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 HIGGINS, MICHAEL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,359.10 Date 03/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SANDRA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,358.55 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKMAN, GAYLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,358.55 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JOHN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,358.49 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLA, CHARLIE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $88,358.23 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGERLY, STEVEN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $88,358.05 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENMULLER, WENDY K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,357.08 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, BENJAMIN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $88,356.58 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKOWICZ, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,356.35 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, ROBERT V Employer name Putnam County Amount $88,356.05 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, KATHE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,354.90 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARY, SUZANNE W Employer name Ontario County Amount $88,354.47 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $88,354.10 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DAVID K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $88,353.86 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYRICK, TIANA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,353.24 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, KRISTIN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $88,353.20 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $88,353.04 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, RICHARD E Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $88,350.43 Date 04/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,349.83 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMPOL, EDWARD R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $88,349.27 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, ROBERT F Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $88,349.04 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINBAUM, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $88,348.20 Date 03/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLICH-OH, DIANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,348.00 Date 11/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANCKEVICUS, MARTHA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,347.89 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCK, WALTER W Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEHRIG, THOMAS E Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEHANTY, SUSAN Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, BARBARA Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAR, PAUL A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, STEPHEN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGO, MIGDALIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, MARK A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RENZO, LOUIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIHAAN, D SYLVESTER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSS, GORDON A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, COLLEEN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 10/18/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DEBORAH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, KIRSTEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKELY, DEBRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEE, KEVIN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTENZA, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUDITH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,345.84 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, MARK G Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIER, JOAN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHARLES J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, MOHAMMAD ASHRAF Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD L Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARY JANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITRICH, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREIBELBIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSEAULT, NANNETTE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBAS, STEPHEN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LLOYD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZEE, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILREIN, JOHN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, MARLENE F Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOINSKI, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, LAWRENCE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTH, KARLA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCHA, MILTON J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLAK, JULIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 05/26/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, GEORGE W Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, GENEVIEVE F Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUMBER, DEBBIE DIANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANY, JAMES R Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, RADHAKRISHNAN C.P. Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, KEVIN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, JANET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, AMRITA Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, LINDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROXELL, KENNETH E Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABALA, STEPHEN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLATTNER, RICHARD B Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,345.84 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, LEO J Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOHN G Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, LAN YING Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, JUDITH L Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCZAK, JO-ANNE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASUS, ALBERT J Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,345.84 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JOHN W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KEITH E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $88,345.84 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $88,345.84 Date 02/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, NANCY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $88,345.84 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLECK, SHERYL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, RENEE A Employer name Department of State Amount $88,345.84 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGRASS, BARRY D Employer name Department of State Amount $88,345.84 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIERI, JEFFREY D Employer name Department of State Amount $88,345.84 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System