Snapshot: 145 Mass. state retirees take home more than $100,000

By Matt Carroll, Boston Globe | Feb. 24, 2009
The number of state retirees who take home more than $100,000 exploded between 2003 and this year, climbing from 33 to 145. State Police have the most retirees on the list – 43. The University of Massachusetts Amherst has second most, with 36. Tops on the list is Dr. Arthur Pappas, retired from the UMass Medical School, with a pension of more than $232,000.

The top chart shows the number of retirees from each state department through the years. (Not all years were available.) The second chart shows the top 25 earners. The data at the bottom lists all 145 who take home more than $100,000.

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Annual pensionLast nameFirst nameTitleDepartmentDate of retirement
$232,718.40 PAPPAS MDARTHURUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL19990630
$202,417.92 ROSSINI MDALDOUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20081205
$202,158.12 SPEROUNISFREDERICKUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20091231
$198,205.92 BULGERWILLIAMUMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE20030902
$195,808.20 HOGANWILLIAMUNIVERSITY OF LOWELL20060707
$190,231.20 SEYMOURCHARLENAUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20090630
$189,668.52 STEINBERG, M.D.GERALDUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20020530
$177,629.52 FARRISRICHARDUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20021019
$162,059.52 HARRINGTONNANCYPRESIDENTSALEM STATE COLLEGE20070731
$161,153.64 TERRYESTHERUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20090630
$158,379.24 KARASZFRANKUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20040531
$155,502.12 CARBONE MOTTAJANICEEXECUTIVE DEANMIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE20090930
$153,045.72 BARTLEYDAVIDPRESIDENTHOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE20040101
$152,002.08 SCIBELLIANDREWPRESIDENTSPRINGFIELD TECH.COMM.COLLEGE20040630
$149,762.64 WEGMANDAVIDUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20091231
$147,312.60 DRISCOLLDAVIDCOMMISSIONER OF EDUCATIONDPT ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY ED.20070831
$145,842.72 EDWARDSLEEUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20060831
$145,379.16 DELANEYMARKSUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20091216
$144,040.92 HEINEMANHELENPRESIDENTFRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE20060131
$142,787.28 SLAKEYLINDAUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20060831
$142,372.68 BYRON, JR.FREDERICKUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20030630
$139,960.80 WHEELER MDHUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL19981005
$135,674.64 GOODMAN PHDHUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20061031
$135,298.44 ROBBINSTHOMASSUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20060610
$133,552.92 CLAPPDANIELUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020630
$132,673.44 LAPKINDIANEPROVOSTSALEM STATE COLLEGE20090109
$132,321.96 RIFKINJANETUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20090630
$131,007.00 DUMONTMATTHEWPSYCHIATRIST SPECIALISTDMH METROSUBURBAN(METRO WEST)20030930
$130,784.64 ECKHERT MDNANCYUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20020615
$130,221.36 BENCHLAWRENCEUMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE20090207
$130,114.68 LEHENYJAMESUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20050218
$130,096.32 BRATTMICHAELUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20001117
$129,900.24 COHENJOSEPHPHYSICIAN SPECIALISTLEMUEL SHATTUCK HOSPITAL20090731
$129,272.40 ESPOSITOLOUISUNIV. OF MASS/DARTMOUTH CAMPUS20060831
$128,821.68 ROSENBERGLAWRENCEPSYCHIATRIST SPECIALISTBROCKTON MULTI C/O TAUNTON SH20040619
$128,786.40 CLYDESDALEFERGUSUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20080630
$127,342.80 WALSHTHOMASDEPUTY SUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20081231
$126,283.68 SINGER, PHDJOSHUAUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20090731
$125,778.96 WILLISCLEVEUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20070831
