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 ROMANYCH, CATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $66,370.97 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERING, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $66,370.89 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWIEL, BRUCE S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,370.85 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,370.45 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACICH, JOSHUA D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $66,370.25 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKICH, BRENDA S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,370.00 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CAROL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,369.48 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENYAK, JAMES Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $66,369.39 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,369.30 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,369.09 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL W Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,368.92 Date 09/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, IRIS M Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $66,368.88 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSSNER-KELLY, SHIRLEY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,368.84 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,368.41 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,368.01 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, ANN MARIE Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $66,368.00 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ERIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,367.95 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, TOM Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,367.80 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,367.04 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,365.95 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORVIL, LUNEL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,365.72 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, ANGELA L Employer name Erie County Amount $66,365.27 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, NIEKIVA W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,365.09 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,364.82 Date 02/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KENNETH S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,364.72 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTT-PETERS, BRENDA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,364.65 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, ANDREW R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,364.65 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KELLY A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $66,364.22 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,364.10 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTAK, WILLIAM J Employer name Albany County Amount $66,363.94 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, SHARON Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,363.71 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $66,363.60 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, REBECCA G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,363.44 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, RENEE M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,363.42 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASAGAWA, KAYA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $66,362.95 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,362.90 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JOSEPH V, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $66,362.74 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SAVIO, CAMILLE C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,362.66 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGER, BARBARA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,362.66 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT JUST, PURA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $66,362.66 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROSIERS, BARBARA J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $66,362.66 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREMONT, MAGDA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $66,362.66 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, FRANKIE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,362.66 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYBORNE, ANGELA Y Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,362.66 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MELBA J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,362.66 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MARY T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,362.66 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSOMS, KRISTA E Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,362.66 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSINI, PAUL V Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, PAUL N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,362.66 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RICHARD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DIANA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTEL, DARRYL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, OMADELI S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, JUNESSE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, STEPHEN C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, CATHERINE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,362.66 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADES, ADRIANE M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, OMAR J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,362.66 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,362.66 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, REGINALD D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,362.66 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, ROCHELLE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,362.66 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, JOSEPHINE W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, LESLIE R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHERRI A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTARD, DAHLIA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHELLE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PLINIDERIS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALWORTH, CALVIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, KIM M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,362.66 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI JULIO, RITA F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,362.66 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIERIEM, STEPHANIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,362.66 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DEANA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,362.66 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSANDRINO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,362.66 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN CAMILLERI, MARY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,362.66 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVOROS, VASILIOS H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,362.66 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODESTE, CARVEL IRMA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,362.66 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KATIE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,362.66 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JEFFREY R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,362.66 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, JAMES W, III Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,362.66 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, PATRICK P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $66,362.66 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYSICK, MELISSA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $66,362.34 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,362.24 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGE, PAMELA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,362.12 Date 02/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,361.91 Date 05/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMFORD, SHARON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,361.29 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, DOROTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,360.50 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, JULIANNE Employer name City of Utica Amount $66,360.27 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, ANNELLE N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,359.83 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,359.14 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, GREGORY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,359.05 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDONELLO, GEORGE M Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $66,358.96 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, AARON G Employer name Town of Kent Amount $66,358.88 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMANIS, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,358.67 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, BRIAN L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $66,358.45 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIOUS, JOSEPH J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $66,358.38 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, ERIK F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,358.18 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, DONNA M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $66,358.03 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $66,357.93 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System