University of Guelph

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2015

Salary Name Position
$147,158.61
earned in 2014
Aaron Berg Professor and Canada Research Chair
University of Guelph
$148,282.48
earned in 2014
Abdelaziz Houmam Associate Professor
University of Guelph
$132,867.37
earned in 2014
Abdollah Payrow Shabani Associate Professor
University of Guelph
$102,915.19
earned in 2014
Adam Sneyd Assistant Professor
University of Guelph
$173,351.85
earned in 2014
Adrian Schwan Professor
University of Guelph
$131,951.85
earned in 2014
Adronie Verbrugghe Assistant Professor
University of Guelph
$122,964.58
earned in 2014
Agnes Zdaniuk Assistant Professor
University of Guelph
$172,873.68
earned in 2014
Ajay Heble Professor
University of Guelph
$168,072.94
earned in 2014
Alain Thomas Professor
University of Guelph
$197,302.10
earned in 2014
Alan Filewod Professor and Director
University of Guelph
$120,862.68
earned in 2014
Alan Gale Associate Librarian
University of Guelph
$141,625.74
earned in 2014
Alan Gordon Associate Professor
University of Guelph
$224,306.74
earned in 2014
Alan Ker Professor
University of Guelph
$129,444.82
earned in 2014
Alan Mcdougall Associate Professor
University of Guelph
$156,104.43
earned in 2014
Alan Watson Assistant Professor
University of Guelph
$456,381.84
earned in 2014
Alastair Summerlee President
University of Guelph
$202,225.96
earned in 2014
Alejandro Marangoni Professor and Canada Research Chair
University of Guelph
$174,066.87
earned in 2014
Alexa Bersenas Associate Professor
University of Guelph
$104,232.26
earned in 2014
Alexa Hinsperger Controller
University of Guelph
$114,407.49
earned in 2014
Alexander Smith Associate Professor
University of Guelph
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Published March 2015

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2015

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 University of Guelph, including:

  • Highest salaries in the Sunshine List 2015 at University of Guelph
  • President
    $456,381.84
  • Provost and Vice-President, Academic
    $330,646.74
  • Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Risk
    $273,726.96
  • Associate Vice-President, Human Resources
    $258,233.30
  • Vice President, Research
    $257,072.63

2015 Ontario Sunshine List: University of Guelph Top Earners

Every year, the Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, University of Guelph's 841 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $123,964,643.00 in 2014.

At the top of the University of Guelph Sunshine List

Topping the list for the University of Guelph was President Alastair Summerlee, who brought home $456,381.84 in 2014.

Following Alastair Summerlee was Provost and Vice-President, Academic Maureen Mancuso, with annual earnings of $330,646.74. Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Risk Donald O'Leary made $273,726.96, Associate Vice-President, Human Resources Martha Harley made $258,233.30, and Vice President, Research John Livernois round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $257,072.63 for the University of Guelph 2015 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2014, 72 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 407 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 322 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 33 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 5 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 2 received over $300,000 at the University of Guelph.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 72 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 407 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 322 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 33 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 5 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 2 employees made more than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2015 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2015 Employees List. If you wish to analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2015 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.