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More earners on Caledon ‘Sunshine List’

April 11, 2019   ·   0 Comments

Written By JOSHUA SANTOS

Ontario’s annual Sunshine List, which names the highest-paid public sector employees of more than $100,000 for 2018, is out.

The Town of Caledon has 53 employees making the list this year, under the category of “municipalities and services,” representing an increase of 10.4% in the number of people. Last year, they had 48 employees on it 

Town of Caledon Chief Administrative Officer Mike Galloway led the list of public sector employees with a salary of $229,145 in 2018. He also had $1,308.70 in taxable benefits. He made $225,420.42 in 2017, after Town Council approved an approximate 10 per cent increase. He also made $201.057.31 in 2016. 

The average salary of employees on the list was $126,807. For all employees on the list for the Town, a total of $6,720,770 was paid in salaries.

Fuwing Wong, general manager of finance and infrastructure for the Town of Caledon earned a salary of $182,816,90 in 2018. He had 41,072.05 in taxable benefits. He gained $187,701 in 2017.

Peggy Tollett, general manager of community services for the Town of Caledon earned a salary of $176,440.60 with $1,004.58 in taxable benefits. David Arbuckle, director of strategic initiatives for the Town of Caledon earned $170,593 and $973.21 in taxable benefits. Konstatine Starvarakos, solicitor for the Town of Caledon earned $138,205.

Caledon Fire Services had 25 employees make the list. Darryl Bailey, chief of fire and emergency services made $151,667. Mark Wallace, deputy fire chief made $139,57 and Colin Hanna, deputy chief made $126,550.

Caledon OPP made the list. Ryan Carothers, detachment commander for Caledon OPP made $160,119.

Monty Laskin, chief executive officer for Caledon Community Services earned $174,015. James Triantafilou, executive director of Brampton-Caledon Community Living made $142,512.

The data is the total number of employees disclosed under the Ontario Public Sector Salary and Disclosure Act. There was a total of 19,131 employees in Ontario, or about 14.5 per cent named.

Across Ontario, the total salaries were $19,207,224,624 in 2018, a 14.1 per cent increase from the previous year.

The act applies to the Government of Ontario, Crown Agencies, municipalities, hospitals, boards of public health, school boards, universities and colleges, Ontario Power Generation and other public sector employers who receive a significant level of funding from the provincial government.



         

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