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 PEMBERTON, GEOFFREY N Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $43,346.87 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, FREDERICK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,346.47 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, CATHARINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,346.41 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, GREGORY A Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $43,346.36 Date 05/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, ADA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,346.27 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALBO, PATRICIA C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,345.99 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNEAU, JASON J Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $43,345.93 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, SUSAN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,345.78 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIG, BRIAN L Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $43,345.71 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, CRYSTAL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,345.59 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, MARYELLEN C Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $43,345.43 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KAREN G Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $43,345.43 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, JAMIE E Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $43,345.40 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, TINA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,345.26 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JULIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,345.06 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACI, CAROLYN J Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $43,344.60 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, BRENDA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,344.47 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTE, SARAH M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,344.41 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DARLENE G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,344.29 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, ERIC G H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,344.15 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, APSYCHE P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,343.92 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, MICHAEL S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,343.90 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMER, ROBERTA L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,343.75 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, BRIAN K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,343.71 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DANIELLE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,343.60 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, VICTOR C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,343.58 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTES, NICOLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,343.50 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKEY, HOLLY R Employer name Essex County Amount $43,343.40 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMAGE, AMY L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $43,343.38 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAGLIERI, JUDITH M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $43,343.38 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, VINCENT D Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $43,342.98 Date 11/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, JASON D Employer name Town of Benton Amount $43,342.85 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VICTORIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,342.80 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, JOHN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,342.68 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKOSKI, BEVERLY Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $43,342.58 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANICH, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,342.47 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPEL, ROBERTA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,342.08 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISBERGER, ABBY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,342.08 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, KIMBERLY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,341.91 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNIER, KATHRYN M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $43,341.66 Date 07/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRENDA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,341.19 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JAMES H Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,340.89 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, LAURA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,340.70 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPSTAD, ABBY J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $43,340.56 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, MATTHEW R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,340.11 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,339.95 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREEM M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,339.91 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MEGAN L Employer name Ontario Co Soil & Water Cons Dis Amount $43,339.23 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, TINAMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,339.08 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, BARBARA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,338.97 Date 04/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, MARIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,338.67 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASNOW, MICHAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,338.14 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, DONNA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,338.02 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SCOTT E Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,338.01 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION-PARK, CIRA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $43,337.96 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADBAW, KYLIE J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $43,337.96 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANTHONY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,337.89 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESELL, DARRELL E Employer name Town of Meredith Amount $43,337.83 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, CAROLYN L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,337.81 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALAR, AVA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,337.34 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DONNA J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $43,337.08 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, TINA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,337.02 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARMON, SUSAN Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $43,336.92 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, BRITTANY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,336.80 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCHIELLO, LISA Employer name Erie County Amount $43,336.13 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN-NG, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,336.01 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, PAUL S Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $43,335.91 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMPKIN, MALVIN A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,335.81 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,335.63 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHAWN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $43,335.52 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRAD, DARRELL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,335.35 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JENNIFER Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,335.05 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $43,334.65 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARISSE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,334.61 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MAUREEN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,334.41 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLER, BETH Employer name NYC Judges Amount $43,334.36 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,334.20 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ANDREA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,333.90 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LISA A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $43,333.29 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLCOME, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,333.25 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, SHANNON M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,333.17 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of New Bremen Amount $43,332.97 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERVASI, ANGELA T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $43,332.39 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLI, JOAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,332.39 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LINDA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,332.21 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNUNZIO, JOHN MICHAEL C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,332.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $43,331.95 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, LEE S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,331.71 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCUP, ANNE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,331.22 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELE, JOELLA F Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,331.20 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVETT, DALE R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,331.17 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, KEVIN I, SR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,331.00 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, DAVID M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,330.95 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, JENNY M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $43,330.95 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, MANDY E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $43,330.59 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONANYAN, ARTYOM Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $43,330.38 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, JENNIFER M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $43,330.31 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILLIP J Employer name Town of Sharon Amount $43,330.21 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANDREA JOAN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,330.11 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, DONNA J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,329.89 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System