Town and city payrolls on Long Island, 2011

The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 19,500 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2011.

Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In many of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors, including overtime, shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for affected employees.

In some cases, a worker's total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. In Huntington, the salary figures include the value of the life insurance coverage for all town employees and payments made to those who decline health insurance coverage. In some towns, longtime employees who left and then returned as part-time workers were listed with seemingly large total pay and only their most recent start date, which would help explain the unusually high pay figure. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on the column headings.

To read more about what county, town and city employees are making, click here.

Correction: Because of incomplete information supplied by the towns, several hundred seasonal employees were excluded from data in a story on Dec. 26, 2012, about municipal payrolls. The employees, from Babylon, Brookhaven and Southampton, have been added to newsday.com's online database and were counted in the analysis for a story appearing today.

Data gathered by reporters Aisha al-Muslim, Stacey Altherr, Jennifer Barrios, Denise Bonilla, Sophia Chang, Emily Dooley, Mitchell Freedman, Carl MacGowan, Deborah Morris, Emily Ngo, Adam Playford, Candice Ruud and Patrick Whittle, with additional assistance from Michael Ebert and Kathy Diamond.
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Last name First name Title Department Town Hire date End date Base pay Total pay
Palms A.D. Kennel Attendant Dog Control Huntington 8/2/1995 0000-00-00 $64,412.74 $67,581.31
Bourne Aaliyah Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $1,280.57 $1,372.00
Ferretti Aaron Lifeguard (V) Parks, Recreation & Sports & Cultural Resources Brookhaven 9/12/2011 0000-00-00 $13.22 $14,039.37
Evans Aaron Beach Cleaner Beach Cleaners Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $1,531.92 $1,743.30
Azoulay Aaron Gate Attendant Beach Park Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $934.53 $1,008.00
Johnson Aaron A Heavy Equip Op II (G-12) Sewer District Huntington 6/5/1999 0000-00-00 $68,965.71 $80,122.89
Levine Aaron C Guard Scasual Div. Of Security Huntington 5/24/2011 9/13/2011 $0.00 $7,370.00
Derrick Aaron M Guard Part Time Div. Of Security Huntington 6/4/2008 0000-00-00 $0.00 $19,061.89
Cisse Abdou Laborer Superintendent Of Highways Brookhaven 5/27/2010 0000-00-00 $38,108.51 $46,107.71
Blackshear Abdul Laborer Street Maintenance Long Beach 4/13/2002 0000-00-00 $30,662.21 $42,605.85
Derosa Abigail Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $824.32 $936.00
Ramos Ada Home Health Aide Pt Senior Citizen Chore Huntington 10/19/2006 10/6/2011 $0.00 $7,440.47
Ferreri Adam Lifeguard Lifeguards Babylon 6/22/1996 0000-00-00 $3,869.42
Zuar Adam Lifeguard Lifeguards Babylon 8/6/2005 0000-00-00 $3,711.90
Reich Adam Rec Aide Day Camp Program Staff Babylon 7/6/2010 0000-00-00 $1,232.51
Brodmerkel Adam Laborer Parks, Recreation & Sports & Cultural Resources Brookhaven 8/23/2004 0000-00-00 $50,147.93 $63,487.43
Sabia Adam Senior Recreation Aide Parks, Recreation & Sports & Cultural Resources Brookhaven 1/24/2000 3/5/2011 $9.00 $373.50
