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 HOSSAIN, MOHAMMED A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,140.96 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, MARK E Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,140.79 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, RAYMOND G Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,140.75 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $104,140.36 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOSEPH K Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,140.09 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SUSAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,139.91 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, JOSEPH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,139.91 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, THERESA L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $104,138.73 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, JOSHUA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,137.81 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROME, STEVEN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $104,137.68 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, DELONYA K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $104,136.80 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETACK, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $104,136.72 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASONE, MICHELE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,136.09 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, SARAH M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,136.09 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOMARSINO, ROBERT V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $104,136.08 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, STEVEN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $104,136.08 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMIA, ANGELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,136.08 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASLOW, JUDITH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $104,136.08 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOURKAS, CATHERINE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $104,136.08 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEREMY B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $104,136.08 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,135.27 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, SALVATORE A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,133.01 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, JAMES R, III Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $104,132.05 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEL, SAMI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,131.90 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNSEY, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $104,131.90 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENAN, ORVILLE W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $104,130.00 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, CARYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,129.78 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, LEONORA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $104,129.59 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDZINSKI, ROBERT P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $104,129.45 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLI, KENNETH S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,128.50 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARO, NANCY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,128.26 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLA, ROSEANN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $104,127.76 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNETT, JACQUELINE J Employer name Education Department Amount $104,126.79 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, EDWARD Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,126.15 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $104,125.23 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, BRIAN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,122.80 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JASON P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $104,121.86 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARK, YUNGKI Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $104,121.25 Date 02/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, LYNDA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $104,120.23 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TERYLE D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $104,119.93 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRIPNIK, JOHN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $104,119.87 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, SHANE T Employer name City of Troy Amount $104,118.79 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VUSHAJ, MARK Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,118.23 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPRA, JILL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,116.87 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTERER, THOMAS P Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $104,116.60 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AGUSTIN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $104,115.95 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, BRENDAN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $104,114.47 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSE, KYLE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $104,113.96 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHFELDER, ERIC D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $104,113.57 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $104,109.90 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UKERITIS, JENNIFER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,109.78 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANDREW S Employer name Cornell University Amount $104,109.66 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDREVA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $104,107.94 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIQUE, JEAN C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $104,106.77 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, CLAIR R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $104,106.77 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERST, SARA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,106.26 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKOWSKI, ERIC G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $104,105.91 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILING, BONNIE E Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $104,104.70 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, MATTHEW A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $104,103.20 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKOWSKI, WILLIAM F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $104,102.81 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, BARBARA E Employer name Education Department Amount $104,102.40 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NANCY D Employer name Education Department Amount $104,102.40 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, RANI Employer name Westchester County Amount $104,101.59 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Orange County Amount $104,099.47 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANTHONY J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $104,098.54 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICUTELLA, DOMINIC Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $104,098.30 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINLISK, THOMAS P Employer name Orange County Amount $104,097.81 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHL, JARED E Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $104,097.06 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON BEVERN, JOSEPH F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $104,095.03 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, ROBERT J Employer name Lewis County Amount $104,094.36 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $104,093.44 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHNES, KAREN A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $104,093.37 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PATRICK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,092.22 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $104,091.89 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKLALL, SEERAM Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $104,090.78 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $104,090.65 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ERIC Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $104,090.61 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOR, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $104,090.10 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, RUSSELL C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $104,089.62 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SANDRA D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $104,089.09 Date 11/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MADELINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $104,088.80 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAYZELLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $104,088.54 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDANDOLO, ANGELO R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $104,088.45 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELSON, ROBERT O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $104,086.86 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, LISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $104,085.37 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AUDREY K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $104,084.94 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, SANDREA S Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $104,084.88 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESSLING, RICHARD C Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $104,084.39 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKI, JOHN E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $104,084.38 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, WENDY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $104,084.03 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UKPONG, EBONG D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $104,083.36 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCARESE, STEPHEN J Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $104,081.04 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, JOHN R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $104,080.96 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERMINARA, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $104,080.32 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGONE, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $104,080.24 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASZKO, STEVE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $104,079.92 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MATTHEW E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $104,079.02 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, SHAWN D Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $104,076.54 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, WILLIE J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $104,075.52 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPANIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $104,074.74 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System