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 HANSON, MICHELE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,543.40 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MURO, JOANNE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,543.40 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, NANCY H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,543.40 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NILEXA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,543.40 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, PATRICK F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,543.35 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, FRANKLIN Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $66,542.84 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, BARBARA A Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $66,542.74 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, NICOLE SHARP Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,542.67 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSKY, SAMANTHA K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,542.55 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, JAMES H, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $66,542.35 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, NANCY J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,542.03 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEYAR, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $66,541.98 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATIMER, JOHN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,540.61 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDIE, SANDRA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,539.90 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVIDA M Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $66,539.88 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, ROSA E Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $66,538.43 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGGINS, LINDA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, SHARON A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PASQUALE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, THOMAS S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, RENEE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, MAUREEN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURI, MARY I Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEON, CATHERINE F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 07/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, JUDE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, LAURA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CICELY R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,537.91 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, REGINA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,537.91 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,537.91 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CAROL A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,537.91 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DIANA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIDGE, SHAMA N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVIA, MELINDA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, STEPHEN C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, CATHERINE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,537.91 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, PATRICK P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $66,537.91 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKER, DENISE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,537.77 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ERIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,537.75 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, STACEY T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,537.44 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, PAMELA L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $66,537.26 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALICIA C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,536.99 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVANI, MICHAEL C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,536.60 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPANI, ERIN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,536.50 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, KEVIN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,535.78 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINMAN, ANN K Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $66,535.76 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGLE, NICOLE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $66,535.74 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DONNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,535.47 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIB, AMANDA N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,535.31 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $66,534.56 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAETH, BRITTANY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,534.43 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALO, DARLENE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,533.27 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, DYLLAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,532.84 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,532.61 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMED, NANCY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,532.51 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JOANNE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,532.40 Date 12/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,532.38 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SCOTT M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,532.32 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,532.14 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, EILEEN A Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $66,532.11 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAIVE, STEVEN F Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $66,531.49 Date 06/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, ELIZABETH L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $66,531.27 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLFRANK, MARYANN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,531.26 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ASHLEY P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $66,531.07 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLAIN, BRIANNE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,531.05 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, NATHAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,530.88 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, PAMELA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,530.53 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSE, WILLIAM C Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $66,530.24 Date 07/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, ERIN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,530.21 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTERS, JACQUELINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,529.78 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYS, JODIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,529.68 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DENISE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,529.47 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUBEN, PETER A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,529.22 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,528.92 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAZZO, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $66,528.65 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, LISA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $66,528.60 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLE, DAVID SHANE Employer name Schoharie County Amount $66,528.51 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $66,528.50 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MICHAEL T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,528.44 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPRZAL, AMY L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $66,528.22 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SKIMMING, JENEEN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,528.00 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, KATHRYN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,527.95 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, DORNZELLA Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $66,527.46 Date 06/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, HERBERT W, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,527.35 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, KEITH P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,527.22 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TRACY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,527.16 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPHAR, GARY R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $66,526.82 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTACIO, ANGEL M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,526.71 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,526.64 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, ROCCO P Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $66,526.54 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, JO ANN L Employer name City of Rye Amount $66,526.41 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, COREY N Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $66,526.30 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCARELLI, PETER F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $66,526.08 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANO, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,525.89 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, EARL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,525.42 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, CRAIG R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $66,525.29 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIVENTI, DONN Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $66,525.29 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOIA, JIM M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,525.13 Date 10/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JANINE C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,525.12 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System