Nardelli Adam Maint Mech IIId Parks Maintenance Huntington 3/6/2008 0000-00-00 $61,188.52 $80,214.64
Renna Adam Lifeguard (II) Dix Hills Pool Huntington 6/16/2011 8/25/2011 $0.00 $1,960.55
Astone Adam Special Officer Police Staff Long Beach 5/14/2008 0000-00-00 $18,066.14 $23,553.00
Winerip Adam Lifeguard (Lifeguard Ii, Med Tech I) Lifeguards Long Beach 5/25/2007 0000-00-00 $6,586.28 $8,830.58
Armellino Adam Lifeguard (Indoor Pool) Lifeguards Long Beach 10/8/2009 0000-00-00 $6,251.62 $8,338.24
Janusz Adam Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 12/13/2004 0000-00-00 $1,248.93 $1,440.00
Dejesus Adam Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $1,101.44 $1,268.00
Armellino Adam Lifeguard (Indoor Pool) Recreation Long Beach 10/8/2009 0000-00-00 $616.79 $680.00
Lazare Adam Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 7/13/2011 0000-00-00 $264.18 $280.00
Thilberg Adam Lifeguard-Seasonal Recreation Shelter Island 6/20/2008 0000-00-00 $4,784.00 $4,784.00
Saalfield Adam D Beach Attend Beach Attendants Huntington 5/28/2011 8/15/2011 $0.00 $2,004.80
Kindler Adam I Lifeguard (I) Dix Hills Pool Huntington 7/19/2011 9/5/2011 $0.00 $1,542.45
Saperstein Adam L Town Code Enforcement Inspector Code Enf/housing North Hempstead 1/6/2003 0000-00-00 $17,559.53 $65,133.92
Ahl Adam P Auto Equip Op Marinas And Docks Huntington 6/16/1999 0000-00-00 $50,085.33 $69,375.49
Eiring Adam R. Community Pride Worker Labor/Pt Babylon 6/30/2008 0000-00-00 $6,357.50 $6,357.50
Clarke Adele Program Specialist (Camp Counselor) East Mini Camp K-2 (Youth Services) Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $1,335.17 $1,432.50
Sanseverino Adele A Water Meter Reader Dix Hills Water Huntington 10/8/1988 0000-00-00 $63,678.07 $66,486.94
Witt Adelia J Rec Aide (C) Playgrounds/Pre-School Huntington 6/29/2011 8/12/2011 $0.00 $841.23
Tobin Adrian Bus Driver Transportation Long Beach 11/1/2008 0000-00-00 $32,354.94 $40,906.66
Tobin Adrian Bus Driver Transportation Long Beach 11/1/2008 0000-00-00 $1,850.13 $2,310.00
Barcia Adrian Gate Attendant Beach Park Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $1,744.92 $1,851.00
Bryan Adrielle K Student Intern I Assessor Huntington 9/29/2011 9/30/2011 $0.00 $100.00
Rizwan Afreen S. Deputy Town Attorney Assistant Town Attorneys Babylon 3/3/2008 0000-00-00 $46,449.00 $46,449.00
Jackson Ahmad Recreation Aide (PT) Tully Park North Hempstead 7/15/2010 0000-00-00 $9,860.00 $10,047.50
Dalton Aidan Gate Attendant Beach Park Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $444.10 $492.00
Mallamo Aidan P Gis Supervisor Planning Department Huntington 3/17/2008 0000-00-00 $88,374.90 $95,371.77
Hassell Aikea Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 7/12/2011 0000-00-00 $1,510.55 $1,620.00
Parra Aileen Program Specialist MLK (Youth Services) Long Beach 6/1/2011 0000-00-00 $6,826.14 $8,301.25
Carey Aileen Lifeguard (1A, 1B) Lifeguards Long Beach 6/11/2010 0000-00-00 $5,966.12 $6,635.05
Denis Aileen Recreation Specialist Recreation Long Beach 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 $1,464.87 $1,572.00
McGonigle Aileen M Lifeguard 1 Seasonal North Hempstead Park North Hempstead 6/22/2008 0000-00-00 $4,372.50 $4,485.00
Twardy Aimee Beach Mgr Summer Staff Babylon 7/7/2003 0000-00-00 $4,637.50
Dekie Akira N Lifeguard (I) Dix Hills Pool Huntington 7/27/2011 9/5/2011 $0.00 $1,565.05
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