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05/27/2013

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Joseph M. Abber Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Plymouth Juvenile Court $74,350 $780 Sen. Marian Walsh ($505), D-West Roxbury   
Sandra L. Adams Probation Officer, Attleboro District Court $65,039 $580 Sen. James Timilty (355), D-Walpole   
Catherine N. Agnelli Associate Probation Officer, Natick District Court $34,517 0   Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and others helped get a job for Agnelli, daughter of prominent attorney and campaign contributor Joseph Agnelli 
Geraldo Alicea Former Probation Officer, Worcester juvenile or probate NA $556 Sen. Richard Moore ($556), D-Uxbridge  Elected state rep., D-Charlton, in 2007 
Vito J. Aluia Chief Probation Officer, Chelsea District Court $97,984 $3,550 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($2,025), D-Boston  Relative of Jason Aluia, longtime aide to former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi 
Kathryn D. Anzalone Associate Probation Officer, Plymouth District Court $37,518 $0   Daughter of Commissioner John J. O’Brien’s college football teammate 
Stephen P. Anzalone Jr. Probation Officer, rejected NA $150 Rep. James Murphy ($150), D-Weymouth  Son of Commissioner John J. O’Brien’s college football teammate. Chief Justice blocked O’Brien from hiring him 
Stephen P. Anzalone Sr. First Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Malden District Court $82,078 $850 Former Senate President Robert Travaglini ($450), D-Boston  Defensive tackle on 1976 Boston College football team with Commissioner John J. O’Brien 
David P. Arinella Chief Probation Officer, East Boston Division, Boston Municipal Court $93,021 $580 Rep. Carlo Basile ($550), D-East Boston   
Stephen Ashe Acting Chief Probation Officer, Hampden Superior Court $88,058 $1,925 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,125), D-Ludlow  Son of Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe 
Christopher R. Aylward Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Norfolk Juvenile Court $74,350 $2,120 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($600), D-Boston   
Ann Baddour Associate Probation Officer, Haverhill District Court $34,517 $0   Wife of Sen. Steven Baddour, D-Methuen 
Danny Baez Acting Chief Probation Officer, Hampden Juvenile Court $88,058 $525 Rep. Geraldo Alicea ($525), D-Charlton   
Brian M. Balestracci Probation Officer, Bristol Juvenile Court $65,039 $2,500* Sen. Mark Montigny ($2,500), D-New Bedford   
Patrick Ball Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Clinton District Court $74,350 $575* Rep. Harold Naughton ($375), D-Clinton   
Frank Baptista Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $42,285 $1,390 Rep. Michael Rodrigues ($715), D-Westport   
Alfred E. Barbalunga Chief Probation Officer, Southern Berkshire District Court $97,984 $2,060* Rep. Daniel Bosley ($1,000), D-North Adams  Son of retired Pittfield District Court Judge Alfred A. Barbalunga 
Jason W. Barber Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Salem District Court $69,686 $2,245 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($1,995), D-Winthrop   
Derek P. Berry Associate Probation Officer, Worcester Probate and Family Court $34,517 $300* Rep. Geraldo Alicea ($300), D-Charlton  Former intern for Rep. Geraldo Alicea, D-Charlton 
Americo Bevilacqua First Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Suffolk Juvenile Court $71,862 $1,950 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($1,450), D-Boston  High school friend of Dan Toscano, legal aide to former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi 
Joseph D. Bianculli Probation Officer, Wrentham District Court $65,039 $550 Rep. Walter Timilty ($300), D-Milton   
John J. Bish Probation Officer, East Brookfield District Court $65,039 $1,320 Sen. Stephen Brewer ($820), D-Barre   
Jonathan M. Blodgett Probation Officer, Essex Juvenile Court $52,445 $100 Rep. Steven Walsh ($100), D-Lynn  Son of Essex County District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett 
John C. Boardman Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Haverhill District Court $74,350 $2,025 Sen. Steven Baddour ($1,200), D-Methuen   
Heidi M. Bobola-Looney Probation Officer, Middlesex County Juvenile Court $62,939 $750 Rep. Kevin Murphy ($600), D-Lowell   
Maribeth Borsari Regional Supervisor, Office of the Commissioner $81,630 $500 Sen. Marc Pacheco ($500), D-Taunton   
Maria M. Boverini Probation Officer, Essex Juvenile Probation $52,445 $0   Daughter of late state Sen. Walter Boverini, former Majority Leader 
