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 CROCE, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,104.44 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MARK C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,101.31 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEX, JOHN B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,086.32 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUATTROCIOCCHI, NANCY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,078.43 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALEAVEY, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,077.14 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,076.99 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORAISWAMY, BRINDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $171,072.85 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $171,070.28 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, ARTHUR T Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $171,069.64 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,068.30 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, FRANK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,062.63 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, BRIAN M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $171,059.54 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLEECE, GREGORY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $171,054.47 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,036.29 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,034.74 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARK, PAMELA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $171,032.88 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERMAN, MARISA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $171,025.76 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERVELT, KEITH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,025.00 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $171,024.21 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $171,024.03 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGUE, HENRY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $171,020.55 Date 08/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCONE, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $171,014.15 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $171,009.78 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERNER, JOHN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $170,996.67 Date 09/08/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WAYNE T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,987.33 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCARD, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,973.01 Date 08/11/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLING, STEVEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,970.23 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERRY, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,968.58 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURTT, WYNDELL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,964.75 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHAN, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $170,963.61 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, CHARLES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,945.43 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETRAFESA, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,934.91 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,932.09 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAMBERINO, CARY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,923.69 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHN, MICHAEL A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $170,913.11 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, EMIL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,911.45 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, GEORGE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $170,907.84 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYMBURNER, LESLIE K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $170,901.60 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIOGROSSO, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,894.56 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA, STEVEN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,890.06 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,888.65 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, DORA L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $170,887.55 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, HUYPHUC T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $170,876.15 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADAKIS, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,875.44 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEADEL, MARK S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $170,870.42 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAASZ, JOHN F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,867.77 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALESSI, JOHN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $170,860.55 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIRVOYANT, KETY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $170,860.09 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YULA, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,849.09 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDEL, LINDA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,838.30 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETT, DANIEL H Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $170,836.33 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPERLING, ERIC E Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,829.85 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LENA, TIMOTHY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,822.31 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDELA, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,816.85 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, NATHAN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $170,814.47 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,811.81 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSHYNSKY, ROMAN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,803.30 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,803.18 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, CATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,795.60 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILANKO, OYENIKE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $170,784.80 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,779.00 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPARELLI, STEVEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,777.02 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, ALBERTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,773.57 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JULIETA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $170,772.62 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JAY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,761.99 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, JESSY K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $170,741.97 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PAUL F Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $170,739.53 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINEAU, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,732.35 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVEREAUX, JONATHAN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $170,720.86 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUFFE, JAMES F Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $170,709.96 Date 02/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POKORNY, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $170,706.88 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSLER, ANN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $170,694.84 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLI, RONALD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,694.71 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, STEVEN S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $170,692.20 Date 01/11/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, KEVIN L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $170,690.65 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, LINCOLN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,687.43 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIAR, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,686.44 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLTORAK, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,686.31 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, RODNEY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $170,676.53 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFORTE, CLEMENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,676.21 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAIS, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $170,674.75 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AURIEMMA, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,673.89 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUSMINSKY, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,671.47 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYSA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $170,671.00 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPPULLA, VINCENT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,668.02 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUGO, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $170,667.31 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JAMES R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $170,657.87 Date 03/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCAS, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,642.46 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IFTIKHAR, SHAHEDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,634.10 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,634.01 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MASI, RALPH, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,623.61 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENSTAT, ROBERT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,623.60 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DAVID A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,622.62 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEMETH, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,618.79 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUPRILL, MANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,607.68 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, STEVEN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,599.73 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $170,587.47 Date 06/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARC C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $170,584.18 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITAN, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,561.25 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINTER, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,560.85 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System