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Ontario’s Sunshine List flooded with Hamilton public sector workers

Dr. Kevin Smith is one of many local public sector employees on the province's Sunshine List.
Dr. Kevin Smith is one of many local public sector employees on the province's Sunshine List. St. Joseph's Healthcare

Former St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton CEO Dr. Kevin Smith was the highest-paid public sector worker in Hamilton in 2018.

He earned $697,744 last year, the thirteenth highest salary on the so-called Sunshine List of those earning $100,000 or more.

Hamilton Health Sciences President and CEO Rob MacIsaac is 22nd on the list after earning $633,057 last year.

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McMaster dean and vice-president of Health Sciences Paul O’Byrne earned $446,816.

McMaster University’s Salim Yusuf was the highest-paid public sector professor on campus after earning $300,001.

Mohawk College President Ron McKerlie earned $275,515 while Hamilton Police Chief Eric Girt made $255,155.

The top paid City of Hamilton employee was Mike Zegarac, who earned $225,482 as interim City Manager.

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