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 ULBRIGHT, JEAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,383.77 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SEAN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,383.40 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLE, MARY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.20 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDELOO, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,383.19 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLPORT, FAYTHE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,383.19 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, MICHELE R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,383.19 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEOD-MERCADO, DAVID A. Employer name Department of State Amount $91,383.19 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMARIK, STEPHEN G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, C LEE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JULIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, PHILIPPE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNER, JUSTIN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,383.19 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARL, CHRISTIAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,383.19 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, WEI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,382.82 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NANCY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,382.67 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, NORAI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,382.66 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYBOSKI, CHRISTOF P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,381.32 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARCEVIC, KIYANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,381.32 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAALER, EDGAR Employer name Education Department Amount $91,381.32 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CRISTIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,381.32 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARO, ANNE MARIE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,381.20 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, LISA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,381.20 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, AME S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,381.20 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, JOHN W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $91,381.01 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.82 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JAMES O W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.82 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAD P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.82 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLO, ALBERT, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, LORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, MATTHEW T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENK, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MONTY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CERAIS, GEOFFREY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CERAIS, MATTHEW R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARK, DANIEL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, JOHN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINOWSKI, DAVID T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, WILLIAM L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,380.81 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASS, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JOSEPH F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,380.81 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,380.81 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURUSHOTHAM, RAJANI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, BECCA R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,380.81 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, TODD C Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,380.81 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,380.81 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, HARRY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTGEN, AMY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,380.81 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGER, DOLORES J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,380.81 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, SUSANNE B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,380.81 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, RANDY R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,380.81 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, RANDOLPH E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,380.81 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, CHERYL L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,380.81 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDERER, ROBERT B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,380.81 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, FRED Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,380.81 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, PHUONG H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,380.81 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, THOMAS J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,380.81 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PETER S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,380.81 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALING, TRACEY K Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $91,380.55 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, AMY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,380.49 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESARRO, ANTHONY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,380.30 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, WILLIAM E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,380.20 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, CLIVE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,380.20 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, ANDREW Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,379.26 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEUSEN, MARK Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,378.80 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DEBORAH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,378.32 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, ANTHONY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,378.32 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACITANO, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,378.32 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, SHEILA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,378.32 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DEBORAH A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $91,378.32 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,378.32 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMISMAN, JUDITH A. Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,378.32 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYBAUGH, LAURI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,378.32 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBE, MARK C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,378.28 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIAROLI, FRANCIS W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $91,377.91 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SUSAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,377.88 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, KEVIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $91,377.64 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESCH, GLEN A Employer name Education Department Amount $91,376.93 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIMER, JENNIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,376.93 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, TARA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,376.88 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUFELD, JOHN R Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $91,376.84 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZEK, ALLEN Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,376.77 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIA, RANDALL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,376.77 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANTE, ELLEN I Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $91,376.57 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBOUS, RICHARD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,375.96 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, MARIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,375.92 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HEATHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,375.88 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, WILLIAM F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $91,375.50 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, WENDY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,374.87 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, MARK A Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,374.72 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLMAN, ERIC J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $91,374.54 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $91,374.43 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, KARL E Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $91,374.40 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LINDA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,374.22 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, SHAWN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,374.18 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTMAN, KEITH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,374.18 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System