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 VERBASCO, JODYKAY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,578.55 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHARLENE Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $41,578.55 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOWSKI, JACEK Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,578.24 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOW, DAWN M Employer name Potsdam Public Library Amount $41,578.18 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, LORI M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,578.14 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, TIFFANY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,578.01 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARZELERE, JEFFREY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $41,578.01 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGHTMAN, HOLLY A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $41,577.51 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, LISA Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $41,577.21 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, LEQUYEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,577.12 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TODD K M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $41,576.98 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JUSTINE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,576.89 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARGARET E Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,576.86 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LEANE R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $41,576.76 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PEDRO D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,576.68 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, SHERRY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,576.64 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, TINA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,576.35 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, ALLEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $41,576.05 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM E, SR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,575.93 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, TYRON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,575.90 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,575.89 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, KELLI L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $41,575.84 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESSEAU, JOHANNE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,575.82 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELKER, ELAINE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,575.71 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, SABRINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,575.67 Date 08/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHAI, JOHN J, III Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,575.51 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CHARLES L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,575.32 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, TANYA Y Employer name Albany County Amount $41,575.26 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESNICK, JAMIE A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $41,575.18 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCZEN, SUSAN L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,575.03 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,575.01 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLAU, BENJAMIN D Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,574.73 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEREMIAH J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $41,574.69 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIA, CLINT M Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,574.46 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, CATHERINE Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $41,574.44 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TERRANCE W Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $41,574.24 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, MARLENE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,574.19 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADE, DOROTHY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,573.84 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, BARBARA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,573.84 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, ANNETTE Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $41,573.49 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILINSKY, PATRICIA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,573.48 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER-LEE, KATHY A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,573.41 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, EDWARD J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $41,573.32 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, CLIVE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,572.99 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIND, LAUREL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,572.91 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOUNE, ERIC L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,572.91 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHLIK, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,572.65 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLNER, WENDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $41,572.20 Date 12/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFANO, JOHN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,572.07 Date 09/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JEREMIAH W Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dis Amount $41,571.91 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, JOHN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,571.82 Date 11/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DANYELLE F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,571.67 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZARA, KELLY A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $41,571.15 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,571.01 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEANNA L Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $41,570.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ISABEL Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $41,570.88 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE G Employer name Albany County Amount $41,570.78 Date 09/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, LORI A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $41,570.45 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKO, LINDA B Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,570.38 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, DAWN YALE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,570.37 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZLER, ALAN J Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $41,570.23 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHNTHOLT, JEAN L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $41,570.08 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, MARCY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,570.02 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNWEILER, JAMES R Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $41,569.98 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANGMANN, MEGHAN E Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $41,569.93 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDISI, ANDREW A Employer name City of Utica Amount $41,569.87 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, NANCY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,569.77 Date 06/14/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, RANELLA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $41,569.77 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKARSKI, JOHN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,569.66 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RONALD A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,569.65 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, RICHARD Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $41,569.44 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SISTO, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $41,569.42 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,569.29 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, CLAYTON W, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $41,569.12 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, HANIFA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,568.85 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, SCOTT A Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,568.74 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $41,568.65 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, PAUL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $41,568.49 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIZE, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,568.30 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, KEITH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,568.29 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, ELLEN A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $41,568.04 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, CHERYL M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,567.94 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, SCOTT T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,567.78 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CRAIG J Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $41,567.55 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEREMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,567.43 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVATHAS, HARALAMBOS Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,567.40 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KAREN T Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $41,567.35 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLETREE, DE MARCO A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,567.23 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHELLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,567.22 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, WILLIAM A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $41,567.16 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADLUCK, MICHELE M Employer name Orange County Amount $41,567.06 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEDER, ADAM W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,566.97 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS-SPENCER, MICHELLE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,566.94 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, LINDSAY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,566.51 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, ERIC A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $41,566.43 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAILALL, RAJMATTEE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,566.42 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,566.33 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, PETER M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,566.24 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JANINE K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $41,566.12 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, KEVIN P Employer name Erie County Amount $41,566.09 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System