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 TOWNE, JAMIE A Employer name Essex County Amount $43,297.57 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRONE, JOSEPH H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JUENE, JASON M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANUS, CAROL L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERE, KELLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBOCK, AMY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, KAREN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, MARCY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTNICK, ANDREW Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ANTHONY M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, RALPH Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DIANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, ISAAC Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGILL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, IOLA R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRZONE, SANDRA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES E, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, BENNETT S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERBOURNE, PAUL H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, JANET A Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, TENETIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORKOVITZ, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, JAMES G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, STEVEN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, EARL W, III Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'OELSNITZ, SUSAN H Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $43,297.50 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, MARI M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDIERI, ROBERT H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, THOMAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JOHN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DAVID K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEN, RODNEY G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER-SOLOYNA, LISA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DARRIN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELAMED, PHILOMENA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, TADD A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, KEVIN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, LAWRENCE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYS, STEVEN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELDON L, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, DAWN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DIANE S Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, CAROLYN J Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, ROBERT B Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ELIZABETH M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, TERESA M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKEVICH, GARY J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, DONNA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, PATRICIA G Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, LAWRENCE J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DAVID D Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMADINE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, EDWARD F Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFEETERS, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, KAREN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, DANIELLE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, ELOY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, DONNA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, IRENE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CAROLINE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGE, JOSEPH M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA-BLACK, MARIANNA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, ROSEMARIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, PATRICK M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDETTI, CHRISTY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, HELENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DARCI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, CAROL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/02/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, RENEE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, JILL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGER, CAROLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,297.50 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, BRENDA A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $43,297.50 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, KEELA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,297.50 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHNERT, STEPHEN L Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TIRLON W Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, KIRK A Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARTIN J Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SHARAN A Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SALLY I Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of State Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, AMY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHETTI, PAUL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUSCIO, KAREN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,297.50 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, LINDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,297.50 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGAN, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,297.50 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System