Richard N. Bracciale Chief Probation Officer, Office of the Commissioner $102,946 $300 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($300), D-Ludlow  Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien from Suffolk Superior Court 
David J. Branco Probation Officer, New Bedford District Court $65,039 $575 Sen. Mark Montigny ($575), D-New Bedford   
James J. Brennan Acting Chief Probation Officer, Quincy District Court $78,133 $1,375 Sen. John Hart ($950), D-Boston   
Mark Bruno Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $65,039 $1,600 Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($1,600), D-Chelsea   
Michael A. Buckley Probation Officer, Norfolk Superior Court $65,039 $100 Sen. Marian Walsh ($100), D-West Roxbury  Stepson of Sen. Marian Walsh, D-West Roxbury. Son of Paul V. Buckley, retired district court judge now serving as Commissioner of Industrial Accidents 
Michael A. Bulgaris Chief Probation Officer, Ipswich District Court $102,946 $900 Sen. Bruce Tarr ($900), R-Gloucester   
Christopher J. Bulger Deputy Probation Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner $114,021 $550 Three-way tie,   Second youngest son of former Sen. President William Bulger 
Patrick Bulger Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $42,285 $125 Former Speaker of the House Thomas Finneran ($125), D-Mattapan  Son of former Senate President William Bulger 
Gerald W. Buono III Associate Probation Officer, Worcester Juvenile Court $34,517 $0   Son of East Brookfield District Court Chief Probation Officer Gerald W. Buono, Jr. 
Mindy L. Burke Program Manager, Electronic Monitoring Program $55,627 $375 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($375), D-Ludlow  Daughter of former Probation Deputy Commissioner William H. Burke III 
William H. Burke III Former Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Western Region Field Services Division Retired $875* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($700), D-Ludlow  Son of the late William H. Burke, Jr., former chairman of the Democratic State Committee 
James E. Butcher Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Westborough District Court $74,350 $1,500* Rep. John Binienda ($800), D-Worcester   
Joseph L. Calcasola Chief Probation Officer, Clinton Training Academy $102,946 $2,675* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($2,575), D-Ludlow   
Kathleen K. Callahan Probation Officer, Quincy District Court $52,445 $1,415 Rep. James Murphy ($1,050), D-Weymouth   
Angelo Camerota Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $42,285 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($200), D-Ludlow   
Patricia Campatelli Statewide Program Manager, Community Corrections $102,038 $2,200 Former Senate President Robert Travaglini ($1,500), D-Boston   
Francis A. Campbell Supervisor, Office of the Commissioner $112,986 $0   Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien from Suffolk Superior Court 
Dean Carneiro Associate Probation Officer, Eastern Hampshire District Court $42,021 $750 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($750), D-Ludlow   
Audrey A. Carr Probation Officer, Taunton District Court $46,994 $0   Sister-in-law of longtime Rep. James H. Fagan, D-Taunton 
Mark Casimiro Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $47,475 $1,650 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,650), D-Ludlow   
Donald Castle Probation Officer, Lynn District Court $65,039 $670 Sen. Thomas McGee ($320), D-Lynn   
Paul Cervizzi Chief Probation Officer, Malden District Court $102,946 $2225* House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($2,225), D-Winthrop   
Michael Checkman Probation Officer, Suffolk Superior Court $52,445 $1,975 Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($1,975), D-Chelsea   
Domenico Cirelli Court Service Coordinator, Community Corrections $59,842 $3,650* House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($3,650), D-Winthrop   
Brian Clune Probation Officer , Palmer District Court $52,445 $14,525* Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($7,450), D-West Springfield  Former aide to Sen. Stephen J. Buoniconti, D-West Springfield 
Jill Cocchi Probation Officer, Hampden Juvenile Court $48,251 $1,000* Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($1,000), D-West Springfield   
James Colgan Former Chief Probation Officer, Greenfield District Court Left agency $550* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($550), D-Ludlow   
Kelly P. Collins Associate Probation Officer, Suffolk County Probate and Family Court $34,517 $850 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($850), D-Winthrop  Relative of Associate Probation Officer Paul F. Collins 
Paul F. Collins Associate Probation Officer, Framingham District Court $34,517 $5,150 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($4,300), D-Winthrop   
