Ontario Sunshine List 2023

SunshineListStats.com is a database of Ontario public sector employees who earned more than 100,000 in 2022 and entered the Ontario Sunshine List.

Salary Name Position
$684,004.50
earned in 2022
Gary Newton President and Chief Executive Officer
Sinai Health System
$682,500.06
earned in 2022
Michelle DiEmanuele Secretary of the Cabinet
Trillium Health Partners
$680,343.57
earned in 2022
Sean Granville Chief Operations Officer and Chief Nuclear Officer
Ontario Power Generation
$675,508.93
earned in 2022
Bryan Macculloch Chief of Police
Regional Municipality Of Niagara - Niagara Reg. Police
$657,275.85
earned in 2022
Karli Farrow President and Chief Executive Officer
Trillium Health Partners
$655,641.02
earned in 2022
Gadi Mayman Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Financing Authority
$648,531.00
earned in 2022
Thomas Stewart President and Chief Executive Officer
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
$647,124.00
earned in 2022
Cameron Love President/Président
The Ottawa Hospital
$642,102.53
earned in 2022
Tracey Macarthur President and Chief Executive Officer / Présidente-directrice générale
Centre For Addiction And Mental Health
$638,357.37
earned in 2022
Mark Knutson Chief Enterprise Engineering and Chief Nuclear Engineer
Ontario Power Generation
$635,949.88
earned in 2022
Robert Macisaac President and Chief Executive Officer
Hamilton Health Sciences
$632,751.90
earned in 2022
Manohar Shroff Radiologist-In-Chief
The Hospital For Sick Children
$628,700.01
earned in 2022
Barbara Collins President and Chief Executive Officer
Humber River Hospital
$615,937.00
earned in 2022
Altaf Stationwala President and Chief Executive Officer
MacKenzie Health
$606,091.78
earned in 2022
Edward Brown Executive Lead, Population Health and Value-Based Health Systems/Directeur général, Santé de la population et système de santé axé sur la valeur
Ontario Health
$600,203.42
earned in 2022
John Mauti Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President - Finance
Ontario Power Generation
$593,206.02
earned in 2022
Brian Golden Professor of Strategic Management
University Of Toronto
$590,627.90
earned in 2022
Denise Hardenne President and Chief Executive Officer
Halton Healthcare Services Corporation
$585,708.96
earned in 2022
Janice Skot President and Chief Executive Officer
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
$581,000.71
earned in 2022
Naveed Mohammad President and Chief Executive Officer
William Osler Health System
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Published March 2023

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2023

The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 makes Ontario’s public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers. The act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Ontario to make public, by March 31 each year, the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.

At SunshineListStats.com, we rank employees from organizations that received public funding from the Province of Ontario and earn over $100,000 per year, including total taxable benefits.

This year's sunshine list includes the top earners in Ontario, including:

2023 Ontario Sunshine List: Top Earners

Every year, the Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, Ontario's 266,892 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $33,345,514,098.33 in 2022.

At the top of the Ontario Sunshine List

Topping the list for Ontario was President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Hartwick, who brought home $1,726,068.02 in 2022.

Following Kenneth Hartwick was Chief Strategy Officer Dominique Miniere, with annual earnings of $1,694,538.28. Chief Projects Officer Michael Martelli made $968,710.30, President and Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction Phil Verster made $856,551.90, and President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Smith round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $844,992.49 for the Ontario 2023 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2022, 120,253 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 109,320 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 26,704 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 7,150 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 1,685 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 1,781 received over $300,000 at Ontario.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 120,253 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 109,320 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 26,704 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 7,150 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 1,685 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 1,781 employees made more than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2023 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2023 Employees List. If you wish to analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2023 Employers List.

Sunshine List Resources

Here are the Frequently Asked Questions about the Ontario Sunshine List.

The Ontario Sunshine List is the Ministry of Finance's listing of salary, benefits, and severance information. The Ontario Sunshine List is the province's annual list of public sector employees and publicly-funded agency employees paid more than $100,000 annually. For a complete list of names, go to SunhineListStats.com

In 1996 the Ontario Sunshine List began as a way to ensure accountability to taxpayers through Ontario's Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act. The annual list of public sector employees who earn over $100,000 per year or greater.

In 2021 Kenneth Hartwick, the Chief Executive Officer of Ontario Power Generation, led the pack by making $1,628,246. Interestingly, Ontario Power Generation employees made up the top four positions of the highest earners on the Sunshine List.

SunhineListStats.com aims to spotlight government spending and public funding to create awareness of where your money is being spent as a taxpayer. It lets taxpayers compare the performance of an organization with the compensation given to the people running it.

No, the Ontario Sunshine List does not include non-taxable benefits such as pension costs. The Sunshine List includes salaries and taxable benefits.

The Ontario Sunshine List is calculated by using a list of taxable salary, benefits, and severance information.

Yes, the Sunshine List does include bonuses, salaries, overtime, severances, and benefits.

In Ontario, teachers earn a salary between $51,263 and $94,612 per year in 2021.

Toronto mayor John H. Tory made $202,949.20 per year in 2021, according to the Ministry of Finance's Ontario Sunshine List public sector salary disclosure.

Every year Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants, which includes nurses, teachers, police officers, and firefighters, with six-figure salaries. In Ontario, 244,390 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $30,240,295,606.44 (more than thirty billion) in 2021.

In 2021 there were approximately 244,00 people on the Sunshine List making more than $100,000 per year. This is an increase of approximately 19% or 39,000 people over the 2020 Sunshine List.

The Ontario Sunshine List aims to shed light on government expenditures. The Sunshine List also helps the Ministry of Finance identify public sector employees who earn over $100,000 in salary and above.

Ontario's Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act aims to provide transparency to taxpayers and accountability to the Ontario government regarding hiring practices. Public sector employees earn over $100,000 annually, so taxpayers are naturally interested in how and where their money is being spent. The Ontario Sunshine List is a resource to give taxpayers insight into the use of public funds.

Ontario's Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act aims to provide transparency to taxpayers and accountability to the Ontario government regarding hiring practices. Public sector employees earn over $100,000 annually, so taxpayers are naturally interested in how and where their money is being spent. The Ontario Sunshine List is a resource to give taxpayers insight into the use of public funds.

Yes, the Ontario Sunshine List includes bonuses, as these are taxable benefits.

The $100,000 annual income is calculated before taxes. If these public sector employees are paid $100,000 or more, then the total of these taxable benefits has to be disclosed.

Doug Ford made $208,974.00 in 2021, although the average range for public sector employees in this category on the Sunshine List is $100,000 to $180,000 annually.

In 2021 the adjusted inflation rate of 3.36% brought the Sunshine List threshold to $159,300.