Alberta Sunshine List 2017

SunshineListStats.com is a database of Alberta public sector employees who earned more than 136,805 in 2016 and entered the Alberta Sunshine List.

Salary Name Position
$383,143.47
earned in 2016
Bamidele Adeagbo Assist Chief Medical Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$383,143.47
earned in 2016
Bernard Bannach Asst Chief Med. Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$383,143.47
earned in 2016
Elizabeth Brooks-Lim Deputy Chief Med Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$383,143.47
earned in 2016
Tera Jones Assist Chief Medical Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$383,017.99
earned in 2016
Mitchell Weinberg Assist Chief Medical Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$369,925.26
earned in 2016
Cecilia Wu Assist Chief Medical Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$350,749.53
earned in 2016
Marcia Nelson DM, Executive Council
Executive Council
$343,914.99
earned in 2016
Angela Miller Asst Chief Medical Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$332,465.40
earned in 2016
Alan Casson Sr Provincial Medical Advisor
Health
$326,115.76
earned in 2016
Martin Lavoie Dep Chief Med Officer of Hlth
Health
$319,228.68
earned in 2016
Jeffery Gofton Chief Medical Examiner
Justice and Solicitor General
$313,090.57
earned in 2016
Ray Gilmour Associate Deputy Minister
Executive Council
$310,287.03
earned in 2016
Lorna Rosen Deputy Minister of TBF
Treasury Board and Finance
$308,747.40
earned in 2016
David Morhart Deputy Minister Human Services
Human Services
$305,586.46
earned in 2016
William Werry DM, Public Agency Secretariat
Treasury Board and Finance
$305,053.49
earned in 2016
Timothy Grant Deputy Minister
Service Alberta
$285,877.28
earned in 2016
Rodney Skura DM, Advanced Education
Advanced Education
$285,877.28
earned in 2016
Beverly Yee Deputy Minister
Agriculture and Forestry
$285,877.28
earned in 2016
Gitane De Silva Senior Rep to the USA
Economic Development and Trade
$285,877.28
earned in 2016
Jason Krips Deputy Minister
Economic Development and Trade
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Published March 2017

Alberta Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2017

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 136,805 or more in the previous calendar year.

At SunshineListStats.com, we rank employees from organizations that received public funding from the Province of Alberta and earn over $136,805 per year, including total taxable benefits.

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

2017 Alberta Sunshine List: Top Earners

Every year, the Alberta government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, Alberta's 3,529 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $463,015,559.86 in 2016.

At the top of the Alberta Sunshine List

Topping the list for Alberta was Assist Chief Medical Examiner Tera Jones, who brought home $383,143.47 in 2016.

Following Tera Jones was Asst Chief Med. Examiner Bernard Bannach, with annual earnings of $383,143.47. Assist Chief Medical Examiner Bamidele Adeagbo made $383,143.47, Deputy Chief Med Examiner Elizabeth Brooks-Lim made $383,143.47, and Assist Chief Medical Examiner Mitchell Weinberg round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $383,017.99 for the Alberta 2017 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2016, 973 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 1,829 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 639 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 54 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 16 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 18 received over $300,000 at Alberta.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 973 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 1,829 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 639 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 54 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 16 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 18 employees made more than $300,000

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 analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2017 Employers List.

What is disclosed and thresholds

  • Compensation includes base salary, overtime, bonuses, honoraria paid to board members and taxable benefits. This category essentially reflects the income amount on the person’s T4.
  • Severance reflects amounts paid or payable related to termination of employment, including retiring allowance.
  • Non-monetary (other) benefits are generally non-taxable benefits including the employer’s portion of pension contributions, employment insurance, Canada Pension Plan and Workers' Compensation Board premiums.
  • Employment and/or severance contracts for:
    • Designated executives under the Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Regulation
    • Designated executives under the Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions (Post-Secondary Institutions) Compensation Regulation
    • The Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Health Services
    • The Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Electric System Operator

Employee thresholds

Public sector bodies are required to post online the names and amount of compensation and severance paid to employees who earn more than the threshold amount for that disclosure period.

For December disclosures, if no severance was paid, disclosure is not required.

1 The annual threshold is applied to severance disclosures in December of the current year and to compensation disclosed in June of the following year. For example, the threshold for severances disclosed by December 31, 2021 is $136,805. This is also the threshold for compensation disclosed by June 30, 2022.
Calendar year 1 Annual threshold
2021 $136,805
2020 $135,317
2019 $132,924
2018 $129,809
2017 $127,765
2016 $126,375
2015 $125,000