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 KINNICUTT, KEITH J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $57,857.68 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $57,857.55 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, RONALD D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $57,857.49 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THULKE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $57,857.15 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $57,856.75 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, KATHERINE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,856.66 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ELISE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,856.58 Date 08/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GENA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $57,856.54 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBY, ALLAN S Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $57,856.41 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, KOREN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,856.39 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORD, TREVOR H Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,856.37 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANSTEY, CAROL A Employer name Education Department Amount $57,856.37 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISCH, STEPHEN F Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $57,856.03 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUSINSKI, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,855.94 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, INDRA S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,855.94 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOCZEI-BREHM, ELAINE D Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,855.41 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHERYL L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,855.06 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRING, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,854.92 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO-PREMPEH, VICTORIA K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $57,854.59 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, FRANCES A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $57,854.34 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KATHLEEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,854.24 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,854.20 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHARON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,854.04 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPERMAN, BELINDA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,854.02 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICA, ANTHONY J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $57,853.92 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JO ANN Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,853.88 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, EUGENE C Employer name Village of Alden Amount $57,853.81 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANTINO, EDWARD J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,853.41 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, PATRICK P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $57,853.12 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPHAL, NADINE D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,853.06 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLAIRD, ROSEMARY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,853.04 Date 08/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANN MARIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,853.02 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, RITA R Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $57,852.86 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LA TASHA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $57,852.82 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, ALLEN E Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $57,852.60 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIK, MC CALLISTER L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $57,852.18 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, BEATRIZ Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $57,851.81 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DARLENE T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,851.74 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETCHER, SHARON R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,851.62 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, MATTHEW Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,851.61 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, JULIO S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,851.58 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPEJO, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,851.52 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SETH A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $57,851.36 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Rome Amount $57,851.07 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, AMY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,851.05 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DAVID J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $57,850.60 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERNEST J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $57,850.51 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, NICOLE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,850.43 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, DANIEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,850.41 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSAIR, CHARLES D, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $57,850.40 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNINA, ANTHONY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,850.32 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDDIN, NAFIZ Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,850.27 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, NICHOLAS R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,849.91 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, DENNIS D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $57,849.84 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTA, ERIC Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,849.82 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCATORE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $57,849.75 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHLOVITCH, JILLIAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,849.66 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTSONIS, MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,849.54 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, FRANCES A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,849.33 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, BRETT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,849.32 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAL, PEGGYANN Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,849.20 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, CHAD D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,849.17 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, CHERIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,849.02 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHER, ARTHUR J Employer name Erie County Amount $57,848.89 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, TIFFANY K Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,848.88 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,848.58 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KEVIN W, SR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,848.49 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPLEY, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,848.30 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $57,848.27 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,848.20 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,847.99 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KEVIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,847.89 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JEANNE M Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $57,847.83 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIPPOLI, SANDRA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,847.26 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, WILLIAM P, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,847.26 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, HEZEKIAH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,847.21 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBOER, PATRICK H G Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $57,847.17 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVIETTA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,846.62 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JAMES W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,846.16 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTOCK, DANIEL H Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,846.11 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTENS, KENNETH Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $57,846.11 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,845.82 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISCHEL, SHERRI LYNN Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,845.82 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CLAUDETTE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,845.63 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, MARCIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,845.58 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, BRENDA L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $57,845.55 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, JASON M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,845.37 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCA, ROSE B Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $57,845.10 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERSEN, JUSTIN S Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $57,844.60 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTONE, BRAD J Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $57,844.54 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RYAN J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $57,844.34 Date 03/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMITIS, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $57,844.26 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,844.21 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERICH, NEIL B, JR Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $57,843.76 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIANO, ANNA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $57,843.72 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ADAMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,843.62 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROTJE, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,843.50 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTA, ROCCO P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,843.26 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADTLANDER, JOHN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,843.14 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SHARITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,843.07 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System