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 ESTABROOK, BOBBI J Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,652.79 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ARLYN C, JR Employer name Yates County Amount $68,652.75 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, BONNIE L Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $68,652.21 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,652.16 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLANE, EMMA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,651.93 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, RANNY Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,651.71 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,651.54 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, SCOTT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,651.47 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JONATHAN D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $68,651.16 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, JASON R Employer name Erie County Amount $68,651.01 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZER, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $68,650.87 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, FRANK S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,650.70 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, THOMAS C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $68,650.65 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LEAH M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $68,650.63 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKENBINDER, LISA A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $68,650.48 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGONOWSKI, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,650.43 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERS, MARTHA L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $68,650.38 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMES, BARBARA B Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $68,650.32 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, SUSAN G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,650.17 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KEITH A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $68,650.08 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPKO, LORI A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $68,649.77 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SHARRON F Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $68,649.53 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, CHIARA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $68,649.10 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,649.10 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,649.10 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, RACHEL M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,649.10 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAVELLI, NANCY B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,649.10 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $68,649.02 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORYK, DENNIS M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,648.85 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MONICA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,648.84 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, LUKE A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,648.79 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLD, MARION B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOBELLI, JOSETTE A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $68,648.06 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIDDIO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $68,648.06 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MILAGROS Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, HELEN L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $68,648.06 Date 05/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $68,648.06 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, NANCY M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $68,648.06 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTINI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, MELISSA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, GLORIA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, CATHERINE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, CRYSTAL R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLISON, ANTONIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLEY, NANCY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/14/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, AMY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GAIL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, JANET M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, BEVERLY C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, NADINE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LYDIA V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, KATHRYN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, DIANE K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTKE, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODY, DEBORAH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRY-SHARICK, ROBERTA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 08/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, BEVERLY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTRE, ANA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, ANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, MELISSA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALEK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCUP, TERESA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TAMI MARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, CYNTHIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JUDITH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DIANE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, KAREN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, CANDACE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, MARIJANE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, TAMMY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARRA, JANE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAS, SHARLENE C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, POLLY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,648.06 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGHT, LINDA D Employer name Tioga County Amount $68,648.04 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, GEORGIA Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,648.01 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MICHAEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $68,647.70 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, JEANNINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,647.50 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,647.44 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, PAUL J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $68,646.65 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHAZ A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,646.58 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DANIEL A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $68,646.37 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNDON, SAMUEL L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $68,645.25 Date 10/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, PHILIP J Employer name Albany County Amount $68,645.24 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, SUZANNE MARIE Employer name City of Kingston Amount $68,644.88 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MICHELE Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $68,644.88 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, YVETTE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,644.83 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, LINDA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,644.66 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARRETTA, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,644.66 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, TODD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,644.56 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, CHERYL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,644.55 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, FABIENNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,644.43 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTER, DANIEL J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $68,644.07 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RUSSELL J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $68,643.59 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,643.55 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISZ, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,643.43 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, YUN-CHIEUN LUCY Employer name Tompkins County Amount $68,642.98 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System