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The state's highest paid employees in 2018 To see an interactive database of the entire state payroll for 2018, scroll to the bottom of this story.
Rank Name Total pay Title Department
1 Michael Collins $1,069,751.67 Chancellor & SVP Hlth Sciences UMass system
2 Terence Flotte $946,537.47 Exec Dep Chanc Provost & Dean UMass system
3 James Glasheen $671,268.12 Exec VC Innovation & Bus Devel UMass system
4 Martin Meehan $659,167.99 President, University of Mass UMass system
5 Mark Klempner $640,263.06 Exec Vice Chancellor, UMBL UMass system
6 Derek Lovley $630,749.32 Associate Dean CNS UMass system
7 Kumble Subbaswamy $579,302.30 Chancellor UMass system
8 Kenneth Rock $551,800.16 Chairman of Department UMass system
9 Matthew McCall $537,000.40 Head Basketball Coach UMass system
10 Mark Whipple $503,220.38 Head Football Coach UMass system
11 Charles Pagnam $480,813.65 Director, Executive UMass system
12 Jacqueline Moloney $479,848.10 Chancellor UMass system
13 Andrew McCallum $467,973.36 Professor U of M UMass system
14 Peter Reinhart $467,577.94 Dir Inst Applied Life Sciences UMass system
15 Robert Johnson $466,730.86 Chancellor UMass system
16 Normand Bazin $464,538.53 Head Coach - Men's Ice Hockey UMass system
17 William Croft $457,988.54 Distinguished Professor A UMass system
18 Mark Fuller $453,816.84 Vice Chan for Dev & Alumni Rel UMass system
19 John Lindstedt $442,750.12 Exec VC, Admin & Finance UMass system
20 Katherine Newman $441,912.24 Professor U of M UMass system
21 Joyce Murphy $429,954.57 Exec VC, Commonwealth Medicine UMass system
22 Charles Matthews $417,624.21 Chairman of Department UMass system
23 Gregory Wolf $412,633.96 Chief Information Officer UMass system
24 Jeffrey Geller $407,759.53 Professor UMass system
25 Catarina Kiefe $400,221.39 Chairman of Department UMass system
26 Dana Skinner $398,683.24 Director of Athletics UMass system
27 Donald Kilburn $395,346.33 Chief Executive Office, UMOL UMass system
28 James Julian Jr $392,486.79 Executive Vice President UMass system
29 David Polakoff $385,226.72 Chief Medical Officer, CWM UMass system
30 John McCarthy $384,162.72 Senior Vice Provost UMass system
31 Donald Towsley $381,803.56 Distinguished Professor UMass system
32 Michael Czech $380,382.98 Post Retiree UMass system
33 Allan Jacobson $376,208.80 Professor UMass system
34 Murugappan Muthukumar $375,504.70 Wilmer D. Barrett Professor UMass system
35 Timothy Anderson $375,282.39 Dean, Engineering UMass system
36 Mindy Hull $375,000.08 Chief Medical Examiner Medical examiner's office
37 Ryan Bamford $364,593.92 Athletic Director UMass system
38 Sheldon Benjamin $360,177.47 Professor UMass system
39 Joanne Yestramski $357,999.44 Sr VC - Fin, Ops & Strat Plan UMass system
40 Melvin Piercey $357,472.62 Chrm.Of Department U of M UMass system
41 Lila Gierasch $349,632.54 Distinguished Professor A UMass system
42 Todd Emrick $343,797.59 Professor U of M UMass system
43 Michael Leto $343,478.05 Staff Administrator UMass system
44 James Watkins $343,287.23 Professor U of M UMass system
45 John Hayes $341,511.32 VC, Advancement UMass system
46 Michael Malone $340,481.37 VC Research & Engagement UMass system
47 Mohammad Karim $340,176.72 Provst & Exec VC Ac Affair COO UMass system
48 Frank Fazio $338,881.03 Deputy Director, Manufacturing UMass system
49 William Brown Jr $337,617.46 Assoc Dean, School of Mgmt UMass system
50 Marcellette Williams $337,000.28 Vice President UMass system
51 C Aelion $335,517.76 Dean, Public Health UMass system
