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 SUNSHINE, MIRIAM P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $147,947.62 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOCHET, DIANA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $147,947.62 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, LOUIS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,947.62 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, LANCELOT B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,947.62 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KAREN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,947.62 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ BORGES, ROSEMARY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $147,947.62 Date 04/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $147,947.62 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE-FUSTO, ELEANOR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $147,947.62 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YABLON, ELIZABETH R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $147,947.62 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, GABRIELLE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $147,947.17 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSTEIN, JANET L Employer name Department of Law Amount $147,947.03 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,944.04 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, RYAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,941.57 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $147,940.86 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JULIE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,938.66 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIERECKL-PRAST, BRITTA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $147,937.78 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOZE, BRIAN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,937.11 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPA, THERESA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $147,928.81 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $147,927.85 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEUER, RICHARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,926.28 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KURT M Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $147,920.91 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KYLE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,919.08 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TODD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,912.14 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENDICK, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,908.41 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS-JONES, DAMARIS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,902.52 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JONATHAN F.C. Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,897.34 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALETTA, GARY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $147,896.76 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIS-FILHO, JORGE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $147,894.00 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENNIS P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $147,889.78 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, NORA A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $147,882.97 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, RAFAEL, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,876.78 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMAN, SCOTT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,876.39 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAYER, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,876.17 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, KEVIN L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $147,875.37 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDORDI, VINCENT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,875.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCALDO, GINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $147,868.17 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEASTER, KEITH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,866.13 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETHALS, PATRICIA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $147,862.09 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, CHI-CHEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $147,860.71 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, SCOTT A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $147,852.67 Date 06/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFERRIN CLANCY, SYLVIA S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADES, SHARON F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GLORIA J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETZLER, HOWARD A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEILA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, STEVEN D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUFELD, AMOS Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, FELICIA B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, FORREST Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, LISA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $147,847.62 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, SUZY I Employer name Court of Claims Amount $147,847.62 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHABOT, ANN C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, NANCY S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMPNER, ROCHELLE K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERBUSH, JEFFREY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSON, DALE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMES, HELEN S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, PAMELA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DEIRDRE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSEN, VICKY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-PULAKOS, CHARLENE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, ROSEMARIE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUSTEIN, JOETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOS, NICHOLAS J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, RALPH P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,847.62 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, LOUISE G Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PETER F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 10/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORT, JULIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CATHERINE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHMAN, RANDI Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, DAVID L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSTEIN, BETH L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINBERG, KAREN T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, MICHAEL B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, KEVIN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILEWSKI, STEVEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, MARILYN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, LISA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTZ, ELLEN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBER, CHRISTINE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, RONALD CARROLL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 03/15/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, PHILIP C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDER, HOWARD L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $147,847.62 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, CLARE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $147,847.62 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, MARLENE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETSON, FREDRIC W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $147,847.62 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEANT, CHARLES L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,847.62 Date 08/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNYAR, KATHLEEN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,847.62 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAHNG, SUE ANN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,847.62 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, KATHY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,847.62 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, DANIEL E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $147,847.62 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAPES, MITCHELL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $147,847.62 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGELMAN, MARK J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $147,847.62 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $147,845.49 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASH, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $147,842.13 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOHM, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $147,841.06 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System