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 WIZEMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,326.46 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCTER, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,326.26 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JAMES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,325.79 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, KYLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,325.62 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODE, SOPHIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,325.59 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTO, LORI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,325.42 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARSTYNE, NANCY E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,325.40 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, TIMOTHY D Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $59,325.30 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, DONALD W Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $59,325.04 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITON, CHARI Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,325.00 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANA, JAMES J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,324.91 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROSKY, MARION M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,324.86 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,324.84 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,324.59 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN B, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,324.48 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDI, JOSEPH Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $59,324.33 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUBROECK, CAROL T Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $59,324.04 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BETTE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,323.97 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELISSIER, HUGHES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,323.90 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMAN, PHILIP M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,323.84 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGRUP, MICHELLE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,323.77 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EDWARD E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,323.67 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $59,323.63 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHEY, JULIAN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,323.39 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, W TAYLOR, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,323.26 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, JONATHAN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,323.10 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOBBI, DENISE B Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $59,323.07 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DEAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,322.95 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, WILLIAM P Employer name Erie County Amount $59,322.94 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMUHOSKY, MARY JO Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,322.78 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, RICARDO R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,322.72 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCO, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $59,322.60 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, BRYCE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,322.44 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, SEAN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,322.21 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, REGINA M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $59,322.10 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIERLY, VICTOR N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,321.93 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,321.63 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHMAIER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $59,321.53 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LEANNA R Employer name Town of Kent Amount $59,321.46 Date 04/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, EILEEN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $59,321.44 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, KENDRA E Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $59,321.40 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, JUSTIN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $59,321.18 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZUK, ELZBIETA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,321.18 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMINDO, KENNETH B Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $59,321.08 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DANA S Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $59,320.80 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDELL, EILEEN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,320.70 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, BRADLEY G Employer name Village of Albion Amount $59,320.62 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGEL, RANDALL M Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,320.25 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCA, SUZANNE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,320.09 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSILVIO, CAROLYN M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $59,320.00 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCORRO, LORRAINE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $59,320.00 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIN, MATTHEW Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $59,319.72 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $59,319.30 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,319.08 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELICISSIMO, JOSEPH P Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,319.00 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERARDO, JOAN E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $59,318.89 Date 08/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, CHARLES H Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $59,318.76 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,318.13 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENO, TRACY A Employer name City of Olean Amount $59,317.90 Date 09/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGER, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $59,317.66 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUZER, LORRAINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,317.62 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, AMY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,316.87 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAURO, DEAN C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,316.80 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, MATTHEW Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,316.73 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYTKO, KATRINA G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,316.66 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, KIMBERLY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,316.64 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, SARAH Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,316.38 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, LINDA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $59,315.83 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETTA, KELLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,315.56 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICE O Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,315.50 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, WILLIAM C Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $59,315.36 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADAS, TANYA R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,315.08 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JANE F Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $59,314.96 Date 10/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBEL, NATALIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,314.95 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, JOHN C Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $59,314.68 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, SARAH E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $59,314.66 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, SKYLER D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,314.33 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALERBA, NICHOLAS R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,313.79 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNILLO, KATHRYN J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,313.62 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICOLE D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $59,313.52 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, GIROLAMO Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $59,313.51 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LINDA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $59,313.37 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNANO, JOHN A Employer name Orleans County Amount $59,313.13 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGWAY, SHAWN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,313.05 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JOHN M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $59,312.89 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FONTAINE, KEITH D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,312.67 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDD, RODERICK J Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $59,312.36 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THERESA L Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $59,312.34 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNSMAN, JEFFERY C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,312.28 Date 12/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TAMARA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,312.05 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, LORI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,311.83 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, MICHAEL T Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,311.74 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,311.55 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, TODD H Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,311.46 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JUNE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,311.44 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DEBRA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,311.29 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JILLIAN L Employer name Yates County Amount $59,311.10 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, TYLER S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,310.93 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, WALTER J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $59,310.87 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, PATRICIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,310.50 Date 05/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System