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 HIGGINS, BARBARA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,035.98 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,035.92 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $56,035.89 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, ALLISON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,035.62 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DEBORAH A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $56,035.04 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, KELLY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $56,034.88 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, BECKY L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $56,034.53 Date 07/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ANGELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,034.50 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LINDA D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $56,034.40 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, TRACEY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,034.28 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSA, NICHOLAS Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $56,034.07 Date 05/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, NOREEN Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $56,034.04 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSKIE, SANDRA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,034.03 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN B Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $56,034.00 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHERIE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $56,033.85 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, DAWN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,033.60 Date 03/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOREEN A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $56,033.45 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JENNIFER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,033.27 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, MARK J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,033.22 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $56,033.00 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, NANCY A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,032.59 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BRAMER, KARL R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $56,031.82 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, PATRICK T Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $56,031.40 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW, JUNIOR N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,031.33 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, BRIDGET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,031.27 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALIZIO, JOHN Employer name Orange County Amount $56,031.10 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERZAK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $56,031.09 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGINS, MIA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,031.06 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,031.04 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,031.04 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHL, ROBIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $56,031.04 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, GENEROSO Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,031.00 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, RISHTIA I Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,030.28 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, MELISSA J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $56,030.28 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SHARON R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,030.27 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, LANA M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $56,030.22 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, NIKKI JO Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,029.49 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ALLEN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,029.16 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, TERESA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,028.88 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, GILES S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,028.58 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNESS, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Boston Amount $56,028.50 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, ELAINE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $56,028.49 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, MELINDA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,027.78 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVES, KRISTA Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $56,027.47 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLECKENSTEIN, DEBRA A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,027.44 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRBACK, AMANDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,027.28 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,027.15 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $56,027.04 Date 10/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNOR, THEODIOUS I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,026.78 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSEPH K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,026.68 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARETSKY, MELISSA N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,026.36 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDVUKAJ, VERA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,026.21 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BETH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,026.11 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, JACQUELINE M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $56,025.94 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBROWSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $56,025.69 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYDEN, PAULA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,025.59 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RICHARD J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $56,025.58 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBLE, TONI A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $56,025.14 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNYAK, CHARLENE, MRS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,025.01 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,024.94 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLOWHILL, MICHELLE L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $56,024.93 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MARIE V Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,024.53 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERGE, JASON M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,023.98 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,023.74 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAVER, CELEDONIA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,023.45 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, RAYLENE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,023.15 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DOREEN M Employer name Scio CSD Amount $56,023.09 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNZ, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,023.04 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, JODIE Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $56,022.90 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, FERNANDO R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,022.68 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie County Amount $56,022.53 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUKHMAN, GALINA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,022.53 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, WILBERT Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $56,022.33 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, GEORGE L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,022.23 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDET, JOHN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,022.17 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERNER, CATHY-ANN Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $56,022.07 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,021.90 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESHNICK, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,021.90 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMERMAN, TIM J Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $56,021.89 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ALFREDO Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $56,021.82 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAMIS, JULIA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,021.27 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, BRIAN T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,020.94 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURSON, JAMES T Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,020.81 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAGE, JOHN H, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,019.98 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNIGEL, LAURIE K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,019.92 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, KEVIN L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,019.92 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDIMAN, MARK D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,019.92 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, FELICIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,019.89 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAVELLI-BERBEN, SHIRLEY C Employer name Albany County Amount $56,019.85 Date 03/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYLER, DEAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $56,019.59 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEBIG-ZULLO, DOROTHY O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,019.20 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARIA, CATHERINE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYONA, MARTHA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 09/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, ROSELIS F Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 09/13/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAYUA, MICHELLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, GEORGE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, LAURA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLICKER, GLENN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAZZO, JAMES A Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,019.18 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System