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 WAY, SHERI C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,712.23 Date 11/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,712.00 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARD, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,711.53 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MAURICIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,711.37 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, ANDREW Employer name Orange County Amount $97,710.46 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVEN, SARA K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,709.89 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,708.34 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JO-ANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,705.84 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTO, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,705.28 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONELL, SHAWN W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $97,704.68 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAO, DENISE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,703.97 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKEL, AUDREY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,703.32 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DAVID E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,703.32 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, QIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,703.32 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALIA, STEPHEN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,703.32 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, DAVID R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,703.32 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSIAK, EUGENE O Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,703.32 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,703.32 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THERESA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,702.44 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, MICHELE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALERIE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, KRISTEN H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOFISAN, OLATUBOSUN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, STEVEN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEIGBO, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, MARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMAN, IRINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, STEVEN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, REXFORD D Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MARY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, LESLIE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICSEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORAND, STEVEN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, WAYNE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MARTA I Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGIN, PAULA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JAMES B Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, NORMAN O Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, LYNN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDOCK, JOHN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, WENDY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMANI, RAMA Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, BLAIR I Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAVEDRA, CARLOS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULSBERY, DEBORAH BIGELOW Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, CAROL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, XIAODONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, JULIA X Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKART, JAMES K Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENSON, KENNETH R Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, GERALD T Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAPSI, PAUL V, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, CORY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GARY F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SEAN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/16/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, THOMAS B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, AMARDEEP S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,702.20 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, LINDA D Employer name Department of State Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, VICKI E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOLICK, LORI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHBERG, MARGO S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKINA, ANITA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KATHERINE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFLECK, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEPIAN, CHARLES H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, BENJAMIN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYKO, EVA LYNN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPS, JEFFRY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALISTER, JOYCE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MARY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAR, RAVEENDRANATH P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JOHN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, JEFFREY G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JAMES A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIER, DANIELLE C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $97,702.20 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ORA D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERAZO, MARTIN M, JR Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COEVERING, RICHARD J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $97,702.20 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIONS, NEIL L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOND, MARGARET L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,702.20 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICK, MARIA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISTORT, PETER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, HENRY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAO, WINSTON Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, SHAUN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, KAREN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, ANTHONY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KAREN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEN, MARGARET A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, SHIDA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTINI, WILLIAM A Employer name Education Department Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System