James P. Concannon III Probation officer in charge, Office of the Commissioner $74,350 $1,650 Sen. John Hart ($1,650), D-Boston   
Thomas D. Connolly Probation Officer, Suffolk Superior Court $58,742 $975 Sen. John Hart ($975), D-Boston   
Eric C. Contreras Probation Officer, New Bedford District Court $65,039 $810 Sen. Mark Montigny ($810), D-New Bedford   
John D. Corrao Jr. Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $44,123 $1,500 House Speaker Robet DeLeo ($1,500), D-Winthrop   
Mark Costa Probation Officer, Fall River District Court $54,544 $500 Sen. Joan Menard ($300), D-Somerset   
Kerrin M. Costello Probation Officer in Charge, Office of the Commissioner $69,686 $0   Wife of Rep. Michael Costello, D-Newburyport 
John F. Cremens Jr. Retired First Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner Retired $0   Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien from Suffolk Superior Court 
John Crespo Probation Officer, Palmer District Court $65,039 $725 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($725), D-Ludlow   
Christina L. Cristaldi Probation Officer, Lowell District Court $46,154 $1,000 Sen. Steven Baddour ($1,000), D-Methuen   
Brian K. Crowley Probation Officer, Franklin-Hampshire Juvenile Court $65,039 $600 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($650), D-Boston   
Patrick J. Curran Former Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections Left agency $1,350 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($1,250), D-Winthrop   
Timothy O. Daley Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Suffolk Probate and Family Court $74,350 $650 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($300), D-Winthrop   
Edward P. Dalton Supervisor, retired, Office of the Commissioner $112,986 $4,550 Sen. Marian Walsh ($2,150), D-West Roxbury   
Gordon D’Ambrosio Probation officer, Middlesex Superior Court $52,445 $2,275* Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($2,275), D-Chelsea   
Antoinetta DeAngelis Probation officer, Holyoke District Court $39,023 $960 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($375), D-Ludlow  Daughter of former Probation Supervisor Nicholas J. DeAngelis 
Nicholas J. DeAngelis Supervisor, Probation Services, retired Retired $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($325), D-Ludlow   
John G. DeJesus Probation Officer In Charge, Office of the Commissioner $74,350 $3,600 Sen. Joan Menard ($2,200), D-Somerset   
Kirsten A. Delahunt Probation Officer, Plymouth Superior Court $65,039 $0   Daughter of US Rep. William Delahunt 
Daniel J. Delaney Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $60,360 $1,400 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($700), D-Ludlow   
William Delaney Probation Officer, Holyoke District Court $65,039 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($300), D-Ludlow   
Nilza Delgado Chief Probation Officer, Dudley District Court left agency $575 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($475) , D-Ludlow   
Francis Deluca Regional program manager, Electronic Monitoring Program $61,307 $200 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($200), D-Ludlow  Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien, former fur store owner 
Laura Pereira. Dion Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Westfield District Court $52,023 $875 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($876), D-Ludlow  Niece of Assistant Chief Probation Officer Andre Pereira 
Cory Dion Probation Officer, Hampden Superior Court $62,939 $450 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($450), D-Ludlow  Married to Probation Officer Laura Dion 
Stephen P. Doherty Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Brockton District Court $74,350 $1,100 Sen. Steven Baddour ($500), D-Methuen   
Joseph W. Dooley Chief Probation Officer, Taunton District Court $93,021 $3,035 Sen. Marc Pacheco ($1,485), D-Taunton  Son of the late Taunton District Court presiding judge, Andrew J. Dooley 
Melinda S. Dooley Associate Probation Officer, Attleboro District Court $42,021 $0   Wife of Joseph W. Dooley, Chief Probation Officer in Taunton 
Peter Driscoll Former Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Plymouth District Court Retired $1,725 Rep. Robert Nyman ($900), D-Hanover (deceased)   
Michael T. Dube Probation Officer, Framingham District Court $65,039 $1,225 Sen. John Hart ($925), D-Boston   
Kevin P. Duggan Supervisor of Community Services, deceased, Office of the Commissioner Deceased $0   Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien from Suffolk Superior Court 
Sean K. Duggan Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $44,123 $0   Son of deceased Probation Supervisor Kevin Duggan 
