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 PHILLIPS, JONATHON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $100,633.69 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $100,633.69 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $100,633.69 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNKINS, RICKY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $100,633.69 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $100,633.69 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,633.69 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKELI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,633.69 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIU, YONGZHI Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,633.69 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, KERRY A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,633.69 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN H Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,633.69 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, MINGXIA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,633.69 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Education Department Amount $100,633.69 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMSON, ROBERT Employer name Education Department Amount $100,633.69 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, DORA LEE Employer name Education Department Amount $100,633.69 Date 12/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, RICHARD M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $100,633.69 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, CAROLYN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $100,633.69 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULTON, MICHAEL G Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $100,633.69 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRER, TERESA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $100,633.69 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $100,633.69 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, RANDALL L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $100,633.69 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,633.69 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHER, HELEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,633.69 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHODDY, DENISE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,633.69 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBUC, MARK S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,633.69 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, THOMAS O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,633.69 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, JONATHAN D Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $100,633.69 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FILOMENA A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $100,633.69 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,633.69 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHALAN, ROBERT W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,633.69 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, HEATHER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,633.69 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DENISE G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $100,633.69 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ-RODRIGUEZ, MARISOL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $100,633.69 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, RANDALL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,633.69 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BRIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,633.69 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTZ, MICHAEL FRANCIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 02/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, MARIO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MONIQUE H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, LAWRENCE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, GARY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,633.69 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERG, NEIL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $100,633.69 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOAN B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $100,633.69 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, EDWIN J, SR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $100,633.69 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, ANN Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $100,633.54 Date 02/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, KELLY S Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $100,633.34 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONI, DAVID A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $100,633.26 Date 08/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, PHILLIP Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $100,633.13 Date 01/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLIN, LOUIS B, II Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $100,632.99 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDUZZI, MARK D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $100,631.68 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, PATRICK T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,631.14 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, ALEXANDER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,630.63 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $100,629.93 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENOVA, DEBORAH W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $100,629.33 Date 06/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, EMILY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,628.49 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAFIDE, JOHN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $100,628.49 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, MARGARET B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,628.23 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, THEIN H Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $100,627.85 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENIK, ANTHONY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,627.39 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $100,627.03 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRENCIONE, DAVID J Employer name Ontario County Amount $100,626.96 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRUZZI, WILLIAM F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,626.15 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE, SCOTT E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $100,625.77 Date 02/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $100,625.37 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, MARCELLA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,625.37 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRDAR, DWARKA Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $100,625.17 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, MARIA S Employer name Education Department Amount $100,625.11 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECKTON, JESSICA N Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $100,623.33 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,622.94 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAYA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $100,622.41 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $100,622.25 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARONJI, GEORGE, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $100,621.10 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TANYA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,621.08 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, DEBRA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,620.18 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREVICH, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,618.95 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, DONALD D Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,617.83 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BERNARD L, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $100,617.79 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLARO, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $100,616.48 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,615.68 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANCE, RICHARD L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $100,615.14 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $100,614.94 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,614.54 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-MAZZITELLI, MELISSA C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $100,613.98 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETT, HOLLY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $100,613.67 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PATRICK J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $100,613.54 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINFELD, COLLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,612.88 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, SANDRA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,612.70 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REULET, DAVID F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $100,612.64 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRANI, IKRAM H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $100,612.50 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, THERESA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $100,612.00 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, G BERNETT, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $100,611.85 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARTHA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,611.85 Date 09/04/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JUDITH Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $100,611.85 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, STEVEN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $100,611.49 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGIEL, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,611.44 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ANN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,611.33 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, PATRICK R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $100,611.33 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, CARLOS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,611.19 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, LAURA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $100,611.09 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, YOLANDA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $100,610.55 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System