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 LOWE, KRYSTAL D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,108.59 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, LISA M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $79,108.58 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, BARBARA A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $79,108.27 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, SANDRA D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,108.21 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHELE L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,108.08 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JASON D Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,107.84 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWART, TIMMY L, JR Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $79,107.40 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, COLETTE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,106.82 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, JEFFREY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,106.80 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, SALVATORE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,106.70 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUL, SCOTT D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,106.56 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALD, ALLEN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,105.91 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINSKI, RONALD J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $79,105.72 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, PAUL D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $79,105.24 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRING, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,105.02 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMAN, JAMES D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,104.67 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETSKY, MARK S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,104.56 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, KEVIN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,103.96 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIVEAU, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $79,103.01 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, FRANK M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,102.92 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, KENNETH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSWICK, LYNNE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,102.58 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MONICA, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,102.58 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,102.58 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCRIEF, ALIDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,102.58 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBALKO, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $79,102.58 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MILTON E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, WILWOOD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESALIER, MARC Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, JOSE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, SANDRA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MAYANIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, VINCENT R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUI, CHUNG MING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, COLONEL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPITZ, LORRAINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, MING H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANTONIO R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,102.58 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSUH, CYPRIAN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GEETHA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYANSI, PAULINE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRON, SERAFIN D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELISEE, BERTHO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DEBRA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARC H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIC, SENKA B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, KAMALI T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASA, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDECEK, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPADIA, PRADIP Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, BRIAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JORGE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOULOU, CLEOPA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUISI, VICTOR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,102.58 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSLOVICH, VICTOR G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $79,102.58 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, STEPHEN R Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $79,102.58 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BURNIE, BERNARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,102.58 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, GLENN T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKASIDI, FAINA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,102.58 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, STANLEY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,102.58 Date 12/20/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, TOMY K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,102.58 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DING Y Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,102.58 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRELL, BONNIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,102.58 Date 06/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALET, ANDREW J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $79,102.32 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, JAMES R Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $79,101.64 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, DEAN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,101.24 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,101.10 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, SHANNON D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,101.10 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHER, CAROL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,101.10 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOHN W, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $79,100.79 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORMEL, ANNMARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,100.31 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSELL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,099.75 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFLE, ZEREMARIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $79,099.60 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, CARL K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,099.56 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, RYAN D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,099.27 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMA, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,098.92 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, YIM FONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,098.50 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLING, AMBER L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $79,098.45 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, LORRAINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,097.81 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, ERNEST R, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $79,097.60 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $79,097.15 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MELISSA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $79,096.27 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, LISA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,095.38 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JAMES M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,095.38 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPEY, DALE E Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $79,095.29 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DITTKO, DOUGLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,095.11 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, RODNEY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,094.86 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYS, DAVID P Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,094.85 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JON N Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,094.85 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,094.72 Date 03/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $79,094.44 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KENNETH T Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $79,094.18 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELEY, HAROLD E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,094.18 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFERA, ZEMARCOS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,093.79 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, DAVID M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,093.68 Date 10/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, GERALD T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,093.54 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,093.28 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATT, RICHARD H Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $79,093.24 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, COLLEEN Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $79,092.89 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System