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 MURPHY, DEBBIE J Employer name Education Department Amount $44,541.77 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, PATRICIA G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,541.77 Date 03/04/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDELBAUM, PAUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,541.77 Date 02/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMONSSON, ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,541.77 Date 07/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, THERESA D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,541.77 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBERS, FRANK S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,541.77 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOYCE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,541.77 Date 03/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIN, SUSAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,541.77 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, MICHAEL S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $44,541.38 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZALIA, LAUREEN L Employer name Essex County Amount $44,541.34 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAYA, IVAN N Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $44,540.94 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBRA L Employer name Broome County Amount $44,540.68 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MARGARET Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $44,540.64 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $44,540.61 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOPFEL, TORREY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,540.36 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, STEVEN G Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,540.20 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LAURA E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,540.15 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATONA, CHARLES S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $44,540.14 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,539.94 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKIN, HEATHER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,539.83 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTZAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,539.73 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALAN D Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,539.72 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, NAKISHA D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,539.59 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBORSKI, ANDREA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,539.39 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SUSAN A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $44,539.28 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBLEY, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $44,539.27 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELE R Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $44,539.13 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $44,538.96 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, RANDAL A Employer name Camden CSD Amount $44,538.86 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,538.80 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUHLER, LAURA B Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,538.78 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MICHAEL P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,538.76 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,538.66 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICAK, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,538.66 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO-CASSADA, JANET M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,538.56 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENTER, STACY J Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $44,538.52 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JEROME Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,538.51 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKIND, REUVEN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,538.50 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLING, AIJA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, AYESHA K Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $44,538.48 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, KATHY G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, MARTHA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $44,538.48 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTONE, FRANK A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Judges Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, REGINALD A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGS, CHEREE A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERESIA, ANDREW G Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AUGUSTE, JAMES E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANE, EDMUND M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ERIKA M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, GREGORY R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DORIS M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ERNEST F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, KATHERINE A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINTZ, JOSEPH H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, L MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JANET C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLEY, ANDREA Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DONALD A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL LEVY, KELLY Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MARK L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHAWNDYA L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISZ, MARY L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PETER P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOVICH, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $44,538.48 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONESS, ROBERT B Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,538.40 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, JOSEPH H Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $44,538.26 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, JACK R Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,537.85 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCORMACK, SANDRA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,537.61 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JOY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,537.54 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, MARIEL C Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $44,537.51 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, RACHEL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,537.49 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALICIA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,537.17 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, RICHARD J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,537.06 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DANIEL C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,537.04 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,536.90 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLING, DAVID Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,536.84 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, DAVID J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,536.82 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, LYLA Employer name Orange County Amount $44,536.81 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGALLON, ERYN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,536.60 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHERY, SANDRA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,536.50 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENCZYK, DAVILYN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,536.40 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,536.34 Date 03/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, SHEILA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,536.32 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGUE, CORYDON E Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $44,536.27 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSHUA N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,536.22 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, NICOLE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,536.16 Date 09/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARYELLEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,535.72 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DANIEL P Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $44,535.66 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUERFEIND, PAUL R Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $44,535.38 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIEBLER, KEVIN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,535.35 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARITZA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $44,535.32 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DENNIS F, JR Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $44,535.28 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, LORI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,535.27 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEN, CHRIS W Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $44,535.22 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, LISA B Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $44,535.10 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, EZEKIEL T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,535.07 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, SUZANNE J Employer name Yates County Amount $44,535.04 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System