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 KAUFMAN, KENT A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, TOM J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHILLIPS, CHARLES Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/07/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMY, STEVEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHINAIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, FREDRIC D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLETON, LESLIE D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIST, LAWRENCE D, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, CYNTHIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURDYNA, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EILEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, ANTHONY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU-REIMER, YAYIN Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, GAIL A Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUTOS, NELLIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETSCHEL, LYNN A Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, CHARLES Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/20/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, DENIS P Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUETZ, R KENT Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS M Employer name Education Department Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPT, NOREEN A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGRADY, JOHN F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JAMES B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVIE MAHAR, SUSAN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JAMES R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBERT T Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURCMAN, HENRY Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN GAUSMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, J PAUL Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JAMES M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUK, KENNETH J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MILLIN, MARGOT A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, MICHAEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, PATRICK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LYNDON W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANIEL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKERS, JUDY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOHN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMKIN, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, VICTOR L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, STEPHEN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRODELLE, STEVEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECONNO, JOSEPH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/18/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, CHARLES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSKY, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNACZYK, RANDY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIGH, ALICE H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LAWRENCE V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLANSBEE, DONNA G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, JOEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, LINDA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADELA, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKBRENNER, MARTIN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACH, MARK Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, GREGORY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JAMES W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, BENNY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMONAS, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, CHERYL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, EILEEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHELE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKIEWICZ, MONIKA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNER, THOMAS B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STEVEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, PATRICIA EILEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARILYN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 02/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DAVID B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JOSEPH D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUME, BARBARA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLIG, ULRIKE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSUMATO, GIOVANNI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTY, NOREEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, WILLIAM O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKAWITZ, DANA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINGER, JOSEPH L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPTER, SHERRI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, GREGORY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYPULSKI, DORIS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DAVID L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPER, VERA Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZA, ANTON C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHA, JAMES P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, RICHARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,595.84 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH-WHITE, HELEN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKLITSCH, FRANK Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLO, ANN MARIE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,595.84 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System