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 SCOTT, MERRYBETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, DIANE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEME, KEVIN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, WILLIAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMER, MARTIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JULIE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, CAROLYN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, MARY BETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELDMAN, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, GERALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHINGTON, DONALD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNYK, CHRISTINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, VICKI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAU, KYLE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANELLA, PHILIP Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUELSDORF, TIMOTHY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLANTE, FRANK Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGULEY, HARRY C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,702.20 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THOMAS C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIOREK, RANDOLPH S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $97,702.20 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MAUREEN M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZEL, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, BENJAMIN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, WILLIAM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, DAVID R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOVICH, JOSEPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, NICHOLAS Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, NANCY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $97,702.20 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROCIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESILVA, SHARON V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL-BOCK, KAY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRIMAN, JOHN G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/10/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, MARC J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINIAPKIN, JOHN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTINE V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESHO, ANTHONY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNIR, ANDREY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, LANCE S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, AUDREY D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTA, WILLIAM G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JILL T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SHANE S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,702.20 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFREY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,701.86 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, PATRICIA S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,701.50 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, KAREN SHAW Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $97,699.51 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGSTROM, LESLIE J Employer name Allegany County Amount $97,698.83 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $97,697.78 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, OMAR R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,697.26 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, PAUL E Employer name City of Fulton Amount $97,696.98 Date 01/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETTY, BERNARD M Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $97,696.18 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS-JONES, SANDRA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $97,695.05 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, RUFINO R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,694.51 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOM, SHARON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,692.06 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENG, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,691.39 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, RALPH M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $97,691.36 Date 04/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, THOMAS C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,691.10 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGER, EDWARD B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,690.34 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRANTES, RONALD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,690.17 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, ANGELO Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,690.14 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSLER, THOMAS W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,689.66 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGEE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,689.43 Date 11/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBEE, LATANYA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $97,687.52 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCROSSEN, MICHAEL G Employer name Wayne County Amount $97,686.43 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSS, PATRICK G Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $97,686.38 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JAMES T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $97,685.80 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, LARRY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $97,684.52 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMON, THOMAS G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,684.34 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, MARCIANO Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,683.88 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LINETTE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,683.66 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ELVIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,682.44 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASCOTT, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $97,682.27 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISS, ROSEMARY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,682.18 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, JASON C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,682.01 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, ANTHONY J, III Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $97,681.67 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, SHANE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,681.04 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, FRANK C Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $97,680.64 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, DAVID F Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $97,679.71 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, JEFFREY K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $97,679.19 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $97,678.90 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELWIG, LARRY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $97,678.44 Date 07/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, RAJAN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,678.42 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DARRYL D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,675.91 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, HAIGE Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $97,674.97 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, DAVID R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,674.52 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGER, CARRIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,673.83 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, JOHN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,672.73 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $97,672.66 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZYNSKI, DANIEL P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,671.86 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, EUGENIA K Employer name Albany County Amount $97,671.57 Date 06/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN-BERMAN, ELLEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,671.56 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, DIANE Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,671.54 Date 12/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, THOMAS M Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,671.53 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, ROBERT L Employer name Oneida County Amount $97,671.39 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCZKO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,670.44 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System