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 ZIMMER, THERESA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $91,875.60 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, VERONICA M Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $91,875.21 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMER, TRACY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $91,875.18 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORRER, JOHN P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $91,874.72 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, LESLEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,874.40 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, CHARLES J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,873.84 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAKIAN, JOHN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $91,873.83 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RYAN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $91,873.79 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUKER, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,873.65 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZAFRANEK, RICHARD S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $91,871.98 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, WILLIAM J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $91,871.43 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $91,871.33 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERRITT, KEITH G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $91,871.26 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELACRUZ, MARIA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,870.99 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, STEPHENIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $91,870.13 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, KSHITIJ D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $91,869.99 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, JONATHAN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $91,869.09 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VTERKOVSKA, GALYNA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,868.11 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANGELA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $91,867.56 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDLER, SHARON J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $91,866.21 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, JUDY Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $91,865.32 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, CHINNAMMA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,864.75 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIL, THERESA M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $91,863.90 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ANNA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $91,863.82 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,863.71 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, VINCENT N Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $91,863.43 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,863.13 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, BRIAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,862.96 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, TOLLEY C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,861.18 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TEIKA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,860.92 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATON, SHARON L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $91,860.84 Date 10/08/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $91,860.25 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDZELLA, THOMAS W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $91,859.38 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $91,858.59 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADIE, MONA-NICOLE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,858.37 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,858.31 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, RITNER J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $91,858.22 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $91,858.18 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNY, THOMAS D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $91,858.17 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $91,857.17 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, GARY V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $91,857.15 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTESON, PATRICIA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,855.46 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACAMESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,854.87 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONG, TROY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,854.37 Date 09/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, DEBORAH M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,854.20 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCQUIGGAN, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,852.76 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDLAND, TORE G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $91,852.43 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADES, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,851.54 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATTALIA, CHRISTINA Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $91,851.52 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMETER, CONSTANCE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $91,851.21 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, NOSTAMENT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,849.92 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, MARILYN C Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $91,849.62 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANIKS, ANTONIA D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,848.77 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $91,848.14 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, THOMAS P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,847.07 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, ERIC A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $91,846.33 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARMBY, LAURA K Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $91,846.04 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,845.96 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOULOS, KRISTEN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $91,845.93 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRARDI, KEVIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,845.22 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAO, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,845.21 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, ELIZABETH P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $91,843.80 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,843.31 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,842.40 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DOUGAL, KATRINA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,842.37 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, JOHN C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,842.37 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNOU, CAROLINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,841.90 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, PAUL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,841.41 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $91,839.56 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHNIC, RONALD W, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,838.58 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPITELLO, GERALDINE L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $91,838.56 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINASI, ROBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,838.43 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, AMBER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,837.93 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFFORD, BECKI A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,836.34 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, SEAN M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $91,836.09 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, BRENDAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,835.96 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNESSEL, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,833.59 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FILIPPO, CAITLIN W Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $91,832.96 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTEN, DEBRA C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $91,832.69 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINIANO, ROBERT P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,832.37 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID A, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,832.21 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDESA, CAROL A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $91,832.09 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, LUIS C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,831.93 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISENER, NANCY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,831.86 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARINELLO, JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,831.86 Date 03/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZIMINSKY, STEPHEN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,831.82 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDMAN, FRANK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $91,831.07 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, JOSEPH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,831.04 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Orange County Amount $91,830.52 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALTIERI, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,830.32 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BERNIE H Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $91,828.51 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, SHERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,827.75 Date 10/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYBYLSKI, MONICA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,827.36 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-BRAGGS, LYNETTE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,827.19 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DALILA G Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $91,827.15 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ROBERT H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,827.10 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, TRACY A Employer name Orange County Amount $91,826.53 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, LUKE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,825.44 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MICHAEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $91,824.81 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,824.73 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System