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 WISNESKI, KATHI Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $42,582.19 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCKEL, DAVID R Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $42,581.79 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,581.33 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, MARYANN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,581.17 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RONALD G Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $42,581.08 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DIANE K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,581.05 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, GARNELL W, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,581.05 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL, DAWANA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,580.62 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLTRY, GARNEY H Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,580.20 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, KATHLEEN L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,580.13 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, LEAH M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $42,580.10 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, KIM Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,580.08 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIESEL, JAY D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,580.05 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, PAULA S Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $42,579.79 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACHMANN, COREY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,579.47 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNA, MARY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,579.47 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, KELLY B Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,579.47 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUZIO, JOSEPH W Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $42,579.26 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, CATHY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,579.05 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTOCK, KATHERINE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $42,578.96 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,578.89 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, JAMES Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $42,578.60 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORI A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,578.55 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALNIS, WAYNE J, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,578.48 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARANGO, KARIM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,578.26 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MARCUS C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,578.24 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBURY, ALEIDA M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $42,578.23 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, TEMAN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,577.97 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROR, LEE R Employer name Malone Housing Authority Amount $42,577.86 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, MARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,577.80 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CARLO T, JR Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $42,577.77 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, DUSTIN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,577.73 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEVYN, NANCY A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $42,577.69 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $42,577.43 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUKRATH, SARAH M Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $42,576.90 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, AMANDA Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $42,576.90 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVASIA, LIJU Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $42,576.66 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTOS, MICHELLE K Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $42,576.65 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, MELISSA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,576.62 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TINA L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,576.45 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, LORENZO D Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $42,576.41 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, GAIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,575.60 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAJKA, RACHEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,575.60 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORL, JULIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $42,575.55 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LORI E Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $42,575.48 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRAD, ANTHONY J Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $42,575.46 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEENHOUTS, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,575.19 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEIS, ROBERT J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,575.16 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,575.16 Date 07/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, ALEXANDRA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,575.16 Date 07/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, SEAN W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,575.06 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, CODY R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $42,574.93 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANY, VALERIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,574.88 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,574.77 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, JASON R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,574.61 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, THADDEUS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,574.54 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KENYA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,574.46 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULANGER, ADAM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,574.28 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JEFFREY N Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,573.83 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $42,573.75 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHARLIE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $42,573.40 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, YVONNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,573.30 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, MARGUERITE R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,572.93 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, SCOTT T Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,572.89 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LATOYA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,572.65 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JILL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,572.64 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, MICHAEL R Employer name Albany County Amount $42,572.56 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, JANE M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $42,572.28 Date 06/16/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, JOI Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $42,572.14 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, ANN M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,572.04 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, MARY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,571.58 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZCO, GLADYS E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $42,570.94 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, THOMAS P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $42,570.84 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Rye Amount $42,570.64 Date 04/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERSON, DEBRA R Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,570.55 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELY, KRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,570.22 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, LUIS R Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $42,570.18 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WARREN M Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $42,570.11 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, NEAL T Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,569.86 Date 08/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINER, KELLY A Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $42,569.74 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CASEY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,569.43 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CLEOTIS, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,569.35 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $42,568.84 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, NORIS A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,568.73 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZARSKY, ROSEANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,568.22 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, DARCI L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $42,567.72 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVASSAUR, MARK W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $42,567.66 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PETER Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $42,567.47 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, DAVID Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,567.20 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA L Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $42,567.09 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, KAREN Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $42,567.07 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SIMEON A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,567.00 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, NATALIE M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $42,566.97 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERS, HEIDI L Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $42,566.67 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNO, JOSEPH M Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,566.13 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, PETER A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,566.09 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PORTIA V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,566.04 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWELL, BRENDA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,565.82 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,565.64 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, PATRICIA E Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $42,565.56 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System