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 HANDZEL, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,175.43 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, ERICA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,175.17 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELMAN, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,174.28 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MICHAEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,174.14 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KRISTINE J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $101,173.77 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PANE, ANGELA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,173.68 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, KEVIN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,173.65 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $101,173.44 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDWELL, ERIKA Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $101,173.32 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $101,173.32 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SHARISSE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,173.20 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,173.13 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAO, WEIWEI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,173.13 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEN, WILLIAM A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $101,172.23 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURRO, FRANK A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,171.35 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JENNIFER I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $101,170.97 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LISA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $101,170.97 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALECKSYNAS, HAROLD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,170.63 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, DAVID L, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,170.63 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JINGLIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,170.63 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, KURIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,170.63 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVAR, SETHURAMAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,170.63 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JUNE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,170.63 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,170.63 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERANEC, ROBERT Employer name Education Department Amount $101,170.63 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHMAN, JEREMY J Employer name Education Department Amount $101,170.63 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRANI, PRITI R Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,170.63 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,170.63 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHENGYAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,170.63 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIRK M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,170.63 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,170.63 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JENNIFER H Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $101,170.30 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVONE, FRANK G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,170.09 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, ELLEN F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,170.09 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, MARK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,169.99 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHICHI, GINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,169.80 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, DOMINICK L Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $101,169.78 Date 11/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATCHER, JACLYN N Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $101,169.71 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA-ZABAWSKY, MILDRED Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $101,169.66 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,168.02 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ADAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.18 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARGARET E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.14 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, AMY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.14 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CECILIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.14 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.14 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, KAREN V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.14 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDINGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,166.14 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ELAINE S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $101,166.14 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERSON, MICHAEL T Employer name Education Department Amount $101,166.14 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODOULOU, ANDREAS P Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,166.14 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRIAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,166.14 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEZNIAK, SUSAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,166.14 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of State Amount $101,166.14 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, RONALD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,166.14 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,166.14 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,166.14 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, DEBORAH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,166.14 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARIA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $101,166.14 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,166.11 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAO, KIMMY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,165.66 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, NATALIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,165.32 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDT, MICHELE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,165.11 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PHILIP S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,164.73 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, WILLIAM P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $101,164.73 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JONATHAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,164.60 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,164.56 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, BRIAN D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $101,163.70 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GEOFFREY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,163.69 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABACCO, JOSEPH O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,163.69 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JIMEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,163.35 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $101,163.35 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, BARBARA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,163.35 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, DAVID N Employer name Education Department Amount $101,163.35 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YIGUAN Employer name Education Department Amount $101,163.35 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, STEVEN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,163.35 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, ELIZABETH J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,163.35 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, ROBERT F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,163.35 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, SUSAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,161.21 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $101,161.15 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALAN L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $101,160.18 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROCK, BRIAN J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $101,159.72 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCKROW, BRETT T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,159.49 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $101,158.84 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, ROGER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,158.77 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEL, DMITRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,158.61 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, HOWARD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,158.35 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTELL, BRYAN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,157.63 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TIMOTHY Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $101,157.04 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, LISA Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $101,156.91 Date 04/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ROBERT C Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $101,156.33 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELUS, ROSELINE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,156.03 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ABDUL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,155.58 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, LAURA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $101,154.89 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYTS, MARY-LYNN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,154.87 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY BETH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,154.75 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOHN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,154.29 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,154.18 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLISSEL, JOEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $101,153.87 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIE, DUNCAN S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $101,153.22 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLL, DIANE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,152.59 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System