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 STEVENS, CHRISTINE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BRIAN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $113,450.46 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, JOHN R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $113,450.46 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DEBORAH V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWITZ, ALAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYTA, JANET C SAPIO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDA, ANDREA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEEZY, DONALD R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $113,450.46 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $113,450.46 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNCZUR, PAUL H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $113,450.46 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $113,450.46 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYDER, WILLIAM T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $113,450.46 Date 09/15/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHOLD, PATRICIA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $113,450.46 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKA, ERIC A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $113,450.46 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROBERT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTEUR, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNEY, GARY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $113,450.46 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, ERNEST A, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOURY, KEITH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $113,450.46 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, KURT A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $113,450.46 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, JEFFREY J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $113,450.46 Date 05/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESDORPH, RICHARD J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KEITH J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, WILLIAM A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNUKJIAN, ALAN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $113,450.46 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKMAN, STEPHEN K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBELL, EILEEN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $113,450.46 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, KEVIN F Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $113,450.46 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, RONALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,450.46 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, JACOB Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,449.91 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $113,449.35 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI POPOLO, REMO, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,449.11 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAINT PAUL JOSEPH, CHRISTENE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $113,448.41 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM R Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $113,445.99 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELAS, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $113,444.74 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TABITHA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,443.84 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MAUREEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,443.68 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROV, RICHARD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,443.68 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RANDALL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,443.68 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, AMY J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $113,443.68 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIS, PHILIP A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $113,443.48 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, TIMOTHY Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $113,442.90 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JOHN G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $113,442.90 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUTI, KENNETH J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $113,441.80 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $113,441.80 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, EDWARD B Employer name City of Auburn Amount $113,441.79 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, JUDITH Employer name Rockland County Amount $113,441.62 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JACOB S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,441.54 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAR, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $113,440.27 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISKIN, RYAN Employer name Putnam County Amount $113,439.71 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIETSCHIER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $113,439.47 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ANTHONY P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $113,439.47 Date 04/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMER, FRANK L, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $113,439.47 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSEN, WAYNE D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $113,439.47 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLERS, AIPING Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $113,439.47 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, TERRI J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $113,439.47 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAZZO, KAREN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $113,439.47 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, MARTHA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $113,439.47 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIDAL MARY, C L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $113,439.47 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JOHN R Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $113,439.46 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, KAREN R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,438.89 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBE, NORMAND R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,438.46 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, BETSY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,438.46 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,438.13 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MARIE B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $113,438.07 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, ARTHUR F Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,437.61 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of State Amount $113,437.27 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, MARK S Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $113,436.67 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDAU, SUSAN L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $113,435.75 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELIX, DANIEL N Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $113,435.59 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,435.05 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DENNIS J Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $113,435.05 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, LAWRENCE H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,435.05 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARLITTI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,434.90 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUKASZEWSKI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,434.69 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, GERARD P Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $113,434.68 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN WYEN, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $113,434.13 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $113,433.88 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, DAWN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,433.25 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, GARY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,433.25 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $113,433.25 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIN, DAVID J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $113,432.73 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, KEVIN R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $113,432.63 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, ERIC D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $113,432.46 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, ARNON Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $113,432.18 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKO, ELISHA S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $113,432.05 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, MICHAEL F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $113,432.05 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, KATHLEEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,430.66 Date 12/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, TIM T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,428.59 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEESHAW, HOLLY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,426.34 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $113,424.60 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, PATRICIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,423.69 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, GILBERT A Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $113,423.46 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKER, DIANE J A Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,423.11 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, DENNIS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,422.50 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, RICHARD E, III Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $113,422.19 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, WILLIAM D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $113,420.88 Date 03/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $113,418.12 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System