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 KAWULA, LAWRENCE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, SCOTT B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERTY, ROBERT G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, PETER A, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTSERIS, LYUBA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DAVID E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, THOMAS R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRIAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBEY, MANUEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORERO, MILLICENT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, HERBERT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIK, CRAIG J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORIS, DANIEL N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, JAY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSEVELT, FREDERIC J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, JEFFREY W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHAB, NATALIYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHE, ROCH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,331.08 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YA-LIN Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $91,331.08 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JONATHAN W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, SCOTT Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODLIN, LAURA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORIS, JOSEPH F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKEVICH, NIKOLAI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, KATHLEEN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, SUZANNE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOVER, GEORGE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,331.08 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMALLA, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,331.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUL-KUKLA, CINDY I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,331.08 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, WILLIAM B Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,331.08 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, FRANCIS P Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGERT, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,331.08 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, SHARON A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,331.08 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORCHOWSKY, GEORGE W Employer name Department of State Amount $91,331.08 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROECKLE, ROBERT A Employer name Department of State Amount $91,331.08 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,331.08 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CLARISSE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,331.08 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLEET, WILLIAM K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,331.08 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, DIEGO A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $91,331.08 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHKOWSKI, MARY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,331.08 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LUCINDA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,331.08 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, ANN-MARIE N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,331.08 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, NANETTE S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,331.08 Date 12/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, THOMAS P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,331.08 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLE, LEE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,331.08 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, CATHERINE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,331.08 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNETT, PETER T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,331.08 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTZ, MELISSA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,331.08 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGLER, LYNN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,331.08 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROSOFF, MIA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,330.70 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, EDWARD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,330.06 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,329.36 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, GEORGE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,329.36 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BRIAN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $91,329.29 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JILL M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $91,329.14 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCY, DANIELLE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,328.90 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Oswego County Amount $91,328.32 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKINOFF, JACQUELINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $91,327.02 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $91,326.78 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY-GREER, MARIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,326.36 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO-BEDOYA, RUBIELA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,325.95 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, LAURA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $91,325.76 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZELLO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,325.59 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, ANDREW H Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $91,325.06 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEUSEN, MARY JO Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,324.60 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, LAVERNE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,324.40 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BEVERLY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,324.25 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, TOMMY R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $91,324.12 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $91,323.51 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTONIO Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $91,323.49 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,322.65 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCHIK, PAUL E Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $91,322.33 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, ERIC F Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $91,322.07 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JODIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,321.76 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURBERT, CRYSTAL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $91,321.58 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, LISA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,321.33 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERARO, MARK L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,321.31 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHOOR, GANESSIEC Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $91,318.00 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JAMES N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $91,317.93 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, KEITH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,317.87 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOHN G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,317.68 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,317.36 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPIDO, VINCENT D Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $91,317.33 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-WARD, KIM D Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $91,317.19 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, TRACEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $91,316.64 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPELMANN, JOHN A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,316.62 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RODERICK A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,316.62 Date 07/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, CAROL L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,316.58 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, GWEN H Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $91,316.42 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KYLE W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,315.84 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MINNIE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,315.53 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, ROBERT Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $91,315.18 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, PETER D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $91,314.90 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, MICHELLE L Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $91,314.67 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, TONYA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,313.43 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, VICKI A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,313.43 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, STEPHEN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,313.43 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENYO, ROBERT G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,313.34 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAPELIS, RONALD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,312.66 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, NATHAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,312.24 Date 09/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System