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 RUTNIK, RAYMOND J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIOZZO, GREGORY Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $84,427.14 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, ROBERT F Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $84,427.14 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DONALD G, JR Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 05/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, LISA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINOWSKI, WALTER J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, PAUL E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, PEGGY JOAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETO, JOHN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,427.14 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MURA, PAUL M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,427.14 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOWARD F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,427.14 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARSHA L Employer name Education Department Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, DEXIANG Employer name Education Department Amount $84,427.14 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBAB, LIN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVALE, RUTH ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,427.14 Date 09/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, MICHELLE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, JOHN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,427.14 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARY P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $84,427.14 Date 06/26/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,427.14 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KATHRYN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,427.14 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELGIN JOSEPH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,427.14 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTERLY, EILEEN C Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $84,427.14 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONESCALCHI, MICHAEL J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $84,427.14 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BOOKER T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,427.14 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, CATHERINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTIS, MICHAEL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DENISE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUFFI, M GREGORY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,427.14 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PAULETTE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,427.14 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSMAN, MEGAN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULDIN, LARRY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDUSKI, SUZANNE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANC, TANIKA C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $84,427.14 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLETTE, SHEILA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $84,427.14 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSLADE, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $84,427.14 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILLIAM Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONIKEL, KEVIN C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,427.14 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, KATHLEEN D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $84,427.14 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ABATE, DANIELLE N Employer name Erie County Amount $84,426.77 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, LORRAINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $84,426.25 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALCANTE, JOSEPH C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $84,426.20 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ATTA, STEPHANIE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,425.42 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,424.68 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LOGAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,424.61 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENAO, JERRY J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $84,424.25 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSLEY, JULIANE W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,424.23 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JESSY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $84,423.93 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPOWICZ, JAMES J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $84,423.92 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NANCY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,423.84 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DENISE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,423.76 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, JOHN A, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $84,423.60 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, LU ANN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,423.44 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, DAVID G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $84,422.36 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANT, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,422.17 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DENISE L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,421.97 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, SANDRA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,421.29 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDOO, ROWAN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,421.12 Date 06/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, TERESA J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $84,420.92 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RHONDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $84,419.70 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, SEAN L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,419.58 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, SILVIA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,419.49 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSUBA, LUIS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,419.37 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKS, ROBERT L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,418.96 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, RENALDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,418.93 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURZER, GREGORY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,418.29 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUTTON, MARGARET Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,418.16 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MARGARET E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,418.16 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, JOHN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,417.89 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DENISE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $84,417.88 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, ARTHUR T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,417.76 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, SHELLY J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $84,417.69 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZA, RONALD G Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $84,417.55 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, DONNA MARIE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,416.82 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GLEN D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $84,416.76 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, BRENDA D Employer name Orange County Amount $84,416.67 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELISZEK, KENNETH Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $84,416.59 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHMAKER, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,416.44 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFATE, JOHN T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,416.27 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHACA, ESTEBAN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,416.12 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GANGI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $84,416.09 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOFRIO, HECTOR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,416.06 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOCKO, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,415.46 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWICH, ALKA Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,415.36 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRICK, RANDY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $84,415.34 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,415.14 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,415.14 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GEOFF A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $84,414.76 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, LORI Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,414.25 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,414.25 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAC, PAUL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,414.25 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LENNAN, SUSAN M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $84,414.25 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,414.25 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATLAS, JOHN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,414.10 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $84,413.96 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, MARY M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $84,413.53 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, YUANKAI Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,413.48 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOROU, KATHERINE J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $84,413.26 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLAK, JOHN F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,412.98 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System