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 COPPOLA, CARMINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,330.55 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUZIAN, GERARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,323.53 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMPONE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,321.96 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGOVIC, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,318.64 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ADAM G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,318.15 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINER, KERRY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,298.88 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVANA, MICHAEL F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $167,297.69 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNI, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,290.12 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFSON, JASON S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,273.57 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENET, SCOTT C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,262.30 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYLE, JAMES M Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $167,261.30 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,261.16 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILSON J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,256.52 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMES Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $167,251.08 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MICHAEL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,249.51 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,247.30 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,243.59 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,242.20 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEADES, STEVEN B Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $167,239.31 Date 05/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUANG, ADA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $167,238.70 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,237.44 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,232.53 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DANIELLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,221.68 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ALEJANDRO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,221.65 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, GAIL L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,219.85 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $167,216.71 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DENNIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,215.02 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, STEPHEN D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $167,212.89 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,209.36 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,208.27 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JENNIE K Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,208.27 Date 08/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER-BAHLBURG, HEINO F L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,208.27 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABKIN, JUDITH Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,208.27 Date 06/05/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERSHEN, HENRY W Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $167,208.27 Date 12/12/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESIDOR, ROSE LODIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $167,208.27 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, SETH A Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $167,208.27 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, CHARLES E Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $167,208.27 Date 07/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARMEL, BERNARD Z Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $167,208.27 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAM, ANJUM Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $167,208.27 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFER, WILLIAM P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,207.80 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, NEELY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,206.61 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LARA, ALDRIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,205.87 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,205.19 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDE, ANTHONY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $167,203.93 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKE, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $167,202.78 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARFMAN, HELEN E Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $167,202.49 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBINO, ASHLEY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,197.54 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROUMELIOTIS, STEVE P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $167,188.03 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, ELIZABETH H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,163.28 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNE, MICHAEL V Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $167,159.46 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,158.42 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, JAMES C Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $167,154.86 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIELOCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,148.98 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PIERCE V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,146.30 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASKEY, JOHN C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $167,145.38 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CAROLINE V Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $167,140.75 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAFACE, VINCENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,126.23 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, SAMANTHA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $167,124.60 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,121.25 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, KEITH W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,120.11 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, SCOTT E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $167,114.26 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,112.34 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOZEK, JAMES T Employer name Village of Northport Amount $167,107.70 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMOND, DANIEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $167,095.39 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERVINSKAS, ERIC J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,093.56 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASE, RONALD S Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,092.21 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,089.10 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, GEORGE Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $167,083.21 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEMURRO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,074.54 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, FRANCESCO R Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $167,072.84 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, THEODORE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,069.65 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, RAY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,056.99 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAD W Employer name Fulton County Amount $167,056.60 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, JAMES L, JR Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $167,053.71 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ERIBERTO, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,048.33 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, MARK D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $167,047.96 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,043.77 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,042.27 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUMMERLOH, EDWARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,034.69 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHARAOH, THEODORE S Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $167,034.30 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULSE, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,033.25 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NELSON J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $167,026.45 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,017.63 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,006.38 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, JANIS Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $167,005.79 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIO, THOMAS J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $167,004.75 Date 03/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, RENEE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,999.50 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,993.66 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARANGELLA, THOMAS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,987.05 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,986.76 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANTASIA, PHILIP E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $166,980.78 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYS, TAMIKA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,973.97 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCKNEY, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $166,965.88 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASKO, KENNETH H Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,961.10 Date 12/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,954.26 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, JEFFREY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,953.92 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGANO, ANTONINO Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $166,947.04 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLAYAN, OMAR A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $166,943.89 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, JAMES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,940.34 Date 06/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LAWREN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $166,919.23 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System