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 GIARRUSSO, JOHN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $171,676.57 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAM, BRENT B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,671.84 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIGRELLI, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,671.84 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,670.22 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANCRETO, DANIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,668.56 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, LIONEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,666.79 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARABLE, AARON L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $171,665.80 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, HERIBERTO E Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,663.98 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRABIZIO, DAVID P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,661.56 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KEVIN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $171,658.04 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHREN, JOSEPH W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $171,654.81 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $171,648.33 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CASSILDA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $171,640.82 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTRI, MARIA LAURA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $171,634.94 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $171,627.16 Date 07/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASPANTI, FRANK V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,625.57 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOELBEL, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $171,625.26 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUSTENHOFF, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,622.69 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALB, HOWARD F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $171,620.86 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, DAVID S Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,611.45 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASCOGNA, MARC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,611.23 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, STANLEY J Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $171,600.66 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKSTAVER, DAVID E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $171,599.06 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOLE, LAUREN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $171,599.06 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZARI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $171,587.22 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,582.55 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, DAVID R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $171,581.20 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANDERSON B Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $171,569.60 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $171,525.71 Date 05/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,523.64 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, NATALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,513.89 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LEONEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,488.90 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSO, CONCETTA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,484.10 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPP, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,484.10 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIONI, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,481.81 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERRATO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,473.69 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC INTOSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,460.88 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, EDWARD Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $171,451.71 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASERTA, GLEN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,445.09 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $171,442.47 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,440.65 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITVINSKI, OLEG Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,434.07 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, DIANA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,417.13 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARGYLE, KEITH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $171,411.60 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, EUGENE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,410.70 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ANTHONY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,408.92 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MELODY Y Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $171,401.17 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARLOW, BARRY L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $171,397.38 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ALBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,392.23 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEIHOFF, PETER G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,390.12 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, ERIC G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $171,389.07 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMS-JONES, DAMARIS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,373.95 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITCHER, MICHAEL H Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $171,373.89 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREISEM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,372.91 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEEFERY, DENNIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,369.67 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENAN, DERRICK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,359.96 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, JUAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,355.54 Date 02/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANCIR, STEVEN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,346.57 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIESEHEUER, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,341.06 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, LOUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,334.43 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYER, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,331.85 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COLLIN, NERISSA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,331.75 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULDER, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,329.28 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, CORNELIUS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,325.11 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATCHER, TYSON A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $171,313.22 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBANDIAN, ALAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,310.73 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONK, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,305.00 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNS, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $171,302.15 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELESE, ROBERTO P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $171,285.52 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWYDIAK, WALTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,284.10 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FREDERICK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,270.44 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPEL, BRIAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,259.70 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIZIO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $171,257.80 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, LAURA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $171,251.09 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,245.97 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONZA, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $171,245.16 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,243.57 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLIND, GARY F, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,242.99 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,237.53 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,235.11 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, DORA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,231.67 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZITEK, EMILY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $171,213.50 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BELLINGHAM, WENDY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $171,210.58 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,198.95 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLAN, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,198.64 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JUSTIN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,194.77 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASANGA, MANUEL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $171,191.79 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, PETER W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $171,189.88 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,184.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIST, JAMES D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $171,175.71 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSERT, THERESA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,173.66 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, DANIEL S Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $171,156.77 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, JOSEPH F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $171,146.62 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANGO, VINCENT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,143.52 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANFRE, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,139.14 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, FREDERICK S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,130.73 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, STEVEN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $171,130.33 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, BRANT G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,126.61 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURANDO, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,122.70 Date 03/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, VICTOR L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,119.93 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System