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 HOFF, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,197.96 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSIER, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,190.85 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDENBERGE, ERICK J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $172,186.19 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMLER, SHERLITA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,170.80 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,165.25 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAHEY, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,160.05 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID E Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,146.79 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJECKI, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,136.34 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,121.69 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIROZ, NOZ Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $172,117.30 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPE, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,111.61 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOUDAKIS, DINA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,099.63 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VISNAUSKAS, RUTH ANNE M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $172,098.27 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,094.02 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,094.01 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JOSEPH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $172,091.46 Date 05/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUADRONI, ROMAN G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $172,088.78 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,080.53 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCIELLO, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,079.64 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,078.72 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUPPUSO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $172,075.05 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $172,072.80 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABEL, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,057.20 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAGUZZI, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,042.56 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $172,035.70 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARIN, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,033.12 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORBA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $172,027.88 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, PERIE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $172,013.81 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, MARIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $172,013.12 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, SYLVIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,001.62 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VROOM, CHARLES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,999.06 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, JACK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,998.49 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINSMAN, GEORGE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,990.84 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $171,988.97 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,984.56 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETTLINGER, ALAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $171,972.00 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSMAN, MIKHAIL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $171,970.86 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, DONALD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,969.42 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DAMIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,955.18 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENENLOTTER, DAVID D Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,954.37 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIN, KEN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $171,944.42 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOREEN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $171,934.68 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDARY, SUNEETHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $171,932.54 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURNYN, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,927.21 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ROBERT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,921.84 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORICCHIO ANDOLA, ANN ELIZABETH Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $171,911.61 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,893.10 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, PHILLIP Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,890.64 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIEDERMANN, WILLIAM R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,889.57 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JAMES M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,887.27 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAFONE, CHERYL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,883.99 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARY B Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $171,876.82 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENT, CATHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,868.90 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INZIRILLO, VINCENT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,868.66 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, BOBBY G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $171,864.82 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOPY, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,858.35 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,850.26 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, WESLEY K Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $171,847.30 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,846.00 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRASELMANN, PETER A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $171,844.31 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,821.44 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, CLAUDIA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $171,820.24 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,814.96 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMINENI, SUBBARAO V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $171,812.42 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOSZYN, EDWARD P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $171,804.94 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKOWKA, TODD M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $171,804.94 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYYAPILLI, THOMAS G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $171,804.19 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,802.87 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,800.20 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,799.13 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOUNT, CHESTER H, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $171,799.06 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LAURA WEIGLEY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $171,799.06 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCAVILLA, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,792.70 Date 08/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANY, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,782.66 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, VICTORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,774.64 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANSKAT, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,773.12 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROGAN, BRENDAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,761.05 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFOLD, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,759.88 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, GEORGE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,747.31 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATHAN, SATHIA V Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $171,746.45 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO, STEPHEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,744.83 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,733.66 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESIDE, DOUGLAS L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $171,732.84 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINGONE, WILLIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $171,732.84 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, EUGENE, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,730.87 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKE, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,724.70 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDIN, DOUGLAS A, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $171,721.99 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RICHARD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,719.67 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCCARELLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,719.24 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAO, JADOW R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $171,719.18 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATINI, JOSEPH J Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $171,716.81 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANDY, DAVID Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $171,702.49 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASO, STEVEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,699.23 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,694.75 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,690.85 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,690.06 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,686.69 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODECKER, JOHN C Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $171,685.89 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRIMPE, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,678.29 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, KIM M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $171,676.57 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System