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 DESTITO, CATHERINE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,376.52 Date 09/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $77,376.00 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, COLLEEN H Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $77,376.00 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,375.90 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JAMES S Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $77,375.90 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTI, ELAINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $77,375.76 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIE, PETER G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,375.70 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, SANDRA W Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,375.48 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCHI, GREGORY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $77,375.45 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORF, KAREN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,375.15 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENHARDT, RICHARD Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,375.12 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEA, PATRICK C Employer name Village of Yorkville Amount $77,374.54 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,374.34 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, RICHARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,374.32 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $77,374.02 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMMARATO, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,373.90 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STRY, LORI A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $77,373.85 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, ELISA Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $77,373.69 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, KRISTEN A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $77,373.67 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAHODA, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,373.50 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFO, HEATHER M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,373.40 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,373.19 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, IRENE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,373.08 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDHAM, KARISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,372.94 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCICCHIO, NICHOLAS Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $77,372.82 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZLUGA, KRZYSZTOF J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $77,372.59 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHS, HANS, JR Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $77,372.12 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, ROGER R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $77,371.92 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRAD M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $77,371.44 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, NANCY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,371.36 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITETTI, LORIE-ANN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $77,370.02 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DAVID Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,369.98 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, SUSAN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,369.50 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHON, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,369.47 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, PETER T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $77,369.34 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, SUSAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,369.23 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JASON Employer name Town of Chester Amount $77,368.88 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNANT, DIANNE D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $77,368.59 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JEFFREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,368.20 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, TONI J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $77,368.06 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSLEIN, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $77,367.46 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KEVIN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $77,367.03 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBAIRU, FATMATA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,366.78 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, SHAWN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,366.71 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUDENBERG, ROBERT A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $77,366.29 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTER, RONALD W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $77,365.94 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,365.48 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, DAVID G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,365.44 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, VICKY L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $77,364.78 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSNYDER, RICHARD J Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,364.53 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, LATANYA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,364.49 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JAMES M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,363.10 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, GERALD C Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,362.50 Date 12/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYOR, AARON R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,362.38 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPE, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $77,362.11 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, DINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,361.47 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, KAREN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $77,361.47 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DARBY S R J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $77,361.47 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEU, KIET A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $77,361.36 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, TERESA J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $77,360.88 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMARINO, MARY ANN Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $77,359.89 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ANGEL L Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $77,359.84 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSCHEIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,359.74 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKE, PAUL S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,359.57 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MARIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,359.40 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, RICHARD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,359.08 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, BRITTNEY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,357.62 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-BURKE, DIANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,357.49 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEFELD, DONALD C, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,357.16 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SARA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,356.80 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARK K Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $77,356.30 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, HOLLIE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $77,355.94 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, RODNEY A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $77,355.87 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, EDWIN, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,355.72 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIKOWSKI, MARYBETH Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $77,355.65 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULPAUGH, TIMOTHY T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,355.46 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELY, WILLIAM D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,355.42 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNSKI, JOHN K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,354.93 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STAFFORD A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $77,354.63 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $77,354.58 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNAS, JENNY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,354.02 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON, CAROLYN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,353.54 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, MARA Y Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,353.12 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, BEATRIZ D Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $77,353.09 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $77,353.01 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CERBO, DIANNE M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $77,351.93 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, RYAN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,351.66 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFRANEK, PAUL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,351.20 Date 05/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTON, VALERIE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $77,350.70 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LISA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $77,350.48 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAN, SHANNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,350.10 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATEN, SHARICE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,350.10 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERIBONIS, DIANNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,350.00 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLA, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,349.95 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKEY, DAVID M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,349.37 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MATTHEW F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,348.34 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, TRACY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,348.33 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $77,347.92 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERY, JANICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,347.90 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BERNADETTE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,347.90 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System