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 KERN, JOHN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,016.17 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOLSON, JENNIFER P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,015.92 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLINGHI, RICHARD A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,015.76 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, DEBORAH JO Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,015.72 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBROUCK, RUSSELL S Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,015.68 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANJOLA, MARY PATRICE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,015.57 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, PETER S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,015.49 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTSHELD, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $70,015.48 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, AUDREA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,015.38 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, ALLEN W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,015.33 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, KAITLYN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,015.25 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKREPKIE, MICHAEL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,015.23 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DEBBIE H Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $70,014.55 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JOSHUA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,013.59 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, JOSHUA P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,013.50 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MARIANNA L Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $70,013.42 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, DANIEL J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $70,013.06 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, FLORENCE F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $70,012.90 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMES, BARBARA B Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $70,012.10 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, ANTHONY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,012.08 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SUSAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,011.97 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, ODETTE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,011.95 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARO, CASEY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,011.94 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, THERESA E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,011.93 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLICH, BARBARA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,011.93 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORLANDO, VIRGINIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,011.93 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, TRACY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,011.93 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, HEATHER C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,011.93 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINELLI, GLORIA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,011.93 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATIANCELA, TRACI A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARILE-CENNAMO, MICHELLE D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRON, ADELAIDA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENORA, TARA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, MILTA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RACHEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEFFER, SHARON Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMELLS, ELEANOR M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, IRMA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIERA, LUISA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEMPRUCH, SUSAN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,011.93 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRUET, MADELINE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, EUGENIA N Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,011.93 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSANE, NISAN P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $70,011.93 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRIMON, MIREILLE S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $70,011.93 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKO, BLERINA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, NICOLLE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULS, MESHULOM Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRANZANO, LUCY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, MARY P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ROSEANN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YANIRA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 04/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRLINGER, CYNTHIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANFELIX, VALERY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GLENDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, KAREN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, IRMA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, LYNELL S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SYLVIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJECKI, DAWN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KATHLEEN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,011.93 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMERICH, KRISTEN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,011.92 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, STEPHANIE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,011.89 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, AMY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,011.88 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, URSULA D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,011.82 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMMER, CLIFFORD J Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $70,011.60 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $70,011.52 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANKACHAN, REEBA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,011.43 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, KEVIN F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $70,011.30 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRANCE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Essex County Amount $70,010.87 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONICA, PHILIP S Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $70,010.81 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, UZMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,010.04 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROULEK, RYAN E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,010.00 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYRONNEAU, MARGUERITE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,009.85 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THOMAS J Employer name Albany County Amount $70,009.39 Date 01/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, JOHN H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $70,009.19 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, SHARON E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $70,009.06 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSHAMMER, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,008.21 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,007.88 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLING, MATTHEW D Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $70,007.80 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JASON J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $70,007.53 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURUZ, KIP M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,007.33 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DUSTIN R Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $70,006.35 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSER, BRANDON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,006.25 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, CARLOS J Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $70,006.23 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMEDION, ANNA C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,006.22 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, ALEXIS Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,005.08 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHR, BRANDON T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $70,005.01 Date 07/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACHAREK, DAWN P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,005.01 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MATTHEW F Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,004.88 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MARY PAT Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,004.61 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ANTHONY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,004.55 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,004.13 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, SARA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,003.92 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BYRNE, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,003.78 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, ANGELA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,003.72 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $70,003.27 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STASIO, KATHLEEN S Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $70,002.63 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, OPAL L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,002.43 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System