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 SIMPSON, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,128.75 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR-POMEROY, CAROL L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $38,128.53 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, RACHEL M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $38,128.44 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTO, JEANNIE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SHEILA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,128.11 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, DAWN D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,128.11 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJANEN, MICHELE M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, LYNN M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, KELLY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMM, DIANE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,128.11 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, KARIN M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $38,128.11 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, ALETHA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZONA, ANN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,128.11 Date 06/07/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARCIA J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTO, KELLY L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, JEANINE A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 02/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARGEAU, MICHELE D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANAS, DENISE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,128.11 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAZAN B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,128.11 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTRITTO, JANET Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CYNTHIA C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,128.11 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, CAROL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWIEL, SUSAN A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWHALL, NANCY L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, LISA J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $38,128.11 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, ERIN S Employer name Education Department Amount $38,128.02 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DORIS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,127.71 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAITO, KELLEY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $38,127.68 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANASTRA, BRIAN D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,127.53 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, MARTHA M Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $38,127.48 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZAK, DEBORAH A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $38,126.85 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LISA S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,126.81 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, AMANDA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,126.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIA A Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $38,126.50 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LARRY D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $38,126.46 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ARTHUR P Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $38,126.06 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,126.05 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, ROBERT P Employer name Town of St Johnsville Amount $38,125.96 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, GERALD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,125.82 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, JEAN B Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $38,125.52 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, WENDY A Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $38,125.41 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, KATHERINE Employer name Town of Greece Amount $38,125.25 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, ERIC D Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $38,124.99 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAJAN, PRETAM Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,124.98 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, IZAIAH W Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,124.93 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVINE, C ROBIN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,124.21 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ELENA F Employer name Education Department Amount $38,124.12 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAYNIK, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,124.11 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,123.61 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASFORD, DOUGLAS S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,123.45 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, CLAYTON D Employer name Washington County Amount $38,123.45 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SONIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,123.36 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTMAN, JANICE A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $38,123.33 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONZI, REBECCA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $38,123.28 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, GARY M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $38,123.11 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMOWSKI, JAMIE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,122.96 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCILI, JO ANN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,122.90 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KRISTEN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,122.88 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, JASON D Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $38,122.88 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTAGLIATA, FRANK E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,122.36 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUYK, JUSTIN M Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $38,121.66 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DONNA L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $38,121.65 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASHOF, DLORAH J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $38,121.46 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHAM, COLIN R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $38,120.79 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, PAMELA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,120.78 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, ANDREA R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,120.78 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, JEFFREY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,120.68 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOQUIN, ISABELLE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $38,120.60 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, DIANE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $38,120.53 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, FAITH A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $38,120.30 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,120.20 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, MASON F Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $38,120.19 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $38,120.19 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOWITZ, WENDY I Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $38,119.95 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DALLIS D Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,119.92 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BRANDON R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,119.87 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILFREDO Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,119.51 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, NICOLE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,119.29 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYROT, KAREN S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,119.20 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISONDI, ABIGAIL M Employer name Victor CSD Amount $38,119.12 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASER, DEBORAH L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $38,118.97 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINGLER, DIANA C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $38,118.95 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAM, JIJU Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,118.95 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, STEVEN H Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,118.90 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, CARLOS H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,118.88 Date 03/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULPAUGH, LARRY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,118.74 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, SCOTT W Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $38,118.66 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $38,118.52 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MARIAN I Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,118.47 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,118.40 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, NANCY M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $38,117.91 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, HENRY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,117.89 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, KRISTINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,117.87 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, EUNICE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,117.86 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORAM, PATRICIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,117.86 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JOE Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,117.84 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNER, BRADY J Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $38,117.64 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTZAK, MARY E Employer name Plattekill Public Library Amount $38,117.51 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System