Cobourg’s Public Servants who make over $100,000 (Sunshine List)

The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act of 1996 (commonly called the Sunshine List) 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 disclose annually the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in a calendar year. The $100,000 figure means salary before taxes, and does not include taxable benefits. However, for those who are paid $100,000 or more, the total value of these taxable benefits must be disclosed. Beginning with 2012 salaries, the definition of salary now also includes per diems and/or retainers paid to employees, in addition to amounts reported as employment income on the Canada Revenue Agency T4 slip.

The act applies to organizations such as the Government of Ontario, Crown Agencies, Municipalities, Hospitals, Boards of Public Health, School Boards, Universities, Colleges, Hydro One, Ontario Power Generation, and other public sector employers who receive a significant level of funding from the provincial government. Cobourg’s municipal employees are covered by the act. Cobourg owns 99.9% of Lakefront Utilities, Lakefront Utility Services, and Cobourg Networks yet Mayor Brocanier has refused to divulge any information on the salaries of the employees of those companies.

Here is a summary of Cobourg’s municipal employees who are on the Sunshine list from 2004 to 2019

Disclosure for Salaries No. of Employees
2019$5,961,12846
2018$5,570,38646
2017$5,054,44242
2016$5,060,14241
2015$4,947,96041
2014$3,687,56432
2013$3,516,01931
2012$3,043,03427
2011$1,960,94717
2010$1,020,5119
2009$539,6815
2008$570,5125
2007$702,9906
2006$769,3767
2005$211,9622
2004$213,2902

Here are Cobourg’s municipal employees who are on the Sunshine list for 2019 (Disclosure for 2018).

Employer Surname Given Name Position Salary Paid Taxable Benefits
Town of CobourgPeacockStephenChief Administrative Officer$225,613$1,733
Town of CobourgVandegraafPaulChief of Police$187,478$1,541
Town of CobourgSheilsJefferyInspector$160,283$328
Town of CobourgLiuKaiChief of Police$160,009$1,045
Town of CobourgAllisonBrentStaff Sergeant$148,933$1,185
Town of CobourgLegerePaulSergeant$148,454$377
Town of CobourgMacdonaldJaniceSergeant$144,454$1,185
Town of CobourgMckeenDanielleConstable$142,691$798
Town of CobourgDaveyIanDirector of Corporate Services$141,259$1,150
Town of CobourgSchroederKevinFire Captain$139,862$748
Town of CobourgMacdonaldScottFire Captain$138,882$726
Town of CobourgVilneffMichaelFire Chief$136,698$621
Town of CobourgLinneyJohnDetective Sergeant$135,982$328
Town of CobourgBellemareMarcSergeant$135,034$444
Town of CobourgBlaindBryanFire Captain$132,987$642
Town of CobourgCunninghamDamienConstable$132,237$328
Town of CobourgMcglashonGlennDirector of Planning and Development$132,196$611
Town of CobourgHustwickDeanDirector of Community Services$132,128$1,111
Town of CobourgBambridgeScottStaff Sergeant$131,241$328
Town of CobourgThompsonGeneDeputy Fire Chief$130,486$593
Town of CobourgCurrRandallSergeant$129,989$328
Town of CobourgSalisburyJasonConstable$127,511$328
Town of CobourgLangdonKhobyDetective Constable$126,787$328
Town of CobourgMartinRichard1st Class Firefighter$126,107$660
Town of CobourgPeriardDavidConstable$125,658$328
Town of CobourgKoomenStephen1st Class Firefighter$125,313$642
Town of CobourgMaguireRyanDetective Constable$124,412$328
Town of CobourgBrownChristopherFire Captain$124,302$744
Town of CobourgBlairAaronChief Fire Prevention Officer$124,036$744
Town of CobourgPostChristopher1st Class Firefighter$122,777$624
Town of CobourgBriggsJeffrey1st Class Firefighter$120,446$608
Town of CobourgDarbyshireVictoriaSpecial Constable – Forensic Identification Services$120,123$232
Town of CobourgEgasJamesConstable$119,692$328
Town of CobourgStroederGene1st Class Firefighter$116,723$641
Town of CobourgWillsLaurieDirector of Public Works$115,377$1,111
Town of CobourgWilsonToddFire Captain$114,665$633
Town of CobourgTobinKyleConstable$110,186$328
Town of CobourgSheilsLynneHuman Resources / Finance Manager (Cobourg Police)$108,760$655
Town of CobourgGillAmritConstable$108,460$891
Town of CobourgRichardsonMichaelSergeant$107,824$328
Town of CobourgWilsonGinaDirector Corporate Services (Cobourg Police)$106,897$1,185
Town of CobourgHoekstraTerryManager of Engineering$106,555$437
Town of CobourgMoellerNicholasConstable$106,055$328
Town of CobourgWatsonCameronConstable$102,520$335
Town of CobourgLabelleShawnConstable$102,358$851
Town of CobourgPeregrinoLitoConstable$100,686$335
      
2019 Total   $5,961,128$30,106

Here are more details on the sunshine list for each of the years from 2004 to 2019

 Sunshine List 2004 to 2019 (PDF)

 Sunshine List 2004 to 2019 (Excel)

You can also visit the Ontario Sunshine List web site that has more information:

ontariosunshinelist.com