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 QUAYLE, LORRAINE M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $93,663.26 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, HELEN FRANCINE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 12/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, RICHARD S, II Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAROU, DEBORAH L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MELANIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KAREN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA Z Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, BRENDA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRUIN, J DANIEL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, JEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAGLIANO, SHARON L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REBECCA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 05/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CAROL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,663.26 Date 08/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BARBARA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,662.43 Date 12/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,662.12 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $93,661.78 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOHN W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,661.72 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,661.60 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,661.05 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $93,661.04 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENASUTTI-LUTZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,660.07 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $93,658.58 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, PASCUAL Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,658.57 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSHUA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,657.73 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATKOSKY, BRANDON Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $93,657.69 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREVELDING, DONALD D, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,657.16 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, FRANK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $93,656.37 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, RAYMOND E Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,656.28 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, DAVID E Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,656.21 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARGARET D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,655.46 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKETA, CHRIS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,654.33 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, STEPHEN V Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $93,654.18 Date 05/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIA I Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $93,653.98 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICAN, BRENDAN W Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $93,652.77 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULESZ, FRANK Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,650.49 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RHONDA L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $93,650.49 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUM, DANIEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,650.18 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,650.18 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIARO, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,650.18 Date 12/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERINO, KARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,650.18 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBERG, PETER Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $93,648.73 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARINO, JOHN F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,648.70 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,648.28 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, GWENN T Employer name Education Department Amount $93,648.27 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CINDY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,647.40 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION, WESLEY V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,646.17 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURNS, CHRIS Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,645.84 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMAN, KEITH F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,645.42 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURRMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,645.25 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIFORD, NEAL T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,644.42 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIMAK, CASEY J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $93,644.30 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEISEL, TIMOTHY B Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,644.19 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $93,643.55 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, ERICK A Employer name Orange County Amount $93,642.97 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAN, PING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,642.93 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $93,642.77 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DAVID Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,642.72 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,642.02 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, LAWRENCE E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,640.55 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATRINA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $93,639.69 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,638.82 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWOOD, MARK W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $93,638.55 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, CHARLES B, JR Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $93,637.94 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASILE, CARMEN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $93,637.34 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KAREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,636.80 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ANDREW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,634.77 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, ARELIS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,634.58 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, HYACINTH F Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $93,634.52 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOMAYOR, HECTOR L Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,634.06 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNAK, RICHARD M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $93,632.60 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURY-SAMSON, WENDY J Employer name Education Department Amount $93,632.57 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ROBERT K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,632.20 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTHER, LUCY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,632.02 Date 04/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, THOMAS P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $93,630.55 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABICH, LILIANA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,629.42 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMARD, JESSICA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,629.42 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURO, DIANE S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,629.42 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, LUCAS C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $93,629.42 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KAREN B Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $93,629.42 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, DEBORAH S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,629.42 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, SANDRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,629.42 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFINSKI, MARY ELLEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,629.42 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $93,629.42 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ERIC J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $93,629.42 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, SUSAN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $93,629.23 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN H Employer name Ontario County Amount $93,629.20 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARA, MARILYNN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,628.48 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTINARELLI, MARK D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $93,628.11 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYKEN, ANN-MARGOT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,627.49 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPPELER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $93,626.38 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVELY, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $93,624.77 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKLEHURST, ROBERT M, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,624.17 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATT, ANCA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,624.15 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWELL, TED J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,624.09 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, THOMAS S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $93,623.97 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERENZA, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,623.30 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,623.30 Date 07/09/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,623.30 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MARY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,623.30 Date 08/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DARLENE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,623.30 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System