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 GALLAGHER, JOHN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $106,296.48 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, CATHERINE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $106,296.20 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRADLEY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $106,295.68 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, RONALD Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $106,294.69 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, EILEEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $106,293.59 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, BOYCE D, JR Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $106,293.15 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SCOTT A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $106,292.94 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, MICHAEL R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $106,292.44 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, JACQUELINE O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,291.29 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINGALI, PAUL S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $106,291.28 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARS, MARCUS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,290.81 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLEN, PETER A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,290.76 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, SHANE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,290.00 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSTRAND, KENNETH N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,289.58 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, RHETT W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,289.15 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSE, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,289.12 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FRANCIS E, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $106,288.73 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMER, GREGORY P Employer name Erie County Amount $106,287.16 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, GEORGE F Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $106,287.10 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARR, ROBERT L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $106,286.49 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAH, PATRICIA U Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $106,285.07 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLUCCI, MARIANGELA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $106,284.87 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAL, BARBARA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,282.00 Date 07/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAR, DAVID C Employer name Erie County Amount $106,280.97 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLENSKI, CRAIG M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,280.63 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYAGE, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,280.40 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GREGORY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $106,279.55 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLETTI, VINCENT Employer name Steuben County Amount $106,279.13 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTNIK, ETHAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,278.77 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, MELANIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,277.72 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DANIELLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,276.66 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTREICH, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,276.56 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFANCHECK, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $106,276.55 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLINGHAM, DREW E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $106,276.18 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPER, JASON J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $106,274.10 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINS, LINDA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $106,273.60 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGTON, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $106,273.31 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEPHEN K Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $106,272.90 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTERINO, PASQUALE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,272.86 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARK, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,272.48 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDINA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $106,271.66 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,271.45 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, ROWLAND L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $106,270.89 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADLEIGH, SHAUN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,268.73 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TWEEDY, MARY ANN T Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $106,266.57 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, CARA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,264.45 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEEN, KRISTEN M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $106,263.96 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTHA, ANN R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $106,262.80 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANTHONY A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $106,262.59 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, CHRISTY Q Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $106,262.59 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURZA, GERARD, JR Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $106,262.59 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,262.42 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWDEN, CURTIS P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,262.04 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,262.02 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL CHASE, KATHLEEN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $106,260.65 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPLE, PATRICIA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $106,259.50 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, LISA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $106,258.73 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKHALEVA, ANNA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $106,258.73 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, ANDREA W Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $106,258.73 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, CATHY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,258.53 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIKIS, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,257.96 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIECK, ERIC R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $106,257.84 Date 07/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATTIGAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $106,257.78 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, DARRELL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $106,257.14 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, THOMAS R Employer name Education Department Amount $106,256.88 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANNE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $106,256.83 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, RICHARD A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $106,255.35 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, THOMAS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,255.19 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUL, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,254.45 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KATHLEEN B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,254.06 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, MARK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,253.44 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTA, STEVEN G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,252.75 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENSTETTER, MARRIANNE R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,252.75 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINO-DRISCOLL, VALERIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,252.75 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHERSON, BARBARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,252.75 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,252.75 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, EFFIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,252.75 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,249.88 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER BRADLEY, UNA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $106,249.76 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHER, ALAN R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $106,249.60 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $106,249.38 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SHERON L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,249.35 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,247.92 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTZ, PEGGY S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $106,247.33 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, NICHOLAS Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $106,246.41 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,246.38 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NICHOLAS S, III Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,246.05 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,245.70 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHOLDER, MICHAEL W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,244.91 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITTWER, FREDERICK S, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $106,244.07 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, SANDRA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $106,242.37 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, ROBERT M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $106,240.33 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, WILLIE E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $106,240.02 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, LEAYN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,239.11 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALI, DANIEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,239.10 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,238.81 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HENRY C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $106,238.10 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,237.82 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELZY, KEVIN P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $106,237.35 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OELKERS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,236.87 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System