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 VAN ZANDT, KRISTINA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,500.97 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTRUF, KEITH H Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $73,500.65 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, COURTNEY E, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,500.63 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMONACO, FRANK M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,500.38 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROTHERS, DENISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,500.18 Date 10/22/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBLATT, MELINDA D Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $73,499.93 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, NEIL G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,499.83 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, GREGORY A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,499.55 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITT, KAREN TINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,499.36 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOANNE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $73,499.07 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, HENRY L Employer name Erie County Amount $73,498.50 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DAMIAN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $73,498.39 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, JAMES N, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,497.99 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, DAGOBERTO Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $73,497.54 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLING, SAGE B Employer name City of Geneva Amount $73,497.50 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARILYNN E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,497.37 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, THOMAS A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,497.35 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHAMAN, ASHAKUR Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,496.96 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, WENDY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,496.93 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, JAMIE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,496.72 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GREGORY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,496.56 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN-CRUZ, MARISSA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,496.46 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,496.08 Date 12/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLEN, PATRICIA D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $73,495.94 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,495.91 Date 01/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, ROBERT J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $73,495.74 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAYO, RANDI L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $73,495.73 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARIE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,495.39 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, JASON P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,495.27 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, KATIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $73,495.21 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JILL E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $73,494.80 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZANO, DEBORAH J Employer name Orange County Amount $73,494.64 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPELLER, SCOTT H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,494.20 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, VICTORIA P Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $73,493.64 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, RODNEY W Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $73,492.53 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ELAINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,492.38 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DIANA K Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $73,492.38 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINEO, CECILIA V Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $73,492.38 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RORIE P Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,492.38 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORREE, ROOPNARINE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,492.38 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DIANE E Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,492.38 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANJANI, MAYA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $73,492.38 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRET, NYIELA F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARRO, SHANTE L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIDON, ALISHA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, ANNA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGNES, LINDA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, KAMIL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTO, TIMOTHY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JOSE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, ROMULO A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BARI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LUIS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAS, INGRID Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, CINDY M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINALES, ADRIAN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,492.38 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONG, ELEANOR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $73,492.38 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, JOHN J, JR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $73,492.38 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATICHON, MARIE G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, SERGE J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYRACK, JUDY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TAE-SANG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, CRISTINA E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSI, UMESH C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ESTELITA E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, MARYANN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, MUZI C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,492.38 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDFORD, LINDA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,492.38 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EVELYN F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,492.38 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CATHY B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,492.38 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICK, HERBERT N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,492.38 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, INES C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,492.38 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CONSTANCE T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,492.38 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATO, JIMENA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,492.38 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY-LENZ, LARRY Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $73,492.38 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,492.30 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, EMANUEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,492.30 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZINI, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,492.30 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, VIDYA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,492.30 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPIAN, STEPHEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,492.30 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDHAJECKY, CAMILLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,492.30 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, SANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, JUDITH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABELLA, MARIA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNETTO, MARK T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, GERARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JEFFREY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, IVETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERKE, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNEL, PAUL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 06/11/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINCHY, PETER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUDITH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, KRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, ELIZABETH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOSTO, LYDIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JO ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 06/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHARON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,492.30 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, ROBERT J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,492.30 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System