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 AUYEUNG, WINCHELL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, STEVEN S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DANIEL R, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, MARK J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, REBECCA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEECE, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZINSKY, MARK Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,126.92 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, BRYANT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,126.92 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHDER, LUIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,126.92 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROCCO, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $96,126.92 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, SCOTT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $96,126.92 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIMIGLIA, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,126.92 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAVEC, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,126.92 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,126.92 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEER, DWIGHT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,126.92 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLER, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,126.92 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $96,126.92 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICA, MIHAI B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $96,126.92 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOSKY, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,126.92 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, DASHARATH K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,126.92 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, KYLE S Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $96,125.85 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $96,125.27 Date 07/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNOLA, JORGE F Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $96,124.34 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, MICHAEL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $96,123.94 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ANTOINETTE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,122.27 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, LISA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $96,121.80 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMO, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $96,121.74 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOKAY, JANET E Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,120.94 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,120.42 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $96,119.59 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,119.21 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENLINGER, ELIZABETH C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $96,117.78 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DARRIN P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $96,117.33 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, ROBIN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $96,115.50 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, JOHN W, III Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $96,115.16 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LAURA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,114.40 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, SHAUN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,114.32 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, FRANCIS Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $96,114.30 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAOUST, JOHN F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,113.98 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, FAAEDAA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,113.67 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLINAN, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $96,113.09 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELVIN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,112.30 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYMAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $96,111.70 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MICHELLE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $96,110.91 Date 08/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, JONATHAN G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,109.83 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, ELAINE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $96,109.81 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, KEITH C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,109.36 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,107.51 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BORTEL, JOHN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $96,106.35 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFREY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,106.35 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPE, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,106.35 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, RICHARD S Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $96,106.03 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNIN, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,105.56 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALFONSO, MARIO D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,105.56 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $96,105.56 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ROBERT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,105.09 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANK, MICHELLE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,105.09 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, ALVIN R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,105.09 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZY, ERIC J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,105.09 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, RICHARD D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,105.09 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, DAVID F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $96,105.09 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASAGE, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $96,104.25 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSER, KIMBERLY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,103.97 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILMI, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,103.74 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEVIN J Employer name Education Department Amount $96,102.77 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOY, MARIA K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $96,102.48 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, LARRY J, JR Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $96,102.24 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIMES, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,101.30 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, KEITH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,101.30 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERIS, LISANNY Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $96,100.16 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KRISTINE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,099.73 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, KARL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,099.73 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $96,099.73 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARK R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $96,099.21 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, WAYNE K Employer name City of Albany Amount $96,099.04 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADLICH PATTERSON, WENDY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,098.04 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTILE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $96,098.03 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITEK, CRAIG W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $96,097.86 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL CORVO, ALEXSANDR J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,097.08 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,095.54 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, KAREN I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,095.54 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBO, JERAMY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,095.35 Date 08/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, JASON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,095.30 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,095.05 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $96,095.05 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGE, JOHN W Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $96,093.86 Date 08/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, CHAD M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,093.86 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNYSON, LORINDA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,093.86 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, KEVIN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,093.33 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEONARD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,092.25 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINK, ROBERT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,092.07 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATRISSI, JOHN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $96,091.29 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $96,090.36 Date 02/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, LORENZO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,090.07 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBOLLERO, NANCY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,089.71 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ANDREA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,087.95 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALL, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,087.63 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEZ, GILBERT Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,087.21 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHSEN, ALI Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,086.71 Date 11/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NIGRO, GARY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,086.66 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System