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 BRENNAN, JAMES P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.85 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTIKOFSKY, GARY Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $91,445.84 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SUKHJIT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, BRUCE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISTI, LAWRENCE W, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,445.84 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, JEANETTE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $91,445.84 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, GERALYN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, NATHANIEL B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYDEN, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, GILLIAN G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, LORENE V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MAUREEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIPILLA, PURNA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANJKAR, PRAVEEN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, HEIDI J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, MATTHEW L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDON, SCOTT I Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHEWSKI, MARY BETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADELLA, JOGESWARA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHOLDS, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, CRAIG R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKA, SRINIVASA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTLURI, PURNA P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, MONICA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATI, AMARENDER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.84 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, VALERIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWINSKE, JOANNE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,445.84 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEVENTER, SUSAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,445.84 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTICA, VINCENT L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHENHEIM, RONALD Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINHOUSE, DONALD W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, DIANA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIBACH, THERESA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CATHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, LISA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,445.84 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, NICOLETTE Employer name Education Department Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCCO, THOMAS N Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JERRY Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JEANETTE Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,445.84 Date 04/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, JOEL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,445.84 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLITTERE, RUTH B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,445.84 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, SAM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI, MEO MARIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAYTON, BELINDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMECK, MARK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, DANIEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBAII, MUNNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, SHARON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,445.84 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRLEY, APRIL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEVTUKH, OKSANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,445.84 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DIANA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $91,445.84 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, BRUCE J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAS, FRANK L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHLICH, SUSAN P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,445.84 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, PAULINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,445.84 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,445.84 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPIETRO, VINCENT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,445.84 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, KATHLEEN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,445.84 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDEN, SHARON L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,445.84 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, RONALD R Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,444.79 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KENNETH M Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $91,444.64 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, MARK Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,444.55 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, GREGORY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,444.28 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, SUSANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,444.04 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, JORDAN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,443.73 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,443.20 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MAURA N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,442.68 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINSTEIN, RACQUEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,442.30 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, MERRITT LYNN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,441.90 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURMAN, STANLEY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,441.51 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAGLIA, ULISSE Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,441.42 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIN, DAVID J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $91,441.12 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,440.13 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,439.92 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, RODNEY L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $91,439.90 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, RONALD C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,439.73 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, JOHN M, SR Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $91,439.48 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WILLIAM B, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,439.46 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GORDON W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $91,439.04 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHRAMOVA, OLGA Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $91,438.46 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LINDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,438.23 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,438.20 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEL, HELEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,437.78 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZOLLA, RICHARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,437.45 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, SALLY S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,437.28 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNIEWSKI, LUKE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,436.83 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELLI, RICHARD Employer name Town of Greece Amount $91,436.80 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, ANTHONY A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $91,435.50 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, LORRAINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,435.27 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOW, SUSAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,435.27 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, MARK W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,433.49 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN-BELL, MICHELE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,433.38 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUERCK, DONNA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,433.23 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System