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 COTTON, BRIAN J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,848.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, SCOTT A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,847.36 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $74,847.28 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,847.20 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICSEVIC, NANCY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,846.85 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JETTIE K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,846.77 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RENEE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,846.51 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, LINDA AUCHMOODY Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $74,846.28 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNFORD, LUCILLE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,846.17 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DORIS L Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,846.13 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTIA, GRENICO A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $74,845.72 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, MARTHA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,845.46 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, DENISE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,845.03 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZZI, ROBERT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $74,845.00 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWERKEN, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,844.99 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPTIMO, FRANCES Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,844.80 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUKE, MARIA R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,844.71 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYSHULER, SUSANNA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,844.52 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHMANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,844.39 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARITATO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,844.32 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLARR, JANET L Employer name Village of Blasdell Amount $74,844.26 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORRETTA B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $74,844.23 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, BRIAN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,844.18 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKENICA, MARY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,843.92 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGWOOD, WARREN Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $74,843.65 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, SANFORD A Employer name Orleans County Amount $74,843.64 Date 06/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEROME A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,843.63 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUNZI, ARCHIE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,843.62 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGEL, JENNIFER M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $74,843.60 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEETARAM, VIJAY H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,843.29 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, DANIEL P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,843.25 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEILL, DAVID B Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,843.16 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, PHILIP L Employer name Broome County Amount $74,842.89 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAFT A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $74,842.00 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPSON, MARY SUSAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,841.68 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,840.84 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAVIS, NANCY ALICE Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $74,840.75 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,840.00 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, PAUL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,839.59 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, MICHAEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,839.48 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JESSICA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,839.47 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFIO, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $74,839.21 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITSOUS, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,839.14 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,838.37 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BARBARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,838.00 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $74,837.45 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKOWICZ, DOREEN Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $74,836.53 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODA, ALAN C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,836.00 Date 09/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TROY G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,835.90 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRAY, KAREN L S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,835.62 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, ALBERT N Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,835.37 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITJEMAN, ANTHONY P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,835.33 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, TERRY E Employer name Washington County Amount $74,835.09 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTOIA, LORA M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,834.65 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DANIEL W Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $74,834.64 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $74,834.36 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, THOMAS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,834.12 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KEITH J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,833.66 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MICHAEL C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,833.65 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMINIAK, MARY LOU Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,833.39 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, MICHAEL V Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $74,833.36 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $74,833.19 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PHILLIP F Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,833.14 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, THOMAS F Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $74,833.03 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELLIGOTT, THOMAS M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,832.89 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODWIRNY, MARK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,832.73 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, EILEEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,832.16 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, LAURA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,831.97 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, STEVEN P Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $74,831.93 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, JASON L Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,831.69 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, ERIC M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,831.44 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKLE, JOANNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,831.12 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, BRYAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,831.12 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURIE, MELISSA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,831.12 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGERT, JASON W Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,831.12 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNO, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,831.12 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ADAM L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,831.12 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,831.12 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENYENG, SALOMON T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $74,831.12 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KATHLEEN H Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,831.12 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, LEITH C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,831.12 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSYN, OLEG Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,831.12 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONALEYE, OLAKUNLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,830.89 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO DESTRO, DANA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,830.69 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $74,830.51 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, SOPHIE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $74,829.55 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCCULERI, MARYELLEN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $74,829.45 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, SHARON A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,829.19 Date 07/16/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAS, MICHAEL T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,828.68 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,828.63 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUCCIO, LINDA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,828.20 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, ROBERT E Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,828.19 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENE, MARYANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,828.07 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUSAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,827.45 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PATRICIA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,827.26 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLANN, MARTIN T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,827.07 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGHTY, HUGHROY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,826.56 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-SHAPIRO, MIRIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $74,826.52 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTINA, JOHN Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,826.38 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADRETTE, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $74,826.27 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System