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 ROTUNDO, ANTHONY R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $75,695.86 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTELLE, KEVIN D Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $75,695.62 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $75,695.24 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTE, MARIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,695.11 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SHARON S Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,694.15 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,694.09 Date 10/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, MARIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,693.83 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, DEBORAH L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $75,693.72 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHEN H Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $75,693.66 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MOORE, RORY T Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $75,693.65 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SYLVIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $75,693.57 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, DAVID W, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $75,693.31 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTRY, JANA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,693.28 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, BRANDY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,692.65 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDAY, HAROLD M Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $75,692.64 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOD, JOSEPH N Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $75,692.33 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYRNIOUDIS, STAMATIOS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,692.02 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APOSTOLOU, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Rye Amount $75,691.40 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIO, PAULO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,690.90 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JAMES E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,690.52 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLISANO, BEVERLY R Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $75,690.44 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERITORE, BETSY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,690.26 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, KAREN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,690.23 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESEN, IRWIN L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $75,690.21 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, DAVID J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,689.52 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORONOVA, AINURA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,689.14 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, JACLYN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,689.09 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGELNICKI, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,687.92 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, DIANE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,686.63 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, STEVEN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,685.98 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $75,685.68 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,685.49 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACH, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,684.95 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, SHANAE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,684.17 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSADA, VINCENT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,684.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TAKISHA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,683.77 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, FRITZ R Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $75,683.20 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, NANCY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,682.74 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLACHTER, KIMBERLY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,682.37 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, STEVEN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,682.27 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANDREW W Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $75,681.92 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, VIRGINIA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,681.32 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, LELAND R Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,680.19 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHANEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,679.75 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LINDA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $75,679.66 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DAVID A Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $75,679.17 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, NAVIN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,678.80 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, BRIAN J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,678.59 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,677.75 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DONNA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,677.74 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RICHARD W Employer name Village of Oxford Amount $75,677.19 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWITT-FENTON, HEATHER G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,676.83 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CARMEN Y Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,676.82 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, GAIL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,676.76 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, BRIAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,676.70 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECVAR, TYLER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,676.01 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARLIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,675.76 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAJUCH, STACY E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $75,674.76 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, BRET T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $75,674.66 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRST, MICHAEL K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,674.60 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,674.33 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, DONALD F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,674.26 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $75,673.85 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GREGORY S, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $75,673.59 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,673.16 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINION, GREGORY S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $75,672.92 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, RONALD C, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $75,672.86 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $75,672.30 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, ZACHARY D Employer name City of Norwich Amount $75,672.13 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,671.89 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKIM, LINDA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,670.80 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNETTER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $75,670.73 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, KATHY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,670.40 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIE, NKISHA V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,670.07 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLIAMENT, BRUCE W Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $75,670.05 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, ROBERT H Employer name Genesee County Amount $75,669.86 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOESSNER, ROBERT J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $75,669.15 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEGA, MATTHEW E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,668.81 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, SHELDON L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,668.70 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICHARD S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,668.66 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARCY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,667.88 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, PHILLIP G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,667.29 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINES, BRIAN E Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $75,666.90 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCATELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $75,665.91 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGIVNEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,665.50 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAR-JACKSON, PAMELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,665.37 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGEWITZ, FRANK O, JR Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,665.18 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZZI, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $75,665.07 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGNOLI, JULIA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,664.84 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Northport Amount $75,664.27 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KAREN N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,663.95 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPEDISANO, RONALD A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,663.75 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, AMEER H Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $75,663.70 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, SHERMAN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $75,663.27 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTSLEY, FRANK W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,662.50 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,662.50 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLISS, AMY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,661.95 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O`BRIEN, JANET L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,661.94 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LORI A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $75,660.83 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JARRED S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,660.32 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System