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 WITKOWSKI, CHAD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,835.46 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALESE, DANIEL P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,835.34 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLIEGER, RANDY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,835.30 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, JASON N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,835.04 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, GREGORY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,834.91 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JOHAN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,834.85 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNS, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,834.56 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $73,833.46 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDTKA, LORI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,833.35 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,832.68 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, STEVEN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,832.61 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, SHAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,832.42 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,832.24 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, ROBIN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,832.22 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, LUCIANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,832.21 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, ROSE A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,831.99 Date 03/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $73,831.99 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSER, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,831.95 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VEGLIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $73,831.85 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, JACQUELINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,831.74 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CHRISTY F Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $73,831.70 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, HEATHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $73,831.66 Date 05/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, CARRIE S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,831.59 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBELLE, MATTHEW Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,831.25 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, SCOTT L, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,831.03 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROLLO, DEBORAH L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,830.86 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANGEL Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $73,830.68 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, TERENCE J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $73,830.66 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, RICHARD W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,830.48 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,830.13 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULME, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,829.83 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, KEISHA E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,829.75 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,829.52 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTE, CHARLES, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,829.37 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARK LEE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,829.00 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, SEAN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,828.94 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ROBERT Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,828.93 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, LEE T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,828.61 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MATTHEW D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,828.22 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICH, PETER J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,828.11 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZEC, MICHELLE Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,827.76 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERBER, ROBERT Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,827.44 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, COLETTE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,827.07 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNESEL, BURT K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,827.04 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,826.36 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, RANDALL L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,826.33 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUCHETTE, JAMES J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,825.89 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, PAUL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,825.80 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LUCILLE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $73,825.65 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIIHIMAKI, MEGHAN K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,825.56 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, RAYMOND Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,825.24 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORAN, JAMES R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,824.70 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, MELINDA P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,824.55 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLINO, JAMES F, JR Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $73,824.51 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, PENNY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,824.42 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR, BONNIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,824.37 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCHISHAK, ROMAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,824.10 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $73,824.01 Date 02/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHRISTA A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,823.61 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIT, ORIN J Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $73,823.48 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRINK, LELAND J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,823.20 Date 11/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JO ANN L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $73,823.20 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEYNEK, STEPHEN T Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $73,823.04 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMI, PARSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,822.63 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EKEKE, CHIKAMUNARIO J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,822.42 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, ALBERTO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,822.09 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIHER, MATHEW J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,821.33 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DANNY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,821.28 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, BETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,821.13 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARCIA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,820.78 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICARDO A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $73,820.25 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISBON, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,819.09 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, JAMES G Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $73,819.03 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ROBERT C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,818.88 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMAN, CARL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,818.25 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLPORT, EARLE W Employer name Albion CSD Amount $73,818.13 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GODOFREDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,817.93 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, CINDY H Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,817.73 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $73,817.66 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THONGER, TOD W Employer name Village of Northport Amount $73,817.30 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, AUDREY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,816.85 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, MARITZA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,815.98 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLKOSKY, BRYAN L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,815.88 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVALLOS, BERTHA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $73,814.84 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, SOPHIA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,814.63 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREULIEB, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $73,814.56 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, TRAVIS R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $73,814.46 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERATY, DANIEL E, II Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,814.45 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIANI, DAVID A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,813.66 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, KARL M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,813.64 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERENDEEN, CORY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,813.57 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLAMAS, JOSE A Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $73,813.42 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTIGE, HENRY J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $73,813.20 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABU, NIRMALA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $73,813.16 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANCE-MOORE, NINA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,812.80 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, BRIAN C Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,812.74 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SUSAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,812.56 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NANCY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,812.12 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN-PORTER, TERESA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,811.33 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, NINA W Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,811.32 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System