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 WALSH, MELINDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, EILEEN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANZA, PATRICE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILIBERTI, CONCETTA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEN, ERIN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DEBORAH P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYMN, REBECCA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWELL, BARBARA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, MICHELLE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, SUSAN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, SUSAN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTRELLI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARA, MARIANNE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTER, JOANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KIM M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENGERT, SUSAN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPP, SUSAN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $66,151.02 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LYNNE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, JILL H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOND, LYNN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, SUSAN NORTHRUP Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULFORD, LINDA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 04/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,151.02 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CHIARA, MARY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $66,150.84 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCALOW, KAREN R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $66,150.45 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $66,150.16 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOHN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $66,149.53 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $66,149.21 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS-DICIOCCIO, TAMI L Employer name Erie County Amount $66,148.85 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $66,148.59 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDRY, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,148.29 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURBEVILLE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,148.09 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUCKOW, KYLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,147.85 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,147.68 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,147.52 Date 04/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, JULIA F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,147.34 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, CARLA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $66,147.34 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DAVID G Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $66,147.33 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ALEXIS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,147.21 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOY ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,147.01 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONNA, SUZAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,147.00 Date 10/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPOWICH, SUSAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,147.00 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, GAIL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,147.00 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,146.92 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOTO, BRIAN N Employer name City of Olean Amount $66,146.91 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RICHARD W, III Employer name City of Kingston Amount $66,146.55 Date 06/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,146.46 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,146.29 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGARRA, JOHN C Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,145.96 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, THERESA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,145.92 Date 07/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRODOMENICO, ROSALIE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $66,145.90 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRO-DURGAN, SHARLENE F Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $66,145.85 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKUS, MUHARREM Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $66,145.85 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHEENA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,145.82 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,145.27 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,145.11 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, CRAIG S Employer name Erie County Amount $66,144.97 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICELLO, KHAYYAM J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $66,144.93 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, JAMES A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $66,144.93 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GREGORY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,144.75 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGELINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,144.37 Date 08/09/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, VANESSA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,144.17 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECTOR, HENRY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,143.74 Date 06/13/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, SANDRA B Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $66,143.52 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUH, BARBARA J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $66,143.28 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,142.91 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBANK, ELISHA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,142.53 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROSIERS, LISA G Employer name Albany County Amount $66,142.47 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, LAURIE C Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $66,142.24 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, ANTHONY W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $66,141.88 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITULSKI, GARY D Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $66,141.74 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRY, JENNIFER E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,141.28 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSEY, JOSEPH Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $66,141.28 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, GLENDA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,140.57 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, SOO-FANG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,140.56 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, CARLO R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,139.70 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JULIE A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $66,139.22 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, MANUELA F Employer name Somers CSD Amount $66,138.72 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, NANCY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,138.46 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SUSAN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,138.06 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNLEE, SHERYL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,137.98 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CRAIG E Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $66,137.52 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, MADELINE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,137.27 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,137.22 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDT, ANDREW N Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,137.08 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, JOANN B Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $66,136.95 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH-GOUGH, GAIL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,135.62 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SEEMA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,135.60 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,134.95 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOHN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,134.94 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASBARRO, CARL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,134.68 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACEKO, EMMA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,134.57 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WILLARD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,134.48 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, DIANE C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,134.31 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLUNGUS, DANIEL S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,134.29 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, BARBARA A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $66,134.25 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELS, BROOKE L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $66,134.24 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System