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 SHEEHAN, THOMAS P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $72,432.36 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JESSICA A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK W Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $72,432.36 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JULIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, BRIAN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDL, ANTHONY F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHELE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYPOOLE, JOSEPH H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DENNIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, THOMAS L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHAR, RUTH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, COLLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBIG, DIANE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCHUM, ANNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLARD, LUCILE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYI, GAIL E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, JENNIFER HUDSON Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, CATHERINE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUG, NICOLE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATUZZI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, TERRI BELLO Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, JAHNEL J Employer name Lawyers Client Protection Fund Amount $72,432.36 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,432.36 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURY, MAUREEN T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,432.36 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, MARGARET M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,432.36 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, SHARON A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,432.36 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RONALD Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, REBECCA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DEBORAH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, PAUL R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVAGNOLI, LEO J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, TRACY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DEBORAH J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, TIMOTHY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPERENA, REINALDO Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, EUGENE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,432.36 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, PAUL G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,432.15 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, IAN E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,432.06 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, JAMES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,431.07 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIER, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $72,430.75 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEREWECKI, KRISTEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,430.49 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, SALVATORE A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,430.22 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,430.21 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, DARRIN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,430.00 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ADAM J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,430.00 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, LAWRENCE S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $72,429.59 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOMES, SYLVIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASI, JANET T, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVNEY, SHANNON R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWOROWSKI, MATTHEW E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ROSAMUND C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, ASTRID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.50 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICIO, ROWENA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,429.47 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALCEAN D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,428.74 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAN, SUNITA Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,428.52 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARREN E Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,428.51 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOADWICK, STEPHEN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $72,428.11 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CHRISTINE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,427.91 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, ROSHANE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,427.78 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, GREGORY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,427.63 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARO, PATRICK R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $72,427.58 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, IAN C Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $72,425.99 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NKRUMAH, ABBY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,425.93 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, ANTONIO M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,425.73 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNO, MICHAEL Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $72,425.21 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICK, JULIA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,425.01 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, CASEY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,424.98 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JAMES Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,424.96 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, MARYERIN J Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $72,424.80 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,424.75 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, PATRICK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,424.33 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,424.00 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DEBRA F Employer name Orange County Amount $72,423.62 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINTER, DEAN S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $72,423.48 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, KEVIN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,423.01 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-RUSSELL, KANDYCE Y Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,422.93 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JONATHAN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,422.83 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CYNTHIA-YUEN L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,422.78 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GARY T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,422.74 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOJKOVSKI, DRAGAN Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,422.55 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, RICHARD G Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $72,422.55 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, CLARA D Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,422.16 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, LAURA Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,421.92 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIADEI, LAURA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,421.39 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $72,421.34 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOTWELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,421.32 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, STEVEN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,420.49 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $72,420.47 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUPTA, ANUJ Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,419.75 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,419.62 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, DOUGLAS C Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,419.54 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, FRANCES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,419.51 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, VANCE H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,419.47 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYK, MICHAEL W B Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $72,419.28 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System