUK, SCOTT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,243.32 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIXTON, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,241.70 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, JOHN T Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $173,235.55 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORANOCE, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,231.93 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANES, JEFFREY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,225.39 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $173,213.43 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSS, BRIANNA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,210.16 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNKARD, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,204.96 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNIRMAN, JACK E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $173,204.72 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, MARIE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $173,198.29 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $173,195.81 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, TELLY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,190.70 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATO, MICHAEL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $173,185.80 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $173,182.39 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, MARYANN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $173,176.28 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $173,175.87 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERME, JAY F, JR Employer name Village of Huntington Bay Amount $173,172.14 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE TERESA, MARY ELLEN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $173,171.80 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKRAM, MERVAT R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $173,166.67 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JASON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,164.19 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAKAS, DEMITRIOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,162.93 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, NASRIN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $173,162.17 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,157.14 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULTON, DARRIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,152.41 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ALAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,150.98 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, FERDOUSI Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $173,149.86 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARY, KIRK J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $173,149.86 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIERRO, MARIO L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,144.78 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVITT, JACQUELINE R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $173,139.67 Date 07/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $173,138.52 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,136.53 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JAMES E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $173,132.29 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAMO, JOSEPH G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,131.07 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIEKH, HABIB U Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $173,130.49 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTA, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,124.91 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,114.30 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGAN, VANESSA E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $173,113.95 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $173,097.98 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, SAVITRI J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $173,097.55 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, KEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,097.37 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNNE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,088.89 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,085.15 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENZIGER, ROBIN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,079.14 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACHTMAN, NEIL G Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $173,065.80 Date 06/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRIA, DIEGO G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $173,061.98 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, VEENA S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $173,061.98 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARANAL, AURORA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $173,061.98 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $173,051.17 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUN, YOUNG S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $173,049.31 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDNAR, GREGORY M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $173,049.31 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, CORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,047.25 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEARY, PAUL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,041.39 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, ERIC C, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,040.48 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $173,039.46 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINCI, FRANK W Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,037.03 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMES, JUAN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $173,029.78 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $173,029.55 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAKI, SHEHAB Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $173,024.36 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $173,021.91 Date 11/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAISLEY, IAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $173,018.93 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELANO, DANIEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,013.63 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSARIELLO, RICHARD J Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $173,012.44 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, KENNETH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,009.32 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MAXIMILIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,006.79 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JACK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,006.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARCINSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,004.26 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAZAN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $173,002.10 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MARIA E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $173,001.45 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $173,000.69 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, WILLIAM G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,998.62 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINS, KEVIN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,995.20 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,989.73 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMENOVA, TATYANA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $172,983.18 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, ANNEMARIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $172,974.45 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, CHESTER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $172,971.31 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUERLEIN, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,966.47 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,963.44 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, EVELYN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $172,950.57 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,949.89 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, GLENN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,948.86 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, WILFRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,939.57 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN-NORTH, MARY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,921.40 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, COREY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $172,908.63 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ADRIAN Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANTHONY A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WILLIAM Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, EDWARD JAMES Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 08/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INLAW, EVAN Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTNER, SUSAN I Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, THOMAS Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,908.63 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System