Lawyers working for the Ontario Securities Commission, children’s aid societies across the province, universities, the attorney general’s office, public utilities, and municipalities dominated the list.
The top 25 earners include the senior vice president, law and general counsel for Ontario Power Generation, David Brennan at $446,513, followed by Ontario Pension Board SVP, corporate affairs and general counsel, R. Paul Edmonds at $395,903 and Walter Fioravanti with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. at $329,961. Slightly lower down the ladder was Joseph Agostino, the general counsel for Hydro One at $296,875 followed by Monica Kowal, GC for the Ontario Securities Commission at $295,824, and Michael Lyle, vice president and general counsel of Ontario Power Authority who earned $281,590.
The organizations with the most people in the over-$100,000 club included the OSC with more than 85 lawyers, while Ontario Power Generation clocks in at 17, and Hydro One with 12.
|Name ||Company ||Title ||Salary ||Taxable Benefits
|Brennan, David||Ontario Power Generation||Senior Vice President, Law General Counsel||$446,513.73||$5,140.74|
|Edmonds, R. Paul||Ontario Pension Board||Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & General Counsel||$395,903.51||$401.40|
|Fioravanti, Walter||Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation||Senior Vice President Legal Regulatory Compliance General Counsel Corporate Secretary||$329,961.34||$19,762.84|
|Agostino, Joseph||Hydro One||General Counsel||$296,875.29||$2,390.76|
|Kowal, Monica||Ontario Securities Commission||General Counsel||$295,824.09||$1,691.32|
|Lyle, Michael||Ontario Power Authority||General Counsel & Vice President, Legal, Aboriginal & Regulatory Affairs||$281,590.33||$899.94|
|Timberg, Margaret||Ontario Power Generation||Assistant General Counsel||$272,821.09||$1,644.48|
|Moate, Steven||University of Toronto||Senior Legal Counsel to the President||$267,951.96||$407.88|
|Farrugia, Marylee||Ontario Infrastructure & Lands Corporation||Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||$263,856.60||$14,699.40|
|Stewart, Roy||Independent Electricity System Operator||General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||$262,445.95||$1,399.68|
|Aldred, Mary anne||Ontario Energy Board||General Counsel, Legal Services & Board Secretary of the Ontario Energy Board||$253,305.69||$3,844.17|
|Martin gorelle, Krista||Ontario Securities Commission||Associate General Counsel||$245,622.80||$961.95|
|Mathias, Carlton||Ontario Power Generation||Assistant General Counsel||$245,597.10||$1,123.20|
|Gillespie, Nora||University of Toronto||Legal Counsel to Office of Vice President & Provost & Vice President Human Resources & Equity||$244,202.52||$306.00|
|Engelberg, Michael||Hydro One||Assistant General Counsel||$243,532.61||$1,920.96|
|Boswell, Matthew||Ontario Securities Commission||Senior Litigation Counsel||$238,606.90||$1,107.12|
|Abrams, Brenda e.||Workplace Safety & Insurance Board||General Counsel & Vice President Compliance Services & Corporate Secretary||$238,343.86||$5,702.94|
|Martin, Bella||University Health Network||Chief Risk Officer & General Counsel||$237,070.40||$28,638.99|
|Crown, Rod||Hydro One||Assistant General Counsel||$236,652.12||$633.36|
|Pasieka, Paulene||Ontario Power Generation||Assistant General Counsel||$236,511.05||$1,082.88|
|Bourgeois, Donald||Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario||General Counsel & Director||$235,339.11||$11,032.18|
|Harkness, Dickson||Ontario Power Generation||Assistant General Counsel||$232,907.52||$550.08|
|Band, Martine||Ontario Energy Board||Associate General Counsel, Legal Services||$230,839.40||$1,144.29|
|Britton, Matthew||Ontario Securities Commission||Senior Litigation Counsel||$229,088.82||$917.12|
|Kinastowski, Anna||City of Toronto||City Solicitor||$227,436.38||$13,695.44|
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