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 POMPEI, MELANIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,843.88 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENEY, BRETT R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $52,843.73 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDALL, SARA K Employer name Greene County Amount $52,843.48 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, CASSANDRA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,843.01 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTILLO, BRENDA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,842.79 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, LOUANN P Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $52,842.77 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JEANNE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,842.61 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARVID, WILLIAM W Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $52,842.60 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,842.45 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, CAROL M Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,842.34 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, BARBARA Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $52,842.20 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIN, SUSANNE P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $52,842.07 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, ALAN C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,842.06 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, MELODY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,841.97 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, LAURA Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $52,841.70 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, JUSTIN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,841.47 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOHN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,841.36 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ALEJANDRO Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,841.30 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, MEAGHAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,841.04 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUEWELLING, JAMES H, JR Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $52,840.88 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GAIL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $52,840.84 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, MATTHEW E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $52,840.78 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,840.65 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, MICHAEL Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $52,840.65 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,840.47 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILAND, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,840.35 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPIK, GAIL E Employer name Broome County Amount $52,840.29 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MARYELLA Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,840.19 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, DEMETRIUS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,839.84 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JAMIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,839.60 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, BLANE S Employer name Town of Volney Amount $52,839.55 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, MICHELLE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,839.50 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, GEORGE E Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $52,839.22 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAKEMA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,838.86 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, HERBERT G Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $52,838.63 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLARMI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $52,838.62 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, JULIA M Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $52,838.60 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKSHUTTE, WILLIAM E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $52,838.56 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFER, LORRAINE M Employer name Albany County Amount $52,838.48 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOHS, GREGG R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,838.36 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLECK, JOSEPH T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,838.15 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAN, SHALINI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,837.98 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORENKO, ALEXANDER N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,837.84 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAPIO, DEBORAH ANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,837.47 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDELLO, LYNN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,837.20 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,836.94 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, SHAWN S Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $52,836.58 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENDT, TIMOTHY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,836.36 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KYLA W Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,836.13 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICK, DENISE Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $52,836.00 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROLETO, LEAH C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,835.97 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,835.89 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, GARY W Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $52,835.82 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, ROBIN C Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $52,835.75 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $52,835.55 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACCIANO, TREACY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,835.50 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAFIORE, MARY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $52,835.50 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF, RAYMOND E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $52,835.50 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, KAREN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,835.50 Date 11/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, DIANE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, LISA ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,835.50 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of State Amount $52,835.50 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Department of State Amount $52,835.50 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAWI, CAROLE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,835.50 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN, MARGARET B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAN, TRACY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,835.50 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LAURI J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,835.50 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, SCOTT W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,835.50 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTERAU, MARGRIET D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,835.50 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MARGARET L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,835.50 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, LINDA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,835.50 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,835.50 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLENBERG, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,835.50 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLO, CRAIG A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,835.50 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,835.50 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALBO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,835.50 Date 05/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, ROSEMARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $52,835.50 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, JULIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,835.50 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCHOLTZ, BEVERLY A Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $52,835.50 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BOBBI JO Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $52,835.50 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, ANNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICKNER, SUSAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGEL, SARA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBIAK, JOANN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LAURIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOANNE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, KIMBERLY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELDE, MARY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKER, SUSAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUKOWEIC, BARBARA H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,835.50 Date 02/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, CAROLYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,835.50 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIRI, JULIE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,835.50 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, DEBORAH R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUE, KAREN E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $52,835.50 Date 03/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, ANNA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $52,835.50 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEL, DIANE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $52,835.50 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROSE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELJEAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,835.50 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,835.50 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System