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 SHIMBOLSKI, SEAN P Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $47,495.84 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $47,495.82 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENGOOD, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,495.82 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, LUCIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,495.82 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, YVETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,495.82 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MI'CHELLE J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,495.77 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUEST, SHEILA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,495.45 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANDREW J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $47,495.41 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JENNIFER M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,495.24 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,495.14 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMLAS, DAVID S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,494.86 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, LISA Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $47,494.83 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Olive Amount $47,494.74 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, VICTORIA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,494.73 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LISA R Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $47,494.64 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $47,494.60 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, DIANE E Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $47,494.51 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE-MC HUGH, DEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,494.49 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAM, SIU CHUN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,494.24 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, PETER D Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $47,494.08 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,494.02 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, THOMAS E Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $47,494.02 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, MARY ANN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,493.96 Date 07/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, GEORGE L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,493.68 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, MARY ELLEN Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $47,493.56 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, BRITTANY D Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,493.31 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDOUIN, EVA L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,493.28 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CASSANDRA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,493.02 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKATOS, BERTALAN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,492.77 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKEN, MARLO A Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $47,492.75 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,492.70 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, EDWIN Employer name Erie County Amount $47,492.34 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, KYLE R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,492.29 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $47,492.25 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS, SARA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,491.93 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $47,491.80 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NICHOLAS M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,491.78 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAKALY, KAREN A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $47,491.73 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,491.65 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINSCHMIDT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,491.57 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SAMUEL P Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $47,491.22 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $47,491.06 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATERINO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $47,490.90 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JASON Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,490.83 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENFELD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,490.70 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TREVOR E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,490.39 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKBAR, RAFIQ A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $47,490.19 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, GINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,490.02 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KIRSHENTA S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,489.52 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, MAUREEN P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $47,489.23 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, PAMELA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,489.12 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROECKER, HEATHER K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,488.75 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JAMES A Employer name Town of Highland Amount $47,488.67 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, KELLIE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $47,488.51 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTE, SHANNON L Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,488.47 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $47,488.34 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGEL, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $47,487.99 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CATHERINE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,487.89 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,487.45 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, KERRY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,487.44 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES A, JR Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $47,487.39 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASZYN, JERZY Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,487.32 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, SCOTT S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,486.86 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VANDA M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $47,486.65 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINER, COLLETTE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,486.64 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, FREDDIE L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $47,486.34 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, JAMES V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,486.33 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, CHARLENE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,485.73 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, LISA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,485.66 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $47,485.65 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANN MARIE R Employer name Albany County Amount $47,484.83 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, MARGUERITE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,484.74 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, KEVIN O Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,484.68 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $47,484.40 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACK, BRENDA K Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $47,484.23 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,484.01 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAIDER, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,483.97 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCENZA, THERESA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,483.82 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CHERYL P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $47,483.78 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,483.57 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRMO, MICHAEL T Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,483.28 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUER, SANDRA F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,482.80 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBOUT, VINCENT P Employer name Broome County Amount $47,482.59 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JUAN Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $47,482.04 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOJM, JOANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,482.03 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CARLTON Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $47,481.93 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESTIS, KYLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,481.87 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, PAMELA ANN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,481.23 Date 09/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GLEN R, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,481.19 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFRED, TARA F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,481.12 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MARSHA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,481.12 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, LESLIE J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,480.83 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMERS, LAUREN C Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $47,480.79 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $47,480.79 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPARI, MARYLOU Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,480.74 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JESSICA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,480.66 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,480.64 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SHARON C Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $47,480.56 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOW, NANCY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $47,480.53 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TODD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,480.49 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System