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, BENEDICT, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $96,361.67 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,361.20 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,361.19 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,360.94 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, LILA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,360.71 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLACE, JOHN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $96,360.40 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, GLORIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,360.16 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, HARSHAVARDHANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,360.16 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, SANDRA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,360.16 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $96,359.90 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELAJA, ABIOLA O Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $96,359.74 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,359.38 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SLOANE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,359.12 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JAMES G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,359.12 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, BRYAN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,359.12 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, STEVEN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,359.12 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, DAVID B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,359.12 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHWAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,359.12 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATPALLY, RAMAKRISHNA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,359.12 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, JOHN R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $96,358.36 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, GEOFFREY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,358.34 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKEL, MARLEE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,358.34 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFF, AUGUST H Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $96,358.33 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMILLERI, ELIZABETH R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $96,357.08 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, MICHAEL Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $96,356.85 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,356.76 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,356.21 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNAARS, SHANNON E Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,354.95 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $96,354.86 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULIANOS, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,354.45 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,354.35 Date 11/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALA, BRIAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,353.79 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSKINEN, KYLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $96,353.15 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZDZAL, JASON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,352.74 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, TYLER J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,351.67 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSICK, JOHN T Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,351.02 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, CHRIS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,349.61 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,348.72 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MARCO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,348.36 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,348.27 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASHOMB, LAWRENCE L, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $96,347.67 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, RICHARD A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $96,346.64 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, THOMAS R Employer name Columbia County Amount $96,346.51 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ELAINE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,345.86 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTAZZI, CHRIS J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,345.86 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EDELINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,345.21 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, WILLIAM P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,344.82 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDS, DEBORAH N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,344.82 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, THEODORE J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,344.82 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, KAREN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,343.52 Date 03/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ROBERT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,343.52 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KENNETH C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $96,343.22 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JARED M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $96,342.41 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $96,342.24 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, DIANA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $96,341.73 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,341.54 Date 11/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,341.54 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMERSO, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,341.54 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN-LANE, JOAN H Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,341.18 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CLINT C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $96,341.06 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, DAVID J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $96,340.74 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,340.64 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEFFREY C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $96,339.70 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, MARC L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,339.35 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PAMELA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,338.32 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,338.20 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPPEN, ROSS Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $96,337.85 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, ANTHONY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,337.63 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTERGREEN, JONATHAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,337.02 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON, GREGORY N, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $96,337.02 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, KAREN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,336.76 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, SCOTT M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $96,336.44 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARO, CATHI-ANNE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $96,336.44 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JOSEPH J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $96,335.97 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARK W Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $96,334.52 Date 01/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUZZO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,334.25 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, JAMES C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,333.67 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CHERYL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,332.77 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKSNIS, EDWARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,331.91 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERETT, JAMES P Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $96,331.82 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, VICTOR G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,331.67 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLKA, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,331.28 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, ALBERT H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,331.24 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWIZRAL, MYCROFT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,330.52 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,329.48 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRAMBOISE, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,329.07 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILES, THOMAS A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,328.96 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCAGLIA, KARA A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $96,328.96 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, REBECCA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $96,328.85 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LATREASE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,328.84 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFOUR, SUSAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $96,328.70 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, JEFFREY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $96,328.22 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RAYMOND E Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,327.14 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATOR, ANTHONY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,326.75 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $96,326.66 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MARILYN DAVEY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,326.61 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,324.80 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARP, LESLIE M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $96,323.56 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, QIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,322.98 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORALEMON, BRIDGETTE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,322.98 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System