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 FROMMER, MARGARET R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,409.91 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KRISTINA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,409.70 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGBINADOLOR, JOYCE O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $91,409.30 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANION, PHILIP N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,409.17 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, EMILY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,409.17 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSEAPPLE, PAUL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,409.17 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MARK C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,409.17 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, DORIS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,409.17 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEARITY, CARL T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,409.17 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, CHARLES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,409.17 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERQUA, SALVADORE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,409.17 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, LENA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSELIN, RAYNALD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, GEORGE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOSEPH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGIELSKI, JENNIFER WEISS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUSE, ROBERT K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,409.17 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, DEBORAH L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,409.08 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETEL, SHARON L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,409.00 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARATO, TRICIA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,407.92 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA WALL, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,407.62 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRONESTI, LESLEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,407.55 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLER, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,407.52 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRTHIL, MARIE FRANCE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,406.36 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, MONICA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,406.20 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, CHRISTEL F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,406.20 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, RICHARD C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,405.98 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, ROSEMARY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,405.98 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,405.98 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, MICHAEL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,405.98 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, TINA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $91,405.98 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,405.98 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROSE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,405.98 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,405.98 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TERESA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,405.98 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, TAMARA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,405.98 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, CAROLYN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,405.98 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,405.98 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERMAN, GEORGIA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,405.98 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, KENDELL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,405.98 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,405.98 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, ROBERT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,405.98 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPTULA, CARLEEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,405.98 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MARK A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,405.98 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, JOHN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,405.33 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, THOMAS D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $91,405.31 Date 11/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOSKI, MARCIA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,404.48 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMAN, KRIS M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $91,404.47 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITJENS, MARCIE A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $91,404.21 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEGELSKY, WILLIAM M Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,404.16 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $91,403.98 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYS, MATTHEW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $91,402.84 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERSON, JOHN P Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $91,402.55 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGA, KIM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,402.38 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, JOHNSIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,402.38 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, G EDWARD Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,402.38 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,402.38 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGIACCHI, THOMAS J, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,402.38 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, KEVIN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,402.28 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODHNER, DARYL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,402.28 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $91,402.16 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEVERS, CHAD M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,402.11 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOWSKI, MARTIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,402.10 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUK, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $91,401.65 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,401.21 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RONALD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,401.00 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, MARYBETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,400.92 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PAUL E, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,400.40 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN, MELODY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,400.17 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERN, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,400.07 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOPPERER, LINDA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $91,399.88 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, YALE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,399.79 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, JESSICA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,399.72 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KEVIN C Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $91,399.52 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ANN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,399.43 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, DOREEN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,399.16 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NANCY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,398.55 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, ROBIN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,398.55 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, SADIQUE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,398.50 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEILS, JULIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,397.67 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, REGINA F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,397.12 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESSMAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,396.96 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREWENCKI, CLIFFORD T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,396.57 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,395.94 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIS, KIMBERLY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,395.60 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTEN, THOMAS B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $91,395.08 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOP, JOHN F Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $91,395.08 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,395.08 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHELE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,395.08 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, JAY R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,395.08 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, MICHAEL L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,395.08 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, DANIEL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,395.08 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ANGELA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,394.59 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, JASON E Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $91,394.52 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, CATHERINE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,394.45 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, CRAIG A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $91,394.33 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, LARRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,394.31 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANN MARIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,393.88 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, FAYE Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $91,393.72 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System