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 BARR, TIMOTHY F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $76,729.74 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JAVIER Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $76,729.50 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAASE, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $76,728.13 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITI, RALPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,727.55 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LISE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $76,727.44 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEI, JOYCE Y Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $76,727.12 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, SILVIA N Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,726.95 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,726.78 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PORTA, FRANCA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,726.70 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVLIN, STEPHEN A, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,726.01 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, TERI L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,726.00 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SAMANTHA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,726.00 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAH, DONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,726.00 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MEGHAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,726.00 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIAO, YING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,726.00 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHUNY, MATTHEW I Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,725.80 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO LEON, TANIA Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,725.43 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHA, FREDERICK R, II Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $76,725.14 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ADAM O Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,724.75 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHERE, DENISE K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,723.92 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANTOINETTE A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,723.75 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, HENRY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,722.72 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YOLANDA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,722.48 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKELL, ALBERT Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $76,722.15 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, DEBBIE A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $76,722.02 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, PENNY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANEST, LORI A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTMAN, ROSE ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, BARBARA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIETTO, TERESA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, JANET L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, HEIDI S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER-MAYZOUB, MELONIE D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFFE, ARLENE R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONECKO, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUHRS, LINDA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISE, JILL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, SANDRA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 02/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, CRYSTAL L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOROTHY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANE-SHEPHERD, SONYA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,722.02 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERCKS, DOLORES C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,722.02 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARMAINE R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,722.02 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, MARGARET Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,722.02 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, YVONNE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,722.02 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, NANCY A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,722.02 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, LAURA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $76,722.02 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, ERICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,721.97 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CYNTHIA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,721.77 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INZALACO, ROBERT A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,721.04 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONEY, TANYA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,720.68 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, WILLIAM P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,720.66 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROZIER, HAROLD W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,720.27 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,720.19 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBIN, MAX J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,720.05 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,719.77 Date 01/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREBSKI, PENELOPE A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $76,719.73 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMM, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $76,719.73 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGREAVES, KENNETH S Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $76,719.65 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELHAM, MARK J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,719.46 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, MARK E Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Water Cons Dis Amount $76,718.94 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,718.91 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENA, LEONARD F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,718.84 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, JESSE D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,718.75 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, AISLING M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,718.42 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JACQUELINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,718.25 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, COLLEEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,718.17 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DOREEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $76,717.22 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,717.22 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, MATTHEW J Employer name Albany County Amount $76,717.14 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHLOW, JASON A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,716.38 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASI, JANE E Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $76,716.26 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,716.14 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTER, DALE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $76,716.13 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEL, JOANNA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $76,715.94 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBASZEK, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,715.82 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, MICHELLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,715.60 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARBERO, SHARON A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $76,715.45 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $76,715.41 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,715.37 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTOMANELLI, DINA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,715.13 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLEWSKI, JOHN-PAUL R Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $76,713.38 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIELLO, DENISE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $76,712.95 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, TYLER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,712.84 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,712.64 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, TODD M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $76,711.92 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTILLO, DONNA M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $76,711.72 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, STEPHANIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,711.18 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $76,710.57 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, THOMAS Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,710.30 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,710.00 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DARRELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,709.93 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, ELAINE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,709.63 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $76,709.06 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, ANDREW J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,709.02 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELETT-VELEZ, ELISE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,708.95 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System