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 FIELD, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,615.82 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ALAN G Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $50,615.65 Date 11/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $50,615.42 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,615.40 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, CHERYL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,615.39 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, DANIEL B Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,615.38 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFROE, DOROTHY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.07 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, NADEEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SANDRA Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHUN, GOMATIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSOMS, HELENE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, MADELINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,615.06 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINATI, DIANE Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,615.06 Date 01/17/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE-ELKADY, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,615.06 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, CASSANDRA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITAPELLI, GAITRI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,615.06 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, MAVIS L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIPAT, HARDAI R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRBALSINGH, DOLLY R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, NORA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,615.06 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, YADIRA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,615.06 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, ROSA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $50,615.06 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DELORIS H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JULIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,615.06 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, CAROLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,615.06 Date 07/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTAPOW, IRENE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,615.06 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LUCINDA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,615.06 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DENISE I Employer name Education Department Amount $50,615.06 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CAROLYN V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,615.06 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILMEN, SARAH Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NAIN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $50,615.06 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, DIANE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILUPEIT, LOUISE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,615.06 Date 09/24/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, CYNTHIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, ANITA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD-BARNETT, GLADYS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, OLIVENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 08/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNAK, ELIZABETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, ALICE F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAPE, BARRY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, CLARA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JULIET V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, SANDRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, BETH I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWOOD, KYNA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELSON, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRIE, DELPHINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SUSIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGES, TERRI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DIANE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARMA, BALJIT K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARMA, SHASHI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MARGARET Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, JOANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRIDGETT CUMMINGS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,615.06 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRADI, LILLIAN T Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,615.06 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERGIOPOULOS, LOIS A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDIES, VANDA E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, ANNA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,615.06 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHENNIN, KAREN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,615.06 Date 06/13/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GAIL B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CAROL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLO, DIANE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALSON, BONITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCWILLIAMS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KIM R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARTHA R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKSMAN, SHARON K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,615.06 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, ROSA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $50,615.05 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, GLENDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,614.98 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,614.89 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIJACZ, JAMES P Employer name City of Utica Amount $50,614.64 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGHEZI, PAULA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,614.51 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESSNER, LYNN J Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $50,614.42 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JENNIFER C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $50,614.40 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ELAINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,614.31 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, BARBARA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,614.07 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDY, JUSTIN R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,613.94 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $50,613.92 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTEESA, PAUL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,613.72 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, CHERYL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,613.58 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,613.53 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLO, ANTHONY T Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $50,613.47 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JOSEPH T Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $50,613.45 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KADEEM G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,613.43 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, RANDY A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $50,613.40 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY M Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $50,613.14 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SUZETTE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,613.09 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, LINDA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,613.06 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, DEREK R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,612.96 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIM, CANSU Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,612.76 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Washington County Amount $50,612.65 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHSINGER, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $50,612.56 Date 11/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, DEBORAH L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $50,612.43 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGWASHI, MARTHE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,611.97 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System