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 KAMBERI, QERIM Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $43,597.59 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLI, JEFFREY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,597.58 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, ANTHONY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,597.30 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, JUSTIN E Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $43,597.27 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, AMANDA J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $43,597.19 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGE, MICHAEL E Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $43,597.16 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIGER, PAUL T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,596.89 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JULIE J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,596.80 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, ANGEL L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,596.76 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,596.68 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIA, PAUL L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,596.23 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, LORI A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,596.01 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE-MELAGRANO, JUDI L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $43,596.00 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, DARRYL L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $43,595.83 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALEK, JENNIFER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,595.19 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, GARRETT J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $43,595.15 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JAMES T Employer name Warren County Amount $43,594.91 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,594.82 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, LYNN-MARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,594.26 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, ELLEN T Employer name Madison County Amount $43,594.25 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONA, NANCY M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,594.24 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, CHARLES W, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,594.23 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVELLI, MARY KAY Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,594.20 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,594.13 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOQUIN, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $43,594.11 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENN, MICHAEL W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,594.00 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERASKA, LINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,593.96 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BETH R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $43,593.88 Date 05/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCUCCI, MARIA G Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $43,593.83 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, TAMERA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,593.72 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEFFERY T Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $43,593.52 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASO, ROBERT E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $43,593.46 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, JAMES C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,593.45 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, ROCHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,593.41 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, CARINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,593.38 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, JILL Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,593.38 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, ROBIN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,593.38 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,593.38 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MARY G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,593.38 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LILLIAN Y Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,593.38 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUERRE-JERNIGAN, RENEE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,593.38 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHARLENE Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $43,593.38 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DAWN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,593.38 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, GLORIA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,593.38 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURO, DRINA A Employer name Education Department Amount $43,593.38 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, SHIRLEY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,593.38 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, IRENE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,593.38 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, ANTOINETTE P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,593.38 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, EVELYN Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $43,593.38 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DENISE MARIE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $43,593.38 Date 12/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, SURINDER K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,593.38 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, MARISELA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,593.38 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, VERONICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,593.38 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAFIO, DOMENICA M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $43,593.38 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHET, PHYLLIS I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,593.38 Date 10/25/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETHANI, JYOTI N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,593.38 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERKLEIR, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,593.25 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYER, JOHN, JR Employer name Mt Vernon Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $43,593.13 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, SOON M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,592.87 Date 02/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $43,592.85 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $43,592.79 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, SHAWN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,592.77 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, EDITH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,592.76 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGAYDIS, JUSTIN R Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $43,592.50 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, TANASHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,592.40 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDOUARD, VENEL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $43,592.38 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGETSINGER, DENISE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,592.31 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CAROL A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $43,592.31 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUS, HENRY F Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $43,592.24 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MELISSA K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $43,591.78 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ELIJAH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,591.70 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, CARL N Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $43,591.67 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTENBURG, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,591.53 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,591.26 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GWENDOLYN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,591.26 Date 02/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPAGE, JOHN D, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,591.25 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMPSON, MARKEE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $43,591.24 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, ALAN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $43,591.23 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KYLE G Employer name Broome County Amount $43,591.08 Date 04/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISBEE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,591.07 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, CRYSTAL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,591.04 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLON, KETURAH E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,590.99 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER PONTON, JANICE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,590.90 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, AMANDA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,590.83 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEPHANIE L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $43,590.77 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, PENNY J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $43,590.63 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, LORI E Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $43,590.62 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,590.36 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,590.34 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SUMAIRA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,589.95 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, JAMES W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $43,589.87 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINE, WESLEY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,589.83 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ALISON M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,589.80 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARISON, SUSAN J Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $43,589.50 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEMAN, GREGORY M Employer name Washington County Amount $43,589.42 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSITER, JAMES Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $43,589.34 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, STEPHANIE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $43,589.20 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, KIMBERLY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,589.20 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LINDA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,589.18 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTELIANO, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $43,589.17 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System