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 VOGLER, STEVEN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBAL, MARK L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, STEPHEN W Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODDER, TIMOTHY H Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/22/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHUN W Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PETERS, INMAN J Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, MARK E Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSMAN, MARY P Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, REBECCA K Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, KEVIN B Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDWARD Employer name Education Department Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, CARL M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEEL, NANCY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPLE, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, DANA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMARCZYK, PAUL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, DONNA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIKOFF, ANNE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/20/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, RENJIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BETTINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, SCOTT M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, JUDITH ANN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRAL, GREG A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, PAUL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/23/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARADON, CAROL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JACALYN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDGINS, DEBRA ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTAS, JACQUELINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VENETTE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, DARLENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGIA, JEFFERY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIELARZ, JOANNE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, KEVIN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVEL, FRANK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERGERST, PAMELA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALWYN, KENNETH A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSANKO, MARGARET M Employer name Department of State Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Department of State Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, ANDREW Employer name Department of State Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, RONALD A Employer name Department of State Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/20/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRIA, SAMUEL M Employer name Department of State Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DIANE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, ROBERT F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURNO, DAVID D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/31/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KIM E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, GEORGE W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCWILLIAMS, KAREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKY, MARCIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, LEO M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULUS, MARK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOCK, BRIAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOST, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUM, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRITELLA, JANE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SU, YIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGG, RUSSELL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, SANFORD G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LOUIS J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETSON, ALVEN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, ROSEMARY E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFEL, ERIC W Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARUSSO, ARTHUR T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, MARY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, STEPHEN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKIEWICZ, MARJORIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANGELA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCELYN, SHARON B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ELIZABETH B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESELA, DERESSE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LWENJE, BENEDICTA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELS, CHARLES H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLA-DAFOE, MARIA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIEN, BASSEY E, DR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHLEITER, IRENE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,505.59 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDZIK, STEVEN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, ROBERT H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINO, DIANE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONG, FLORENCE W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/28/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, DAVID W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLANO, JAMES M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EMERY W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWEKE, CHRIS O Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, DONNA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFERR, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, GUSTAVO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAHAN, COLLEEN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENS, SUSAN K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System