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 STEED, CURTIS R, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCCO, THOMAS N Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, RUSSELL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICOINE, JOYCE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JERRY Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIPP, BRENDA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVERLY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACASSE, STEPHEN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW-DIAO, BENITA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDILLO, NANCY Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WALTER F Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKEY, BRUCE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JULIA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JEANETTE Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, JODI E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOODGOOD, WILLIAM D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, SAM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING-BRYANT, MICHELLE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KEVIN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, ROBERT P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI, MEO MARIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, SEAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SUZANNE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARY, DAVID M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBAS, BRIAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, MARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZMINSKI, JEAN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, STEPHEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTHOKKAN, PHILOMINA X Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GEORGE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAYTON, BELINDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMECK, MARK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, MARK B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JOHN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, CARRIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, PATRICIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, TODD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, JOEL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JOCELYN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLITTERE, RUTH B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIVINO, GEOVANNY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYHEART, SMITTY RAY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, SUSAN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKUOKO, NYANTAKYI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, SHEIK H A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTICA, VINCENT L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHARA, CARL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTIKOFSKY, GARY Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KENNETH J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, LOIS Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, JEANETTE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, DAVID G Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISTI, LAWRENCE W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, NANCY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBEITO, JOSEPH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPUERTO, MARCELO J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYETTE, RONALD S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINHOUSE, DONALD W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, DIANA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWIEL, STEPHEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SONDRA K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIBACH, THERESA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, ANDREW D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, WEBSTER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLUSZNY, MARNA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, LAURIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CATHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, ROBERT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASIK, STEPHEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, LISA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOSEN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, NICOLETTE Employer name Education Department Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHARLENE Employer name Education Department Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGIONE, MARGARET M Employer name Education Department Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAS, FRANK L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, MICHAEL M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHLICH, SUSAN P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, JANE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, JOANNE W Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAFIELD, RICHARD H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/21/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System