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 BUERKEL, KAREN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,228.93 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKIN, COLLEEN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,228.71 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACONA, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $80,228.61 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JANICE SNYDER Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $80,228.51 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINES, AMY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,228.18 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JASON W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,228.18 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, LAUREN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,228.06 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANORQUI, RICHARD Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $80,228.03 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMMONE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,227.30 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $80,227.22 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, HARPREET Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,227.17 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, FRANKLIN F Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $80,227.04 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARREN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,226.86 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANS, LYNNETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,226.69 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JEREMY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,226.60 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MATTHEW D Employer name Livingston County Amount $80,226.57 Date 02/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASSO, JASON A Employer name Livingston County Amount $80,226.57 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, THOMAS R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,226.52 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKINS, MOSES Employer name Albany County Amount $80,226.39 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LEONARD H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $80,226.38 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,226.17 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, YING Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,225.72 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-FALU, AIXA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,225.40 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, STEPHEN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,225.00 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUDREY, ROBERT J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $80,225.00 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $80,224.99 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARK D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,224.93 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, STEVEN F Employer name City of Lockport Amount $80,224.67 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTICH, KIMBERLY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,224.16 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKHAILOVA, LIOUBOV A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,223.92 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CARMEN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,223.84 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, MARK H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,223.47 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEAT, KEITH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,223.12 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, STEVE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,221.25 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEYMAN, LYUDMILA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,221.07 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGALO, ALEKSANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,221.07 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMINATI, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $80,220.20 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUEHRS, GARY E Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $80,220.18 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ROBERT J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,220.16 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENHAM, NANCY E Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $80,220.02 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DAVID M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $80,219.88 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEITH C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,219.82 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, JAMES E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $80,219.43 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, EDGAR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,219.37 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, JAQUELINE P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $80,218.91 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE-HILL, GWENDOLYN E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,218.85 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTRONE, TRACEY J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $80,218.64 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLA, FRANK P Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $80,218.40 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITEK, JAMES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,218.27 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTERMINE, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,217.99 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ALAN E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $80,217.82 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, HOWARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,216.60 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $80,216.48 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DANIEL T Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,216.47 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, OMAR J Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,216.43 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASI, JULIE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $80,216.40 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, GREGORY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,216.20 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISE, LYNNE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,216.07 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,215.94 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JAMES R. Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,215.75 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, WILLIAM C Employer name Wayne County Amount $80,215.65 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMANN, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $80,215.57 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HORA, CHADD V Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,215.29 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAB, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $80,215.12 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOGUE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $80,214.99 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKELSCHERER, PAUL T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $80,214.94 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $80,214.70 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKAVE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $80,214.68 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, JEFFERSON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,214.62 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, RACHEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,214.02 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, SHEILA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $80,214.02 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $80,213.80 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES, RICHARD Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $80,212.86 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,212.81 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, QUENTIN D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $80,212.44 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSZKOWSKI, NEREIDA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,211.84 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $80,211.72 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILHERME, JENNIFER M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,211.28 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELARDI, NECTARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,211.14 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, LEAH C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $80,210.98 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWARKER, CORY W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $80,210.61 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET-GREIG, ELSIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,210.01 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, BRUCE Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,209.86 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DENNIS L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $80,209.84 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLINO, VERONICA E Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $80,209.53 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN T Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $80,209.39 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, CODY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,209.26 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISLEY, KURT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,209.16 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBURGH, TIMOTHY T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $80,209.16 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, MICHELE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,208.96 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, SCOTT L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,208.63 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAYLORD A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $80,208.47 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, SCOTT L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $80,208.34 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, RITA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,208.20 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUZZA, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,208.14 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, LYNNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,208.13 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, CRYSTAL O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,208.05 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHEILA Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $80,207.74 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGER, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,207.52 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, MARK L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $80,207.33 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System