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 BELLAMY, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,555.88 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARINO, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,536.78 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, KEITH T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $170,536.40 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,533.17 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARO, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $170,527.42 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNNELLY, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $170,524.76 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,520.25 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DARWIN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,499.04 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, GEORGE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,496.17 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLETT, PHILIP J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,489.40 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, BASIL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,483.13 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, DWAYNE T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $170,474.94 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,470.93 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPENS, JAMES J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,462.81 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,460.99 Date 05/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITRE, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,459.17 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,455.10 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSA, THOMAS P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $170,441.32 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, MARVIN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $170,440.31 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,418.09 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, SHAWN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,411.00 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, LOUIS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,399.69 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESUALDI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $170,390.64 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $170,389.24 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GARY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,382.53 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, JOSE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,378.94 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,378.55 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,374.87 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SANDOR J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $170,367.79 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $170,361.82 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MARVIN Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $170,356.24 Date 10/04/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, ERIC B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $170,356.24 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MEL E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $170,356.24 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMMER, KAREN E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $170,356.24 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, VICTOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,355.56 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPLON, PAUL Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $170,353.18 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, DEBRA PULENSKEY Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $170,350.52 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, DEBORAH J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $170,350.52 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARICCHIUTA, JERRY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,347.84 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,346.76 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUPPA, BRYAN Employer name Putnam County Amount $170,340.60 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, KAREN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $170,335.50 Date 09/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASCONEZ, DAVID J Employer name Westchester County Amount $170,333.39 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, LARRY N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $170,325.99 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHMANN, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $170,309.00 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, LAURA JEAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,307.14 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINI, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,303.88 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,299.13 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, DAVID V Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,288.13 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IPPOLITI, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,285.47 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,272.79 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARSEN, BRIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,266.02 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DANIEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,259.70 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUFFY, GORDON J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $170,256.03 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $170,227.10 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, CRAIG H Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $170,226.74 Date 11/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SELMA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $170,225.17 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,224.02 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LARTY, GEORGE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,223.76 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRACASSA, CARLO G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $170,219.48 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGER, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,211.97 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMBROW, MARK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,204.98 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRASCIA, ANDREW M Employer name Westchester County Amount $170,203.40 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANNA, PRAGNA S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $170,201.35 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALD, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,200.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $170,197.98 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENFELD, HELEN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $170,187.99 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,174.77 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, JOSEPH P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $170,174.38 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUILLINI, JOHN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $170,172.08 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHANIE G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $170,169.55 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JONATHAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,168.32 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDESA, CHRIS I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,160.03 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, RICHARD S Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $170,158.56 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINEDA-LARGOZA, MARIA B Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $170,155.00 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGARO, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $170,151.60 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SQUICCIARINI, PAUL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,149.64 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJTAL, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $170,129.78 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTANA, RICKY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $170,119.82 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURSO, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,108.28 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GILL, MARGARET L Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $170,101.64 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, ELIZABETH F Employer name Albany County Amount $170,099.68 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCSORLEY, PETER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,095.05 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL M Employer name Ulster County Amount $170,094.76 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, MATTHEW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,092.00 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERGEL, THEODORE A Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $170,087.23 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLEY, BRENDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,086.01 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSEN, GRANT S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $170,074.72 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,066.04 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $170,060.34 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, TABASSUM Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $170,047.28 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, ROLLINS J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,047.22 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADASZ, CSABA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $170,036.38 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $170,027.66 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, NORVAL W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $170,024.29 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $170,021.75 Date 05/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, THOMAS J Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $170,019.87 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, DARREN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $170,019.52 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JULIE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $170,013.26 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, NITA H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $170,011.34 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System