James J. Dwyer Former Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Middlesex Juvenile Court Left 2007 0   Woburn alderman elected state rep., D-Woburn, in 2008 
Leonard E. Enos Jr. Acting Chief Probation Officer, Orleans District Court $78,133 $550 Rep. Sarah Peake ($550), D-Provincetown   
James J. Ferrera III Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $47,475 $3,535* Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($2,885), D-West Springfield  Springfield City Councilor 
Ronald J. Ferrero Jr. Probation Officer, Bristol Juvenile Court $54,544 $3,835* Sen. Mark Montigny ($3,835), D-New Bedford   
Sandra M. Ferri Associate Probation Officer, East Boston Division, Boston Municipal Court $42,021 $775 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($775), D-Winthrop   
Richard Ferrino Assistant Chief Probation Officer, East Boston Division, Boston Municipal Court $74,350 $2,400* House Speaker Robert Deleo ($925), D-Winthrop  Family of retired East Boston District Court judge Joseph V. Ferrino 
Gerard J. Festa Former Coordinator, Electronic Monitoring Program resigned 2010 $3,350* House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($3,350), D-Winthrop   
Brynn Feyre Probation Officer, Hampden Juvenile Court $48,251 $1,250* Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($525), D-West Springfield   
Daniel Fitzgerald Probation Officer, Chicopee District Court $52,445 $875 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($575), D-Ludlow   
Bernard Fitzgerald Chief Probation Officer, Dorchester Division, Boston Municipal Court $102,946 $1,585* Rep. Michael Rush ($1,585), D-West Roxbury  Brother of late Rep. Kevin W. Fitzgerald 
Edward Flynn Probation Officer, Suffolk Superior Court     ,   Son of former Mayor Raymond L. Flynn 
Thomas C. Foley Chief Probation Officer, Northampton District Court $93,021 $950 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($725), D-Ludlow   
Stephen Fratalia Director resource management, Office of the Commissioner $93,021 $175 Former House speaker Thomas Finneran ($125), D-Mattapan  Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien’s and fellow graduate of Catholic Memorial High School 
William M. Friedman Regional Program Manager, Community Corrections $88,058 $2,265* Sen. Mark Montigny ($2,265), D-New Bedford   
Timothy Gagnon Regional Program Manager, Community Corrections $97,984 $1,050 Rep. Geraldo Alicea ($950), D-Charlton   
Susan Galvin Chief Probation Officer, Palmer District Court $97,984 $1,000 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,000), D-Ludlow   
Thomas D. Gentile Probation Officer, Greenfield District Court $65,039 $945 Rep. Rosemary Sandlin ($375), D-Agawam   
David F. Giacalone Probation Officer, West Roxbury Division, Boston Municipal Court $65,039 $600 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($500), D-Boston   
Patricia J. Gleason Probation Officer, Haverhill District Court $52,031 $950 Rep. Brian Dempsey ($700), D-Haverhill   
Frank M. Glenowicz Acting Chief Probation Officer, Franklin Superior Court $78,133 $600 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($500), D-Ludlow  Bartender at Joe’s Pizza in Northampton, a bar frequented by former Probation Deputy Commissioner William H. Burke III 
Hector Gomes Coordinator, Electronic Monitoring Program $51,293 $2,300* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($2,300), D-Ludlow   
Michael J. Gralenski Probation Officer, Franklin Superior Court $65,039 $1,675 Rep. Christopher Donelan ($975), D-Orange   
Julie A. Groccia Probation Officer, Worcester District Court $48,251 $1,725 Rep. Robert Spellane ($1,025), D-Worcester   
Dennis Halls Probation Officer in Charge, Office of the Commissioner $67,355 $500 Rep. Allen McCarthy ($400), D-East Bridgewater   
Margaret A. Hamer Probation Officer, Fall River District Court $48,251 $1,025* Sen. Mark Montigny ($935), D-New Bedford   
James E. Harrington Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Chicopee District Court $74,350 $1,075 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($575), D-Ludlow   
Jaimye Hawkins Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $48,251 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($400), D-Ludlow   
John J. Healey Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Plymouth Superior Court $74,350 $500 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($500), D-Winthrop   
Christopher Hoffman Acting Chief Probation Officer, Hampshire Superior Court $58,041 $500 Rep. Robert Petrolati ($500), D-Ludlow  Bartender at Joe’s Pizza in Northampton, a bar frequented by former Probation Deputy Commissioner William H. Burke III 
Kevin J. Horne Probation Officer , Hampden Superior Court $52,445 $0   Brother of Pat Horne, deputy director of Probation’s Office of Community Corrections 
