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 MC CUE, FRANK T, III Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $142,507.54 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSAYED, ASHRAF Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $142,505.41 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLAIN, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $142,500.05 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE-OLSON, KATE R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $142,495.07 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AIDA V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $142,494.27 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SURINDER PAL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $142,491.26 Date 04/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,482.29 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,481.42 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARD, PIERRE P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $142,479.00 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARONCZYK, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,478.80 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $142,478.72 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, EVA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,477.51 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORT, DONALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $142,474.97 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSER, SCOTT H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $142,474.97 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVONE, ANDRE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,467.56 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJA, ABDUL H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $142,464.67 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDO, ABIBA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $142,457.79 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAMINI, VICTOR J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,456.97 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELICO, ELYSE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,456.60 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, KEVIN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,453.89 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILT, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $142,446.82 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, ARLIE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,446.49 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTILIO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,438.46 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JOHN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,435.82 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERZO, RALPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $142,430.88 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONTAGNE, COLLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,427.94 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, MARTIN B Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $142,427.12 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWYER, SHAWN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $142,426.52 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCALVIERI, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,422.71 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JERRY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $142,421.54 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAMO, ANGELA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $142,421.46 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DIANA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $142,421.46 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, VINCENT R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $142,421.46 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, MICHAEL Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $142,421.46 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEIDRE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $142,421.46 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWEIG, MARIE L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $142,421.46 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, LISA K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $142,421.46 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJIT, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JULIA H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN-PHELAN, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBROCK, ERNEST M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MEGAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CONNIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, THOMAS R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMENGA, MARY B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINFELD, JUDITH S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKEN, NELSON E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $142,421.46 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,417.94 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PETER V Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $142,415.58 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, RONALD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,413.88 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN-MILLER, TRACEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $142,412.85 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, DIANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,412.02 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, GEORGE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,411.48 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TODD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,411.13 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORRERO, ANGEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,406.11 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, JOHN R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $142,406.07 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,405.55 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, ERIC D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $142,404.32 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, ERIC Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $142,403.36 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENECAL, RAYMOND A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $142,399.93 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, PAUL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,399.72 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CETINSKI, ANDREAS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,399.48 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $142,398.60 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $142,396.98 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $142,392.20 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, DENIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,390.43 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENBRINK, RICHARD E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $142,386.29 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOWSKI, ALLAN M Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $142,385.32 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RE, MARIO J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $142,384.49 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SHIRLEY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,383.72 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDULLA, ELVIRA ESCABARTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,380.92 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PATRICIA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $142,377.41 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, S MONICA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $142,377.03 Date 07/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-LAVALLE, PENNY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,377.00 Date 01/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOZZO, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,374.87 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TISHMAN, PAMELA B Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $142,370.72 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, MARY C Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $142,370.03 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, RAYMOND E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $142,369.69 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, RALPH Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $142,368.94 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, JEAN A Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $142,367.92 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, JOHN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,366.71 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLA, BRANDON L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $142,358.95 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, DANIEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,358.51 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEVYN, RANDALL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,355.85 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALVIN, SARA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $142,353.83 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMUK, GARY M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $142,353.83 Date 10/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBY, MARK D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $142,353.83 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDWARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,352.60 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMICO, ROBERT H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $142,350.91 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, GENE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDI, CHRISTINE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHSBERG, LAWRENCE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUGER, BARBARA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENERNEY, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, ROY F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHLIN, ALAN S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 02/02/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTAGLIA, GERALD M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 09/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $142,350.91 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, GEORGE M Employer name Education Department Amount $142,350.91 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System