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 GLENN, NORMAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,256.16 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GEORGE W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,255.90 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CONOR P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $96,255.76 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PHYLLIS S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $96,255.47 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JENNIFER I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,254.34 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LISA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $96,254.34 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, KURIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,254.08 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODIE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $96,254.05 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTICK, CARMEL M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $96,254.04 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, RACHEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,253.56 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,253.56 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRANI, PRITI R Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,253.56 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,253.56 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHENGYAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,253.56 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIRK M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $96,253.56 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERANEC, ROBERT Employer name Education Department Amount $96,253.56 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTIZZI, SARA E Employer name Education Department Amount $96,253.56 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHMAN, JEREMY J Employer name Education Department Amount $96,253.56 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, DENNIS J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $96,253.56 Date 05/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JUNE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,253.56 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALECKSYNAS, HAROLD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,253.56 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, DAVID L, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,253.56 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARK, GARY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,253.56 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JINGLIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,253.56 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVAR, SETHURAMAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,253.56 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, ELLEN F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,253.04 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVONE, FRANK G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,253.04 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, MARK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,252.26 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, JOSE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,252.19 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA-ZABAWSKY, MILDRED Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $96,252.00 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, RONALD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,252.00 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHICHI, GINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,251.74 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $96,251.43 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TIMOTHY Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $96,251.13 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, LESLIE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,250.70 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTER, STEPHEN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,250.34 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, RICHARD L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $96,250.30 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, COLIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,250.25 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIVERT, ANDREW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,249.59 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DALE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $96,249.52 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTHONY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,248.91 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHN-SISSOKO, ROBERTA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,248.91 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JON M, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,248.53 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAY, YVETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,248.48 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYM, SYRETTE Employer name Town of Somers Amount $96,247.45 Date 04/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, KEVIN W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $96,247.42 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHEILA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,247.25 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, RONALD S Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $96,246.69 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIERTO, CAROL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,246.19 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ADAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.98 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDESMA, DENISE A Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $96,244.84 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, NICOLE TAMBURELLO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,244.81 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,244.72 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODOULOU, ANDREAS P Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,244.72 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRIAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,244.72 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEZNIAK, SUSAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,244.72 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of State Amount $96,244.72 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, RONALD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,244.72 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ELAINE S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,244.72 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERSON, MICHAEL T Employer name Education Department Amount $96,244.72 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARIA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $96,244.72 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGE, IDALBERT Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,244.72 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,244.72 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDINGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,244.72 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODZIK, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARGARET E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, AMY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CECILIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONOGLE, DEBORAH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, KAREN V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.72 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, LINDA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $96,244.72 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,244.72 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, DEBORAH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,244.72 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,244.46 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,244.40 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTELLI, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,244.31 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILMI, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,244.10 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, NATALIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,243.42 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDT-LOSAVIO, MICHELE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,242.64 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PHILIP S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,241.86 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, WILLIAM P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,241.86 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,241.34 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGREY, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $96,241.27 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, DANIEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,241.08 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, NEY O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $96,240.96 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, PETER Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,240.90 Date 03/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, DIANE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $96,240.87 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWSIANY, CAROL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $96,240.85 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, BRYAN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,240.49 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,240.35 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GEOFFREY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,240.04 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABACCO, JOSEPH O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,240.04 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,239.61 Date 05/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $96,239.26 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, STEVEN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,239.26 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CRISTIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,239.26 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, BARBARA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,239.26 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, DAVID N Employer name Education Department Amount $96,239.26 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YIGUAN Employer name Education Department Amount $96,239.26 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System