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 TERRY, JEFFREY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,725.96 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, MATTHEW C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,725.50 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOYCE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,725.37 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESUTTO, ANTHONY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,725.01 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, EDWARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,724.66 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMAN, DAVID S, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,724.28 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTMAN, YVONNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,724.00 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, HEMA P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,724.00 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, ANDRIA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,723.46 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRASZ, JOANNE C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,723.24 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, ERIC R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,723.06 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $74,722.81 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,721.66 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, BRYAN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,721.49 Date 09/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SETH N Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,721.28 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETJENS, FRED A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,720.18 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $74,719.89 Date 02/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETRICK, ERIN D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,719.58 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIGLE, BARBARA S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,719.47 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKKER, ALIM Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,719.35 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GREGORY E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,719.23 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, LAWRENCE E, JR Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $74,719.08 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CARRIE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,718.75 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSIAK, M J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,718.54 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, ANDREW M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,718.27 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORISMOND, RALPH Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,718.09 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, ANDRE F Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,718.09 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY-GOODMAN, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,718.09 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, JONATHAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,718.09 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, PHILIP V Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,717.99 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEWORCHIK, PHILLIP J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,717.95 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, JEFFREY T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $74,717.59 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SCOTT J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,717.55 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, MELVIN C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $74,717.34 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMES, PAUL N, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,717.30 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $74,717.16 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, KAREN M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $74,716.99 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPPAS, TATIANA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,716.88 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, MICHAEL J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,716.84 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, PATRICIA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,716.72 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, DAVIEN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,716.46 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNOLO, GLORIA C Employer name Orange County Amount $74,716.10 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,715.25 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, KRISTEN M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $74,715.00 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,714.99 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, WILLIAM T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,714.67 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOFF, KARL M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,714.38 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARY SHAWN Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $74,714.17 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, DONNA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,714.17 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEITH C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,714.14 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, TAMARA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,713.34 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROUSIE, MICHAEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,712.71 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $74,712.56 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, EVAN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,712.56 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, ERIN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,712.56 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DURO, VINCENT J Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,712.51 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DANIEL J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $74,711.90 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLROTH, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,711.52 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, LISA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,711.06 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $74,711.05 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITE, ANDREW L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,710.88 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, STEVEN K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,710.83 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIAN MC CORMACK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Broome County Amount $74,710.49 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINO, RICHARD J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $74,710.25 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUKA, LUCILLE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $74,709.05 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENDORF, MARY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,708.91 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENZO, MARK A, SR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,708.84 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA ROSA, GETULIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,708.80 Date 02/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $74,708.28 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLA, PETER M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,708.03 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFRED, CRAIG D Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $74,707.68 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS-ROCHE, KELLI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,707.62 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALINDA, GEORGE T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,707.62 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIRE, SHANNON J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,707.62 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, JOHN D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,707.62 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOD, IRMA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,707.62 Date 06/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, MARY BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,707.62 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONECNY, JOHN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,707.62 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL, JOANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,707.62 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALICE P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,707.62 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, ORLANDO R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $74,707.60 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTEN, MARIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,707.53 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, RANDY S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $74,707.32 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHEDRICK R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,707.12 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINOGA, RAYMOND J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,707.11 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWICKI, JAYSON L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,706.82 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, PRISCILLA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,706.37 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, DANIEL L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,705.83 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSETT, MARGARET M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,705.72 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERELES, ANGEL L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,705.52 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton County Amount $74,705.48 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDANO, MIGUEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,705.14 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEYMOUTH, BARBARA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,705.02 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CASEY D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,704.92 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLI, MARK D Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $74,704.92 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CARLA S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,704.72 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, JACK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,704.43 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPITZA, JOSEPH R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,704.24 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNI, ERIC V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $74,704.24 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, EDWIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,704.24 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System