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 PFISTERER, MATTHEW P Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $93,174.11 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, JEANNE MARIE D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,173.75 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $93,173.71 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLI, ROBERT R Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $93,173.25 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATHMAN, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,173.11 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESGUERRA, VENER S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,172.50 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENLOSS, OLGA I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,172.23 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MOIRA E Employer name Albany County Amount $93,172.21 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, COLIN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,170.06 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, PHYLLIS L Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $93,169.49 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIN, CRAIG M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,169.35 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADR, RAIF R Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,169.23 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENEVICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,168.92 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, ADAM P Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,168.54 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JANET M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $93,168.19 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,167.33 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BRIAN H Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $93,166.83 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAKOWSKI, DONALD E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,166.29 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $93,165.60 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMOT, RONALD A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $93,165.37 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, GAYLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,164.69 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, RUSSELL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,162.15 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $93,162.05 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANHORNE, HEIDI K Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,161.84 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, WILLIAM J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,161.62 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, SANDRA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,160.86 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, DAVID E Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,160.37 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASNYANIK, VASILIY Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $93,158.88 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA ROS, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,158.86 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,157.90 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, JOSEPH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,157.90 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASBARRO, DAVID Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $93,157.50 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, JOSEPH C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $93,157.01 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,154.74 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MATTHEW R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,152.86 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, SANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,152.37 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DANIEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,152.35 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANDY, DAVID C Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $93,151.39 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $93,151.37 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESAI, HARSHADRAY S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,150.74 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHAU, GLENN A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,150.44 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUFF, HEATHER M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $93,149.60 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MORGAN Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,149.42 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, ELIZABETH F Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,149.36 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUZ, JUSTIN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,149.28 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN, CINDY Z Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,148.28 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLAK, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $93,148.23 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, EMILIE D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,147.60 Date 07/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MULBAH D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,146.68 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIN, ABDURAHMAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,146.30 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ANNE K Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $93,145.98 Date 02/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,145.76 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, JOSEPH C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,144.92 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, STEPHEN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,144.81 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $93,144.26 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,144.07 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORETT, COREY Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,143.99 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL T Employer name Broome County Amount $93,143.86 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAN, JAMES Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $93,143.72 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, PRINCE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $93,143.68 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEAU, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,142.03 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIOLO, BARBARA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,140.24 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, GARY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,139.96 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROGER C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,139.96 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA-GRAESER, ABBY D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,139.48 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, ROSS L Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,138.87 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ROSE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,138.60 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENKITIS, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Greece Amount $93,138.53 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,137.29 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, GREGORY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,136.71 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,135.78 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACON, TYREE G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,135.65 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, SHAWN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $93,134.95 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ANNAMMA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,134.66 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KEVIN P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,133.42 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICK, TAMI A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $93,132.88 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUZANNE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,132.70 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLWATER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,132.70 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKEENA, BRADLEY D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,132.48 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $93,131.48 Date 01/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRIKSEN, JAMES F Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $93,131.08 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLWINKEL, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,129.60 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, DIANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,129.06 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZA, ERIC J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,128.88 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENITTA, PAUL P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $93,128.24 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,128.23 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIMAN, AARON J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $93,126.61 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, BESSIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,126.47 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CHIARO, SHARON A Employer name Orange County Amount $93,125.24 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-HENDRICKS, KARLINE Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $93,124.72 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARY C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,124.66 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEORGE, SHARON L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $93,124.38 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERALD, ANDREA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $93,124.29 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOANNE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,124.20 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESOPI, AUGUST J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,124.20 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVALIC, DANIJELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,124.00 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFTAN, JOHN F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $93,123.76 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, SANDRA K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $93,123.42 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, BENJAMIN A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $93,122.93 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHANEY, DESMOND A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,122.53 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System