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 SICA, RICHARD E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $86,979.73 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $86,979.36 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRA, NARAYAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,979.36 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, HEATHER M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $86,978.86 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, MARIE P Employer name Albany County Amount $86,978.59 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $86,978.32 Date 01/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOHN M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $86,978.07 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,977.32 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, STEPHEN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,976.76 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, DENISE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $86,976.53 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, PAULA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,976.24 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, CAROL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,976.24 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JENNIFER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,976.24 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, LEONARD M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $86,974.84 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENEVIVE, CATHERINE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,974.42 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONHOWER, KIM M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $86,974.42 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,974.42 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORT, NANCY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,974.42 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ANTHONY R Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,974.42 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, KATHARINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,974.42 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVACQUA, LISA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,974.42 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODOOK, GEOFFREY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,974.42 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,974.42 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNARD, DIANA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,974.42 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODOULOU, CLAUDIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,974.42 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANION, MICHAEL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 07/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, ROBERT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOWIECKI, STANLEY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LESLIE H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MIZANUR M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.42 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $86,974.42 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $86,974.42 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ALEXSANDRA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $86,974.42 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, DEBORAH J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $86,974.42 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMB, RAJIV Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,974.16 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Warren County Amount $86,973.78 Date 06/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIYONAGA, DIANA Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $86,973.13 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LAURA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,972.35 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BELINDA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,972.34 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,972.08 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTLE, BRIAN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,972.08 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,971.57 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $86,971.57 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, STEPHANIE M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,971.47 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISURACA, BRIGETTE M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $86,970.71 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, MICHAEL Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $86,970.65 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMARIK, STEPHEN G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, C LEE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLE, MARY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JULIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, PHILIPPE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNER, JUSTIN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,970.52 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARL, CHRISTIAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,970.52 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, MICHELE R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,970.52 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVAGAN, LINDA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,970.52 Date 11/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLPORT, FAYTHE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,970.52 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDELOO, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,970.52 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PATRICIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,970.52 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMENTOWSKI, KIM D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,970.45 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, JOSEPH Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $86,969.95 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, WEI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,969.74 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAH, RONALD E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $86,969.55 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, NORAI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,969.22 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROGER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,967.90 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMKA, CHERYL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,967.23 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, CHANTAL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,966.65 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, TODD C Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,966.10 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, NING Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,966.10 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTGEN, AMY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $86,966.10 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, HARRY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, BECCA R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $86,966.10 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGMORE, WAYNE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,966.10 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURUSHOTHAM, RAJANI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, RANDY R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $86,966.10 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, RANDOLPH E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, CHERYL L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $86,966.10 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASS, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JOSEPH F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,966.10 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINZ, ANDREW A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,966.10 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,966.10 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLO, ALBERT, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, LORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, MATTHEW T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENK, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MONTY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, JAMES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CERAIS, GEOFFREY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CERAIS, MATTHEW R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARK, DANIEL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JAMES O W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, JOHN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINOWSKI, DAVID T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,966.10 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System