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 KOWALCZYK, CHRISTINE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,060.74 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, ELAINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,060.22 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, DONNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,060.22 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONIO, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $87,059.80 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAB, CRAIG A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,059.18 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESSNER, WARREN D, JR Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,058.92 Date 12/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENZO, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,058.66 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, GREGORY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,058.66 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, EARL W, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,058.65 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,058.38 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, REENA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,057.89 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFERY, DOREEN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,057.88 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, JULIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,057.88 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDU, JULIET C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,057.88 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ROBERT J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,057.88 Date 09/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHARLES Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $87,057.34 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMMER, KENNETH G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $87,057.10 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTRA, JEFFREY Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,056.16 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, PAUL C Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $87,056.11 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, JOSEPH Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $87,056.08 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $87,056.05 Date 06/04/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOSHUA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $87,055.81 Date 08/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, EILEEN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,055.28 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, COLLEEN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,055.02 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN A, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,055.02 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JENNIFER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,055.02 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPIER, FAWN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,055.02 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOWSKI, JUSTIN Y Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,054.55 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORLOV, VLADIMIR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $87,054.47 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,054.38 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DARLENE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,053.98 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADACCINI, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $87,053.16 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVALONE, KENNETH L Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $87,053.12 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAMER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,052.16 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBIN, RICHARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,052.16 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, DIANNE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,052.16 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,052.16 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MARTIN, KELLY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $87,052.16 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, ERIC C Employer name Department of State Amount $87,052.16 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINGER, KERRY LYNNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVENAK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, AARON E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGENBRODT, BRECK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBREY, ALAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MARCIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, KATHRYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, SALVATORE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, LARRY V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,052.16 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, KATHY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,052.16 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, RODNEY G Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $87,052.16 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZYMINSKI, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $87,052.16 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GRACE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,052.16 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $87,052.16 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARGARETHE J Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $87,052.16 Date 11/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, CYNTHIA O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,052.16 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, GEORGE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, THOMAS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIASCHETTI, PAOLA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDONE, DAVID R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, KAREN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 01/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RICHARD W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID L, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, JENNIFER S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HOON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIENSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, HARDY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PATRICIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, BRIAN K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGOPOULOS, CELESTE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINVILLE, NATHAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRTORI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, DAVID Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,052.16 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, ANNETTE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,052.16 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELVIN, KIM N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,052.12 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEREDY, KATHRYN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,051.90 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SCOTT J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,051.45 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, ROSALIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,051.38 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHAY, MARICRIS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,050.71 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, DEREK L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $87,050.32 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, R ANTHONY Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $87,050.22 Date 03/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, MONICA L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $87,050.08 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIN, RENPING PHILIP Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,050.08 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASOFSKY, HENRY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,049.79 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHERYL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,049.56 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,049.30 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHLEEN D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,049.30 Date 12/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,049.04 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GEOFFREY R Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $87,048.87 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, MICHAEL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $87,048.83 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,048.70 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABLE, RANDALL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,048.52 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATKO, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,048.52 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, CAROLYN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,048.52 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, STEVEN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,048.52 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOROTSKY, MARC H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,048.52 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYOK, LAWRENCE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $87,048.52 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System