Ontario Sunshine List 2018

SunshineListStats.com is a database of Ontario public sector employees who earned more than 100,000 in 2017 and entered the Ontario Sunshine List.

Salary Name Position
$446,079.30
earned in 2017
Martin Offringa Senior Scientist
The Hospital For Sick Children
$445,882.79
earned in 2017
R. Paul Edmonds Chief Legal and Governance Officer / Chef des services juridiques et de la gouvernance
Ontario Public Service Pension Board (Ontario Pension Board) / Commission Du Régime De Retraite Des Fonctionnaires De L'Ontario (Commision Du Régime De Retraite De L'Ontario)
$443,149.58
earned in 2017
Brian Duncan Senior Vice President Darlington
Ontario Power Generation
$442,536.96
earned in 2017
William Strange Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy
University of Toronto
$441,261.26
earned in 2017
Varouj Aivazian Professor of Economics
University of Toronto
$440,700.16
earned in 2017
Alan Daneman Radiologist
The Hospital For Sick Children
$440,540.49
earned in 2017
Marc Sougavinski CCAC Chief Executive Officer; Directeur general CASC
Local Health Integration Network - Champlain / Réseau Local D'Intégration Des Services De Santé De Champlain
$440,077.35
earned in 2017
Thomas Teahen President and Chief Executive Officer/Président-directeur général
Workplace Safety And Insurance Board
$438,892.04
earned in 2017
Meric Gertler President, University of Toronto
University of Toronto
$437,773.00
earned in 2017
Michael Manning Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer / Directeur général et agent en chef des placements
Ontario Financing Authority / Office ontarien de financement
$437,532.60
earned in 2017
Carlo Crozzoli Senior Vice President Corporate Business Development and Strategy
Ontario Power Generation
$436,924.38
earned in 2017
Michael Salter Chief, Research Institute
The Hospital For Sick Children
$436,088.99
earned in 2017
Francesco Guglielmi Vice President Fleet Operations, Maintenance and Training
Ontario Power Generation
$435,875.02
earned in 2017
Thomas Mccurdy Director, Financial Research and Trading Laboratory and Professor of Finance
University of Toronto
$434,956.00
earned in 2017
Robert F. Biron President And Chief Executive Officer
Scarborough And Rouge Hospital
$434,874.92
earned in 2017
William Fleissig Chief Executive Officer
Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation
$432,958.84
earned in 2017
Christopher Whitaker President
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
$432,937.31
earned in 2017
Marilyn Emery President and Chief Executive Officer
Women's College Hospital
$431,345.04
earned in 2017
Thomas Corr President and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc
$431,072.69
earned in 2017
Steve Woods Senior Vice President, Nuclear Engineering and Chief Nuclear Engineer
Ontario Power Generation
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Published March 2018

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2018

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:

2018 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 131,909 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $16,834,509,504.29 in 2017.

At the top of the Ontario Sunshine List

Topping the list for Ontario was President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Lyash, who brought home $1,554,456.95 in 2017.

Following Jeffrey Lyash was President and Chief Investment Officer, University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation Daren Smith, with annual earnings of $936,089.48. Nuclear President and Chief Nuclear Officer Glenn Jager made $858,445.43, President and Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction Bruce Campbell made $749,862.59, and President and Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction Mark Fuller round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $745,211.84 for the Ontario 2018 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2017, 48,973 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 62,001 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 15,021 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 3,734 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 1,286 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 894 received over $300,000 at Ontario.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 48,973 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 62,001 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 15,021 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 3,734 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 1,286 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 894 employees made more than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2018 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2018 Employees List. If you wish to analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2018 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.