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 CAIN, MICHELLE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,712.04 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, BETH A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $51,711.20 Date 08/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, MARINELA D Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,710.93 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, DENNIS W Employer name Town of Pavilion Amount $51,710.91 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, DEBRA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,710.87 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TAMMI J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $51,710.59 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SARAH J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,710.17 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLASH, SHERYL Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,710.17 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LINDA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EILEEN C Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, PATRICIA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, RIKI M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MARNI O Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, LINDA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETIT, ANN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFARDICE, COLLEEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, SARAH E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUSAN C F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, SHEILA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, STACEY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MARY JO Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, KELLY K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, KRISTY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ANN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, JANET D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAURA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, JENNIFER L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATT, TERRY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, MARIA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIK, PAMELA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 10/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, VICKI S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, RIAN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, BETTY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DESIREE Y Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTINA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, MONICA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, THERESA LYNN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOTTE, CONNIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, KAREN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA-GRAHAM, TONI M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JACK L, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIS, MARY JEAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZELA, MARTHA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, NICOLE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, RICHARD A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CHERYLENE G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARELLA, WENDY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JUDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, MARY BETH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, SUE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKORDYNSKI, CATHERINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, TARA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDERLEY, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCTER, REBECCA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, SHARON N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PATRICIA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANTOINETTE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, PAMELA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, DESMOND M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JUDITH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELEY, JANICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, MARJORIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DGIEN, REGINA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JODI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGER, CODY W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, DOROTHY W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOFF, CHERYL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZIEC, BRENDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SALLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, DEBORAH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRO, SAMANTHA P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBRIGHT, TRACY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LISA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOTT, STEPHANIE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, ROBIN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYMIW, DALLAS I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPLEY, JONATHAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, JOANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRASSI, LUCILLE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, KIM Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLENBECK, BARBARA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIS, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTTRIM, CYNTHIA G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, MARIANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, PAMELA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DARLENE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MEREDITH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZAK, TARA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MARYBETH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, PENNY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ELAINE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, JAMIE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MEAGHAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAJCEVSKI, ANGELINA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOLEEN G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMBA, JESSICA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,710.17 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System