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 DALBEC, DAVID R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,957.33 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, PAUL M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,957.13 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, GARY L Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $70,957.02 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POETZSCH, TINA Employer name Education Department Amount $70,956.86 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISKI, CHAD K Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,956.81 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDOCK, MICHAEL E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,956.78 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,956.69 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIHOCKI, JENNIFER S Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,956.67 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGERFO, JUSTIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,956.58 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOSHUA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,956.53 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, LESIE S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,956.50 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, KEVAN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,956.49 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZE, PAMELA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,956.36 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, MARY K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,956.25 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELE L Employer name Education Department Amount $70,955.88 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELY, JAMES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,955.83 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOSKI, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,955.83 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, WAYNE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,955.79 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFARO, LAWRENCE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,955.73 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, KATHLEEN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,955.60 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,955.58 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKODEM, KELLI J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $70,955.58 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $70,955.58 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, DAVID B Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $70,955.44 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTNIK, ERIK Employer name Education Department Amount $70,955.41 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, STEPHEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,955.37 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRITCKO, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,955.37 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,955.30 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, RENATE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,955.11 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOO, SCOTT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,955.11 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MELVIN H Employer name Town of Somerset Amount $70,954.97 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, ANNEMARIE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,954.88 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, MARYELLEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,954.75 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, ANDREW B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,954.73 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLAND, DANIEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,954.44 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAFICANTE, WAYNE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,954.37 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHAR, SWARN Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,954.21 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORLEDER, ANDRAE J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $70,954.15 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCLOW, LYNN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,954.09 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, KEVIN P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,954.02 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DIANNE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,953.93 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEPERSAD, SHELDON Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,953.91 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, KELLEY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,953.89 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHLER, HENRY M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,953.87 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAND, SHARON P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,953.87 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLA, JOSHUA R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,953.87 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGAR, RICHARD D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,953.87 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROON, THOMAS C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,953.87 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPPEL, STEVEN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,953.87 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,953.87 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,953.87 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAVOR, TREVOR Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $70,953.87 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, CYNTHIA V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, SANDRA P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDORF, SCOTT S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,953.87 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUANNO, BRIAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, CHRIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, AARON T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RICHARD P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, PAUL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBURG, CHARLES P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYZE, MATTHEW S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,953.87 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETNAR, DAMIEN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPPA, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,953.87 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHARON L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,953.87 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GLENN V Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,953.87 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, LYNN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,953.87 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,953.87 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GARY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,953.87 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLETIC, LUCAS M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,953.87 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,953.87 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, BRIAN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,953.87 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWARDT, KARL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULAN, TAMMY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $70,953.87 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBURG, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,953.87 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JUDSON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,953.87 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, CORDELL Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,953.87 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JULIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 02/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLOE, MARY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, JACQUELINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEL-HAWLEY, ROBYN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, ANTHONY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SANDRA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CYNTHIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,953.87 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNINK, BRIAN C Employer name City of Auburn Amount $70,953.52 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REISNER, RHONDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,953.39 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,953.22 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUIBER, KIMBERLY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,953.01 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRUSSO, JM B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,952.99 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MICHAEL N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,952.73 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ANNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,952.72 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTESTABILE, SARA S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,952.43 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DONA JOI Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,952.43 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, LISA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,952.13 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System