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 KOPICZAK, ANDRZEJ Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,959.85 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JAMES G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,959.53 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACINO, FRANKIE A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $67,959.51 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, DONALD G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $67,958.48 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLOW, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,958.28 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, ALEX J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $67,958.26 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAL, EILEEN F Employer name Erie County Amount $67,957.33 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, SHWETA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,957.18 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN-BOYEA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,956.85 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSTEIN, GEORGE Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $67,956.57 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, DONALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,956.09 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMERMAN, DEBRA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,956.00 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNO, DAVID Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $67,955.96 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, BRYAN A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,955.72 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERZ, JOAN C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,955.70 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLACE, ELAINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,955.70 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZACK, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,955.55 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $67,955.50 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARLI M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,955.39 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARTHA B Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,955.10 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CATHERINE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,954.82 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, SHARI S Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $67,954.58 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, ALAN J Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,954.41 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONEY, AIMEE E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $67,954.26 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, MATTHEW P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,954.08 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MARVIN J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,953.98 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIDENBAUER, ROBERT E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,953.95 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKOFF, BRAD T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,953.81 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, HERMAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,953.78 Date 02/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOOGT, PHILIP A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $67,953.76 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,953.66 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDENSLAGER, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $67,953.54 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, THOMAS P Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $67,953.35 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, BRIAN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,953.24 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWK, TERRY D Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $67,952.80 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDAE, KENNETH K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,952.79 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DEBRA J Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $67,952.78 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAR, MELISSA ANN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,952.61 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTCHER, FREDERICK C Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,952.59 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIVINSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,952.49 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFER, SHIRLEY D Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $67,952.29 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBERT, TIMOTHY G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,952.00 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, IVAN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $67,951.99 Date 07/01/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $67,951.97 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZEL, ROXANNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $67,951.94 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MARION E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $67,951.89 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERIN, ALLISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,950.74 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDO, BRIANNA E Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $67,950.25 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZRAHI, NANCY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $67,950.20 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCENSKI, RAY E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $67,949.58 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BRADLEY W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $67,949.39 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CINDY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,949.15 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, KAROLINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,948.99 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHEN, JOHN W Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $67,948.87 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLER, ANDREW L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $67,948.52 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, KERRI S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,948.43 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, SHARON A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $67,948.40 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,948.38 Date 02/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSIE, JOANNE L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $67,947.88 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, KEISHA M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $67,947.62 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTERELL, LISA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,947.49 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, SCOTT G Employer name City of Beacon Amount $67,947.35 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EUGENE R, JR Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $67,947.05 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ARISTIDES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,946.96 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIAM, RICKY O Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $67,946.92 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURT, CYNTHIA P Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $67,946.72 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BART, DEBORAH W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,946.43 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTSMAN, SUSAN S Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $67,946.18 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUVALL, ALBERTA P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $67,946.16 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ANTOINETTE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $67,945.48 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAS, MARY C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $67,945.30 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,945.26 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSZ, THOMAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,945.04 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DERRICK D Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,944.96 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VENTURE, COURTNEY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,944.67 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAETANO, ALESSANDRO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,944.58 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOHN L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,944.14 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, DUSTY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,944.04 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORFMEISTER, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $67,944.02 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, REGINA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,944.02 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, PATRICIA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,944.02 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAMONT Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,944.00 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, GLORIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,944.00 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, NANCY P Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $67,943.84 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, HAROLD D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,943.78 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOUE, ROBERT G Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $67,943.49 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEMINA, PETER J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,942.24 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASHONIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $67,942.16 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDAL, PRENETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,941.73 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, MAURICIO E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,941.06 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFFMAN, EDMUND M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $67,940.90 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, SALVATORE, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,940.63 Date 09/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTINO, KENNETH A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $67,940.09 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, SANDY R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $67,940.05 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, ABBY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,939.98 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCOAST, LEE T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $67,939.93 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, ROBERT F Employer name Albany County Amount $67,939.63 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLMANN, CHARLES P, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,939.16 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENESTE, RACHEL Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $67,938.46 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, NICOLE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,937.80 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System