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 MURPHY, ROGER A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $108,752.87 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, TODD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,750.93 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROPP, JEFFERY G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $108,750.01 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, PAUL B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,747.80 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, NICHOLAS W Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $108,747.53 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYER, GEORGE V Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $108,746.18 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NORA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $108,746.06 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RAMLOCHAND Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,745.51 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,745.29 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATHERINE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $108,742.29 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, LIANNA K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,742.01 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GERMAINE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $108,741.64 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINN, EVAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $108,741.08 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARLENE R M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,740.91 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL F Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $108,737.91 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTAK, PHILIP D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,737.76 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, ALICE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $108,737.43 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LAWRENCE M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $108,736.80 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JOSEPH X Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,736.70 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGAM, SHAWN A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $108,736.31 Date 03/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Orange County Amount $108,736.14 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, ELIZABETH F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $108,735.31 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XINJIANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $108,732.67 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, RICHARD W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $108,732.58 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, KATHERINE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $108,732.43 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHITELL, JOSEPH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,731.67 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, PATRICIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $108,730.66 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWA, STANLEY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $108,729.81 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOS, GREGORY L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,727.13 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, ANTHONY R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,726.86 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, PATRICK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $108,725.26 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONTANARO, LAURA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $108,724.89 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $108,722.82 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAY, CHERLYN BRAIS Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,722.73 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILVOCK, GREGORY A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $108,721.69 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALIN, MELINDA E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $108,720.85 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDOCK, JOHN N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $108,720.81 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,720.40 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LAZINKA E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $108,719.67 Date 07/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, DHARMENDRA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,719.12 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $108,718.90 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, RANDAL L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $108,718.01 Date 04/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOON, ROCHELLE J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $108,717.84 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, JUNE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $108,716.87 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, ANTHONY C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $108,716.22 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSTON, DAMON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,714.93 Date 04/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, GORDON R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $108,713.58 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTSPREE, HOLLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $108,713.56 Date 08/25/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARDLEY, WILLIAM D Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $108,713.45 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, CHERYL L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $108,712.46 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-MOORE, APRIL Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $108,708.76 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, ARTHUR J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $108,706.53 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, LYNNE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $108,703.62 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, NANCY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,702.01 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVASIA, ELSAMMA S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $108,699.85 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESEK, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $108,699.76 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, NICOLE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $108,699.31 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, THERESA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $108,698.96 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $108,698.75 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADEN, JULIE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $108,696.62 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAYI, GODFREY O Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $108,694.18 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $108,693.73 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECTOR, PATRICIA K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $108,693.54 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, LORETTA B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $108,691.32 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO-WADE, THELIA I Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $108,691.22 Date 01/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATH, JUDITH A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $108,689.45 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, PAUL P, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $108,687.89 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELICH, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $108,682.77 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LYNN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $108,680.41 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DININNY, THOMAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $108,679.84 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHNER, WILLIAM D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $108,679.51 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, KERRY P Employer name City of Rye Amount $108,678.66 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACKLEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $108,678.16 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLARD, JENNIFER J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $108,678.14 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, KENNETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,672.15 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULLEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,669.80 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, SCOTT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $108,668.20 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, GINO B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,666.72 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, ELISE A Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $108,666.02 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, MARK E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $108,665.45 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHEA, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $108,665.19 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, SUSAN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $108,665.16 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ADAM S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $108,664.54 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMORUAN, ANTHONY I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $108,664.54 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOEHL, JAMES G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $108,663.80 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANDREW B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $108,663.54 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICURELLI, KAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $108,662.52 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOWSKI, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,662.17 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, JAMES L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,662.08 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERMA, KAMLESH Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $108,660.63 Date 12/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER-RICHTER, MARY C Employer name Albany County Amount $108,660.10 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTER, STEPHEN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $108,659.35 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, ALFRED P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $108,659.15 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARFOH, SHANNON Employer name Albany County Amount $108,659.08 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, GARVEY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $108,658.17 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPPE, ROBERT, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $108,657.23 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETL, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,656.28 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIUTTA, ROGER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,655.32 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULERA, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $108,655.22 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $108,654.84 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System