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 NOWAK, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,752.07 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, AGUSTIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,751.70 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, LOUISE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,751.69 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVISKI, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Orange County Amount $109,750.79 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, JOHN A, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,750.65 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRET, MARY EILEEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,750.64 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, THOMAS M Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $109,750.59 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, GREGORY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,749.79 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Education Department Amount $109,749.19 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, GARY G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,748.74 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, STEPHANIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,748.74 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, BRIAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,747.92 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, DAVID S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,746.82 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVIRGILIO, DEBORAH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,745.48 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, LAURA H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,745.48 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, MARY B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,744.50 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGAN, JANET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,744.36 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, JEFFREY F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,744.06 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,743.95 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,743.44 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, ROBERT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,743.44 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAWAY, WILLIAM S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,743.44 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, NADINE R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $109,743.36 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, EILEEN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,742.94 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGILINAN, MARIA-BELEN I Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,742.68 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, PAMELA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,741.99 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIK, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,741.70 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, DAVID E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,740.92 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, RANDY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,740.92 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, CLAUDIO C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,740.81 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTIC, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,740.47 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, BRIAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,740.44 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,740.33 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELTZER, ILYANA F Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $109,740.11 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RICHARD J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,739.22 Date 11/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISO, MARGARET E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,739.15 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIHACKER, ORRIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,738.95 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONICKI, RENEE L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $109,737.66 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, MICHAEL H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,737.58 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOVEC, HANS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,737.54 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,737.11 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $109,736.98 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOMBETTI, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,736.81 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, BONNIE L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $109,736.78 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,736.50 Date 03/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, LARRY N, III Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,736.01 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RICHARD L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $109,735.88 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEGYS, JAMES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,735.77 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONJURA, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,735.64 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YURCHAK, BETH A BONACCI Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,735.64 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOHN L, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,735.52 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, THERESA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $109,735.33 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVI, RICHARD M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,735.03 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, ANN V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,735.03 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHARON P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,735.03 Date 04/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, GARY S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $109,734.95 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, RYAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,734.85 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSH, LINDA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,734.76 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNET Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $109,734.61 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CLINTON J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,734.48 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTLAND, KRISTINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,734.48 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEY, DIANE H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,734.48 Date 03/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTT, GARY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,734.14 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, JERRY V Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $109,734.09 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUVEL, CHARLES J Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $109,734.03 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARWAR, AWAIS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,732.30 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, MICHAEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,730.72 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, MARK A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,730.60 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, MARYLOU Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,730.53 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, JAMES D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,730.21 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTELLO, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,729.85 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDNANSKY, GLEN E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $109,729.29 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVEU, MARTHA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,728.70 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $109,727.58 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAD, CAROL A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $109,727.45 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARI, ABDUL Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,727.40 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,727.36 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PRISCILLA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,727.36 Date 02/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUZZI, KRISTINE S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $109,727.36 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLY, JOHN L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $109,727.36 Date 04/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DENISE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,727.36 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMANN, VERNERD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,727.36 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $109,727.36 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,727.31 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, MATTHEW P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,727.31 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, PATRINA W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $109,727.30 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMENWAY, MELANIE P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $109,727.30 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVAR, VALERIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,727.30 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WENDY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,727.30 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRELL, KAREN A Employer name Orange County Amount $109,727.21 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, MARK R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,726.68 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,726.68 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUP, ROBIN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,724.79 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAGGS, ELIZABETH Z Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,724.26 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUCHTA, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,724.24 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGNIER, BRIAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,724.23 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, YING Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,724.22 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,724.20 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARTHA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,724.20 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, DAVID A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $109,724.13 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System