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 MAHL, BRENDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,201.89 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, GUY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,201.86 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUBEIS, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $81,201.78 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR, ERIC B Employer name City of Utica Amount $81,201.66 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZPONTE, LEILA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $81,201.56 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, IANTHEE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $81,201.50 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,201.33 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,201.25 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARUPA-GILLIS, CATHY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,200.89 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DWAYNE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,200.39 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTH, JUSTIN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,200.21 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMBLE, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,200.21 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURAN, RAMIZ Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,200.21 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDER, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,200.21 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KELLY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,199.92 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, JOSHUA W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,199.73 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, LOUIS A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,199.30 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,198.84 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WAYNE B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,198.09 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, SCOTT M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,198.06 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DARREL G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,197.78 Date 10/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOANN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,197.74 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,197.61 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANOSKY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,197.54 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAR, ELAINE B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $81,197.51 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, ALTHEA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $81,197.16 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ANTHONY B Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,196.71 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, STEVEN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,196.59 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIGHAN, CAROL A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,196.44 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, MANIA H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,196.37 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTTS, STEVEN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,196.24 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGENHOFER, JEAN M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,196.02 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, GREGORY K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,196.02 Date 12/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,196.02 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVASQUEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,196.02 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGESON, RICHARD N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,196.02 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWERDAN, THOMAS C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,196.02 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, LINDA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,196.02 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTERS, HARRY H, III Employer name Education Department Amount $81,196.02 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEMISON, GERALD A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $81,196.02 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANELLA, JANICE M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $81,196.02 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $81,195.68 Date 06/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, SETTIMO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,195.06 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOAT, MARIA Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $81,194.63 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, THOMAS C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,194.49 Date 05/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, BRUCE R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $81,193.80 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, PATRICIA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $81,193.68 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEKER, JUDITH Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,193.43 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, GREGORY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,193.31 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JULIENNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,192.76 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPP, WILLIAM C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,192.36 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, PAUL S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,192.17 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, FREDERICK E, JR Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $81,192.09 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,191.78 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DORILYNN Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $81,191.78 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR-DABREO, LURLENE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,191.57 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ADAM M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $81,190.46 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDANCHIRA, MOLLY JOSEPH Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,190.40 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PATRICIA P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $81,190.35 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHERNE, FRANK F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,190.28 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DONALD J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $81,190.10 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANZER, RICHARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,189.89 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN-OTERO, LUCINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,189.68 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALE, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,189.45 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMINARO, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Utica Amount $81,189.38 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JULIANNE B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $81,189.16 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, MARY L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $81,189.16 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LAURA A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $81,189.16 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $81,189.16 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBY, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CYNTHIA D Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $81,189.16 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, WENDY L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $81,189.16 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBEE, CARRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, DEBORAH R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, LAURIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 03/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA BELLA, PAULA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEIM, PATRICE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, JON C, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SARAH G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, MARY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY-SARRATORI, TARI ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VANESSA V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, JANE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATHEARN, MARYLOU Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAMP, KIMBERLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL-OWENS, MICHELE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, REBECCA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREZELO, PAUL E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,189.16 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTUDILLO, STACY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGAULT, KELLY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENZI, LAUREN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, TINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, TODD A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAM, RITA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, HEIDI G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, TRICIA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIENO, DAWN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,189.16 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGANS, BARBARA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGER, MARY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,189.16 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System