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 MURRELL, CARLA A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $51,202.17 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAN, KEVIN S Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,202.06 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONICK, GEORGE T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,202.06 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, KARL W Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $51,201.95 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, KEVIN S Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $51,201.82 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-MATTHEWS, JACQUELINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,201.72 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CLINTON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,201.48 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, SONIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $51,201.46 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBBE, VICTORIA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $51,201.46 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNISANT, JOSIANNE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,201.46 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASINO, LILLIAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,201.46 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, ROSA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $51,201.46 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, STELLA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,201.46 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-SOTO, LAWREN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,201.46 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, DENISSE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,201.46 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOIA, RENEE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,201.46 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, PROVIDENCE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,201.46 Date 10/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TINA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,201.46 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, GORDON E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,201.08 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ARIANA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,200.59 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MARGUERITE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,200.55 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, PATRICK Employer name Albany County Amount $51,200.46 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGG, CYNTHIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,200.33 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, KEITH Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,200.12 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JAMES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $51,199.60 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, MICHAEL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,199.01 Date 12/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BRIAN J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $51,198.98 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEKIE, SANDRA D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $51,198.87 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PATRICK F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,198.74 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, CHEE F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $51,198.74 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EUGENE D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $51,198.74 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRUSA, ROSEMARIE L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,198.74 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, BRENDA I Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,198.74 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, ANNA LISA S Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,198.74 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, LUZ Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,198.74 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDEEN, PAUL P Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,198.74 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, JAMES J, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,198.70 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, CAROL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,198.62 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, SARAH M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $51,198.13 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $51,198.11 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ERIC D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $51,197.97 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CARINEH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $51,197.64 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELEY, DANIEL P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,197.61 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEARY, DARCY A Employer name Orange County Amount $51,197.28 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, R. BERNARD Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,196.77 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, RAYMOND C, JR Employer name Peru CSD Amount $51,196.72 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEOTTI, MICHAEL T, SR Employer name Village of Homer Amount $51,196.67 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, DIANE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,196.51 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SANDRA Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $51,196.51 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, MADELINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,196.51 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINATI, DIANE Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,196.51 Date 01/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, CASSANDRA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIPAT, HARDAI R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,196.51 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRBALSINGH, DOLLY R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,196.51 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, NORA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,196.51 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-GARCIA, BRUNILDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,196.51 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, YADIRA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,196.51 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JULIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,196.51 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, DELORES M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,196.51 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, CAROLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,196.51 Date 07/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LUCINDA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,196.51 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DENISE I Employer name Education Department Amount $51,196.51 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHUN, GOMATIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,196.51 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUGEBAUER, DIANE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,196.51 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CAROLYN V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,196.51 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILMEN, SARAH Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,196.51 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-DAVIS, SHARON C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,196.51 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITAPELLI, GAITRI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,196.51 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CAROL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLO, DIANE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALSON, BONITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCWILLIAMS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KIM R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARTHA R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKSMAN, SHARON K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,196.51 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRADI, LILLIAN T Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $51,196.51 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PONTE-PAUL, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $51,196.51 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERGIOPOULOS, LOIS A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $51,196.51 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDIES, VANDA E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $51,196.51 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, ANNA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $51,196.51 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, ROSA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $51,196.51 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DELORIS H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, MARIE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,196.51 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, CYNTHIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD-BARNETT, GLADYS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, OLIVENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 08/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAPE, BARRY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, CLARA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JULIET V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, SONIA DENISE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, SANDRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWOOD, KYNA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELSON, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRIE, DELPHINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTEAT, DARLENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SUSIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARMA, BALJIT K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,196.51 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System