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 DURFEY, LANCE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,393.66 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVONE, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,393.02 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,392.78 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JESSICA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,392.75 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WANDA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,391.92 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIEC, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,391.74 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITZKER, JEFFREY A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $91,391.45 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLESCERI, THEDA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,391.00 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVIL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $91,390.98 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCE, GEORGE W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $91,390.76 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,390.74 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XUAN, HAIYAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,390.17 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, JANE B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBIN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSICK, SUZANNE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, KRISTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGER, KAREN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, JOSEPH C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,389.94 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADITSCH, SUZANNE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,389.94 Date 11/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,389.82 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,389.82 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $91,389.82 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, DAVID S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,389.82 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,389.82 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $91,389.52 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFOUR, MARK L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $91,389.50 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, MARYANN E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,389.44 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, GEORGE T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $91,389.31 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHELMAN, ROMAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,388.88 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIA, JAIME J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,388.79 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACETIS, MICHELLE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,388.79 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, RUTH E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,388.79 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOANN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,388.79 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, DONNA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,388.79 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, THERESA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $91,388.79 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, JOHN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,388.79 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOREN, MARK Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,388.79 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, TAMMY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,388.79 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PAUL F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,388.79 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,388.79 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, GIOVANNA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,388.79 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORN, CARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,388.79 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKRENT, BETTY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,388.79 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, HEATHER L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $91,388.79 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, DOUGLAS W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,388.78 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROSS D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,388.34 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIDGE-AUGUGLIARO, LORI A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $91,388.30 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY-BURCH, KATHRYN A Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $91,388.15 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHATT, KIM E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,388.04 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANABLE, SANDRA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,388.04 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, ROBIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,387.99 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, JOHN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,387.82 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, STEVEN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,387.82 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRA, NARAYAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,387.51 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $91,387.41 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, MICHELE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,387.32 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,386.96 Date 01/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MARY KAY Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,386.90 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZ, JOHN F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,386.41 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,386.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORISSEAU, BRIAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,386.27 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, STEPHEN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,386.23 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, ASHLEY R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,386.20 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, CAROL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,385.90 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JENNIFER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,385.90 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, PAULA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,385.90 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CYNTHIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,385.54 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINSKI, MELISSA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,385.46 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANION, MICHAEL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 07/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, ROBERT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOWIECKI, STANLEY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LESLIE H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MIZANUR M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,385.04 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONHOWER, KIM M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $91,385.04 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNARD, DIANA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,385.04 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ANTHONY R Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,385.04 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,385.04 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ALEXSANDRA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,385.04 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, DEBORAH J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,385.04 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODOOK, GEOFFREY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,385.04 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,385.04 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, KATHARINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,385.04 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENEVIVE, CATHERINE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,385.04 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVACQUA, LISA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,385.04 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,385.04 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURI, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,385.02 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DAVID Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $91,385.02 Date 10/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODOULOU, CLAUDIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,384.98 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGOPIAN, NANCY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,384.98 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMB, RAJIV Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,384.95 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,384.88 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIM, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $91,384.66 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JAMES F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,384.28 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BELINDA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,384.16 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN REINE, SHERILL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,384.15 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTLE, BRIAN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,383.90 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOSEPH D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,383.83 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System