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 GIVNEY, GEORGE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,255.59 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEAN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, IDA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,255.59 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CRAIG S Employer name Department of State Amount $72,255.59 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIDSEN, PETER E Employer name Department of State Amount $72,255.59 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDINGS, DENISE Employer name Department of State Amount $72,255.59 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SHARON L Employer name Department of State Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDREW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COSTANZO, DOMENICO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JAMES B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDY, ROBIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, BRYAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS-REPKO, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 09/30/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, KENNETH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,255.59 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIOLILLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JOHN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARHARTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,255.59 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEW, HOLLY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,255.59 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREY, PATTI G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCUERA, PETER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHENHAUSEN, DENNIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIOLA, MELISSA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,255.59 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, SHARON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,255.59 Date 09/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLEY, DEBRA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,255.59 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIPITAN, OSILEKE O Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EUGENE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NELL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDNY, SUSAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DEBORAH E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLABEAU, KENNETH R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JAMES R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZACHOROWSKI, KATHERINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARIA, JOSEPH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NATALE, ROBIN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICAPRIO, DENISE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, SHARON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, CYNTHIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSKY, MARK R, SR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMINO, VICTORIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CAROL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JAMES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEY-TAFT, KATHLEEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SOPHIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, DIANA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, SUSAN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, BERNICE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MAUREEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJCHRZYCKI, AUDREY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 01/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-BORUSZEWSKI, LAURA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGINNITY, LYNN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, GAIL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANICE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ELIZABETH-ANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARY ELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAI, MAHADEB Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BONNIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, BRENDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODARO, BARBARA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, BRENDA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMARO, TATIANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NANCY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KAREN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 12/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDGET, DEBORAH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LORI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUGZDA, CINDY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,255.59 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOARA, DORIAN D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,255.48 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARK P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,255.15 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELEHAN, GREG D Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,255.02 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, FLOYD E, JR Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $72,254.74 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, PHILIP M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,254.73 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $72,254.55 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILDINE, ROBERT K Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,254.38 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEERE, JOHN P Employer name Seneca County Amount $72,254.06 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JUAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,254.02 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARVIN, RICHARD P Employer name New Hyde Park Fire District Amount $72,253.84 Date 12/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUEBEL, PHILIP J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,253.73 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADYSZ, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,253.59 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANSOLO, ADAM J Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,252.41 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, THOMAS DJ Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,251.42 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSON, WAYNE A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $72,251.37 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETRING, ROY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,251.11 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, SHERI Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $72,251.00 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOSEPH, TYSON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,250.68 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMEROD, MARK S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,250.24 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DEBORAH J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,250.03 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DER, SHANNON E Employer name Lewis County Amount $72,249.65 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, CHRIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $72,249.59 Date 04/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHELE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,249.51 Date 02/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CHARMAINE E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,249.51 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, ROSEMARIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,249.51 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERROSE, BONNIE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,249.51 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, STEPHEN J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,249.33 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, COLSTON R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,249.18 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System