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 DONOUGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $116,936.88 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHREE, JEFFERSON V Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $116,936.38 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNO, STEPHEN M Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $116,935.46 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, DENNIS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,933.92 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHAEL D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $116,932.66 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROCOLA, DENNIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,930.71 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SHIRLEY D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $116,930.29 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMQUIST, REBECCA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $116,930.26 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, GLADA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,925.53 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, LAURENCE A Employer name Orange County Amount $116,925.26 Date 04/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSMINGER, RONALD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,922.44 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, KENNETH A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $116,921.99 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KENNETH E, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,918.05 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNER, NICHOLAS O Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $116,917.88 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY, SUEANN E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $116,916.62 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $116,915.40 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS F Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $116,911.20 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHERMAN, STEPHEN C Employer name Steuben County Amount $116,910.26 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, GLEN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,909.89 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, THOMAS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,909.89 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, ANGELO L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,909.89 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADICE, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $116,909.89 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBEL, JORGE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $116,909.89 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ANDRE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $116,909.89 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANERI, CHARLES Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $116,909.62 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KENNETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,909.21 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITTING, DOUGLAS D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,907.89 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, THOMAS D Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $116,907.71 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACEY, BARBARA L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $116,907.68 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUPACS, NICHOLAS C Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $116,901.03 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDANO, KIM F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $116,900.97 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, DANIEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $116,898.35 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENTROTT, JAMES H Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,897.09 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $116,893.92 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, RONALD A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $116,891.18 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, LINDA M Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $116,891.12 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, THOMAS P Employer name Rockland County Amount $116,890.89 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,890.18 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, DAVID Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $116,889.61 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JASON Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $116,885.46 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASS, JON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,884.93 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $116,884.21 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, APRIL LYNN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $116,883.70 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,882.79 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARAKHAN, SAMSUDEEN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,882.44 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $116,882.16 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, TERRY E, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,881.29 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHBEIN, JONATHAN S Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $116,877.87 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MEGHAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,877.00 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLWORK, NANCY E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $116,873.32 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSSE, CONNIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $116,871.45 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, DWIGHT J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,870.72 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, FRANCISCO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,867.88 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, BARTHOLAMEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,867.22 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOESEL, KEIRA L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $116,867.07 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOCK, JOHN T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $116,864.06 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHOOLEY, MATHEW T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,862.47 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, MARTIN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $116,860.81 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAMONE, GRANT J Employer name Oneida County Amount $116,857.36 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $116,857.19 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BORGO, ANGELO J, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $116,857.19 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, GARY N Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $116,857.14 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, THEYAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $116,853.99 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMA, SHAWN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $116,853.90 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUDOUNAS, ALEXIS Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $116,852.74 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, MARIO C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,852.24 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SETH E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,852.04 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYLE, WALTER S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $116,848.83 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WINSTON D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $116,842.87 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, COLLEEN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $116,841.54 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSELLA, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,839.42 Date 11/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, JEROME S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,837.50 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ELIZABETH C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $116,834.70 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDISH, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,829.74 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, KENIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,828.42 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,825.79 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATENGA, MARILYN Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $116,825.74 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, HELEN TSUI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $116,823.00 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, SCOT Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $116,822.12 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CARMEN Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $116,821.15 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, RONALD N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $116,820.76 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAHN, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,819.45 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISOLM, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,817.10 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KEITH E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,815.10 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESI, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $116,813.92 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, JAMES A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $116,811.97 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSCH, RICHARD G, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,810.96 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, BERNARDO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,809.89 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELC, ROBERT A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $116,809.89 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, SALVATORE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,809.89 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILLUFFO, MICHAEL P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $116,809.89 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, THOMAS H Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $116,809.89 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO-SCHUTZMAN, JO ANN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, BARBARA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 06/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINIA, PETER V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, FRANK D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISERT, RYAN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $116,809.58 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System