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 SEK, DAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,978.69 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETTY P Employer name Education Department Amount $70,978.69 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARING, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,978.69 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,978.69 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTING, LANCE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,978.69 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPLATO, RALPH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,978.69 Date 05/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARP, NATHEN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,978.69 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,978.69 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULNECK, DEBORAH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,978.69 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, BETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,978.69 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, BARBARA MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,978.69 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITER, JEREMY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,978.69 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, ANNA J M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,978.60 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGES, OLIVETTE T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,978.57 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,978.57 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, DENISE W Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $70,978.56 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENDENNING, ELIZABETH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,977.93 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, DAVIEN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,977.71 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSEL, DIANNA M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $70,977.51 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGHT, MELISSA J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,977.28 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBULSKY, DENISE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,977.19 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, JATHIYAH I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,977.06 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, MARCIA T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,976.66 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARA, CHARLES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,976.51 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCH VON RANDALL, AARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,976.37 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATABAZI, LYDIA T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,976.03 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,975.96 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINKO, DEBROAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,975.93 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELL, MARY K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $70,975.82 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, JAMES T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,975.72 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $70,975.38 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, TRACY A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $70,975.28 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERA, PAUL M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,975.24 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CAMPA, ALBERTO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,975.22 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JOHN Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $70,974.92 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,974.90 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, SUZANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,974.67 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS, PHYLLIS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,974.52 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOPKA, COURTNEY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,974.31 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,973.97 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MELISSA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,973.67 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, MARK E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,973.58 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDAGE, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,973.53 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,973.31 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CHRISTINA I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,973.18 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TYRONE D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,972.92 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODENAK, PAM D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,972.90 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JUDITH A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,972.87 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,972.73 Date 10/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWNIAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,972.27 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,972.23 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKSHIRE, GARY J Employer name Education Department Amount $70,972.19 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, LYNN D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,972.19 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, LINDA E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $70,972.11 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,971.99 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,971.97 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,971.58 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILKLOW HEIDI Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,971.51 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINATO, JOANNA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $70,971.33 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, HELEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,971.15 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, NATALIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,971.15 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLIAS, STEVEN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,971.12 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNELLO, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,971.10 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRAD K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,970.90 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAR, ANNE M Employer name Fulton County Amount $70,970.80 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHIM, ADEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,970.63 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIHANE, CHRISTINE N Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,970.63 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, JEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,970.63 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARK D Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,970.63 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRVIN, DONNA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,970.61 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE, LYNNE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,970.52 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AIMEE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,970.51 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHELLE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,970.39 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINSBACK, ANNE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $70,970.23 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUSAN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,970.10 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, KAREN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,969.95 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,969.79 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKULA, JAMES D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,969.67 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSTYN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,969.64 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, RICHARD Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,969.38 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHUNS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $70,969.27 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JACOB R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,969.19 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, LYNN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,968.81 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, RANDY T Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $70,968.68 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,968.63 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,968.58 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, JANICE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,968.57 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, RICHARD T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,968.53 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, REINALDO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,968.53 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMER, CANDICE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,968.41 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, VICTORIA Employer name Orange County Amount $70,968.33 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, PATRICIA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $70,968.25 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, JEFFREY S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $70,968.19 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, GRANT M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,967.84 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, JENELL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,967.82 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CONNELL, KEVIN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,967.57 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, KEVIN P Employer name Schuyler County Amount $70,967.41 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ERIC M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,967.33 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLENE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,967.28 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,967.21 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System