52 Luanne Thorndyke $334,503.47 Vice Provost Faculty Affairs UMass system
53 Jeroan Allison $333,151.79 Professor UMass system
54 Guangping Gao $331,040.19 Professor UMass system
55 Tricia Serio $326,878.65 Dean College Natural Sciences UMass system
56 Thomas Russell $325,382.56 Distinguished Univ Prof,UMA UMass system
57 Marc Thibodeau $323,190.11 Executive Director CHCF, CWM UMass system
58 Steven Floyd $322,466.86 Professor U of M UMass system
59 Robert Nakosteen $322,097.94 Chrm.Of Department U of M UMass system
60 Christopher Agoglia $320,920.19 Professor U of M UMass system
61 Thomas Moliterno $319,795.69 Assoc Dean, School of Mgmt UMass system
62 Richard Palmer $318,608.74 Head of Department UMass system
63 Gregory Carvel $318,025.32 Athletic Coach UMass system
64 Kavitha Chandra $317,643.47 Professor UMass system
65 Winston Langley $317,001.42 Professor A UMass system
66 Julie Buehler $316,636.92 VC Info Services&Strategy/CIO UMass system
67 Michael Fiore $315,992.14 State Police Sergeant State Police
68 Prescott Stewart $315,241.14 Executive Dir, Advancement UMass system
69 Robert Pura $314,457.48 Cntrct EEs N/Otherwise Categor Bunker Hill Community College
70 James Kurose $312,518.32 Distinguished Univ Prof,UMA UMass system
71 Linda Enghagen $309,060.92 Assoc Dean, School of Mgmt UMass system
72 Martin Richman $309,060.18 Executive Dir, Advancement UMass system
73 Patti Onorato $308,745.59 Assoc VC, CWM Operations UMass system
74 Jack Wilson $306,829.33 President Emeritus UMass system
75 Edward Coughlin $306,287.27 Head of Department UMass system
76 Stephen Cavanagh $306,067.57 Dean, Nursing UMass system
77 Boris Lorberg $305,987.79 Asst Professor UMass system
78 Michael Vayda $303,700.29 Provost & VC for Acad Affairs UMass system
79 Laura Haas $302,769.32 Dean Computer Science UMass system
80 Vivian Budnik $302,106.23 Chairman of Department UMass system
81 James Motley $301,957.56 Chancellor Emeritus UMass system
82 James McNamara $301,559.93 Exec Dir,Ofc of Tech Mgmt UMass system
83 John Wells $301,435.88 Sr Vice Prov Online Education UMass system
84 Hong Yu $301,136.34 Professor (VHRP) UMass system
85 Supriya Chakrabarti $301,065.67 Professor (Director) UMass system
86 James Staros $300,644.76 Professor U of M UMass system
87 Agha Ali $299,636.80 Chrm.Of Department U of M UMass system
88 Deborah Plummer $299,194.48 VC, Diversity & Inclusion UMass system
89 Lisa Calise $298,403.57 Senior Vice President UMass system
90 Charles Emerson $298,314.08 Professor UMass system
91 Sankaran Thayumanavan $297,385.03 Professor U of M UMass system
92 Russell Tessier $297,369.87 Assoc Dean,Coll of Engineering UMass system
93 Joseph Hartman $297,096.03 Dean - Engineering UMass system
94 Kate Lapane $296,775.47 Professor UMass system
95 Sadettin Ozturk $296,446.05 Deputy Dir, Process Developmnt UMass system
96 Julie Chen $295,755.01 VC - Research & Economic Dev UMass system
97 Robert Finberg $295,383.68 Physician (Dual) UMass system
98 Vincent Rotello $295,051.06 Distinguished Univ Prof,UMA UMass system
99 Robert Hallock $294,281.89 Distinguished Univ Prof,UMA UMass system
100 John Kennedy $293,279.55 Vice Chancellor Univ Rel UMass system
SOURCE: Office of the Comptroller

The below dataset covers the entire Massachusetts state payroll for 2018, including the MBTA, but it does not include pay for the first five months for members of State Police Troop F, which the state recorded separately. To see that Troop F pay, scroll down further. To see data for previous years, click here, here, and here.

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