Here are the highest-paid state employees in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ state payroll topped $9 billion in 2022, with most of the top earners hailing from the University of Massachusetts system.

Michael Collins, the senior vice president for health sciences and Chancellor of the UMass Chan Medical School, tops the list with an income of $1.289,996.13 last year. He has been the Bay State’s top earner since 2017.

Terence Flotte, Executive Deputy Chancellor and Provost of the UMass Chan Medical School comes in second place with a $1,139,628 income.

Michael Green, Vice Provost for Strategic Research Initiatives, Director of the UMass Cancer Center and Co-Director of the Li Weibo Institute for Rare Diseases Research was the fourth highest paid with a $846,549.48 income.

UMass head basketball coach Frank Martin led the Minutemen to an 18-13 record in his first year. Martin replaced former head coach Matt McCall on the bench and as the state’s third highest-paid employee after being paid $1,133,846.29 in 2022.

UMass football head coach Donald Brown also lands in the top 5. UMass finished the 2022 season with a 1-11 record in his second stint in Amherst. Brown previously served as head coach from 2004 to 2008, during which Brown led the team to its best record over a 5-year period in school history.

Mathew McCall was the sixth highest-paid state employee last year despite being dismissed as UMass’ head basketball coach prior to last season.

The full top 20 is as follows:

Michael CollinsChancellor & SVP Health Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School$1,289,996.13
Terence FlotteExecutive Deputy Chancellor and Provost of the UMass Chan Medical School$1,139,627.80
Fransisco MartinUMass Head Basketball Coach$1,133,846.29
Michael GreenVice Provost for Strategic Research Initiatives at UMass$846, 549
Donald BrownUMass Head Football Coach$825, 154
Matthew McCallFormer UMass Head Basketball Coach$822,740
Martin MeehanUMass President$781,099
Partha ChakrabartiExecutive Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Business Development, UMass$669, 091
Ryan BamfordUMass Director of Athletics$655, 415
Donald KilburnCEO, UMass Online$639, 386
Kumble SubbaswamyChancellor, UMass$624, 899
John LindstedtExecutive Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance, UMass Chan Medical School$623, 860
Lisa ColomboExecutive Vice Chancellor of
ForHealth Consulting, UMass Medical School
$622, 732
Kenneth RockChairman of Department of Pathology, UMass Chan Medical School$603,997
Gregory CarvelUMass Hockey Head Coach$575, 091
Mireli FinoExecutive Vice Chancellor of MassBiologics of UMass Chan Medical School$569, 233
Mark KlempnerProfessor in Department of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School$549, 742
Marcelo Saurez-OrozcoChancellor, UMass Boston$545, 701
Mark FullerChancellor, UMass Dartmouth$545, 004
Anne MasseyDean, Isenberg School of Managment at UMass$541, 658
Peter ReinhartFounding Director, Institute for Applied Life Sciences, UMass Amherst$535, 550
Jacqueline MoloneyChancellor, UMass Lowell$532, 826
Normand BazinUMass Lowell Hockey Head Coach$520, 195
Hong YuAdjunct Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMASS Chan Medical School$489, 606
Katherine FitzgeraldProfessor of Medicine UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research Chair III$489, 640

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