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 KERFIEN, JOHN R Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $52,276.99 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Watertown Amount $52,276.53 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, TERESA J Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $52,276.50 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $52,276.40 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREMPEL, TARA B Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $52,275.41 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNIE, KYLE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,275.35 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMMER, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,275.33 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, FREDERICK R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $52,275.33 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, LINDA S Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $52,274.89 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, BARBARA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $52,274.80 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, SHEREE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,274.80 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CELESTE C Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $52,274.69 Date 01/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, LORI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,274.66 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXON, BYRON S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,274.28 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $52,273.95 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDDEN, GEORGIA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,273.92 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $52,273.78 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANCHELLI, CHARLES Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $52,273.29 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DAUBER, JOHN W Employer name Town of Eaton Amount $52,273.28 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU-LABOY, BETZAYDA M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $52,273.26 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBIKOWSKI, ALEXANDER P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,273.19 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, ROBERT E Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $52,273.18 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDINGTON, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,273.16 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, ANDREA V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,273.04 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRNKA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,272.80 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, ALAN C Employer name Greene County Amount $52,272.56 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, AUDREY C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,272.30 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ERIKA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,272.30 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CLINTON W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,272.17 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JOAN M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $52,272.01 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JAMES Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,271.86 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JONATHAN S Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $52,271.49 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, MATTHEW T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $52,271.25 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, CLARISSA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,271.23 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, BRETT J Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,271.18 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAVECHIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $52,270.95 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JAHAIRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,270.78 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAS, ALEXANDER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,270.52 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPKE, SYLVIA J Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $52,270.49 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, LYNN J Employer name Albany County Amount $52,270.40 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, FRANK A, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,270.37 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, KYLE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,270.24 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLING, DENISE L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $52,270.21 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANT, ROGER D Employer name Town of Huron Amount $52,270.20 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, LINDA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,270.02 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETHERS, THOMAS M Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $52,269.99 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TERRY L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $52,269.95 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, MELISSA M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $52,269.77 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIFORD, GREGORY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,269.59 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAUREEN E Employer name Warren County Amount $52,269.51 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DOMINIQUE A Employer name Orange County Amount $52,269.49 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, NICOLE S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $52,269.48 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, KAREN M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,269.30 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,269.15 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNESE, PETER P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $52,268.52 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LOURDES Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,268.50 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, MARK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $52,268.39 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, JOAN A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $52,267.88 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAUL, DARCY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,267.86 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, DONNA L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $52,267.64 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDDER, CHARLES E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,267.59 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, RACHEL H Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $52,267.18 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKIN, STEPHANIE L, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,267.17 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGILIA, KELLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,266.98 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $52,266.77 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLELY, JOHN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,266.75 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNEAU, JASON E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,266.65 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNBUSH, STEPHEN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,266.37 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWGUL, BRIAN J Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $52,265.99 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSING, JEAN M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $52,265.58 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, MADALYNN G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,265.56 Date 04/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICARE, STEFANIE O Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,265.50 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,265.49 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LISA M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $52,265.29 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ERIC D Employer name Fulton County Amount $52,265.27 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, JEFFREY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $52,265.13 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DAVID S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,265.05 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIMALAKSHAN, KUNJUMOL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,264.82 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,264.48 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARO, JOHN V Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $52,264.43 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,264.27 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBUTIS, JOHN J Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $52,264.22 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, BRAD E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $52,263.95 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVEY, MARVIN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,263.25 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUARD, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $52,263.03 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $52,263.01 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, TONY F Employer name Town of Fort Covington Amount $52,262.87 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHE, CHARLES G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,262.43 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMIS, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,262.22 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICHACEK, ANITA L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $52,262.22 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAN, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,261.95 Date 04/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERMUTE, DANIEL L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $52,261.86 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMYER, GERALD E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,261.78 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,261.75 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOLIS, COURTNEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,261.72 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, SUSAN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,261.52 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENCH, JASON M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $52,261.48 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, JAMES T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $52,261.07 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, DANIEL K Employer name Eden CSD Amount $52,260.75 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, THOMAS C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,260.58 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System