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 POWERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $93,953.02 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THOMAS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,951.75 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,951.48 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, PATRICK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,951.02 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANO, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Rye Amount $93,949.98 Date 04/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, MARK E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,949.95 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, DEBRA L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $93,949.78 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSCHUCK, ROBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $93,949.69 Date 10/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEAMELIA, CARRIE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $93,948.38 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZETTE, JAMES N Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,947.88 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,947.73 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOFFE, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $93,947.53 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMI, NEIL A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,947.52 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MARK A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $93,947.52 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHESON, SARA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $93,947.52 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MARJORIE A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $93,947.52 Date 12/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYNIEN, KENNETH D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, EUGENE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCH, CONNIE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, CHRISTINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERNER, PAUL P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, KEVIN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATNAGAR, NEERJA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, OLGA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, RICHARD Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINSTEREIFEL, RONALD L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, JEFFREY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 11/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISHOK, JOHN F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINSTEIN, EUGENE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $93,947.52 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, ELAINE M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $93,947.52 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINDLE, JAMAR L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,947.08 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKIEWICZ, MONIKA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.85 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZA, ANTON C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHA, JAMES P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, RICHARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, MATTHEW Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOST, RICHARD M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, KENT A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, TOM J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKERS, JUDY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATCHINSON, MARK H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, BRYAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOHN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMKIN, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, VICTOR L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, STEPHEN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECONNO, JOSEPH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/18/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, CHARLES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSKY, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNACZYK, RANDY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIGH, ALICE H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANCE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LAWRENCE V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, JOEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, CHARLES F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, HOULE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADELA, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKBRENNER, MARTIN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACH, MARK Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, GREGORY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JAMES W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, BENNY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, DEBORAH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, EILEEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHELE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSOUD, SAMI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KAREN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, PATRICIA EILEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARILYN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, CHARLES S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DAVID B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JOSEPH D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUME, BARBARA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLIG, ULRIKE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSUMATO, GIOVANNI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CHARLES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QURESHI, UZMA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, WILLIAM O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKAWITZ, DANA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINGER, JOSEPH L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPTER, SHERRI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, GREGORY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYPULSKI, DORIS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DAVID L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPT, NOREEN A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUSAN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRETIEN, MARGARET L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, STEVEN F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAXON, JOAN V Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System