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 YETURU, MAHITHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,955.64 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,955.37 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, FRANK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,955.09 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLWAITE, WENDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,955.08 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, TALISHA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,955.07 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, KATHY E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $74,954.82 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,954.79 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,954.55 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHGRABER, CARL F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,954.46 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DENNIS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $74,954.14 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $74,953.89 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHING, ALAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,953.86 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DEXTER J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,953.75 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID C Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,953.59 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,953.38 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, CHERYL K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,953.26 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ANTOINETTE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,952.68 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, MONICA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,951.64 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAWRO, DAVID Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $74,951.51 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERSPOOR, GLENN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,950.96 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARMAN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $74,950.48 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPNIEWSKI, ALEXANDER E Employer name City of Rome Amount $74,950.47 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAENSLY, GARY S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,950.15 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCCA, THOMAS A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $74,949.89 Date 06/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUSSER, MATTHEW M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $74,949.62 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, ANDREW J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,949.59 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, LENAIL S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,949.44 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDERS, SCOTT A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,949.14 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JEAN M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,948.85 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORE, MARIE F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $74,948.74 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISALIMA, JANE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,948.60 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, CHERIE ANN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,948.09 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINKE, SCOTT R Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $74,948.05 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, KAREN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,948.01 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDOUX, MICHELE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,947.80 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTY, LOLA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,947.52 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, LILIANA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,947.46 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACKE, LEIGH L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $74,947.39 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERBO, JOSEPH G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $74,947.03 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CAROLYN E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $74,946.91 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, PEDRO G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,946.79 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUE, JACQUES R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $74,946.06 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DAVID G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,945.79 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENAW, RIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,945.58 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLAWSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,945.57 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAURA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,945.38 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SHANEE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,944.91 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STEVEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,944.87 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ERNESTO Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,944.74 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,944.52 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,944.42 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORPHE, ANTHONY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,944.30 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRASZ, JOANNE C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,943.47 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBEL, ROBERTA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,942.81 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWAK, JAY H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,942.74 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PETER W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,942.56 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, RYAN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,942.45 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MARCI L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $74,942.29 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, VICTORIA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $74,942.16 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTEE, SCOTT W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,941.99 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, DENISE K Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $74,941.95 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, CANDELARIO Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $74,941.92 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPARETTA, GREGORY F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,941.91 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPS, JEFFREY N Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,941.90 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC REDMOND, DENISE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $74,941.80 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS DENISE, ANN OWEN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $74,941.63 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, EDWARD F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,941.37 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE BENEDITTIS, LOUIS D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $74,940.84 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HAROLD Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,940.73 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $74,940.51 Date 05/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, WENDY M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,940.34 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHLOW, JASON A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,940.13 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $74,939.94 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $74,939.78 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISE, MARGARET M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $74,939.47 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTADO, DIANNE D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,939.21 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANA L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,938.85 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAR, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $74,938.80 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAL, MARIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,938.51 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPAPA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,938.28 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, CESAR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,938.16 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KEITH H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,937.75 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,937.55 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNISON, MICHAEL Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,936.70 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPRETI, CHIRAG Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $74,936.66 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISEK, BARBARA P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,936.11 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, VOLDA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,935.70 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, LAURA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,935.66 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, AMY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,935.25 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LINDA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,934.82 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, MICHELLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,934.29 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DENISE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,934.20 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,933.92 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERN, KRISTIAN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,933.86 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, JOSHUA W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,933.83 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGLEBY, MARY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,933.21 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JACQUELINE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $74,931.99 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SEAN D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,931.99 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, MAUREEN B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,931.99 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ERIK C Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $74,931.76 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System