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 MATT, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,263.24 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RUTH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,263.14 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GONZAGUE, LOUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,263.13 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, ROBERT W Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $95,261.27 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFARELLI, JOHN L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $95,261.04 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JULIETA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,260.93 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPINOS, DAVID H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $95,260.27 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHANNON E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,259.31 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ARTHUR C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,259.31 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, MARK S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,258.29 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, STACY A Employer name Orange County Amount $95,257.21 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, PAUL A Employer name Orleans County Amount $95,256.84 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,256.41 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSE, WALTER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,256.38 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, RUDOLPH Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $95,255.62 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON-DOUGHERTY, VICKI S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,255.02 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDERER, JON D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $95,253.82 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, JOHN W, III Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,253.79 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDOCH, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,252.11 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,251.43 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOX, WILLIAM J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $95,250.59 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, LAURA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,250.13 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWNEY, DAVID P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,248.06 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SANDRA K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $95,246.65 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUREWITZ, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,244.54 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,244.54 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, DONALD F Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $95,244.40 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, NINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,243.17 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KIM L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,242.67 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, STEVE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,242.17 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $95,242.12 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, JEANETTE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $95,241.84 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALES, JOSEPH JAMES Employer name Orange County Amount $95,239.85 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISLER, NANCY Y Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,239.82 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, MARGARET A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,238.76 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $95,238.26 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBENS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,238.00 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRISH-MENSAH, BETTY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,238.00 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, EVELYNN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $95,237.53 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOVSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,236.96 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON-SORRENTINO, KAREN B Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $95,236.90 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERDYKE, GLENN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $95,236.19 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCHARCZYK, PETER Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $95,235.58 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,234.72 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINBOCK-PRATT, NICHOLAS A Employer name Education Department Amount $95,234.62 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHAWN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,234.39 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, SHELLY Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $95,232.47 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ELI S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,232.14 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, RUSSELL S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $95,231.17 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, ANNE B Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $95,230.98 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIEWICZ, SANDRA M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $95,230.98 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSCA, GLENN Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $95,230.98 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARREDONDO, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,230.14 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, RANDY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,229.38 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, CATHARINE ANN Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $95,229.18 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, RICHARD M Employer name Putnam County Amount $95,229.05 Date 01/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, BRENDAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,228.11 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAY, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,227.69 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,227.69 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, GREGORY S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,227.67 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, THERESA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,227.57 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MELISSA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,226.69 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABILYO, ROBERT H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,226.35 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEZIOLOWSKI, JAMES P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $95,226.12 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $95,225.49 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $95,225.09 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, IRENE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $95,224.74 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $95,223.90 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JONATHAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $95,223.23 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAY, PETER W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $95,222.96 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, DOROTHY E Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $95,222.49 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHA, MARY A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $95,221.03 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRENDAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,220.90 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OHARA, KEVIN R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $95,219.13 Date 12/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, WILLIAM T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,218.85 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULL, KENT F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $95,218.05 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, EDISON Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $95,217.78 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLOF, JUNE F Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,217.53 Date 01/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JOHN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,217.20 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIREY, JEAN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $95,217.12 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, DAMIEN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,216.90 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, EMIL J Employer name Erie County Amount $95,216.12 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,215.11 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHER, MOHAMMAD K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,214.81 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LISA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,212.97 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGAUER, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,212.92 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, HENRY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,212.73 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALADINO, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,212.11 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, DALE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,210.70 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKINS, JEFFREY H Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $95,209.13 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASCO, STEVEN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,208.46 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $95,208.08 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWYER, JAMES R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $95,207.65 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETTE, ARTHUR J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $95,207.60 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURAK, GEORGE S Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $95,206.17 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ROBERT J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $95,205.13 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIO, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $95,204.02 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLINO, MAUREEN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $95,200.09 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JAMES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $95,199.68 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARDELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $95,199.46 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System