$125,346.24 ENNIS, MDFRANCISUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20031231
$125,287.92 REINISCHBODOUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20070831
$125,165.04 MACKNIGHTWILLIAMUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST19991031
$123,885.00 MESSELAARDIRKUNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS20091130
$123,685.56 DOBSON, JR. PHDJAMESUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20091231
$123,075.96 HIBBARDBRADLEYDEPUTY SUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20040612
$122,504.76 SMITHROBERTLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20091231
$121,738.08 AMICKCAROLPHYSICIAN SPECIALISTLEMUEL SHATTUCK HOSPITAL20020702
$121,708.32 BROWN, PHDNEALUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20020530
$120,817.80 DRACHMAN MDDAVIDUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL19990328
$120,704.04 DIFAVAJOHNSUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20011231
$119,921.40 CAULFIELD, IIIJOHNLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20060802
$119,864.52 KIBELCHRISTINEUNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS20030831
$118,790.28 GRIGG PHDPETERUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20080430
$117,456.60 FITEKATHERINEUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20070126
$117,170.40 PARESCOTTMASS PORT AUTHORITY20071231
$116,795.52 TERCEIRO, JR.EDWARDVICE PRESIDENTMOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLL20090630
$116,659.08 NOYESCHARLESDEPUTY SUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20060805
$116,620.20 WAGNERROBERTUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20030630
$115,792.20 GOODWINSUSANUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20031231
$115,459.68 MARCUMROBERTUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020615
$115,224.12 VONFLATERN, IIILEONARDMAJORSTATE POLICE20091231
$115,131.24 REGANGERARDCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20091021
$114,779.76 ZOMPALEVERETTUNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS20070531
$112,899.60 KELLYJOHNLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20060805
$112,714.44 ST. MARYDONALDUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020615
$112,544.40 ANDERSONGLENNDEPUTY SUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20020202
$112,498.44 AITKENNORMANUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020630
$112,275.72 COLETTA IIIGERARDMAJORSTATE POLICE20090207
$112,066.92 BEURMAN-ELLISONLAURAMAJORSTATE POLICE20071229
$111,974.40 TIPPER PHDDONALDUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20040701
$111,920.04 FOLEYTHOMASSUPERINTENDENTSTATE POLICE20040527
$111,658.08 MARCUMJAMESUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020615
$111,333.96 FARBERBARRYUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20091017
$111,089.16 ZEKANDONALDUNIV. OF MASS/DARTMOUTH CAMPUS20090930
$111,087.60 STAUBERVINUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20060128
$111,071.52 CATTANIEDUARDO HUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20091231
$111,067.80 STURMHARLANUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20040107
$110,897.16 PARTEEBARBARAUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20031231
$110,609.64 QUITTMARTINUNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS20020615
$110,472.84 REGANPAULLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20030307
$110,389.68 LAPRELROBERTMAJORSTATE POLICE20070303
$110,223.60 SHEEHANJAMESMAJORSTATE POLICE20050604
$110,135.76 CATALANOMARTHAMAJORSTATE POLICE20070430
$109,801.44 LEMAYGARYMAJORSTATE POLICE20071229
$109,327.20 STECCHIJANICEUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20030630
$109,309.32 SMITH MDEDWARDUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20000218
$109,212.12 MALKINSTEPHENUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20080531
$108,460.44 MCGILVRAYTHOMASMAJORSTATE POLICE20070303
$108,175.32 SULLIVANKENNETHMAJORSTATE POLICE20091231
$107,783.28 NEERGHEEN, M.D.CHABILALPHYSICIAN SPECIALISTWESTERN MASS HOSPITAL20070706
$107,568.36 FEENEYDAVIDEXECUTIVE DEANBRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE20090304
