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 LA COMBE, PATRICK S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,336.58 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, FRANKLYN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,336.25 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HELEN R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $63,335.78 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, KEVIN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $63,335.40 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EILEEN P Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,334.77 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAN, HARRY Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,334.76 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN THOF, DAVID E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $63,334.71 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,334.40 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN, JAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,334.31 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOS, JOANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,334.15 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUDICHINE, ROUSLAN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $63,333.90 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,333.85 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPCZYK, ALEKSANDRA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,333.72 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, OWEN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $63,333.48 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMOWICH, MICHAEL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,333.17 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSWEYLER, MICHAEL P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,332.84 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDITO, GASPAR W Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,331.86 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSIES, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,331.24 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $63,331.24 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, STEVE, II Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,330.91 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, STEVEN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $63,330.78 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, JOSEPH M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,330.69 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MARK Employer name Kenmore Housing Authority Amount $63,330.65 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, WILLIAM N Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $63,330.60 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIKOV, VITA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,330.58 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, ROCCO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $63,330.47 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,329.90 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARILYN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,329.88 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEBORAH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,329.84 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $63,329.69 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUVEGES, JEANNE M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $63,329.28 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACKEY, NANCY A Employer name Washington County Amount $63,328.94 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICKE, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $63,328.91 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, SADRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,328.91 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACSKA, JEANNE E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,328.78 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITCHESON, MARCIA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $63,328.72 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGERSBERGER, PATRYCK Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,328.56 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, MARYKATHRYN K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,328.31 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, OLGAH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,328.26 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANUDEN, JEFFREY V Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,328.02 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ROBERTO N Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,327.36 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, FRANCES E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $63,327.00 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, MELISSA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $63,326.94 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, NESTARLIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,326.84 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITRE, CHAD Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $63,326.68 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZANDT, JOYCE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,326.64 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, SANDRA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,326.64 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADELL M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,326.48 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,326.20 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, NATASHA M Employer name Education Department Amount $63,325.29 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, JOHN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,325.29 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, JOANN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,325.29 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRICHS, SUZANNE M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $63,325.29 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFIS, JIM C Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $63,325.15 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, JOHN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,325.03 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, SCOTT E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,324.54 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWSKI, LOUISE A Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $63,324.54 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, TYLER W Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,324.17 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUTTER, JAMES L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $63,324.05 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, OPAL A Employer name Orange County Amount $63,323.89 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGAMMAL, MUHAMMAD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,323.89 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWOFESO, AWOKUNLE O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,323.87 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYCE, PAULETTE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $63,322.69 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, KRISTEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,322.46 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, TRACY Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,321.96 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOT, PAMELIA S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,321.58 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUREK, RAYMOND A Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,321.21 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTEMPOWSKI, MICHELE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,320.72 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DAVID L Employer name Village of Massena Amount $63,320.32 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, MAUREEN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $63,320.00 Date 06/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEEL, RYAN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,319.81 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMOULIS, MARIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,319.18 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JAMES R, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,318.79 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, ERICK R Employer name Town of Southold Amount $63,318.65 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILACQUA, PAUL F Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $63,318.56 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGRIM, DINA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,318.54 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, LINDA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,318.53 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADYSZ, LINDA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,318.51 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, SUZANNE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,318.48 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTIRE, TRAVELLA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,318.40 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAR, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,318.30 Date 02/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $63,318.07 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSMA, PAUL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,317.58 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, BRUCE P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,317.53 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKASON, AMY LP Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,317.45 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, DANIEL P Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,317.37 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEVO, ERNEST L Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $63,317.25 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANSKI, DENISE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,317.25 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, KEVAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,316.60 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, TRACEY B Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $63,316.25 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JONATHAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,315.94 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, WENDY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,315.63 Date 01/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, LEONIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,315.62 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CRYSTAL R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $63,314.91 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTOLO, RUSSELL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,314.50 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEEN, BARRY DOUGLAS Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $63,314.44 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LAURA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,314.38 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMO, JAMES J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,314.12 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARELLI, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,313.98 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHT, HARRY J, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,313.53 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System