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 KILCULLEN, JAMES Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,230.36 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,230.23 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGEN, PETER G, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,230.07 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWASSER, DANIEL T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,230.04 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JASON A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $50,229.92 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTRIE-FISHER, OMAR K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,229.38 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, DEREK J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,229.38 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $50,229.36 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ROBERTA S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $50,229.35 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, SARAH C Employer name Albany County Amount $50,229.05 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $50,229.01 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, JENNIFER J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,228.98 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, KAREN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,228.87 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, KATHLEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,228.64 Date 04/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,228.63 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROELL, CHRISTINE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,228.54 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,228.25 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MILLICENT Y Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $50,228.16 Date 09/14/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ZACHARY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,228.16 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBWACHS, AVI J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,228.16 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, RONALD L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $50,228.16 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, GEORGE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,228.16 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, GWENDOLYN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,228.16 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS-CAMPBELL, VALERIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,228.16 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, DESIREE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,228.16 Date 12/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAM, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,228.04 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, SILVA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $50,228.03 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, MALCOLM K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,227.99 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,227.58 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTERDALE, STEVEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,227.30 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, NEIL S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,226.99 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, HAROLD Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,226.85 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINK, CATHY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,226.81 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,226.63 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAO, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,226.61 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, NIDA Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $50,226.52 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NANCY M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,226.41 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JULIE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $50,226.30 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, STEPHANIE E Employer name Long Lake Fire District 1 Amount $50,226.08 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCA, LESLIE A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $50,225.76 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JESSICA L Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $50,225.67 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEULNER, LYNN A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $50,225.58 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PHILLIP Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,225.38 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, DELORES E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,225.32 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, ESTHER C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,225.26 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORAN, BERNICE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $50,225.26 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, THOMAS A Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $50,225.24 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,225.18 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESMANICH, KATHERINE M Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $50,224.94 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, SAMUEL S Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,224.93 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, MICHELE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,224.70 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEMER, CHRISTINE S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,224.70 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, TEODORO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,224.62 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, GEORGE N Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,223.95 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSER, GARY W Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $50,223.45 Date 09/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, PATRICIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,223.42 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BEVERLEY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,223.32 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,223.08 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CAROL Y Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,222.89 Date 01/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, KRISTIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,222.88 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,221.86 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ALLYSON N Employer name Erie County Amount $50,221.77 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, RICHARD M, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,221.72 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRAOLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $50,221.45 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, TANYA MONICA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,221.33 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICHERT, MARYANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,221.32 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIENA, FREDDY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,221.25 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, MICHELLE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,220.61 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLMART, LAUREL D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,220.60 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, E LISA Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $50,220.42 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $50,220.14 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, KENNETH A Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $50,220.10 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERMAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,219.36 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN M, SR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,219.33 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWBERGER, DEBRA L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,219.22 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, ERICH S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $50,219.22 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEABOLD, DYLAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,219.22 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEKE, SHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,219.20 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDY, GARY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,219.18 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $50,218.39 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ANDRES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,218.26 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA, CONCHETTA R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,218.16 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWEEK, JOAN E Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,218.11 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TRACEY J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $50,218.10 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOLD, AILEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,218.06 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $50,218.04 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,217.99 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANDRE D Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,217.86 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, JUSTIN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,217.58 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANEY, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $50,217.55 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIRANO, ANTHONY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,217.34 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, BEVICE E Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $50,217.04 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESCO, MARILYN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,216.96 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,216.96 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUSSMAN, CHARLES Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,216.84 Date 08/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, KATHLEEN P Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $50,216.55 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PETER J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,216.48 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, ANNE I Employer name Medina CSD Amount $50,216.47 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, DWIGHT A Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $50,216.26 Date 12/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIN, MARC G Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,216.06 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System