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 CORDONE, NICHOLAS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTEN, JOSEPH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KAREN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWINSKE, JOANNE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEVENTER, SUSAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, THOMAS D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, BARBARA N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, GERALYN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, NATHANIEL B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTEKER, BRIAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOIVIN, DAVID F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTILLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYDEN, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JAMES P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JEFFERSON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATURVEDI, TAPESH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, GILLIAN G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, CINDY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, RICHARD S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, GARY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, LORENE V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JENNIFER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, GERALD A, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERY, JOHN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, JAMES R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, VICTOR M, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, HEIDI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MAUREEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIPILLA, PURNA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANJKAR, PRAVEEN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUS, ROBERT B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAR, SANDRA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, HEIDI J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, MATTHEW L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LORI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LISA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUPELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDON, SCOTT I Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUARDT, SCOTT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHEWSKI, MARY BETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULT, DENIS R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADELLA, JOGESWARA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHOLDS, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, CRAIG R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKA, SRINIVASA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTLURI, PURNA P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRABHU, SANDHYA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, MONICA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPPLER, MICHAEL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVARAJ, JAYAKUMAR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DANIEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATI, AMARENDER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEMULA, KRISHNA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KAREN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLLIE, FRANK P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, BRIAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SUKHJIT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, BRUCE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, BRUCE J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BARBARA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAZ, ALBERT P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,095.84 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DIANA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERBUSH, KAREN B Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $87,095.84 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, PAULINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPIETRO, VINCENT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, KATHLEEN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, THOMAS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARK D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDEN, SHARON L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, SUSAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEUVEL, EDWARD N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,095.84 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRLEY, APRIL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,095.84 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDISH, LAUREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODZINKA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,095.84 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOUTEN, SUSAN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, KATHERINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,095.84 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEVTUKH, OKSANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,095.84 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, NANCY B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,095.84 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, MICHAEL P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,095.84 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BYRON S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,095.62 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATTON-LEDDO, DEIRDRE L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,095.59 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, LISA K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,095.54 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KAREN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,095.49 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, SCOTT P Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,095.35 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, JANET P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $87,095.04 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,094.93 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, GREGORY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,094.93 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, SUSANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,094.79 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SCOTT K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,094.67 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,094.30 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System