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 ESPINOSA, MARIA LUZ A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,796.47 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHALL, SHARON L Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $64,796.45 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, PAUL C Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,796.42 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NELSON J, III Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $64,796.38 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $64,796.23 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, ADRIENNE V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,795.65 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFINO, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,794.96 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINA, JESSICA T Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $64,794.90 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIVERT, MARIE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,794.79 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK-WHEALTON, MONICA E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $64,794.63 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARAJ, MERA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $64,794.10 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENTINO, WILFREDO Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $64,793.92 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, CHRISTIE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,793.83 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, RYAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,793.40 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIZEL, RONALD E Employer name Erie County Amount $64,792.87 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABON, JAMES M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,792.73 Date 02/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, STEPHEN W Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $64,791.32 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, ROBERT T Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,791.22 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, ATHITYA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,791.20 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ZACKARY A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $64,790.80 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, DAVID T, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $64,790.27 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,790.27 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHICO, VINCENT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,790.07 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGI, DENA M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $64,789.94 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $64,789.52 Date 04/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JAYSON R Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,789.44 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JIMMIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $64,789.43 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGRECO, MATTHEW D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,789.35 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, FREDDIE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $64,789.30 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMONIADES, PETER G Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $64,789.27 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, GENE A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $64,789.26 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, KEVIN J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $64,789.23 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, DONALD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,789.22 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, JUSTIN D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,789.21 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDREA N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,789.20 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, NATHAN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $64,789.19 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, EDWARD E, JR Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $64,788.78 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,788.49 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, MARYELLEN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,788.02 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIGRIS, CHRISANN Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $64,787.94 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROBIN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,787.89 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, DARLENE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,787.82 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, RYAN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,787.63 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, RICHARD R Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $64,787.61 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, RUIXING Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,787.57 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEBERG, MAGDALEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,787.27 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGOLA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,787.24 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, WILLIAM K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,786.72 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, VIRGINIA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $64,786.34 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, VICTORIA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,786.13 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTZOG, MELANIE D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $64,785.92 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELVEG, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,785.83 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODLICH, FRANK G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,785.80 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, LEILA C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,785.32 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWINSKI, NITA T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,785.32 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKISENG, JOSHUA D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $64,785.20 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LEI E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $64,785.17 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LAURA K Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $64,785.08 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TERENCE J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $64,785.07 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, CARMEN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,784.97 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $64,784.95 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, CAMILO E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,784.80 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCHE, MARIE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,784.72 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNARI, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $64,784.66 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, JAMES F Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,784.65 Date 02/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, NEIL G Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $64,784.62 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CARLA A Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $64,784.56 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVILL, JENNIFER A Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $64,784.56 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, DOUGLAS E Employer name Madison County Amount $64,784.10 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, MARCO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,783.99 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,783.38 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO-SANSON, DONNA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,782.68 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BRENDA J Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $64,782.15 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, JOAN M Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $64,782.15 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, SHEILA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,782.10 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $64,782.06 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,781.99 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAJ, DONNA Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $64,781.82 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVIA, GINA MARIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,781.27 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANGELO, JOYCE E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $64,781.20 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERDINGER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,780.85 Date 09/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASECEELY, CHRISTINE ANN Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,780.66 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFLAND, HELAYNE Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $64,780.52 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, DENNIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,780.46 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, GREGORY G Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $64,780.33 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALETTA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,779.82 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLDEN, JAYSON L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $64,779.48 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANOS, JAMES C Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $64,779.40 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYORGA, ADRIAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $64,779.16 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANTHONY Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $64,779.04 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, LINETTE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,778.99 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CLIVA H Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $64,778.77 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, LAUREN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,778.61 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEISHA C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $64,778.60 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARGARET A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $64,778.56 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLE, EDWARD F, III Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $64,778.40 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $64,777.94 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, GAYLE A Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $64,777.79 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUNZIO, VINCENT A Employer name City of Rye Amount $64,777.48 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, BENJAMIN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,777.42 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System