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 LINDSTEDT-SIMMONS, BETHENE A Employer name Greene County Amount $38,355.42 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORAGONG, BENJAMIN O Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $38,355.31 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILWOL, DWAIN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,355.22 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, MARCY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,355.20 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDGETTE, WILLIAM E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,354.82 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, YONAIRA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,354.72 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, LATONYA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,354.67 Date 04/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, DAWN M Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $38,354.12 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DEBRA A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,354.01 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINGER, NATASHA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,353.84 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, JACQUELINE M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $38,353.79 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATIO, CAREN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,353.76 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEASE, LINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,353.41 Date 05/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, VICKI S Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,353.20 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORINGE, EUGENE B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,353.00 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGROSE, MARK A Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,352.81 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERSOLD, TAMMY A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,352.80 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARISAW, BOBBY L, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,352.67 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JACQUELINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $38,352.46 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KAREN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,352.23 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRANDIS, CYNTHIA R Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $38,351.79 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSKI, ARIANE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,351.60 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHEILA M Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $38,351.20 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XLANDER, FREDERICK R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,350.87 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,350.63 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDA, BONNIE R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $38,350.54 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, PATRICIA K Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $38,350.52 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, SHELLIE L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $38,350.47 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, LEIANA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,350.19 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JOHN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,350.07 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRENCHAK, ADAM M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,349.68 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKI, SARAH C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,349.36 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARE, THERESE M Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $38,349.16 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, MATTHEW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,349.06 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGASSE, JANET L Employer name Madison County Amount $38,348.81 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAL JUSAJ, REBECCA L Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $38,348.62 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, SEAN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,348.51 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTHEIMER, JOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $38,348.48 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, SARA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,348.45 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, SHAUN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $38,348.44 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, ELLIE, III Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $38,347.91 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAMON J, SR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $38,347.89 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JEREMY F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,347.89 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, DANIEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,347.70 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZI, LINDA J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,347.60 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, JEANNE P Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,347.32 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, SUSAN P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,347.22 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOU, XIAO LI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,347.20 Date 11/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCINELL, THOMAS J, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,347.12 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DIEGO, MEGHAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,347.09 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,347.04 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CINDY L Employer name Town of Durham Amount $38,346.58 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTO, SUSAN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,346.45 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLADA, JASON T Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,346.39 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMB, LINDA A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $38,346.30 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, CARYL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,346.02 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, KARL M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,345.88 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, MARY E Employer name Wyoming CSD Amount $38,345.79 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARITE, PAMELA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,345.51 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, ALBERT L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,345.44 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, JENNIFER L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $38,344.95 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLER, KEITH M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $38,344.94 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, CARDEE N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,344.88 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JEREMIAS Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,344.88 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, SCOTT J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,344.79 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARRELL Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $38,344.61 Date 01/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HOLLY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,344.40 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KAREN Q Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $38,344.03 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MEGAN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,343.71 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, GARETH A Employer name Village of Cape Vincent Amount $38,343.29 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERS, PAULINE T Employer name Village of Nelsonville Amount $38,343.00 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DESSIREE Employer name Albany County Amount $38,342.81 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOTE, SHERRY C Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,342.65 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, COLLEEN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,342.56 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARRAH S Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,342.56 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, BENJAMIN B, JR Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $38,342.54 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPKE, PATRICIA K Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,342.42 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLUS, LAURA J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $38,342.21 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, LA VERNE P, JR Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $38,341.99 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,341.99 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, LISA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $38,341.76 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, LISETTE Y Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $38,341.64 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-ALOMAR, RAFAEL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,340.79 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, YVETTE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $38,340.64 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANT, KEITH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,340.39 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRY, CAROL T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,340.22 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, BRUCE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,339.85 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, COURTNEY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,339.61 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRILLO, MARIA V Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $38,339.46 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNO, ILEEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,339.23 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNY, AIMEE M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,339.15 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ANNE M Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $38,338.61 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DONALD E, II Employer name Andover CSD Amount $38,338.55 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, ELIZABETH L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,338.48 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, MEGAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,338.44 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHERYL M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $38,338.40 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,338.00 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUISSEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,337.95 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, PAULA M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,337.82 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELAINE J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,337.81 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System