Steven Hudyka Probation Officer in Charge, Office of the Commissioner $74,350 $3,500 Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($2,000), D-West Springfield   
Bridget Ichton Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $65,039 $1,600* Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($900), D-West Springfield   
Christine T. Irwin Program manager, Community Corrections $83,095 $100 Rep. Lida Harkins ($100), D-Needham  Daughter of the late John Irwin, former chief administrative judge, who appointed John J. O’Brien commissioner 
Eugene Irwin Regional Program manager, Electronic Monitoring Program $61,307 $100 Rep. Walter Timilty ($100), D-Milton  Nephew of the late John Irwin, former chief administrative judge, who appointed John J. O’Brien commissioner 
Eric Iwaniec Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $49,453 $875 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($875), D-Ludlow   
Joseph R. Jackson Jr. Chief Probation Officer, Office of the Commissioner $93,021 $1,115 Sen. John Hart ($1,115), D-Boston  Husband of Jennifer Jackson, chief of staff for Sen. John Hart, D-South Boston 
Richard J. Joyce Probation Officer in charge, Community Corrections $74,350 $1,475 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($1,000), D-Winthrop   
Kevin M. Kearney Regional Program Manager, Community Corrections $102,946 $1,375 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($800), D-Ludlow   
John G. Keefe Probation Officer, Somerville District Court $65,039 $2,225 Sen. Robert Travaglini ($1,850), D-Boston   
Irene Kennedy-Murphy Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Franklin-Hampshire Juvenile Court $74,350 $3,325 Rep. Christopher Donelan ($1,425), D-Orange   
Laura P. Kivlan Probation Officer, Middlesex Probate and Family Court $52,445 $1,225* Sen. Therese Murray, D-Plymouth  Daughter of former Norfolk First Assistant District Attorney John Kivlan 
Sheilah Mahan. Knowles Probation Office, Middlesex Superior Court $39,023 $3,525* Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($3,525), D-Chelsea   
Yves Laine Probation Officer, Dorchester Division, Boston Municipal Court $48,251 $500 Rep. Marie St. Fleur ($500), D-Boston   
Fallon Laverdure Associate Probation Officer, Clinton District Court $34,517 $300* Rep. Harold Naughton ($300), D-Clinton  Rep. John Rogers believes Laverdure was offered a job to persuade Rep. Harold Naughton to support Robert DeLeo for House Speaker 
Christopher Lawlor Probation Officer, Boston Municipal Court $62,939 $925 House Speaker Thomas Finneran ($475), D-Mattapan   
Patrick Lawton Probation Officer, Plymouth Probate and Family Court $48,251 $0   Son of retired Bristol Juvenile Court Judge Mark E. Lawton. Grandson of deceased Plymouth Probate Judge James R. Lawton  
Bernadette Leal Associate Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $37,518 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($500), D-Ludlow   
Michael LeCours Assistant Supervisor of Community Service, Community Corrections $73,647 $5,450 Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($2,125), D-West Springfield   
Lucia M. Ligotti Probation officer in charge, Office of the Commissioner $74,350 $325 Sen. Mark Montigny ($325), D-New Bedford  Relative of Hingham District Court Clerk Magistrate Joseph Ligotti 
Antonio R. Lima Probation Officer in Charge, Office of the Commissioner $74,350 $1,525 Sen. Mark Montigny ($925), D-New Bedford   
Linda Line Probation Officer, Hampden Probate and Family Court $50,348 $1,100 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,100), D-Ludlow   
Mary J. London Probation Officer, East Boston Division, Boston Municipal Court $65,039 $1,075 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($975), D-Boston   
Kaya M. Lopes Probation Officer, Wareham District Court $48,251 $500 Sen. Mark Montigny ($500), D-New Bedford   
Lourenco A. Lopes Jr. Chief Probation Officer, New Bedford District Court $74,350 $890 Sen. Mark Montigny ($890), D-New Bedford   
Ashley Losapio Associate Probation Officer, Westborough District Court $36,018 $0   Stepdaughter of Uxbridge District Court Judge Paul Losapio 
Kathleen M. Lydon Probation Officer, Worcester Superior Court $65,039 $925* Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($625), D-Boston   
Erin Lynch Probation Officer, Norfolk Juvenile Court $52,031 $525 Rep. Walter Timilty ($425), D-Milton   
Allison M. Lyons Probation officer, Hampden Juvenile Court $46,154 $525 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($425), D-Ludlow  Daughter of Westfield District Court Chief Probation Officer James J. Lyons 
James J. Lyons Chief Probation Officer, Westfield District Court $97,984 $6,425* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($3,725), D-Ludlow   
