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 KOMOROWSKI, ROBERT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,531.30 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ARLETTE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $80,530.75 Date 04/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZZO, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,530.53 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMADHIN, SHALENDRA S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,530.46 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, ASKIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,530.13 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TODD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,529.37 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KAROLINA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,529.06 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $80,528.65 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGOT, DAVID L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,528.48 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELA, RUSTAN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,528.48 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERTO, GIUSEPPINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,528.21 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSHINE, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,528.09 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, PATRICK J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,527.87 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,526.75 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, MARGARET M Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $80,526.55 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICSEVIC, NANCY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,526.44 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, VICTOR N Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,525.67 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, JACQUELINE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $80,525.43 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, CHRISTINE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,525.29 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFT, PAUL E Employer name Town of Webster Amount $80,524.59 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOERING, GARY J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $80,524.32 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, TIMOTHY G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,524.00 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, DIANE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $80,523.90 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, KEITH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $80,523.80 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTEE, VERONICA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,522.99 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABETZ, STEPHEN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,522.87 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAD, PABLO E Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $80,522.86 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTILLI, RENEE Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $80,522.63 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RACHEL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,522.45 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENKE, BARBARA W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $80,522.43 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, KATHLEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,522.43 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVLEHAN, JOHN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,521.88 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLE, SAMUEL L Employer name Warren County Amount $80,521.35 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ALLISON D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,520.97 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, DEBRA J Employer name Bath CSD Amount $80,520.73 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TING-ZAMBUTO, EU Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $80,520.46 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULAMPAKA, NEELIMA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $80,520.46 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGO, LARRY L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,520.26 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, TODD C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,520.22 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTENBURG, GENE C, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,519.97 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, NICHOLAS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,519.81 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMMER, JESSE D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,519.53 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, EDGAR O Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,519.40 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,519.38 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RICHARD Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,518.93 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL B Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $80,518.85 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNADIO, JOHN Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $80,518.31 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIS, MICKEY W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $80,518.00 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AARON J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,517.83 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DAVYD T Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $80,517.37 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELDON, PATRICK A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $80,517.34 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULI, JACOB S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,517.20 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNELLO, LISA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $80,517.09 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, GORDON B Employer name City of Troy Amount $80,516.50 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZMURLO, LAURIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,516.14 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $80,515.97 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, TRACY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,515.13 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,515.06 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANI, RICHARD N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,514.63 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, SALVATORE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,513.83 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,513.25 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, LESLIE B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $80,512.93 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PETER C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,512.63 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SARA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,512.58 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACEK, STEVEN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,512.50 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, BARBRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $80,511.44 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DANIEL E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,511.26 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASULO, VINCENT, II Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $80,511.10 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKIN, ROBERT E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,510.26 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,509.87 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, RITCHIE J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $80,509.77 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON-JONES, SHERRIE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,508.11 Date 12/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, ANDREA Employer name Albany County Amount $80,508.01 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LOUIS C, SR Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,507.50 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWATLING, ROBERT V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,507.46 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANAMBURGH, RYAN W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $80,507.21 Date 04/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORRELLS, FAY Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $80,507.10 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, SCOTT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,506.66 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLICK, ELIZABETH K Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $80,506.48 Date 10/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, JON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,506.43 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,506.42 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANS, MICHAEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,506.17 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $80,505.66 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, SANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,505.50 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICHIARA, THERESA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,505.20 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, STACI E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,504.81 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DAVID L, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $80,504.62 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNO, JULIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $80,504.20 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,504.11 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURA, MELISSA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,503.95 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLER, LANCE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $80,503.91 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, CHERYL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $80,503.46 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BRIAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,503.38 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KEVIN N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,503.37 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHECHTER, JOEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,502.06 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,502.03 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ELIZABETH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,501.90 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, NANCY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,501.90 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOSEPH C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,501.78 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOWS, LINDA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $80,500.97 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System