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 SHEEHY, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $170,003.90 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIARRETTA, LINO J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $170,000.00 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RONALD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,996.80 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLINI, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,994.78 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,992.11 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Northport Amount $169,989.66 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENELIUS, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,978.18 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ALEXANDER C Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $169,976.12 Date 03/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RICHARD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,974.23 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORZEMPA, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,968.30 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, LISA Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $169,966.92 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEGELHAUPT, KATHLEEN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $169,966.92 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JEANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,964.97 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALL, DAVID R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $169,961.60 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, SCOTT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,952.62 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDERS, MERVIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,935.79 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, DONNETTA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,934.91 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,931.67 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPPEDISANO, ROCCO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $169,931.08 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDITA, SALVATORE G Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $169,930.28 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, HEINZ Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $169,907.39 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, ANGELICA M Employer name Education Department Amount $169,903.17 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRIAN A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $169,903.09 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIERDUMPFEL-BIHARI, LINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $169,894.01 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANELLO, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,892.77 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, MICHELE S Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $169,879.11 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRUCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,875.21 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONEY, FRANCIS X Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,866.84 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $169,853.05 Date 01/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUGO, JAVIER F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $169,851.18 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRETTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,849.73 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, MARK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,849.73 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, EDMOND J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,843.50 Date 05/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KURT M Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $169,842.84 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,838.59 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWD, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,829.54 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, LINDA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $169,828.71 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, SAMMY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,827.33 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, ANTHONY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $169,827.10 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $169,826.15 Date 03/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI, EDWARD J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $169,821.86 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANTONINO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,815.50 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNAROL, ROBERT Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $169,812.64 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUNZE, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $169,812.07 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPINA, PHILIP G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $169,792.02 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, CHRISTINE V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,791.02 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COAN, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,788.53 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $169,776.00 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIQUITUCTO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,772.86 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEGUIA, ELIZABETH V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,768.88 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,762.75 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $169,760.43 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, RICHARD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,760.13 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, JAMES A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,759.09 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUEN, KEVIN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $169,758.77 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, WAYNE S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,758.24 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,757.22 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, BRENDAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $169,744.88 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, LYNDON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,741.80 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAFNER, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,737.24 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,735.01 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVINEY, ANDREW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,734.11 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANNING, JEREMY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,729.67 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARLOS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,714.80 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, SHARON B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,706.31 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, CAROLINE J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $169,702.41 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DAVID E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $169,702.41 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAREN, MELISSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $169,702.06 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATZ, SHERRILL R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $169,699.06 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANAHAN, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $169,684.43 Date 09/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,682.60 Date 09/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,679.21 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOUTSOGIANNIS, MATTHEW G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $169,677.62 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VLACICH, DAVID R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,670.74 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, FRANK A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $169,668.74 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $169,668.54 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QI, ZHEN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $169,660.00 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIGENBAUM, JOY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $169,659.55 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, CARLOS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $169,653.77 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIET, EVAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,652.83 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROBELE, BRIAN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $169,650.62 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEES, MARTHA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $169,642.37 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, DOUGLAS E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $169,637.55 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASACCO, RAYMOND J, III Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $169,631.68 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEQUESNE, ELIZABETH R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $169,625.69 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,622.28 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MATTHEW Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $169,616.43 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANIK, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $169,603.72 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AVOLIO, GINAMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,586.45 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, STEVEN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $169,585.08 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, PHILIP F Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $169,583.85 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,583.84 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, FREDRIC I Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,583.84 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, EDWARD H Employer name Westchester County Amount $169,583.84 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, DOUGLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,577.66 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,559.54 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRINGER, NEIL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,559.14 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,558.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, KEVIN P Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $169,554.85 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TILLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $169,554.22 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System