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 STEVENS, BENNETT K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $89,597.31 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINKADE, PHILLIP Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,596.64 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, RENEE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, MARK E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHNYCZ, SUSAN MARGARET Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINACCI, NICHOLAS W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/22/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, JOHN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, DEBORAH W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WARREN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEG, THOMAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JAMES E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, PENNI B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, STEFANIE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, JOSEPH P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TERRENCE W Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTEMPO, ALEXANDRA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROXANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUPIL, ERIC W Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, ANDREA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DESMOND C Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, RONALD P Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/24/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLESE, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMINSKI, STEVEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GERALD T Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENDORF, ROBERT Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, YAJUN Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, TERRENCE C, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, CLAUDINE JONES Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CURTIS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYS, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWELL, ANTHONY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERENCE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUSCHER, CHARLES W Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, RACHEL O Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLDELUND, DAVID J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCK, EILEEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITHOFF, LORI A Employer name Department of State Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, THOMAS W Employer name Department of State Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKS, NANCY K Employer name Department of State Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAHAL, MANMOHAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/24/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTEY, DARRYL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUP, JEROME Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VEGLIA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, RALPH J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, SAMUEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, KIMBERLY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, BRIAN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORMAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECTOR, GIFFORD V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGIELSKI, FRANK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYPULSKI, HENRY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKLAR, KENNETH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERNEST M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSPAN, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCAR, ROBERT P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, JONATHAN K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, THOMAS G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZSMAN, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRONE, SISTO JOHN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, ALEXANDER T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DAVID Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWEN, JOHN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEASTRUM, RUSSELL H, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDE, ALAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARK J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MARTIN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBANO, MARK S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, ROBERT G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, JOSEPH V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, WARREN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSLAND, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMKOWSKI, PETER J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, FRANCIS J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESONG, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULCZYCKI, JANE Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GREGORY G Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, CURTIS W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LAURA, ROXANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALGE, JOHN M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, OWEN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/15/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRETIEN, MARGARET L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, STEVEN F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, DAVID M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, MATTHEW Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System