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 ALEXANDER, DOLORES C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, CATHERINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTIS, MICHAEL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DONALD G, JR Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 05/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, DONALD L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, LISA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINOWSKI, WALTER J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, PAUL E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, PEGGY JOAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETO, JOHN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, MARY FERGUSON Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, JEFFREY D Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,093.64 Date 10/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BOOKER T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,093.64 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,093.64 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KATHRYN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,093.64 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELGIN JOSEPH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,093.64 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, TAMARA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,093.64 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULDIN, LARRY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,093.64 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDUSKI, SUZANNE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBAB, LIN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEER, LORRI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,093.64 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, FRANCINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,093.64 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVALE, RUTH ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, MICHELLE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, JOHN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,093.64 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MURA, PAUL M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOWARD F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,093.64 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLETTE, SHEILA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $83,093.64 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, LISA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, ELIZABETH Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $83,093.64 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, KATHERINE L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $83,093.64 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, BRENDA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $83,093.64 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNO, STANLEY F Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, DEXIANG Employer name Education Department Amount $83,093.64 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, MICHAEL G Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $83,093.64 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, JAMES P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTNIK, RAYMOND J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTERLY, EILEEN C Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONESCALCHI, MICHAEL J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $83,093.64 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, KATHLEEN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, KATHLEEN D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $83,093.64 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANN MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZYKOWSKI, DENISE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,093.64 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNICUTT, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, WILLIAM E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,093.64 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, ROBERT F Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $83,093.64 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, LYNDA B Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $83,093.64 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO, MONICA A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $83,093.64 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, WAYNE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,093.64 Date 05/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILLIAM Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONIKEL, KEVIN C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,093.64 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SUSAN P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARY P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSLADE, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $83,093.64 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIOZZO, GREGORY Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $83,093.64 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DENISE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUFFI, M GREGORY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,093.64 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PAULETTE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,093.64 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSMAN, MEGAN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,093.64 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMON, DAWN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,093.60 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, SHAWN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,093.40 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JASON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,093.33 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, KERRY D Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $83,092.91 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHORT, EVAN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,092.70 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARR, FANNIE L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $83,092.08 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JAMES P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $83,091.64 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALCANTE, JOSEPH C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,091.56 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECAK, GARRY S Employer name Erie County Amount $83,091.43 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISLIN, SHAWN P Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $83,091.14 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, LORI Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,091.05 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, SUSAN M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $83,091.02 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYMISSIS, CARISA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,090.69 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, AMIR A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,090.69 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROEH, OLIVER M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,090.69 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEENSTRA-VANDER WEELE, JEREMY M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,090.69 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONANNO, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $83,090.57 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CIJO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,090.57 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SEAN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $83,090.42 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MARGARET Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,090.21 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARO, LORI A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $83,089.89 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, JILL M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $83,089.61 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETNER, KENNETH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,089.19 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, LETITIA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $83,089.16 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, LISA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,089.16 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LOVE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,089.16 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, MARY T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,089.16 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, MARY ANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,089.16 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, STACEY E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,089.16 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, CHRIS P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,089.16 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, GAIL M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,088.97 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORMEY, SUSAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,087.00 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SCOTT A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,086.92 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,086.71 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGILIO, PAUL Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,086.08 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System