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 LOTITO, THOMAS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $164,791.60 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANELLI, GARY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,789.55 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWSHAM, DAVID H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,789.19 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, KEITH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,779.99 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIUMENTO, DOMINICK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,766.80 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, NANCY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,755.60 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,755.60 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, CRAIG D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,755.60 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAIRD, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,749.78 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDELA, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,748.35 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLUM, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,740.39 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANDREW T Employer name Westchester County Amount $164,738.84 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, DEBRA L Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $164,737.57 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $164,722.71 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIFFER, WILLIAM B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,720.56 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, TERRENCE M, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,720.30 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LOUIS M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $164,718.01 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIUSA, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,713.87 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUSHNIR, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $164,713.65 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOUGHER, JOSEPH B, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,710.62 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLEARY, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,708.78 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIFFLETT, JOSEPH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $164,705.79 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFOYLE, DAVID Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $164,702.56 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCQUADE, LAWRENCE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,700.68 Date 09/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASCSAK, RICHARD Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $164,696.49 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGRASS, WILLIAM S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,693.51 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWSON, GWEN Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $164,689.27 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDEKANI, BABAK A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $164,685.25 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGMAN, WARREN B Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $164,678.69 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,674.81 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, LAUREN A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $164,672.03 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPRAH, EMMANUEL K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $164,672.02 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARFALLA, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,666.50 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFEH, FADI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,655.28 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,654.72 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAIR, HARRY N Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $164,652.69 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,651.54 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAND, KENNETH I Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $164,647.97 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DARRELL M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $164,647.97 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JENIFER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,640.24 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMMIT, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,636.73 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,633.12 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENZ, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,629.98 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTILLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,624.42 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABRE, CARLINE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $164,624.41 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUB, JOSHUA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,613.83 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ELEANOR H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $164,597.57 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIR, REBECCA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $164,592.66 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $164,586.67 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, BRANDON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,584.36 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CHARLES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,579.08 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBSHER, ROBERT Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $164,572.24 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, SEAN M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $164,569.83 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NANCY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $164,555.99 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, SHAWN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,550.54 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ATTOLICO, JOSEPH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,542.90 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GODLEY, ROBERT M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $164,541.62 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,534.34 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLNEY, JAMES O Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $164,532.59 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, KEITH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,529.29 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIAMONTE, WILLIAM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,523.42 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUHAN, VED P Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $164,521.29 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINES, JOEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,520.97 Date 09/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARBERO, GEORGE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $164,508.92 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, KENNETH A Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $164,508.12 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,505.19 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGER, PAUL J Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $164,500.80 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, PATRICK G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $164,493.71 Date 09/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KHARY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,492.73 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,489.37 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $164,488.53 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, KAREN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $164,477.11 Date 06/16/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRIZIO, DAVID Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $164,475.22 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATES-WILLIAMS, SHARON J Employer name Education Department Amount $164,469.16 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN G Employer name Education Department Amount $164,469.16 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANALLEY, JAMES R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $164,463.87 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUDENBUSH, JOHN S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $164,458.09 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KATHERINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $164,455.42 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRADY, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,447.67 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESADA, LOLA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,445.98 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $164,445.88 Date 12/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LAURIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,445.82 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,443.07 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLICK, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,432.77 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLINTICK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $164,428.35 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ARGAND G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,427.55 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KURT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,424.81 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,422.90 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIENKO, MAREK Employer name Westchester County Amount $164,421.79 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROEHLEIN, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,408.88 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, JESSE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,406.82 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, GREGORY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,403.99 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTTMAN, KENNETH H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,403.95 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $164,392.40 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASKO, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $164,380.65 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCEVOY, WILLIAM F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,379.98 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RUBEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,379.98 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUESSER, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $164,378.12 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRAKOVSKY, HENRY J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $164,374.44 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTINO, SUSAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,372.67 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System