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 MARSHALL, STEPHEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNELL, MARIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, SHERYL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,376.92 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, DAVID B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HVISDAK, ANDREW E Employer name Department of State Amount $97,376.92 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMER, MATTHEW D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHIKA, DARYL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, DAVID Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIFFOLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARZA, PATRICK Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, DAVID W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, DAVID A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELEC, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, KENNETH W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENFT, GEORGE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, JEFFREY P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URMAN, EUGENIA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMANCUS, STANLEY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIERHOLZER, SHARON L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, GENE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERGAS, JANET M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, WALTER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLIN, JOSEPH V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $97,376.92 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELLY, DANIEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DAVID B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTH, NOEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBASI, NAEEM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTONGUAY, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, GEOFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,376.92 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRADLEY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBALI, LALLMAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAURING, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEBEL, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, STEPHEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, MARC S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GLENN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOREL, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, BRIAN J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAVON, GALE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,376.91 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLARD, DANIEL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,376.50 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLINSKI, DANA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,375.51 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSCA, FRANCO Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,372.29 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICK, DAWN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,372.11 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLARZ, CASHMIER P, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,371.37 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLYPTIS, PATRICIA C Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $97,370.92 Date 06/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, AUDREY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,370.42 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDFORD, STEPHEN F Employer name Orange County Amount $97,370.29 Date 11/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIZEN, SCOTT M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $97,369.74 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELROD, SHARI Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,368.47 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMM, ANNA Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,367.27 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,366.42 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRECKENBERGER, MARIE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,365.88 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, HAROLD L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,363.98 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, DIANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,363.67 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAMELA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,363.32 Date 09/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,362.83 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONS, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $97,362.02 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUGLER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $97,361.57 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $97,360.20 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMAN, TERRENCE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,359.85 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCZERBANIEWICZ, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $97,359.16 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTORELLI, MARK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,359.14 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,358.46 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, DOREEN ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $97,358.32 Date 07/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, DANA A Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $97,358.08 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JAMIE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,356.88 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, PAUL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,356.02 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GERARD E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,354.97 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFERT, KEVIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,353.85 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $97,353.22 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KENNETH C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $97,352.96 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KATHLEEN C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $97,352.25 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $97,351.67 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBAY, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,350.64 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, LYNNE G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,350.52 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODARSE, GEORGE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,349.96 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETUS, DAWN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,349.82 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, LISE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,349.76 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTON, ODLY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,349.67 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYTE, ANDREA R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,349.67 Date 10/23/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, HAYDEE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,349.67 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOMIRSKY, NATALYA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,349.67 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,349.67 Date 07/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNFIELD, BRIAN J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,349.67 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, ADRIENNE B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,349.67 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, YEE MING Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,349.67 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DAVID H Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,349.67 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEN, JOHN D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,349.67 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNOR, ANGELA F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,349.67 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORKUS, REGINA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $97,349.67 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIG, CLIFFORD G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $97,349.67 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, OCTAVIA A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $97,349.67 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLES M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $97,349.67 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System