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 SOKOLOWSKI, RONALD E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $90,943.12 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALES, GARY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,942.96 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROLL, DAVID J Employer name Madison County Amount $90,942.25 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, RICHARD K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,941.12 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ALBERTO Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $90,940.98 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,940.74 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBRICK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $90,940.41 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JONATHAN F Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $90,939.77 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HLAPATSOS, GINA N Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $90,939.45 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, NEIL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,939.42 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, DECIMA M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $90,939.21 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $90,938.90 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, SUSAN A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,938.47 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTI, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $90,938.47 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, ANDREW Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,938.18 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, ALFRED Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $90,938.04 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, DOMINIQUE JACINTHE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,937.86 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFLER, CHARLES L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,937.68 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBON, SHARIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,936.72 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MONIQUE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $90,936.30 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATS, MAKSIM Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $90,935.87 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,935.84 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRACY, PETER J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $90,935.08 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,934.00 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,933.46 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $90,933.21 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, KRISTEN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,933.04 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, NANCY Employer name Somers CSD Amount $90,932.31 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, TODD P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $90,931.32 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, WERNHER R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,931.26 Date 11/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, CORY W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $90,931.12 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLER, FELIX L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,930.61 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLING, JOHN E Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $90,930.15 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALERMO, ANTHONY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,929.30 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSSA, MELISSA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,929.00 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KEITH Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $90,928.75 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWUBA, VIVIAN Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $90,928.67 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMFO, BRIAN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $90,928.60 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JAMES P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,928.57 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRIN, JUNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,928.22 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, CHANTALE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,927.67 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $90,927.20 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, BRIAN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $90,927.19 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JASON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,927.10 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANKERSLEY, SHERRY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,926.58 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, PATRICIA Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $90,926.06 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LAWRENCE E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $90,925.60 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTA, JOHN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,923.95 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZEK, CORY M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $90,923.59 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISTER, SHAUN K Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $90,923.08 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, CHARLTON A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,922.65 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGUZZI, EVO Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $90,920.50 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-KOCIK, TRACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,920.44 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, MICHAEL O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,919.99 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,919.41 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, JEFFREY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,919.08 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, JUAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,919.01 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, PAULA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,918.98 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDA, BRYAN R Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $90,918.78 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMALES, JOSE R, JR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,918.44 Date 11/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHELLE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,918.34 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, WYCINNA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,918.25 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,918.25 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIGEMMA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,917.72 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVALKENBURGH, KATHLEEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $90,917.65 Date 11/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDUCCI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $90,917.60 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORAN, MICHAEL Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $90,917.02 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOARDI, JOANNE Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $90,916.20 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKINS, TODD E Employer name Oneida County Amount $90,916.16 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKI, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,915.93 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, BRENDAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,915.88 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNYS, JAMES J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $90,915.34 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEROUCHIE, MARILYN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,914.76 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,913.76 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, KENNETH Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,913.43 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELANO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,913.27 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBIN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,912.66 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONGIORNI, FRANK R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,912.55 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONES, LUIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,911.74 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKIN, LISA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,911.42 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, GLENN W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,911.42 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LORETTA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,911.21 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, HYUN JAE Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,910.18 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTORFF, MATTHEW E Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $90,910.01 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DIANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,909.47 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, MARK J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $90,909.13 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETROVEC, LAURA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,909.09 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JACOB R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,909.00 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTOCKI, MATHEW Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,908.76 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAALMAN, HELLEN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $90,908.38 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETHERS, ADELE V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,908.36 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDEGNA, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $90,906.25 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, LINDA J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $90,904.89 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAFAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,904.38 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IUSI, HEIDI M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,903.08 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLAS, NANCY O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,902.72 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, JOHNNY H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,902.52 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, JEFFREY B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,902.51 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, DEBORAH D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,902.34 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, VALERIE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $90,902.23 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System