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 MILHAM, MARY E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $38,960.95 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIETCHY, THOMAS F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,960.93 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTSLEY, PATRICIA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $38,960.88 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTER, DARLENE Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $38,960.73 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAKIN, PATRICIA L Employer name City of Oneida Amount $38,960.69 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RUTH Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $38,960.63 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DAVID M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $38,960.49 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULLS, BRENDA H Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $38,960.48 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNENBACH, JAMES E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $38,960.40 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, ROY S Employer name Town of Stratford Amount $38,960.40 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ALAN R Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $38,959.91 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROLYNE A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $38,959.91 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANTOINETTE S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,959.91 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $38,959.87 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JAMES L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $38,959.77 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRAN, TAMMASITA E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $38,959.77 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, SUSAN K Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,959.65 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NATHANIEL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,959.57 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ANNA J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,959.19 Date 06/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISERMAN, TAFFELA L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,958.89 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBZIAR, IRENE Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $38,958.87 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, MARYANN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $38,958.78 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARK I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,958.71 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, ATHENA Employer name Education Department Amount $38,958.65 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOYCE A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $38,958.48 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, YOLANDA C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,958.42 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENDORF, MEGHAN L Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $38,958.39 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, DYANA J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,958.33 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, ERICK W Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $38,958.30 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MARVIN J, SR Employer name Town of Wells Amount $38,958.09 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DELORIS V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,958.07 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, JANE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,957.94 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNERT, DANNY L Employer name Town of New Bremen Amount $38,957.74 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, DEREK D Employer name Barker CSD Amount $38,957.58 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, FRANKLYN A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $38,957.21 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, PATRICIA L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,956.72 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,956.46 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, TANYA S Employer name Erie County Amount $38,956.44 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MWANGI C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $38,955.67 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOANNE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,955.56 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, PAULA A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $38,955.01 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, JOELENE E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,954.96 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARO, STEVEN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $38,954.92 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUER, BENJAMIN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,954.84 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZELLI, JOSHUA T Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $38,953.80 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, SANDRA G Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $38,953.75 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, CODY E Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $38,953.59 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, SARAH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,953.48 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELZL, DIANE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,953.37 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, LINDA A Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $38,953.33 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, SIOBHAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,953.18 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, EDDIE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,953.18 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, KEVIN J Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,953.00 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, ANTHONY Employer name Erie County Amount $38,952.69 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFENDORF, GAYLE M Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $38,952.62 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RAYMOND E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $38,952.16 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWES, TANIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,951.84 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSON-MYERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $38,951.56 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENIN, RICHARD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,951.48 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICK, BRADLEY Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,951.41 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DAVID M Employer name Town of Scott Amount $38,951.04 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICOGNA, PASQUALE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,950.91 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,950.80 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, LON L Employer name Town of Hammond Amount $38,950.70 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIKLINSKI, RITA R Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $38,950.56 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELNICKI, DANIEL J Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $38,950.52 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOST, LESLIE A Employer name Washington County Amount $38,950.08 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLER, GRETCHEN L Employer name Town of Union Amount $38,950.07 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,949.48 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATIYEH, MOHUMMED Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,949.42 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, JONATHAN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,949.30 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, ANDREA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,949.25 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALCYNSKI, KYLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,949.09 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AUTUMN M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $38,948.96 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFARI, COLLEEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,948.96 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRAPUTO, GASPARE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,948.65 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, JACK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,948.60 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, SITARA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,948.44 Date 06/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, NEIL E Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $38,948.33 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, MARY ELLEN Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,948.21 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSBROOKS, ANGELA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,948.01 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEMANN, MARSHA L Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $38,947.76 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOYCE F Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $38,947.69 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCHINI, SUSAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,947.63 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, MICHELE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,947.47 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, EMERALD A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,947.39 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,947.25 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE-JOHNSON, RO ANNE G Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $38,947.18 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CORY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,947.00 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MARK E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,946.77 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, ROBERT P Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,946.56 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, FRANCES H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,946.51 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,946.27 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, DAMIAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,946.18 Date 05/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $38,945.98 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, STEPHEN D Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $38,945.88 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDRAK, ALANAH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,945.86 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, FLAMINIO F Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $38,945.74 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEATH, LAUREN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,945.70 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, JAMES R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $38,945.57 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System