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 MCCARTHY, DONNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $139,362.03 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITWIESER, ERIK D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $139,361.84 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACK, DAVID J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $139,361.40 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DANIEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $139,359.73 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, DE WANIE L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $139,352.77 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBERGER, KEVIN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $139,350.08 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONDELLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $139,348.10 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWERGO, MICHAEL M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $139,344.05 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Rockland County Amount $139,341.48 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSQUET, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,341.19 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, BLAKE G Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $139,338.74 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHMAN, MARTIN J Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $139,338.05 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,330.92 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $139,328.48 Date 06/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, NEIL O Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $139,326.01 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAKER, COREY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $139,324.95 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPKO, STEPHEN G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $139,322.44 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUREUTHER, MELANIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $139,322.10 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERNA, JAVIER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,320.12 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, VIJAY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,318.50 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, RAFAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,317.00 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA, JOSE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $139,311.84 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $139,310.44 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARTH, THOMAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,301.80 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORGONE, BRUCE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $139,300.08 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $139,298.78 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAMIAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $139,298.78 Date 02/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $139,298.78 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, CARMEN T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,298.78 Date 02/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,298.78 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, NANCY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $139,298.78 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, MARK W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $139,298.78 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMUS, LAUREL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $139,298.78 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, FRANCIS E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $139,298.78 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, STEVEN E Employer name Education Department Amount $139,298.78 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCCHI, VICTOR A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $139,298.78 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, LANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $139,298.78 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, MARK D Employer name Department of Health Amount $139,298.78 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DAVID M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $139,298.78 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTZER, MADELINE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $139,298.78 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RUSSELL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $139,298.78 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCH, BRUCE E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $139,298.78 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $139,298.78 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINBERG, JONATHAN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $139,298.78 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENNETT, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $139,298.78 Date 06/18/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JUDITH E Employer name Department of State Amount $139,298.78 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of State Amount $139,298.78 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, BRIAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,298.78 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, C L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,298.78 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,298.78 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, MARK F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,298.78 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $139,298.78 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, DANIEL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $139,298.78 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIG, DAVID V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $139,298.78 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINARO, JOHN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $139,298.78 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, DIANE C Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $139,298.78 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAK, JULIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $139,298.78 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLNER, DAVID V Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $139,298.78 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOANNE P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $139,298.78 Date 02/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, KENNETH I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $139,298.78 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ALLAN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $139,298.78 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,294.57 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $139,291.27 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, DAVID L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $139,290.96 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNS, CRAIG H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $139,289.28 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN P Employer name Education Department Amount $139,285.27 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, KIMBERLY Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $139,283.15 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVIN, DEBORA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $139,282.27 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $139,280.75 Date 03/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, NELSON Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $139,279.54 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, BRADLEY F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $139,278.77 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ANDREW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,278.28 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORAL, CESAR Employer name Rockland County Amount $139,278.12 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, OWEN J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $139,276.20 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $139,276.18 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $139,276.18 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANARKIEWICZ, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $139,276.18 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINEY, REBECCA N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $139,276.18 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENHAM, CATHERINE J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $139,265.64 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURIVAGE, EDWARD C Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $139,262.93 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JESSE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,262.47 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, LORRAINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $139,259.04 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNT, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,255.55 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, SEAN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $139,252.57 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MICHELLE M Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $139,252.34 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUYNE, JUSTIN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,250.49 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRONE, LOUIS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $139,250.48 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, BENJAMIN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $139,247.27 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANG, DOUGLAS L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $139,246.37 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, INGRID S Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $139,246.04 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKORNY, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $139,244.04 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORAN, JAMES F Employer name Department of Health Amount $139,243.20 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, EDMUND J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $139,240.21 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, THOMAS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $139,239.01 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, SCOTT V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,237.56 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLILLO, CHARLES JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $139,237.37 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $139,236.18 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETER, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $139,236.09 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, RONALD W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $139,234.90 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARK W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $139,230.92 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System