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 SCHERTEL, LORRAINE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MERRYBETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, DIANE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEME, KEVIN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, WILLIAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JULIE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, MARY BETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DORENE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELDMAN, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CRAIG G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SCOTT D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, LORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, LOIS A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, GERALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, CHERYL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHINGTON, DONALD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, VICKI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAU, KYLE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANELLA, PHILIP Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUELSDORF, TIMOTHY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, EAMONN P Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MAUREEN M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CRAIG S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRESI, ROBERT D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JAMES A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, HEATHER BURRALL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYER, RUSSELL S, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDYNAK, STACY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, THOMAS M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TARA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, MICHELE G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, SUSAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, DEAN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZAMBOURAKIS, MERJA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUHART, SANDRA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKART, JAMES K Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,519.69 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENSON, KENNETH R Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,519.69 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, GERALD T Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIER, DANIELLE C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $102,519.69 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, HENRY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNO, ANTHONY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, KAREN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, ANTHONY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, DANIEL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KAREN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, SHIDA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGERT, JEFF A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ORA D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTINI, WILLIAM A Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERES, CLAIRE E Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, ELLEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKOR, IAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKY, CARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MARK J Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, CAROL A Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NOREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHOBRADSKY, ERIC Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, KATHI L Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NEST, JULIEANN Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JUNLEI Employer name Education Department Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LISA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEIGBO, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, MARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHANNA, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMAN, IRINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, REXFORD D Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MARY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, LESLIE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICSEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORAND, STEVEN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MARTA I Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JAMES B Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, NORMAN O Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDOCK, JOHN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMANI, RAMA Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, BLAIR I Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAVEDRA, CARLOS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINMAN, THOMAS Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, CAROL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, XIAODONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, ALYSON E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTINE V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG-ROMERO, KAY H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESHO, ANTHONY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, LANCE S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, AUDREY D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTA, WILLIAM G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JILL T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,519.69 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System