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 PLISTYEF, JULIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,386.80 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DANIEL A, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $76,386.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, THOMAS E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $76,385.88 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,385.84 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAY, DENISE C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,385.62 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ROSEANN Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $76,385.58 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MARGARET E Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,385.27 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVOSIE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,385.02 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ELISSA B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,385.02 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KRISTEN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,385.02 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,384.33 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE-JOHNSON, BRIAN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,384.30 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,384.21 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEEN, RICHARD A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,384.12 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,383.97 Date 01/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSANO, JOSEPH S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,383.61 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTWATER, CHERYL Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $76,383.13 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSHAGEN, HAROLD, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,382.92 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANCE, ERIC F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $76,382.88 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MILTON Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,382.72 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLAK, BERNARDA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $76,382.59 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, YOLANDA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,382.42 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSNACK, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,382.32 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILE, SHAUN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,382.28 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, LAUREN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,382.24 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMJACK, FRANK J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $76,381.62 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUFARI, GREGORY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,381.21 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALSTER, ROBYN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,380.70 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRONOBIS-SOLECKI, KRISTEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,380.54 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANNOT, CAROLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,379.86 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNICELLI, VINCENT P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,379.66 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,379.59 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SCOTT S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $76,379.00 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, LEONARD Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,378.97 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTEGA, JESSICA J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $76,378.94 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FACEY, LEILA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,378.92 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVICCHIOLI, TRACY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,378.90 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SCOTT T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,378.78 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, KATHLEEN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $76,378.73 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, MARIALAINE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $76,378.73 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, MARK S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,378.64 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKEN, PAUL C, II Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $76,377.78 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, TERRY W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,377.57 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JUDITH B Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $76,377.28 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SUSAN T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $76,376.26 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RICHARD A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $76,375.72 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, ROBERT C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,375.46 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, PIPER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,375.36 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, JENNIFER Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,375.34 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, CHRISTIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,374.92 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, BARBARA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,374.89 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CRAIG A Employer name Broome County Amount $76,374.88 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTANI, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $76,373.87 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, MEMORIE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $76,373.22 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTI, ANNA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $76,371.89 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNET, KRISTINA P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,370.33 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYHOCKI, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,370.24 Date 04/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, JAMES A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $76,370.05 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, MARIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,370.05 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISI, STEPHEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $76,369.67 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIOKAS, HARICLIA LILLIAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $76,369.07 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLMAN, PATRICK M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,368.37 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSANDRELLO, MARTIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,367.82 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODICE, ELAINE R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,367.09 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRYAN L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $76,366.76 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIKASINGH, SAVITRI Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,366.65 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, DAVID R Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,366.46 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $76,366.22 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVAGLIA, JOY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,365.78 Date 04/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBONE, GREGORY T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,365.74 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDIVIA, ROBERT Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $76,365.12 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,364.86 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEROW, TAMI Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,364.53 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, IONA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $76,364.46 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLNIAK, MARYANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,364.35 Date 10/21/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JOHN L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,364.10 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, VINCENT C Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $76,363.72 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMPF, LYNN M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,363.01 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREGANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $76,363.00 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOKES, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $76,362.83 Date 11/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANE, AMANDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,362.66 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSMAN, RONALD E Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,362.61 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALD, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,362.27 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN-VARIN, SUSAN V Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,362.09 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EVELYN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,362.00 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYGMONT, NANCY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,362.00 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSI, ANTHONY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,361.97 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, NICOLE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,361.90 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $76,361.66 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCALDITO, MELQUIADES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,361.55 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, RICHARD P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $76,361.33 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAN, MARY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,361.30 Date 05/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTH, CHRISTIAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,360.80 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,360.69 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALIA, BRUNO C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,360.48 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELER, TRAVIS Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,359.99 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,359.62 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROXANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,359.61 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU-PERKINS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,359.38 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IUZZINI, LOUIS M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,359.16 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System