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 BRENNAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,674.73 Date 09/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UVENA, FREDERICK P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $117,674.20 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, MARY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,673.82 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KENNETH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $117,673.65 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $117,672.96 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DALE W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $117,672.94 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHAKER, SERGIO A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,671.41 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JAMES D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,671.36 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, STEPHEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,670.72 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, FRANCIS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $117,670.33 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALUCKI, DONALD T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $117,670.25 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, BRAD M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $117,669.68 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $117,664.52 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, KERRY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $117,657.50 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDIN, TODD E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $117,656.64 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $117,653.80 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVIL, BURTLAND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,653.54 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, CHARLES E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $117,653.21 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, RONALD T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $117,652.70 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,652.17 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOANNE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,651.61 Date 04/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGELSTEIN, DONNA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $117,649.35 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOREHEAD, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $117,649.28 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZANO, CATHERINE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,649.20 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $117,648.65 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERWIN, ADRIENNE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,648.43 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSAH, KOFI A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,647.82 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, PETER F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $117,647.00 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODYCOMB, PAUL M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $117,644.61 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, BEVERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $117,644.55 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, FATMATA P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $117,642.17 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GLEN U Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,641.57 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZON, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,640.33 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTHAPPAN, ALEX K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,639.32 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, COLLEEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,634.02 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWENDER, JOHN W Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $117,633.90 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, MIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,632.81 Date 11/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ABY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,632.81 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, NIA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,632.81 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JACK D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $117,632.29 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, RANDY Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $117,631.54 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIORE, MICHAEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $117,631.42 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MERE, PHILLIP P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $117,631.26 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, AUTUMN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,630.86 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGBU, VICTOR U Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,630.68 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, FRANCIS J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $117,629.17 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, DONALD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,629.05 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDACCIU, ANTHONY J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,628.86 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONCZAK, BERNARD A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $117,626.20 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KRISTEN A Employer name Avon CSD Amount $117,625.09 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PETER T Employer name Department of Law Amount $117,623.73 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LATI E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,622.88 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBUTO, PETER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $117,622.73 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, CAROL A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $117,622.60 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSTON, KEITH C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $117,622.42 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THERESA K Employer name Rockland County Amount $117,619.49 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAL-DOWNS, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $117,619.47 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, UDAY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,618.60 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GERALDINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,618.03 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, ALEXIS B Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $117,616.17 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, LUIGI Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $117,616.08 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, EDMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $117,613.67 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINO, NANCY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,612.51 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSELMAN, JOHN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $117,612.12 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,608.66 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAEDER, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $117,607.20 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELENSKY, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,607.07 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, RONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,605.67 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEAKIS, DONALD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,604.86 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, DILIPBHAI R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,603.80 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZHOOKUDI, MANOJ K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $117,600.23 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARD, ELLEN J G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, VICTORIA S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDRUM, MARK R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, GREGORY G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, WENDY M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLAN, SEAN F Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,599.11 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $117,597.11 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATTILE, GARY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $117,594.26 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, LUTHER I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $117,594.10 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALAVE, ITHAMAR Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $117,593.94 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYDEN, JOHN J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,592.60 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $117,589.65 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, GLADSTONE H , JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $117,588.31 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, JOHN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $117,582.12 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $117,581.98 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANNUZZO, MAUREEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $117,579.70 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GILBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $117,578.74 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPELAND, JACKIE C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,578.06 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $117,575.07 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAVID H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $117,574.95 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELARDI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Nassau County Amount $117,574.63 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $117,573.16 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $117,572.86 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, WILLIAM A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $117,572.68 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, MARYANN T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $117,572.33 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, ROSEANNE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $117,572.10 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBER, KEITH M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $117,571.15 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System