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 GOLDSMITH, ROBIN Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $91,362.85 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS-MATSON, THERESA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,362.81 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,362.75 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AMY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,362.71 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITCHER, KRISTIN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,362.45 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, WARREN L Employer name Marion CSD Amount $91,362.44 Date 08/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSE VAN VUUREN, MERVYN D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $91,361.57 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHIAI, CARRIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,361.49 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, LINDA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,361.24 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, INDERPREET K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,361.24 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, RODNEY W Employer name Education Department Amount $91,361.24 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIKIAN, MARK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, LAWRENCE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCINA, CARRIE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, JAIME L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CONNIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSKA, PAUL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, FRANCIS C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDREA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKLES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODAGROSI, PETER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIALL, DAVID D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, DENISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,361.24 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATZ, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,361.24 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, EDWARD P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $91,361.12 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JULIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,361.05 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,360.87 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, CRAIG L Employer name Locust Valley Bd Fire Commis Amount $91,360.65 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELSARTE, CHARLES W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,360.53 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, LINDA G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,360.40 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUSTIN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,360.25 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,360.20 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKA, ORYSIA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,360.03 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUZ, MARK H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,360.03 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADO, SCOTT M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,360.03 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, TOD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,360.03 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, FLORENCE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,360.03 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, SUSAN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,360.03 Date 04/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEFALOS, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $91,359.71 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHATMA, BHARATI S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,359.00 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $91,358.61 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIA, JEFFERY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $91,358.53 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MARK J F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,358.46 Date 02/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICK, DAVID H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,358.15 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHERYL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,358.15 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, DAVID A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,358.15 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINA, JON M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,358.15 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, KARLA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $91,358.15 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,358.14 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSSOM, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $91,358.13 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CROSTA, RICHARD L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $91,358.06 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HEIDE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,358.06 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DAVID J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,358.06 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAN, RAMESH C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,357.57 Date 08/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULL, MATTHEW L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $91,357.57 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENYENIHI, BASSEY ULO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,357.39 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BRETT M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,357.24 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMERER, HEATHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,356.95 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, NANCY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,356.26 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMARKIN, MARIA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,356.26 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSELL, GLORIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,356.16 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DANIEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,356.15 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DEAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, COREY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DONIELLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCESKY, JOHN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITCHFIELD, WENDY H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, JAMES R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIER, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, DARREN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, JAMES W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,356.15 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANHAM-LUNDE, LAURA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,356.15 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, CHARLENE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,356.15 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLER, MATTHEW E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,356.15 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCHE, MARK A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,356.15 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIER, CORY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,356.15 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPURA, THOMAS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,356.15 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SUSAN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,356.15 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCHARLIE, JAMES T Employer name Education Department Amount $91,356.15 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, WALTER S Employer name Education Department Amount $91,356.15 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDLE, BONITA L Employer name Education Department Amount $91,356.15 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCIENZO, TERESA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,356.15 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN-LA POINT, KATHY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,356.15 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,356.15 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, KAREN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,356.15 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGELLA, JOHN W, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,356.15 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTOVALLI, WENDY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,356.15 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ROBERT W Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $91,356.15 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKEM, KENNETH C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $91,356.15 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR-LEON, KELLY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,356.15 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLO, ANGELO A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,356.15 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, LAWRENCE R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $91,356.15 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, LAURA E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,356.15 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, JEROME P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,356.15 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINFRET-FLEMING, BETH A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,356.15 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEYATUNGE, RANJI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,356.15 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, ROBERT J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,356.15 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System