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 BEE, KENNETH B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, MICHAEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, PATRICK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LYNDON W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANIEL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORVARI, GARY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASUS, ALBERT J Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RONALD J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, JOHN R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMY, STEVEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, FREDRIC D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLETON, LESLIE D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIST, LAWRENCE D, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURDYNA, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EILEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, A JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, JOHN M RZANT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYKOSKI, JEROME E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, FRANCIS J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, LUCY M Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU-REIMER, YAYIN Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUTOS, NELLIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETSCHEL, LYNN A Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMM, THERESA B Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, CHARLES Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/20/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, DENIS P Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MATTHEW J Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS M Employer name Education Department Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JAMES B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTEMPO, ALEXANDRA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROXANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHARLES J Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, MOHAMMAD ASHRAF Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, ANDREA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZEE, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DESMOND C Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLESE, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENDORF, ROBERT Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, YAJUN Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, TERRENCE C, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CURTIS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYS, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, RACHEL O Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JAMES M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUK, KENNETH J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MILLIN, MARGOT A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUNASALEM, MARK D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KAREN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERETTI, WALTER P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MARTIN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBANO, MARK S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, JOSEPH V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, WARREN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANOSKI, JOANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSLAND, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, HANS W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITHOFF, LORI A Employer name Department of State Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, THOMAS W Employer name Department of State Amount $93,945.84 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKS, NANCY K Employer name Department of State Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAHAL, MANMOHAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/24/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTEY, DARRYL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUP, JEROME Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, RALPH J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTALA, CARL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, SAMUEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, KIMBERLY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, BRIAN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORMAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECTOR, GIFFORD V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, THERESA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KATHLEEN H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGIELSKI, FRANK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYPULSKI, HENRY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKLAR, KENNETH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DENISE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERNEST M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESONG, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $93,945.84 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GREGORY G Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $93,945.84 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLDELUND, DAVID J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,945.84 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCK, EILEEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,945.84 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, MARK E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, DEBORAH W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 06/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEG, THOMAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, PENNI B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,945.84 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System