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 ESPINAL, JOSE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,917.03 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAVELIL, LOVELY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,916.98 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DAWN W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,916.80 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZONGRONE, JOHN E, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $50,916.77 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HITCOME, BRIAN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,916.18 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, MICHAEL M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,916.10 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKERT, DARLENE G Employer name Town of Concord Amount $50,915.99 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEAU, MYRLIE O Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,915.78 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICIRELLO, JENISE V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,915.44 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, CHAD E Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $50,915.07 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDESSO, PETER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,914.48 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, HOPE E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $50,914.37 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,913.95 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASTER, SHEKUIRA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,913.95 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, DAWN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $50,913.76 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBIN, SHIRLEY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,913.24 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, BESS A Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,913.21 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLEY, DALE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,913.14 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOMARYS E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,913.12 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTRICK, BRUCE WILLIAM Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $50,912.55 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, ALMA M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $50,912.05 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEROME H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,911.92 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, ERNEST F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,911.90 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, BROOKLYN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,911.77 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, CARLOS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,911.37 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, BRIAN Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $50,911.30 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, ARLENE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,911.25 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCCI, ADAM H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $50,911.17 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEOLUWA, DEBORAH O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,911.17 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BRENDON M Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,911.12 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPISARDI, ANNA Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $50,911.10 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGINIA, LINDA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,910.90 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ANTHONY B Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,910.89 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, RUCHELLE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,910.85 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORAY, GREGG S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $50,910.50 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEROTTI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,910.48 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JERALYN Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $50,910.35 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBERG, PATRICIA A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $50,910.35 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, LINCOLN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,909.74 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, PHILIP E Employer name Village of Homer Amount $50,909.57 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROQUE, JORGE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,909.57 Date 01/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSACCO, GRACE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,909.55 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOTE, DOUGLAS S Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,909.54 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHR, JENNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,909.39 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, ROBERT A Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $50,909.18 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, MALCOLM M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,908.72 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORFORD, TODD O Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,908.56 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLON, RUDIS Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $50,908.52 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, SEAN P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,908.46 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAIR, JANEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,908.39 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KIMBERLY J Employer name Village of Philmont Amount $50,908.25 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, AMEER Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,908.20 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,908.16 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, ABEAUTIS S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,908.04 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSERT, JOAN C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $50,907.91 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, TORY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,907.71 Date 09/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAULT, DARRICK L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $50,907.68 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJIBOYE, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,907.56 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHANIE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,907.53 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, DANNY Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,907.49 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRINER, KYLE Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,907.46 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCALA, DANIELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,907.35 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREJCI, KEITH J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,907.34 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARA, MAX J Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $50,907.30 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOW, BRYAN H Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,907.03 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUZANNE, GREGORY T Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $50,907.02 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JENNIFER R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,906.81 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, GERALDINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,906.73 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINE, KENNETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,906.64 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPE, KAREN L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $50,906.49 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, WILLIAM J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $50,906.17 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,905.92 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LISA Employer name Education Department Amount $50,905.78 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMASUTO, VINCENT C, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,904.95 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, UTE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $50,904.85 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $50,904.67 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $50,904.51 Date 05/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, KAREN S Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,904.50 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, GAIL P Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,904.50 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCROSS, ETHAN E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $50,904.23 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORER, JOHN M, IV Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,903.67 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINUCANE, MARIA Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $50,903.58 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, TAMMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,903.53 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVASINA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $50,903.44 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, REBECCA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,903.42 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLATSEK, ISAAC Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $50,903.28 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,903.09 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGER, LEONARD H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,902.88 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, JOSHUA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,902.83 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEBA, MARC E Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,902.42 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, BRIDGET A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $50,902.25 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVELLA, JULIE G Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,902.07 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GARRET R Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,901.53 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, MARIBEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,901.53 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJKOWSKI, LARRY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,901.00 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, ROBYN E Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,900.93 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWCROFT, TAMMY E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,900.72 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGIN, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $50,900.66 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,900.61 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, SHAUN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $50,900.32 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System