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 RITTEREISER, PAUL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,894.85 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, ALICE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,890.66 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DUNCAN T Employer name Albany Convention Center Auth. Amount $118,890.20 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDBROOK, MICHELLE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $118,889.91 Date 06/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, OSCAR E Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $118,889.53 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, FREDERICK A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $118,889.48 Date 04/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, KAY A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $118,888.48 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JERRY R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $118,888.39 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGGIANI, KENNETH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $118,885.04 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCSKAI, MARY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $118,883.61 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRANDON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,882.73 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, LINDSI E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $118,881.64 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOPE, JOSHUA J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $118,879.91 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERIKA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $118,876.49 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREVOFF, JERRI Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $118,875.28 Date 08/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CATHERINE R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $118,875.28 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILAS, WENDY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $118,875.28 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BRIAN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,873.82 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUERVO, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,870.88 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHA, JEREMY R Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,870.44 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JOSEPH A Employer name Orange County Amount $118,868.01 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, TERENCE L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $118,865.28 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DORIANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $118,864.09 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, DAWN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,863.41 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAPPIED, MARK C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $118,862.22 Date 12/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KIMBERLY G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $118,859.19 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANIS, GREGORY M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $118,855.49 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $118,855.40 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, DAVID A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $118,852.52 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, ALBERT Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $118,849.07 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, KENNETH S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,848.61 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORECKY, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,847.32 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JONATHAN P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $118,846.61 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,846.60 Date 12/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISCH, PATRICK R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $118,842.72 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, ANDREW Employer name Orange County Amount $118,840.91 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROPRESE, FERDINAND P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,836.20 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILMER, ROBIN A Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $118,835.56 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, LOWELL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,835.34 Date 06/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, ALBERTO, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,833.03 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $118,832.75 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABASSA, JANET L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $118,830.19 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, NATHAN C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,829.91 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDDY, MANETTE E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $118,829.43 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEJKO, KELLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $118,829.43 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTIDI, SALLY E Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $118,828.71 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $118,826.82 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINOTO, THEODORE C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $118,826.71 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDER, MARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,823.30 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZ, KEVIN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $118,823.21 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, CLAY V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,822.00 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WALTER N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $118,819.01 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGONIK, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,818.65 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHER, THERESA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $118,814.41 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBKE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,814.33 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKOCHA, GRACE N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $118,814.20 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,813.76 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, GARY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,813.76 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTAIN, SHEILA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $118,812.51 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSINGTON, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $118,811.53 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $118,807.15 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JOSEPH V Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $118,802.05 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLOTTA, FRANCIS L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $118,800.55 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAYO, WILLIAM R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,800.33 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFARELLA, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $118,793.17 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POBLINER, JODI Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $118,793.03 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLD, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,792.47 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAHILRAMANI, CHAND A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,792.38 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBELO-VELAZQUEZ, ROSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,791.92 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTALE, JOHN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,791.92 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DENISE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,791.92 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, LANE R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $118,791.74 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPERIN, SHANIT E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $118,789.80 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, KAREN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $118,789.53 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,789.18 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, KATE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,787.24 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, GRACE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $118,786.31 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTEZ, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,786.15 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASMAJIAN, DANIEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,784.90 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABLE, DANIEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $118,781.39 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPID, RAY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $118,781.16 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, SHAWN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,780.74 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCISCO T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,780.59 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Corning Amount $118,778.09 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, SARAH J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $118,777.97 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINKO, DOUGLAS R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $118,777.31 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUID, JOHN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,776.08 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAYE-FINK, CINDY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $118,775.28 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GEORGEANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $118,775.28 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JAMES W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $118,772.40 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, CATHERINE J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $118,772.12 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, FRANK L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $118,770.78 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $118,770.77 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, GILBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,770.12 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MORRIS, IV Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $118,769.64 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PATRICIA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $118,768.99 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JONATHAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,768.52 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, RODNEY A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $118,767.89 Date 03/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CLAYTON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,767.26 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, EDWARD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,767.19 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System