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 LAMOTT, JACQUELINE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWREY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBERT, SHELA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, VERNESSA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ALFREDIA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLICH, COREY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, GEORGIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KANE, REBECCA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ELLEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, PAMELA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINTUP, MICHELE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLI, LU ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, MARLENE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUFF, CHRISTINE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, AMY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, TONI M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKOVSKI, DIANE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, STUART M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICKY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBUTO, KATHRYN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCORO, DAWNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,591.50 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRIS FULLER Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DONNA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, KAREN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CATHY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, CHRISTINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SUSAN W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGEAO, ALICE K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENNARO, VINCENT E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITSCHLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMFORT, PATRICIA H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DONNA H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROST, KAREN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, AUDREY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDHI, RAJNI K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCOLA, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, VALERIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DAWN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TERRACE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, LISA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, MARIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLO, CAROLYN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, MARIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, REBECCA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, COLLEEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, DEBRA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNKLE, LORRAINE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CYNTHIA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAFFORD, CINDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NANCY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, PATRICIA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SANDRA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JEAN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,591.50 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID W Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $52,591.22 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, ANNE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,591.17 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, AUDREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,590.92 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,590.70 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANS, COLLEEN P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $52,590.65 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $52,590.42 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHIS, TERRI L Employer name Broome County Amount $52,590.16 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHMAEL, PARBATEE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,590.13 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERVOUDAKES, JASON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,590.06 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, GRETCHEN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,590.04 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, ROBIN E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $52,589.62 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLER, DAVID P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $52,589.42 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, STEVEN D Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $52,589.30 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLS, WENDY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,589.16 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, CASEY L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $52,588.79 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,588.64 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, DONNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,588.62 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $52,588.59 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAULEY, MARGARET M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,588.48 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLINER, HOWARD Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,588.48 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, THERESA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,588.06 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREFZ, BRANDY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,587.97 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERPIN, KATHERINE R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,587.91 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, RONALD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $52,587.57 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, AMY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,587.48 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, DIANE M Employer name Broome County Amount $52,587.27 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALD, SHERON N Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,587.17 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, BETH A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $52,587.11 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,587.08 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBYN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $52,586.69 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KARIN Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $52,586.25 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, DAVID A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $52,586.22 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKYERE-CLARK, ANNABELLA J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $52,586.21 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHAU, TERRI L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $52,585.80 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDEIRO, DAVID M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,585.78 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTUBISE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $52,585.74 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSSON, PAUL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,585.56 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SHERI J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,585.45 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRYS, JESSICA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,585.44 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System