Ann M. MacDonald Probation Officer, Plymouth Juvenile Court $65,039 $1,000 Sen. and Rep. Michael and A. Stephen Tie: Morrissey ($500), Tobin ($500), D-Quincy   
Paula T. MacDonald Probation Officer, Hampshire/Franklin Juvenile Court $48,251 $100 Sen. Therese Murray ($100), D-Plymouth  Wife of Franklin County Sheriff Frederick Macdonald 
Douglas L. MacLean Former Probation Officer, Bristol Probate and Family Court Left in 2008 $1,735 Sen Mark Montigny ($685), D-New Bedford  Son of former Sen. William ‘Biff’ MacLean 
John L. Mansfield Chief Probation Officer, Plymouth Superior Court $102,946 $1,575 Former House Speaker Thomas Finneran ($875), D-Mattapan   
Michael J. Manteria Probation Officer, Hampden Juvenile Court $65,039 $1,950* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,600), D-Ludlow   
Clinton J. Martin First Assistant Chief Probation Officer, New Bedford District $82,078 $1,050* Sen. Mark Montigny ($950), D-New Bedford   
Kevin Martin Acting Chief Probation Officer, Bristol Juvenile Court $88,058 $2,300 Sen. Marc Pacheco ($1,315), D-Taunton   
Jason Martins Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $48,251 $400 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($400), D-Ludlow  Husband of Associate Probation Officer Jennifer Crespo Martins 
Jennifer Crespo. Martins Associate Probation Officer, Chicopee District Court $37,518 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($500), D-Ludlow  Niece of Probation Officer John Crespo. Married to Probation Officer Jason Martins 
Jamie L. Mascarello Probation Officer, New Bedford District Court $54,544 $675 Rep. Stephen Canessa ($600), D-New Bedford   
Steven A. Mastandrea Acting Chief Probation Officer, Lowell District Court $78,133 $1,325 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($1,025), D-Boston   
Sean M. McBride Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $69,686 $1,795 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($675), D-Ludlow   
Rita F. McCarthy Chief Probation Officer, Dedham District Court $102,946 $1,025 Sen. John Hart ($725), D-Boston   
Kevin M. McDonald Probation officer, Eastern Hampshire District Court $65,039 $200 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($200), D-Ludlow  Son of former Greenfield District Court Chief Probation Officer Paul McDonald 
Maura E. McDonald Probation officer, Springfield District Court $48,251 $300 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($300), D-Ludlow  Daughter of former Greenfield District Court Chief Probation Officer Paul McDonald 
Paul McDonald Former Chief Probation Officer, Greenfield District Court Retired $550 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($550), D-Ludlow   
Sean P. McDonald Probation officer, Hampshire Superior Court $65,039 $100 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($100), D-Ludlow  Son of former Greenfield District Court Chief Probation Officer Paul McDonald 
Matthew M. McDonough Probation Officer, Dorchester Division, Boston Municipal Court $65,039 $850 Sen. Marian Walsh ($325), D-West Roxbury   
Joseph McGiverin Probation Officer, Holyoke District Court $62,939 $575 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($375), D-Ludlow   
Mark T. McHale Supervisor, Office of the Commissioner $107,512 $790 Former House Speaker Thomas Finneran ($390), D-Mattapan  Longtime friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien 
Brandon J. McLaughlin Assistant Coordinator, Electronic Monitoring Program $42,285 $0   Lt. Gov. Tim Murray helped him get his job 
William J. McNicholas Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Charlestown Division, Boston Municipal Court $74,350 $3,000 Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($1,500), D-Chelsea   
Robert McWatters Probation Officer, Cambridge District Court $65,039 $600 Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($225), D-Chelsea   
Joanne Meara Probation Officer, Hampden Probate and Family Court $50,348 $925 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($500), D-Ludlow   
Louise D. Medeiros Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Bristol Superior Court $74,350 $750 Sen. Mark Montigny ($750), D-New Bedford   
Alexander Milton Probation officer, Gloucester District Court $50,348 $400* Sen. Steven Baddour ($400), D-Methuen  Nephew by marriage of Stephen P. Anzalone Sr., college football teammate of Commissioner John J. O’Brien 
Brian W. Mirasolo Acting Chief Probation Officer, Office of the Commissioner $68,207 $250 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($250), D-Boston  Godson of House Speaker Robert DeLeo 
Anthony Mogavero Probation Officer, Chicopee District Court $52,445 $1,400 Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($825), D-West Springfield   
