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 MANUS, CELENE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,812.12 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAKRISHNAN, ANITHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,812.12 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFTEGAARD, NORA T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,812.12 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, DONALD E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,812.12 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, DOREEN L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $109,812.12 Date 11/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,812.12 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, CATHLEEN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,812.12 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,812.12 Date 05/30/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MARY JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,812.12 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, LAWRENCE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,812.12 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUI, HAIXIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,812.12 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOHN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,812.12 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TRACY K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,812.12 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARYBETH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,812.12 Date 02/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTINE SEALOCK Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,812.12 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,812.12 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PATRICE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $109,812.12 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,812.12 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, MARTHA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,812.12 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNICK, DIANE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,812.12 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPA, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,812.12 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, PETER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,812.12 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITT, THERESA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,812.12 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, ROBERT J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $109,812.12 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, PAMELA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,812.12 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, PETER Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,812.12 Date 03/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDHART, JOHN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,812.12 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICARD, MARY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,812.12 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, EDWARD R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,812.12 Date 06/19/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELZER, MICHAEL F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,812.12 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUMMER, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $109,812.12 Date 11/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPREITZER, CARIN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,811.67 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLA, DENISE J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $109,809.89 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZYK, JEREMIAH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,809.75 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEN, ANTHONY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,808.96 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA POINT, GEORGE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,807.32 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGUIRK, SANDRA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,806.60 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, KATHERINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,806.01 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALLO, JOANNE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,805.97 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, JAY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,805.97 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLONSKOWSKI, NANCY P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,805.97 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAKOLI, NORMA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,805.65 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SELICA Y Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,804.28 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN Z Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,803.97 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATCHINSON, WILLIAM J, IV Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,802.59 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, MARY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,802.59 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SUSAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,802.59 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, SARI J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,802.59 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, EILEEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,802.59 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, MARK R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,802.59 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JENNIFER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,801.30 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANA, JOHN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,800.71 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, RICHARD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,800.65 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, REGINA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,800.08 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURANTONIO, JOSEPH Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $109,799.93 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKEL, SANDRA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,799.70 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,799.70 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAY, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,799.70 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWAGNEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,799.70 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,799.02 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, KEVIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $109,799.02 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIDYA, SANJYOT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $109,799.02 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $109,799.01 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERHUNMWUNSEE, OSARUGUE B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $109,798.90 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, HERBERT C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,798.82 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,798.60 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ROBERT P Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,798.13 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, EDWARD H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $109,797.93 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASLINGER, ROBERT P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,797.82 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASENCIO, MARLENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,796.77 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOO, OWEN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $109,796.66 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZOSNYKOWSKI, EDWARD R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,796.66 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSOWSKI, RAYMOND E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,796.43 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, WAYNE H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $109,796.20 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, JACK Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,795.80 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDIK, MARK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,795.79 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, ROGER W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,795.66 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAVID M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,795.47 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $109,795.37 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCILVENE, MARK C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $109,795.10 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, RODNEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,793.72 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, EDWIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,793.65 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMASIK, TIMOTHY Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $109,792.87 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, KEVIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,792.55 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RICCO, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,792.35 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, DAVID A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,792.18 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRATE, NIKKI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,792.08 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DANIEL M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $109,792.03 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,791.61 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBESSAY, MENGISTEAB Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,791.61 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,791.53 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, JENSON J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,790.52 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILE, JASON E Employer name Genesee County Amount $109,789.79 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTERFIELD, ROBERTA Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,789.24 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOW, MARK Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $109,788.97 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENETTE, PAUL R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $109,788.46 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNY, PETER B Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $109,788.40 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, KATHLEEN ANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,788.31 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, STEPHEN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,787.63 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERHOLM, KURT LEE Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $109,787.19 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System