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 PRETTER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,989.23 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEGARI, ALFRED P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,989.01 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMADIA, ERIC Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,988.93 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $76,988.89 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSORBA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $76,988.61 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, NARITA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,988.38 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGGEO, KYLE D Employer name Broome County Amount $76,988.32 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWELL, ERICA J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $76,987.71 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMADAMA, MARIA Employer name Education Department Amount $76,987.59 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKS, FREDRICK A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,987.59 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKANE, PATRICK Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $76,987.55 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCENZI, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $76,987.02 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDONI, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,987.01 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, JUSTIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,986.82 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEUR, NANCY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,986.67 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JOHN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,986.33 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETZER, RYAN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $76,986.26 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARBO, RICHARD D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,986.13 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, JANET Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $76,986.04 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOLIO, JUSTIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,985.62 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,985.47 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDEN, KARIN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,984.16 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ROSEMARIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,983.89 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,983.16 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARONA, YAMIL O Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,983.03 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINNETTE, KADIJAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $76,982.85 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA, DARLEEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,982.84 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHUE, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,982.53 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, CARLTON W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,981.13 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KEITH E Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $76,981.11 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PRAD, THOMAS J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,981.03 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, RONDA M Employer name Albany County Amount $76,981.02 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $76,981.00 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTILLO, DONNA M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $76,980.91 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBELIS, VAIDOTAS A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,980.78 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREZ-OIMEDA, JACQUELINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,980.66 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,980.23 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $76,979.83 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERLAND, JOHN G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,979.50 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, PAUL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,979.41 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMENICK, MATTHEW J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,979.04 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, KANERINA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,978.37 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, DONALD J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,978.35 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, OLGA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,978.23 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARC R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,978.18 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,977.90 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIMONT, EDMUND W Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $76,977.89 Date 12/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLERY, KEITH V Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $76,977.72 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, HUNTER W Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,977.68 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDERON, ARNEL P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,977.17 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JOSUE T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,977.17 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, BAIQIANG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,977.17 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $76,977.02 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASKA, ASHLEY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,976.67 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONHOLM, RICHARD Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,976.62 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLMAN MC CONLOGUE, SHERI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,975.80 Date 04/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GREG J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,975.75 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODEMANN, JAMES P Employer name Oneida County Amount $76,974.46 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENAWAY, JOHN M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $76,974.29 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, EDWARD W Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $76,974.19 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMP, MATTHEW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,973.39 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BRIAN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,972.97 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOS, TEDDY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,972.87 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLINSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,972.64 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILDKRAUT, JENNIFER A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $76,972.50 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, JANUSZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,972.32 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JODY L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $76,972.31 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOTHILL, MELISSA B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $76,971.78 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDELL, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $76,971.65 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLEGIO, STEVEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,971.25 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $76,970.94 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, KAREN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,970.47 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,969.97 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, JULIE A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $76,969.93 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, TERESA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $76,969.02 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBY, ROGER G, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,968.72 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JULIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,968.66 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLERO, GLORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,968.54 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, TERRY E Employer name Washington County Amount $76,968.21 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $76,967.78 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, KERWIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,967.69 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, GUOZHEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,967.01 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, VICKI L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,966.91 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULINAWKA, JOHN R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $76,966.84 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINMAN, MICHELLE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,966.48 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $76,966.24 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, WARREN C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $76,966.19 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLADAY, SONIA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $76,965.98 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,965.83 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANFORD, NORMA G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,965.71 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, SHAHAZOON N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $76,965.40 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINN, REGINALD H Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $76,964.46 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOW, MARY E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $76,964.26 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,964.20 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, RUSSELL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,963.93 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZERSZEN, ANITA B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,963.66 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERFIELD, EDWARD C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $76,963.63 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWIEJCZAK, KRIS Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,963.38 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MEGAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,963.25 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTMAN, YVONNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,963.20 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System