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 SINGLETON, MYEESHIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,704.66 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JOHN W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $62,703.84 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $62,703.82 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKER, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $62,703.79 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DANIEL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,703.78 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARSHA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $62,703.66 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANISH, COLLEEN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,703.63 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDZA, JULIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,703.24 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, JAMES D Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,702.99 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEORGUIEV, REBECCA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,702.95 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBLE, NATHAN R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,702.60 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,702.35 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, FRANK J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,702.31 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, ELAINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,702.00 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DELORIS A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,701.72 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, ZOE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,701.43 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANNAMMA P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,701.01 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILYARD, RAMEN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $62,700.68 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CAROLINE F Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,700.50 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, NINA F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,700.26 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEISTER, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,699.87 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEER, GERALD K Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,699.61 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, CAROL R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,699.54 Date 01/22/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KELLY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,699.50 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POANDL, JOSEPH A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,699.38 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOAN H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,699.34 Date 05/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAHAR, ROBERT Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $62,699.13 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON, JEMILLE R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $62,698.52 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LOUIS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,698.27 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MICHAEL K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,698.02 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RANDOLPH D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,697.83 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGINNIS, KATHLEEN R Employer name Orange County Amount $62,697.82 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG-HAYDEN, YING J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $62,697.39 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEO, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,697.11 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIAC, SHINEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,697.10 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, KATHLEEN M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $62,696.85 Date 03/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAREY, SEAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,696.58 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, WINSOME A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,696.44 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKER, FRANK J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,696.36 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, HEATHER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,696.34 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,696.10 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, AMINATA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $62,695.25 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, JOHN E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $62,695.02 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,694.84 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN FILIPPO, ROSE-MARIE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,694.84 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, STANLEY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,694.74 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANGELO, JOYCE E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $62,694.60 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ALFRED P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,694.47 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROYANNE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,694.47 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARK R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $62,694.15 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZRAN, MIKHAIL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,694.11 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, ELIZABETH A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,693.96 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCHIO, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,693.26 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSELRING, PAUL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $62,692.90 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,692.88 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULDING, DENISE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,692.76 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JULIANNE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,692.67 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUNO, GERALD L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,692.41 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICHOLAS D Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $62,692.39 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, KAREN Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $62,692.38 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, PAUL H Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $62,692.31 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBECK, SCOTT R Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $62,692.30 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, JASON G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,692.29 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTRAND, JESSICA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,691.95 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHANE T Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,691.81 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMINSKY, SUSAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,691.07 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,690.94 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPESE-HASBROUCK, NANCY L Employer name Orange County Amount $62,690.52 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATTI, ANN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,690.48 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, CONSTANCE C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,690.40 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $62,690.37 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEUEL, RONNIE C Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $62,690.14 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOJEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,689.96 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, LAWRENCE S Employer name Erie County Amount $62,689.75 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUELS, STEVEN M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $62,689.65 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJEWSKI, KEVIN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,689.50 Date 11/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MATTHEW A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,689.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTILLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,689.00 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, ALICE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,688.88 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CORRIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,688.71 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDY, MARY ANN T Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $62,688.55 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, BRUCE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,688.44 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $62,688.39 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $62,687.58 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHHAS, LINDA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,687.46 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMPONE, SALVATORE A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,687.30 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLURIE, TYE J Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $62,687.30 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, VERONICA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,686.90 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LISA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,686.20 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $62,686.00 Date 08/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, CAROL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,686.00 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAND, SHERRI Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,686.00 Date 12/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, CRAIG E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $62,686.00 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, TAMARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONETTE-LUCE, DAWN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD-GOINS, KAMILAH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, RUTH L J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, ROBERTA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, MARY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,686.00 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System