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 RYAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,654.28 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JAMES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,648.38 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MATTHEW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,644.42 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYARKO-ADOMFEH, ABENA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $172,643.56 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TOIA, RICHARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $172,642.98 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMPRECHT, ELLEN R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $172,641.53 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAGGIO, LORETA V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $172,639.94 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CRYSTAL F Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $172,632.88 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, SHANNON M Employer name Cornell University Amount $172,630.57 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, RICHARD F Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $172,615.15 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNER, RICHARD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $172,602.72 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESHADRI, MUKUND Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $172,590.78 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKRAMAARATCHI, MADUWEGEDARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,590.30 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MELVIN, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $172,586.55 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,585.64 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KARLA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $172,583.79 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGUIGNON, WILLIAM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,575.61 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MATHIAS H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,550.84 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALTARELLI, MARK E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,550.09 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, JOHN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,543.52 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $172,537.97 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, TODD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,533.65 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALES, ROBERT T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $172,531.92 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAKRAM, CHERIF Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $172,527.60 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGALE, RALPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,526.30 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,518.99 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNAGH, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,515.42 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPPOLITO, ANTHONY P Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,512.79 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISER, JACK E, JR Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $172,512.41 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, OTTAVIO Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEZZA, TRACI L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, PHILIP W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORMAN, LISA W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, DANIEL L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, WILLIAM R Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RICHARD M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, DAVID H Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DANIEL R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKETT, STEVEN W Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, REGINALD J Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULKIN, PETER M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATWIN, JOSEPH L Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORA, FRANK M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSON, ROBERT F Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGONES, TIMOTHY G Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 08/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTE, PAUL D Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDDIE L Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,494.14 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HENRY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,486.55 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, SEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,478.68 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,477.46 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,474.07 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $172,472.15 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $172,470.30 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,440.85 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,440.23 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELINSKI, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Southold Amount $172,439.61 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $172,438.74 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTI, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,428.20 Date 03/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, SCOTT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,420.22 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODD, JOSEPH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,420.22 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, DANIEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,420.22 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,420.22 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, RICHARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,420.22 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MONT, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $172,420.13 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,408.64 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,400.47 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, DONNY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,385.27 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, EDWARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,380.76 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNAVA, VENKATA R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $172,367.64 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, SHARON Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,366.75 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDAKOVICH, ALEXANDER Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $172,366.35 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONESI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,364.87 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,361.27 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, EDMUND J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $172,344.90 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, STEVEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,332.29 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,328.54 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTORINO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,324.42 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOELIZAIRE, CHIGNARD Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $172,318.43 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVA, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $172,317.42 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATERSON, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,304.24 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ARAMIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,302.88 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGAN, SEAN T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $172,301.74 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIPPS, DIANNE T Employer name Rockland County Amount $172,300.90 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, NAYYERA B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $172,299.79 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECZYLO, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,295.19 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $172,289.63 Date 12/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCABELLA, MARIO D Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,280.82 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANGELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,276.13 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, DAMIAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,270.32 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIN, CARLTON L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $172,269.35 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLMAN, VICTOR L Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,268.40 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURY, CLARENCE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $172,257.39 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,256.82 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCOBO, JAVIER E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $172,238.74 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTARIS, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,232.80 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELAN, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,230.86 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARANTONI, OLGA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $172,225.20 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, KARL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,206.66 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAYO, FREDERICK R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $172,205.92 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System