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 MURRAY, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,255.60 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,236.31 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $168,231.08 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RAYMOND P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,230.58 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ALLSTON A, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $168,229.94 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANE, EMIL J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $168,229.62 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KAREN B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $168,223.54 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,217.94 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, JOHN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,205.23 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCUDELLARI, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,203.96 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,196.41 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,193.89 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,191.97 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURZHALS, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,187.98 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACARESE, LAWRENCE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $168,182.41 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, BRYAN E Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $168,177.37 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSLER, DANIEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,176.39 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANION, HONORA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $168,174.65 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, JOSEPH Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $168,173.15 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KEITH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,169.23 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,167.85 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,165.90 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, SANDRA L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $168,154.54 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKA, JOHN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,149.03 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRORY, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,140.41 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $168,139.40 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, SCOTT M Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $168,136.38 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, JOHN P, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,131.99 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEANE, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,120.40 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THROO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,118.04 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,115.52 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOUSTEIN, MARC C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $168,112.65 Date 09/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $168,106.84 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, THOMAS P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $168,104.84 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,104.28 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, DAMON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,103.13 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREINER, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,098.60 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLSON, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $168,087.24 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIA, ROSS J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $168,079.84 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAMES G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $168,062.53 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBECK, VICTORIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,061.55 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SCOTT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,052.69 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, EDMUND C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $168,052.40 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORK, DAVID V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $168,046.23 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, SEAN T Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $168,025.91 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,025.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASPROMGOS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,019.38 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADDISON, GREGORY R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $168,016.03 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,015.18 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRAVECCHIA, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,010.56 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $168,009.01 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELENA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,007.55 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANNY L Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $168,006.43 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SCOTT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,005.81 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ELLIOT J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $168,005.47 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,005.17 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANO, SALVATORE M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $167,999.32 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEELEY, BRYAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,998.85 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JAMES V Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $167,993.96 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JURMAN, SUSAN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $167,992.79 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,988.81 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARASCIO, PETER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,976.74 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, KONRAD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,965.94 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, MYRTLE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $167,965.45 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRONARDI, DANIEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,965.00 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNO, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,964.87 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SCOTT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,963.82 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, EILEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,948.48 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, PATRICK F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,942.79 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,941.75 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, JANE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,941.10 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $167,936.39 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMARO, GIOVANNI A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $167,933.43 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, ANDREW R Employer name Westchester County Amount $167,927.69 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAVAHERI, JOHN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,925.33 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGAN, PETER J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $167,922.30 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLANCO, MAXIMO R Employer name Westchester County Amount $167,921.96 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANYKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $167,921.80 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,917.53 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCALARY, MAUREEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $167,912.65 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEY, DAWN M, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,910.00 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LENA, THOMAS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,900.30 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, DOMINICK E Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $167,894.87 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, RAYMOND J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $167,881.26 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, MICHAEL S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $167,871.23 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONDULIS, CASSANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,858.17 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, TERENCE J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $167,845.14 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKARKAS, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,841.94 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, FRANCIS N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,840.66 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNDERHILL, ERIC A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,837.08 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUNG, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,831.22 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIBAY, DENISE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $167,824.77 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MATTHEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,810.89 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARELLI, HENRY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,808.58 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZEL, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,803.84 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEE, DAVID J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $167,801.10 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENSON, GARY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $167,793.88 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISA, RANDY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,793.31 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, ARTURO A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,788.26 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $167,768.54 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System