Ralph Mondano Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Chelsea District Court $74,350 $1,650 Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($1,450), D-Chelsea   
Grace Monteiro Probation Officer, Bristol Superior Court $62,939 $240 Sen. Mark Montigny ($240), D-New Bedford  Family of assistant court services coordinator Mark Monteiro 
Mark A. Monteiro Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $42,285 $1,550 Sen. Mark Montigny ($1,550), D-New Bedford  Family of probation officer Grace Monteiro 
Gennaro D. Moretti Probation Officer, Cambridge District Court $52,445 $1,250 Rep. Aaron Michlewitz ($600), D-Boston   
Kimberly J. Morrow Probation Officer, Taunton District Court $65,039 $700 Sen. Joan Menard ($700), D-Somerset   
William J. Moynihan Chief Probation Officer, Haverhill District Court $102,946 $1,700 Rep. Brian Dempsey ($700), D-Haverhill   
James Muccino Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Franklin-Hampshire Juvenile Court $67,355 $200 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($200), D-Ludlow  Former son-in-law of Deputy Commissioner William H. Burke III 
John K. Murphy Probation Officer, Lowell District Court $65,039 $1,100 Rep. Michael Rush ($1,100), D-West Roxbury   
David C. Napolitano Probation Officer in charge, Office of the Commissioner $74,350 $1,475 Former House Speaker Thomas Finneran ($625), D-Mattapan   
Kristin A. Nee Probation Officer, Middlesex Probate and Family Court $52,445 $1,525 Sen. John Hart ($1,525), D-Boston   
Jean Ng Probation Officer, New Bedford District Court $46,154 $2,135* Sen. Mark Montigny ($2,135), D-New Bedford   
George Nichols Probation Officer, Hampden Superior Court $54,544 $1,550 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,550), D-Ludlow   
Camille A. Niedzwiecki Probation Office Manager, Suffolk Probate and Family Court $53,430 $650 Rep. Brian Wallace ($650), D-Boston   
Susan M. Nielsen Probation Officer, Bristol Juvenile Court 29,806 $0   Wife of Donald E. “”Butchy”” Nielsen, Office of the Commissioner 
Marina B. Nielsen Associate Probation Officer, West Roxbury Division, Boston Municipal Court $34,517 $0   Daughter of Donald E. “”Butchy”” Nielsen, Office of the Commissioner 
Timothy C. Norris Acting Chief Probation Officer, Plymouth District Court $57,614 $2,500 Sen. Therese Murray ($1,225), D-Plymouth   
Genevieve O’Brien Administrative Assistant, Community Corrections $45,962 $0   Daughter of Probation Commissioner John J. O’Brien 
John J. O’Brien Commissioner, suspended May, Office of the Commissioner, Boston $130,304 $750 Rep. John Rogers ($225), D-Norwood  Grew up as a neighborhood acquaintance of future House Speaker Tom Finneran. Later became his jogging partner 
Andrea M. Occhipinti Probation Officer, Ipswich District Court $65,039 $575 Sen. Robert Travaglini ($575), D-Boston   
Mary O’Connell Chief Probation Officer, Greenfield District Court $78,133 $1,300* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($725), D-Ludlow   
Robert A. O’Connell Former Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Attleboro District Court left 2009 $1,650* Sen. Marc Pacheco ($1,650), D-Taunton   
Terence O’Neil Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Springfield District Court $62,700 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($400), D-Ludlow   
Kenneth J. Pacheco Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Taunton District Court $74,350 $1,250* Sen. Joan Menard ($1,150), D-Somerset   
Kristy J. Paciorek Probation Officer, Eastern Hampshire District Court $62,939 $700 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($300), D-Ludlow   
Daniel Passacantilli Chief Probation Officer, Essex Juvenile Court $102,946 $200 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($200), D-Boston  Relative of legendary Boston City Councilor Frederick Langone 
Andrew E. Peck Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Worcester Superior Court $67,355 $550 Rep. Robert Spellane ($400), D-Worcester   
Sandra Perachi-Taylor Probation Officer, Berkshire Superior Court $65,039 $0   Daughter of retired Berkshire Juvenile Court Judge Paul Perachi 
Andre Pereira Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Eastern Hampshire District Court $74,350 $3,175* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($3,175), D-Ludlow  Former legislative aide and childhood friend of Rep. Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow 
Kathleen Petrolati Regional Manager, Electronic Monitoring Program $88,058 0   Wife of Rep. Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow 
Osita R. Phillips Associate Probation Officer, Westfield District Court $20,710 $500 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($300), D-Ludlow   
