Ontario Sunshine List 2016

Ontario has released its 2016 Sunshine List of public sector employees who earned more than $100,000 in 2015.

Salary Name Position
$1,528,933.36
earned in 2015
Thomas Mitchell Chief Executive Officer Designate
Ontario Power Generation
$1,473,445.98
earned in 2015
William Moriarty President And Chief Executive Officer, University Of Toronto Asset Management Corporation
University of Toronto
$844,745.92
earned in 2015
Barbara Gail Anderson Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer / Vice-présidente principale et directrice des finances
Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan American & Parapan American Games 2015
$802,079.83
earned in 2015
Allen K. Vansen Executive Vice President Operations, Sport and Venue Management / Vice-président directeur, Opérations, sports et gestion des sites
Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan American & Parapan American Games 2015
$793,359.07
earned in 2015
Glenn Jager Nuclear President & Chief Nuclear Officer
Ontario Power Generation
$789,880.64
earned in 2015
Karen Hacker Senior Vice President, Human Resources/Volunteers, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary / Vice-présidente principale, Ressources humaines et bénévoles, avocate générale et secrétaire de la société
Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan American & Parapan American Games 2015
$787,472.14
earned in 2015
Jeffrey Lyash President & Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Power Generation
$762,996.71
earned in 2015
Katherine Henderson Senior Vice President, Marketing and Revenue / Vice-président principale, Marketing et revenus
Toronto Organizing Committee for the 2015 Pan American & Parapan American Games 2015
$760,152.83
earned in 2015
Joseph Mapa President & Chief Executive Officer
Sinai Health System
$740,378.24
earned in 2015
Jill Pepall Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer/Vice-présidente directrice et chef des placements
Ontario Pension Board
$722,875.02
earned in 2015
William Reichman President and Chief Executive Officer
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
$715,000.00
earned in 2015
Barry Mclellan President & Chief Executive Officer
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
$710,263.96
earned in 2015
Cameron Richards Managing Director, Investment Strategy & Co-Chief Investment Officer, University Of Toronto Asset Management Corporation
University of Toronto
$705,828.64
earned in 2015
Howard Wetston Chair and Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction
Ontario Securities Commission
$701,200.00
earned in 2015
Michael Apkon President and Chief Executive Officer
The Hospital for Sick Children
$700,442.20
earned in 2015
Michael Allen Vice President Refurbishment Execution
Ontario Power Generation
$693,507.00
earned in 2015
Daren Smith Managing Director, Manager Selection And Portfolio Construction, University Of Toronto Asset Management Corporation
University of Toronto
$677,717.11
earned in 2015
Kevin Smith Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph's Health System
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
$674,999.19
earned in 2015
Catherine Zahn President & Chief Executive Officer / Présidente-directrice générale
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
$663,599.66
earned in 2015
Michelle Diemanuele President and Chief Executive Officer
Trillium Health Partners
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Published March, 2016

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2016

Welcome to the SunshineListStats.com, where we rank employees from organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Ontario who earn over $100,000 per year, including total taxable benefits.

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

2016 Sunshine List: top earners

Every year by March 31, Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, Ontario 115,912 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $14,728,930,954.33 in 2015.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for Ontario was Chief Executive Officer Designate Thomas Mitchell who brought home $1,528,933.36 in 2015.

Following Thomas Mitchell was President And Chief Executive Officer, University Of Toronto Asset Management Corporation William Moriarty, who had annual earnings of $1,473,445.98. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer / Vice-présidente principale et directrice des finances Barbara Gail Anderson made $844,745.92, Executive Vice President Operations, Sport and Venue Management / Vice-président directeur, Opérations, sports et gestion des sites Allen K. Vansen made $802,079.83 and Nuclear President & Chief Nuclear Officer Glenn Jager round out the top-five highest paid employees with $793,359.07 for the Ontario 2016 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2015, 44,048 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 54,153 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 12,623 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 3,112 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 1,072 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 904 received over $300,000 at Ontario.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 44,048 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 54,153 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 12,623 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 3,112 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 1,072 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 904 employees made between More than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2016 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2016 Employees List. If you wish to analyse the list by employer go to Sunshine List 2016 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 $100,00 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 make a salary between $51,263 and $94,612 per year in 2021.

Toronto mayor John 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% inflation brought the Sunshine List threshold to $159,300.