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 LACOPPOLA, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,935.60 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLEY, DANIEL F Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $70,935.28 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHAD M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,935.26 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFF, LEE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,935.09 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPRILL, GEORGE W Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,935.09 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINK, BARBARA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,935.09 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,935.04 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,935.00 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIGORYANTS, NATALYA V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,934.90 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKSTADER, PAMELA M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,934.88 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RYAN D Employer name Madison County Amount $70,934.78 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,934.66 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOFSKY, DAVID M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,934.61 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, AMANDA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,934.34 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JAMES B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,934.15 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,934.11 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EDWARD L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,933.87 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK, HARRY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,933.87 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, SHERRY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,933.87 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, CELESTE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $70,933.86 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZAK, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,933.80 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTE, JEAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.77 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SHARON L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELANIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, SEAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSCHALD, ALAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERNIG, TIMOTHY G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, HAMIDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILPATRICK, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDAKHAYEV, PETER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSING, EVAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFRE, TODD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, DOUGLAS E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PATTI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPATSOS, JOHN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARMA, REMYA RAMESH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,933.76 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTLAND, BRUCE G Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,933.76 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, MARY A Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $70,933.76 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICKETT, KEVIN G Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAXANIAN, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,933.76 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIZARD, KOLL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,933.76 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, STANLEY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORES, CHARLES J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUTMAN, ROBERT P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEFAN G Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,933.76 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMATTEO, ELIA T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, GREGORY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBY, JACQUELYN R Employer name Education Department Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITCH, CHERYL M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,933.76 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, AHBDUL Employer name Education Department Amount $70,933.76 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIAK, MARK C Employer name Education Department Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, THANH H Employer name Education Department Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,933.76 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLEN, THERESE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSBURY, JOHN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZI, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,933.76 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, LUKE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT HENRY, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of State Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBUSH, JOHN Employer name Department of State Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMOS, ERIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIENKEN, ALFRED G, II Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,933.76 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, EDWIN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESEZ, STEPHANIE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,933.76 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNIS, CASSANDRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,933.76 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKY, JANET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,933.76 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENA, JOHN A, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,933.76 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, VINCENT F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,933.76 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, LIHUA S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,933.76 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGEAU, PAUL R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,933.76 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETTE, CHAD A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,933.76 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, ALLISON MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZ, MARY ANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, YING KAY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MARTHA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOL, TIMOTHY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, DIANA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,933.76 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRARY, BART A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $70,933.73 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACOB M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,933.52 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSEPH L Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $70,933.37 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, CHERYL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,933.36 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, DEIRDRE F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,933.36 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, MARIANNE S Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $70,933.30 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYLOWICZ, JANINE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,933.23 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BENJAMIN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,933.21 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTRI, SALVATORE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $70,933.13 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SARAH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,932.91 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, CHAD J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $70,932.56 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWIEL, BRUCE S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $70,932.50 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CONNIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,932.45 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMER, NATHAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,932.45 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOTT, STACEY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,932.39 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARS, SHARON E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,932.39 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, MEI F Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,932.31 Date 07/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System