Amy Parente. Pighetti Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Milford District Court $74,350 $70 Rep. Marie Parente ($70), D-Milford  Distant relative of former Rep. Marie Parente, who helped her get promoted over more-credentialed rival 
Stacey A. Pignataro Probation Officer, Worcester Probate and family court $50,348 $0   Lt. Gov. Tim Murray put in a word for her at Worcester Probate Court 
Vincent J. Piro Jr. Chief Probation Officer, Woburn District Court $88,058 $200 Rep. Paul Donato ($200), D-Medford  Son of former Assistant House Majority Leader Vincent J. Piro 
Angela Pomarole Coordinator, Electronic Monitoring Program $51,293 $0   Daughter-in-law of district court Judge Michael Pomarole, a former aide to Gov. Paul Cellucci 
Stephen F. Pomarole Probation Officer, Framingham District Court $52,445 $0   Son of district court Judge Michael Pomarole, a former aide to Gov. Paul Cellucci 
Andrea Teixeira. Porto Associate Probation Officer, Bristol Juvenile Court $37,518 $0   Daughter of Falmouth District Court Chief Probation Officer Robert Teixeira 
Leanne Teixeira. Potter Probation officer, Plymouth Juvenile Court $46,154 $0   Daughter of Falmouth District Court Chief Probation Officer Robert Teixeira 
Eric Power Probation Officer, Norfolk County Juvenile Court $50,348 $1,300 House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($1,300), D-Winthrop   
Stephen V. Price Executive Director, Community Corrections, Community Corrections $126,003 $650 Rep. Thomas Petrolatai ($325), D-Ludlow  Friend of Commissioner John J. O’Brien from Suffolk Superior Court 
Mark J. Prisco Chief Probation Officer, West Roxbury Division, Boston Municipal Court $93,021 $4,645 Rep. John Rogers ($2,850), D-Norwood   
Carrie Gwozdzik. Prosciak Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $47,475 $1,075 Sen. Stephen Buoniconti ($1,075), D-West Springfield   
Jenelle Russo. Puopolo Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Newburyport District Court $69,686 $700 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($500), D-Boston   
James A. Quinn Probation Officer, Plymouth Juvenile Court $65,039 $240 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($100), D-Ludlow  Brother of Rep. John F. Quinn, D-Dartmouth 
Christopher A. Resendes Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $55,387 $1,035 Sen. Mark Montigny ($1,035), D-New Bedford   
Rosemary M. Resendes Associate Probation Officer, New Bedford District Court $42,021 $810 Sen. Mark Montigny ($810), D-New Bedford   
Martin J. Ridge Probation Officer, Quincy District Court $65,039 $1,400 Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi ($850), D-Boston   
Marguerite C. Riley Chief Probation Officer, Suffolk Probate and Family Court $97,984 $900* House Speaker Robert DeLeo ($900), D-Winthrop   
Victor Rodrigues Probation Officer, Attleboro District Court $65,039 $2,690 Sen. Marc Pacheco ($2,565), D-Taunton   
Matthew Rogers Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $49,453 $100 Rep. Brian Wallace ($100), D-Boston  Brother of Rep. John Rogers, D-Norwood 
Daniel P. Rourke Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Concord District Court $67,355 $600 Rep. Thomas Golden ($600), D-Lowell   
Daniel F. Ryan Chief Probation Officer, Office of the Commissioner $102,946 $635 Sen. Marian Walsh ($635), D-West Roxbury   
Edward P. Ryan Regional Program Manager, Electronic Monitoring Program $88,058 $0   Former plasterer who is close to State Treasurer Tim Cahill 
Francine Ryan Supervisor, Probation Services, Office of the Commissioner $112,986 $1,150 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($800), D-Ludlow  Daughter of the late Hampden County District Attorney Matthew J. Ryan, Jr. 
Robert P. Ryan Chief Probation Officer, Eastern Hampshire District Court $88,058 $1,425* Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($1,300), D-Ludlow  Husband of Rep. Thomas M. Petrolati’s aide, Colleen Ryan 
Mary S. Santos Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Bristol Superior Court $74,350 $1,415 Sen. Mark Montigny ($1,415), D-New Bedford   
Armando J. Saraiva Assistant Court Services Coordinator, Community Corrections $47,475 $900 Rep. Thomas Petrolati ($900), D-Ludlow   
Carolyn M. Shannon Probation Officer, Chelsea District Court $65,039 $2,850 Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty ($1,100), D-Chelsea   
Patrick Shea Probation Officer, Hampden Superior Court $62,939 $1,050 Sen. Gale Candaras ($950), D-Wilbraham   
Michael Sheridan Assistant Coordinator, Electronic Monitoring Program $42,285 $975 Rep. Harold Naughton ($975), D-Clinton  Son of attorney Edward Sheridan of Clinton, major donor to state politicians 

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