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 BROOKS, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,603.75 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREBE, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,599.46 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, ERIN K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $165,598.73 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASANO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,597.87 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SUSAN G Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $165,593.23 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBBER, JAMES P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $165,592.81 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERNER, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,586.56 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTEKUNST, ARTHUR G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $165,583.65 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, GERALDO E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $165,581.00 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIZE, KATHLEEN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $165,579.75 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $165,575.82 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKELACKER, WILLIAM T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $165,569.52 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTORIUS, JOSEPH E Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $165,564.58 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOPFER, LAWRENCE S Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $165,559.22 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, LANE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,549.50 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSKALIK, TODD M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $165,543.37 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUE, RUSSELL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,542.57 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, LAURIEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,540.50 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $165,540.09 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,534.70 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINSTON, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,525.24 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,502.65 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDOCK, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Southold Amount $165,497.45 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURRIERI, RONALD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,497.24 Date 04/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,495.15 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDRIACCIO, FREDERICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,492.75 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVA, PAUL J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $165,490.57 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODD, JASON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,490.14 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEMARANO, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $165,489.08 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JOHN P Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $165,484.88 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITKO, FRANK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,484.68 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSKEY, CARNELL Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,470.38 Date 04/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $165,467.54 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERG, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $165,465.94 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRENIA, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,461.58 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $165,458.26 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROMER, CHARLES L Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $165,455.00 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,445.90 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STUART L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,442.39 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, CHARLES T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $165,438.93 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPEY, STEPHEN B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $165,428.49 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKST, GEORGE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,426.11 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $165,415.75 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIN, DESMOND L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,415.00 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNY, HELEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $165,414.89 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, G STEPHEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $165,413.40 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, ROBBIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,405.60 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, KERI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,405.60 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,405.60 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $165,394.95 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCI, DANIEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,387.18 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, ROBERT S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,376.98 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GREGORY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $165,376.58 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $165,373.30 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, PETER M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $165,370.31 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKE, PATRICK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,370.13 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBEUSZ, DEBRA L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $165,369.59 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEIRDRE M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $165,369.54 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANO, KENNETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,367.32 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GNOLFO, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $165,365.83 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ARTHUR R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,364.74 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCHIELLO, PHILIP J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $165,362.17 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZISERA, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,359.09 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITTAIN, DAVID C Employer name Department of Health Amount $165,354.88 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $165,349.83 Date 08/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURITANO, NICHOLAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,348.85 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESTEN, FOSTER C Employer name Department of Health Amount $165,348.60 Date 02/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVELLO, LOUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,345.05 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, GEOFFREY E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $165,340.26 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JAMIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,335.63 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACK, KELLY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,332.29 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $165,319.83 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, RONALD L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $165,319.50 Date 05/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MAURICE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $165,319.21 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINOY, JOSE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $165,317.99 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALE, JOHN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $165,317.20 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,315.06 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISETTE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $165,315.00 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $165,305.23 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUBRY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $165,304.07 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONACQUIST, BETH M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $165,303.36 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARZO, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $165,294.54 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, WAYNE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $165,292.86 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JING Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $165,286.60 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $165,281.07 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ-GABRIEL, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $165,280.42 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPERVEEN, MIKE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $165,279.83 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKOLSKI, CINDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $165,278.16 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DARYL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,272.33 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CURTY, DWAYNE M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $165,266.16 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEIER, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,260.61 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHALIFOUX, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,255.60 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, GIACOMO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $165,253.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA, JAVIER, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $165,243.34 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSKIN, NANCY I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $165,241.15 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELSON, STUART W Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $165,240.81 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLEK, JOSEPH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $165,238.12 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORONEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $165,235.51 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JOSEPH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $165,234.08 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, SAROJA T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $165,226.22 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System