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 DAVOCK DUNSON, VICKI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,259.33 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, CECILIA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,259.28 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRZEWA, ARTHUR R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,259.21 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LYNDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,259.17 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, LISA D Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $72,259.01 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVOLINA, CYNTHIA Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,259.01 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, ANNMARIE Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,259.01 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, LINDA S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,259.01 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BETHANY M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $72,259.01 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, GARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,259.01 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAREN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,259.01 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYLAND, MARY ANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,259.01 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNEAU, NANCY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,259.01 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,259.01 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPTON, KRISTIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,259.01 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBEL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,259.01 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINA D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,258.97 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSETH, RICHARD L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,258.83 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KEVIN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,258.67 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROTAR, JOSHUA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,258.08 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, DANIELLE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,258.06 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, PATRICK J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,258.01 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SEAN P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,257.91 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, TAEF Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,257.85 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELACRUZ, DAYSI MARIA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $72,257.85 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUARBE, JUSTIN M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $72,257.85 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $72,257.85 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERAME, LISA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $72,257.74 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ROBERT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.68 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERINO, DENISE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,257.68 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEBORAH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,257.68 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, EMMA K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, A TERESA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDI, RAMAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLKE, JACQUELYN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZOWSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEAU, DEBORAH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTER, DAVID L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISLE, RAYMOND J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFIBAUGH, ERIK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRIAN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TODD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, EUGENE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAN, MAHALAKSHMI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, CATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, LORI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZACO, JEFFREY T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAN, SRI M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THERESA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, CAROL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BINU C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBALDI, MICHELLE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISHMAN, JEFF T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, CHAU M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHARZOUZI, NICOLAS G Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $72,257.67 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MILTON B Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-WOODS, SHERINE A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $72,257.67 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDETT, KAREN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, ANN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGNER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, GREGORY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, CHARLES J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANET N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LINDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ANDREA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,257.67 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOKSHIRE, MATTHEW Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,257.67 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERONCERAY, JEAN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,257.67 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RUSSELL D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, GARY P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID H Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CYR, ANNE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, MARY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORA, GRETCHEN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNETT, SCOTT C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, KIM S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKA, DEBRA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMI, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, BRIAN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LINDA LEE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCH, KATHLEEN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULZER, DIANE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 01/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, DANIEL M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JOHN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, TRICIA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, PATRICK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELLIG, JASON D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENTUSKY, JANET Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, ANNETTE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISKOTTEN, KERRI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, KIM L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,257.67 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, DENNIS K Employer name Education Department Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRMAN, MARYANN Employer name Education Department Amount $72,257.67 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, WILLIAM M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,257.67 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EVAN W Employer name Education Department Amount $72,257.67 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, JOHN M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,257.67 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFFERILLO, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,257.67 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System