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 MEDRANDA, MARTHA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,295.35 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RALPH L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $57,295.31 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NICHOLAS L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $57,295.18 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,295.11 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $57,294.80 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,294.74 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $57,294.74 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, STEPHEN E Employer name Fulton County Amount $57,294.62 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDY, SANDRA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,294.38 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOROWSKI, MARGARET Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,293.78 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOHL, DAVID M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $57,293.54 Date 09/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDMANN, DENNIS M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $57,293.36 Date 07/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KYLE A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $57,293.31 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DEBBIE D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,293.31 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKAUS, BEVERLY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,292.88 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MAEVE E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,292.67 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CHRISTINE E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,292.61 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSE A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $57,292.44 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $57,292.06 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, JAY W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,292.06 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, DAMIAN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $57,291.78 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, OLESYA V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,291.54 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKINCHAK, HELEN D Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $57,291.52 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JAMIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,291.30 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMILO, JOHN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,291.19 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDYKE, PAUL W Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,291.17 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTHERS, MARY C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,290.94 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHMAEL, HENA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,290.87 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LINDA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,290.61 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, JEANE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $57,290.38 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, MARK S Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $57,289.86 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, DAVID J Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $57,289.70 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ADRIAN K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $57,289.65 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGILE, MARIE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,289.24 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, JENNIFER K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,289.10 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, YOLANDA Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $57,288.85 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARK Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $57,288.63 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, STEVEN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,288.53 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,287.83 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, MICHAEL W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,286.99 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, CINDY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,286.96 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANZER, NORMAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,286.59 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOHN A, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $57,286.42 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, KARAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,286.31 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,286.06 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, INGA D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,285.92 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RICHARD L Employer name Otsego County Amount $57,285.91 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, WILLIAM H Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $57,285.87 Date 06/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEK, THOMAS H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,285.66 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWOSKI, KEITH W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,285.64 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, REED W Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $57,285.30 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARGARET J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $57,285.28 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $57,285.26 Date 04/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBERDANZ, REBECCA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,284.85 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARETKA, MICHAEL J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,284.71 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $57,284.34 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, DANIEL W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $57,284.27 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, RYAN K Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,284.24 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, STEPHEN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,284.16 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTINE A Employer name Education Department Amount $57,283.95 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CATHERINE Employer name Education Department Amount $57,283.95 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, JUDITH P Employer name Education Department Amount $57,283.95 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CARL R Employer name Education Department Amount $57,283.95 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASANO, STEVEN L Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $57,283.91 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, MARY ANNE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $57,283.75 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIO J Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,283.73 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGLINICKI, SHAWN R Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $57,283.64 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,283.45 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFTA, MATTHEW M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,283.32 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, DEREK S Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $57,283.18 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, ROWLAND W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $57,282.93 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZAROTTA, JANICE Employer name Town of Olive Amount $57,281.79 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, TRAVIS A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,281.63 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ELISA Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $57,281.48 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, TERESA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,281.36 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, TONI M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $57,281.36 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANGANIS, TASSO W Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $57,281.13 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, RICHARD D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,280.88 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DAVID J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $57,280.80 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCHNAGEL, BRETT M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $57,280.28 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, ANNA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,280.17 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JAMES D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,280.11 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ARTHUR E P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $57,279.74 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATEL, ROSEMARIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,279.53 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, INKYUNG Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $57,279.49 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHRU, HEMESH A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $57,279.41 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, KEVIN J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $57,279.01 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILPE, KELLY E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $57,278.97 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, DONALD J Employer name Erie County Amount $57,278.46 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, KEVIN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,278.14 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOPHELES, LISA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,277.94 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICTO, LAUREN N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,277.36 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN C Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $57,276.68 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GREGORY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,276.22 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, CASSANDRA L Employer name Madison County Amount $57,276.20 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, HECTOR L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,276.14 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVONE, SHELBY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $57,276.04 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, ROBERT Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $57,275.96 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATONA, LAURIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,275.91 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, RICHARD A, II Employer name Erie County Amount $57,275.80 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System