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 BENSON, JOANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREAN, CECILIA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, SUSAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASE, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGER, JUDY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITOPH, CYNTHIA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, CHARLENE M, MRS Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, NICOLE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, MICHELLE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTMAN, DOROTHEA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNO, CAROL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, RENATO D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MARY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMAN, GAIL I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LORI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, CHERYL B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERI, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BONNIE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CATHERINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, MARYANNE G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ALICE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSLOW, ADAM C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIC B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLICK, TABATHA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSEANN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LESLEY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHELLE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORA, JAMES S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,060.50 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOME, SHERRLYN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $64,060.50 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, THERESA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $64,060.50 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPE, MARC C Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $64,060.46 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCARINI, CATHERINE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,060.08 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLARO, SUSAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,060.04 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKOWIAK, MEGAN A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $64,059.87 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, JAMES E, II Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $64,059.82 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULWOOD, KENT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,059.73 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, ROGER O Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $64,059.54 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, ALICE A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,059.51 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RONALD R Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $64,059.36 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SHELDON R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,059.35 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, WILLIAM J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $64,059.00 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JOSHUA R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,058.77 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHARIF D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,057.48 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROENY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $64,057.26 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $64,057.21 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, GUSTAVO P Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,057.11 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,056.97 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, DOLORES A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,056.80 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FREDERICK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,056.66 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, OMARI H Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,056.58 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JULIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,056.23 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAISTED, CRAIG E Employer name Allegany County Amount $64,055.97 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TROY L Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $64,055.49 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JENNIFER D Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,055.39 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTY, ANTHONY G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,055.08 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGIEWICZ, LAWRENCE E Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $64,054.43 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, STUART P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,054.35 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,053.75 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $64,053.31 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, JOY L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $64,053.31 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPLETT, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $64,053.24 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, ERIC M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $64,053.12 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,052.68 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETT-JAMES, BERNADETTE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,052.22 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,052.13 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SUSAN L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,051.97 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES P, III Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $64,051.95 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELOVER, RENEE T Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $64,051.94 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MICHAEL H Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $64,051.85 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPE, CHARLES F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,051.20 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBILLO, DAVID J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,051.02 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, HEATHER L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,050.77 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JONATHAN B Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $64,050.62 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWAL, LOVEJEET Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,050.22 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, BRITTANY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,049.49 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, LESLIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,049.25 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVA, MICHAEL V Employer name Erie County Amount $64,048.86 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MELISSA J Employer name Delaware County Amount $64,048.76 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, MICHELE J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,048.38 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPPS, JOHN N, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,048.24 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, GAYLE L Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $64,048.24 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHLER, SANDRA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,047.92 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAUD-WHITE, NICOLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,047.88 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, ADAM M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,046.75 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, COLLEEN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,046.69 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGER, ELEASHA D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $64,046.56 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KEVIN F Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $64,046.55 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCEBI, SYLVIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $64,045.61 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,045.59 Date 11/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RECINDA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $64,045.45 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System