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 MERRELL, CHARLES C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, JOHN A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 11/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, JOHN L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDEY, NICHOLAS V, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNANO, STEPHEN J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, FRANK P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARDO, PHILIP G Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/26/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARIK, RENEE FORGENSI Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGULESCU, WILLIAM I Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOUR, MARK A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENSTERN, ESTHER M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, JEREMIAH J, III Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/31/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, RICHARD Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, CASSANDRA M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, ROBERT J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAD, DAVID A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEROME C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KAREN V Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VALERIE B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBAUER, APRIL A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, BARBARA F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, THOMAS D, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, HENRY J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, CATHERINE R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODORISI, J SCOTT Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, E JEANNETTE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OING, JEFFREY K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHEA, JUDITH F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZZI, WAYNE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DANIEL Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDES, SONDRA K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARGA, ANTHONY L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, ANTHONY J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTNOW, MARK Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORESSA, JOSEPH C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNTER, STEVEN W Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA-KIRWAN, DICCIA T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, ARTHUR G Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATKIN, RICHARD M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RICHARD L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/15/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITZKER, STAN L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUS, ERIC IRVING Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURIFICACION, LESLIE J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, THOMAS D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CHARLES E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBOLINI, WILLIAM B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DAVID T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/13/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, ALEXANDER R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCOIS A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIEZZO, DINEEN A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIA I Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, MARIA G Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, MATTHEW A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBERG, KAREN B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHELSMAN, LEON Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDERMAN, TERRY Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, NORMA Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, PHILLIP R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 05/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, WAYNE P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMAN, BARRY Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/16/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, FREDERICK D R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, JOSEPH A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPULLA, SALIANN Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHNER, LARRY S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACK, ARTHUR M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEWE, CATHERINE C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, STEPHAN Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, ALICE R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, MARTIN J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 04/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, SANDRA B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUCCIMARRA, THOMAS H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITER, NORMAN W, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHER, DENISE H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, HOWARD H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KENNETH P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ORVILLE P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGAL, BERNICE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, NORMAN I Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, GEORGE J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, ANIL C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISE, JOSEPH M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISE, RICHARD E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWEK, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBOD, ELAINE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, FAVIOLA Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPODEK, ELLEN M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROAT, CHRISTINE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHARDT, MARSHA L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMAN, LEONARD D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, BETTY O Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/26/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSHINE, JEFFREY S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, ANN M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, JEFFREY A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $174,000.00 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System