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 TORRENT, DAMARIS E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $153,677.12 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, SUZY I Employer name Court of Claims Amount $153,677.12 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGENOT, JOAN ECKENWALDER Employer name Court of Claims Amount $153,677.12 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDELHEIM, LAWRENCE A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $153,677.12 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTAS, DOROTHEA A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENKIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFERRIN CLANCY, SYLVIA S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLAROFF, SUSAN R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECHSLER, FELICE D Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADES, SHARON F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKATCH, MYRA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETZLER, HOWARD A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORINSKY, JOEL I Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIDUS, DARRYL E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANNA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUFELD, AMOS Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, FELICIA B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPELLETTI, STACEY J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, FORREST Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DEIRDRE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROFSKY, LEWIS A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 04/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VANESSA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASONE, JOHN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHBLUM, DAVID A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOMECHUK, KAREN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOS, NICHOLAS J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAHS, ELIZABETH Y Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, MATTHEW J, III Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $153,677.12 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGIO, MIRIAM A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $153,677.12 Date 01/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIS, NICHOLAS H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORT, JULIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, JOSEPH P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBURG, CHARLES R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINBERG, KAREN T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNERT, JACK S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLO-VASSALLE, SALLY R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROL L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRO, FRANK Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, DAVID C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILEWSKI, STEVEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBER, CHRISTINE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, ATHENA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PETER S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $153,677.12 Date 07/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, BRIAN U Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $153,677.00 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EDWIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $153,670.97 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANTANELLA, GUIDO A, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $153,665.21 Date 09/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,663.79 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,653.69 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CENCI, CATHLEEN S Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $153,650.56 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, EDWARD J Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $153,650.56 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TODD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,644.91 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUCHER, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,642.23 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTTE, MARTIN K Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $153,634.04 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MELISSA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,631.41 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAHEY, ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,620.01 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORPEY, MARK R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $153,618.73 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $153,615.99 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, SANDRA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $153,610.90 Date 04/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, MICHAEL M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $153,610.05 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLERS, TERRY L, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $153,606.47 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARIS, CARL L, III Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $153,605.38 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALONGI, NICHOLAS D Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,603.45 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPODONICO, ADRIAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,599.20 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, CHRIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,598.08 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, CHELSEA O Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $153,596.20 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORESTO, GRACE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $153,588.04 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDIFF, JENNIFER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,586.66 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANILE, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $153,584.71 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCHBERG, LAWRENCE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $153,582.44 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADROS, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,576.46 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINN, PATRICK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,576.18 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $153,573.71 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, ANDRE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,570.52 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $153,566.50 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CUSKER, JOHN J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,565.65 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOSBURY, LISA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,558.87 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, TODD D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $153,553.30 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROMBERG, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $153,550.55 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAPPLY, MARLAINE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $153,550.39 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANDET, ADAM R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $153,545.96 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, FRANKLIN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $153,545.96 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOHN J, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,545.96 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKLAND, COLE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,545.96 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUGH, BERNARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $153,545.96 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULA, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $153,545.96 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOROWSKI, KEVIN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $153,545.96 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LOUIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,545.96 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, PAUL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,545.96 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, ROBERT K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,545.96 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICKI, JUDY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,545.96 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, J JARED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,545.96 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JAMES M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $153,545.96 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $153,545.96 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELFNER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $153,545.96 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, DEBORAH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $153,545.96 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, JEAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $153,545.96 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System