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 RICHMOND, JULIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $69,343.46 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGH, CURTIS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,343.12 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERTFAGER, MICHAEL R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,343.09 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROBERT J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,342.81 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGUES, ARIC J Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $69,342.81 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERBA, FRANK M Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $69,342.41 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZON, PRISCILLA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,342.23 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCKOVIC, MEGAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,342.20 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, REBECCA D K Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,341.39 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNITZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,341.02 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, CARRIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,341.02 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, BETHANY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,340.98 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, YOLANDA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,340.85 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIG, JAMIE LEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,340.49 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALL, WILLIAM J Employer name Erie County Amount $69,340.48 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLER, BRADLEY M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,340.47 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, JINLU Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,340.01 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, SCOTT Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,339.87 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS-WILLIAMS, SONIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, KRYSTALL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULQUEEN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMON, SONYA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, SANDRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, SHEILA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGEANT, CORINNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASIOR, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLIOX, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DARLEEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,339.84 Date 04/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, DIANA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDELL, SHARON REILLY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,339.84 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEMAN, DESSIE-ANN D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,339.72 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIVALE, MARK A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $69,339.51 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, NATALIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,339.03 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, PAUL M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,339.02 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, JO ANN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $69,338.84 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $69,338.46 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, DONALD J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $69,338.41 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSHUR, JAMES C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $69,338.24 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUK, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $69,338.20 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZEL, ERIC J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $69,338.06 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STERLING A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,337.70 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, JAMES L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,337.68 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, PATRICIA A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,337.63 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JULIANNE M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,337.63 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, BEATRICE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,337.63 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JUDY L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,337.63 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWINE, ROBIN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,336.65 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ADRIAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $69,336.65 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, SUSAN H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $69,336.34 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, MAURICE F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,335.81 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,335.61 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DANIEL B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,335.45 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROMADA, KERRY P Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,334.64 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMINVILLE, CYNTHIA Employer name Lewis County Amount $69,334.45 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, TRINA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $69,333.35 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, AMIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,333.15 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHRYN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,333.08 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, BRYAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,332.88 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEROY, DEBORAH A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $69,331.89 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, TRISTA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,331.52 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LISA I Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,330.09 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KENNETH J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $69,329.93 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLENKO, VIKTORIYA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $69,329.90 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULET, DONALD A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $69,329.59 Date 09/08/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKIEWICZ, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,329.48 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,329.36 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNA, DIANE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $69,329.29 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, TAMMY K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,329.08 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LANCE J Employer name Albany County Amount $69,328.33 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,328.04 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,327.42 Date 03/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINFORT, WILDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,327.38 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, AMEER Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,327.36 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, DANIEL C Employer name Genesee County Amount $69,326.93 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIRSTEN C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,326.04 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, PHYLLIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ESTEBAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-MOORE, ANGELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLUCK, WANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, LUS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKE, MICHAEL G Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, NOEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODARO, LISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARLENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, CARLO Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CARMEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANNETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, GARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON-FORDE, SHAROLYN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUAPAYA, FLOR M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HOPE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALLISON L Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEPHANIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, ABRAHAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, ELVIRA Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYENEHO, ETHELYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CYNTHIA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MARGARET Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,325.37 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System