$107,538.84 KELLYKEVINMAJORSTATE POLICE20080510
$107,510.76 HANSONALLENUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20080126
$107,288.76 HEPLERPETERUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020615
$107,248.32 CARROLLCHARLESUNIV. OF MASS/LOWELL CAMPUS20090831
$106,670.88 WEBSTER DVMWILLIAMUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20020530
$106,370.76 HILLMANREEDSTATE POLICE19990312
$106,200.36 LANGFORD, IIIOSCARLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20040611
$105,994.20 CUNNINGHAMJOHNLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20020216
$105,923.88 GRABOWSKIDANIELMAJORSTATE POLICE20091102
$105,731.76 GOFFTHOMASSUPERINTENDENTESSEX SHERIFFS' OFFICE20090102
$105,353.16 MCCARTHYMARYJANEDEANMIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE20090815
$105,040.32 BUSAJOHNCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20090630
$104,970.60 STORYRONALDUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20060802
$104,670.36 FLYNNCHARLESCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20081118
$104,562.36 LILLYBRIANDETECTIVES CAPTAINSTATE POLICE20080830
$104,554.44 DAVIESHANLYNUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20060831
$104,339.40 DIPIPPORONALDUNIV. OF MASS/DARTMOUTH CAMPUS20040630
$104,024.28 GRAYRONALDCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20071031
$104,010.12 WOODCOCKCHRISTOPHERUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20061231
$103,855.32 SHULDINERPAULUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20030831
$103,153.68 MCKINNONCHARLESMAJORSTATE POLICE20050630
$103,023.72 PLUMMERPATRICIAFRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE20090630
$102,931.68 AMERALHAROLDMAJORSTATE POLICE20030314
$102,867.84 FRAELICKRICHARDMAJORSTATE POLICE20030331
$102,641.88 SCHLESINGERMARKUMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE20090911
$102,607.92 MACKIEWICZWAYNEMAJORSTATE POLICE20031231
$102,606.36 MCLAUGHLINTHOMASLIEUTENANT COLONELSTATE POLICE20010630
$102,593.88 RAYNERKEITHUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20080531
$102,539.88 DOOHERPHILIPVICE PRESIDENTFRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE20080112
$102,492.72 TOOMEYJAMESCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20081118
$102,423.00 KYRIAKAKISMANUELTRIAL COURT DEPT CHIEF JUSTICETRIAL COURT JUSTICE20060101
$102,310.56 ASHEJ. JOHNSUPERINTENDENTHAMPDEN CTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.20090731
$102,184.20 OBRIENRICHARDUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20001231
$102,137.28 TRAICOFFGEORGENORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE19990630
$102,111.48 BEARDPAUL EDMUNDUMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE20080731
$102,001.20 KOWALSKICARLVICE PRESIDENTMASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE20090630
$101,944.20 LUKASJOANUNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS20031231
$101,818.56 KEENRACHELUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20070531
$101,604.00 CARVERKEITHUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20040831
$101,377.44 FOLEY SRGREGORYDETECTIVES CAPTAINSTATE POLICE20070817
$101,343.00 GRACEMARTHATRIAL COURT DEPT CHIEF JUSTICETRIAL COURT JUSTICE20090227
$101,315.28 PERRETTACHARLOTTEASSOCIATE JUSTICE - APPEALS CTAPPEALS COURT-JOHN ADAMS COURT20091002
$101,244.60 BLACKLOWNEILUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL19990930
$101,220.48 MILLER JR PHDTHOMASUNIV. OF MASS MEDICAL SCHOOL20020615
$101,027.88 NORTONPAULSUPERINTENDENTMIDDLESEX NORTH SHERIFF'S DEPT20090630
$100,897.92 JAMROZDANIELMAJORSTATE POLICE20021031
$100,866.24 JILLSONBRUCECAPTAINSTATE POLICE20091230
$100,667.16 CROSSLEYROBERTUNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS20090731
$100,358.16 CLARKGREGORYPSYCHIATRIST IIISOLOMON C. FULLER MHC20080630
$100,244.88 KALMBACHMICHAELCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20091003
$100,150.32 LILLYAC. PETERUNIVERSITY OF MASS/AMHERST20020630
$100,141.68 HELBERGDAVIDCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20051201
$100,082.52 GLYNNTHOMASCAPTAINSTATE POLICE20090630
$100,041.48 GREENROBERTUNIV. OF MASS/DARTMOUTH CAMPUS20090831
SOURCE: State pension fund