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 SLUTSKY, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $123,045.89 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTOPOULOS, CHRISTINE J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $123,045.40 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,045.38 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNSKI, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,044.36 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SHEILA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $123,042.83 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,042.49 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA-MONGE, DIANA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,042.49 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, LEAH E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $123,040.98 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRILL, LEONARD Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $123,040.52 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANNETTE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $123,039.98 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSMAN, DOROTHY A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $123,039.08 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPETELLI, LAURA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,038.64 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $123,035.89 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, ANDREW M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $123,031.08 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDERMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $123,030.58 Date 06/17/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, THOMAS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,027.05 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRKEL, ALICE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DONNA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTINIANI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, JANINE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 07/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, BONNIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPINTO, ANNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADAS, DONNA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, LINDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $123,025.84 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PENNY S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTASIA, JENNIE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANO, NANCY A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PHYLLIS L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHELE J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONELLO, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, GLORIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DONNA T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BONNIE J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, DENISE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHY Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMSKY, LISA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE-MASON, JEANETTE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, JACK L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSTER, DENISE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, CRYSTAL B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE-IVANAC, RACHEL C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAS, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLBERG, TERRY ANN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ALDORINE B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENISE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, AUDRA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, MICHELE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, LORRAINE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVIETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RENEE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESH, HOWARD I Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MARCIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMS, NANCY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEGER, MICHELLE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABINSKY, CATHERINE H Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORLENZA, ELAINE T Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOHN V Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $123,025.84 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALIA, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,025.32 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, SUSAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,025.12 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $123,024.93 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLERSCH, MARK B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,023.18 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,023.18 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZIERBA, DAVID D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $123,023.18 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURANT, CARL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $123,020.94 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, MATTHEW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,020.86 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TRACI D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,019.90 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCH, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $123,019.90 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, PILAR Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $123,019.05 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, JOEL J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $123,017.84 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, STACEY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,017.41 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $123,016.54 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MARY E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $123,016.54 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ALANE A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $123,016.54 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $123,016.28 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO-HARDY, MARIA Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $123,014.42 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $123,014.30 Date 04/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, CHARLES W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $123,013.41 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ADRIAN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $123,010.82 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEITLIN, SHAUN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $123,010.02 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, NICHOLAS F Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $123,009.56 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUMAR, PETER A, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $123,007.70 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIKAS, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $123,007.32 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYKEVISCH, EILEEN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $123,006.32 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSKIE, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $123,006.14 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $123,006.14 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,006.14 Date 03/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $123,006.14 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAY, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $123,006.14 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, JOANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,006.14 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,006.14 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $123,006.14 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, MARY T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,002.88 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBO, VICTORIA G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $123,002.88 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $122,997.72 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, LORETTA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $122,997.30 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BIQUE, DOLORESE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $122,996.82 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $122,995.58 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System