2017 Sunshine List: Municipal Affairs top earners

Every year Alberta government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants, which includes nurses, teachers, police officers, and firefighters, with six-figure salaries. In Municipal Affairs, 119 staffers made the list this year, earning a total salary of $13,642,546.19 in 2016.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for Municipal Affairs was Assistant Deputy Minister, Municipal Services Division / Sous-ministre adjointe, Division des services aux municipalités Elizabeth Harding who brought home $169,324.76 in 2016.

Following Elizabeth Harding was Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Growth Secretariat / Sous-ministre adjoint, Secrétariat des initiatives de croissance de l'Ontario Larry Clay, who had annual earnings of $168,811.42. Assistant Deputy Minister, Business Management Division / Sous-ministre adjoint, Division de la gestion des activités ministérielles James Cassimatis made $168,811.42, Assistant Deputy Minister, Local Government and Planning Policy / Sous-ministre adjointe, Division des administrations locales et des politiques d'aménagement Kate Manson-Smith made $168,811.42 and Special Advisor to Deputy Minister / Conseillère spéciale du sous-ministre Heather Wright round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $155,284.48 for the Municipal Affairs 2017 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among the 119 Municipal Affairs's employees, who received more than six-figure salaries 60 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 54 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 5 received between $150,001 and $200,000 at Municipal Affairs.

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2017 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2017 Employees List. If you wish to analyse the list by employer go to Sunshine List 2017 Employers List.

Complete list of employees in Municipal Affairs who made the 2017 Sunshine List

Total result: 121

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The Sunshine List

Alberta first started publishing the Sunshine List in 2014 following the 2012 election of Alison Redford.

The salary and severance disclosure, makes Alberta's public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers. The act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Alberta to make public the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.


All information presented in this website is based exclusively off the publicly released sunshine lsit available for download by the Government of each province: Ontario | British Columbia | Alberta