The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville had 41 people earn more than $100,000 in 2017, according to information released under Ontario’s Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act. Commonly known as the “Sunshine List,” the act compels provincial public sector employers to disclose salaries once a year.

Robert Raycroft, deputy chief administrative officer and director of corporate services, topped the list at $187,778.

The other top earners include

Fire Captain Fraser Smith – $166,657

Deputy Fire Chief Trevor Wawryk – $165,679

Director of Public Works Robert Flindall – $160,221

Town Solicitor Joshua Silver – $158,835

Director of Finance Brian Parrott – $157,294

Fire Captain David Wilson – $153,035

Chief Librarian Carolyn Nordheimer – $140,829

Fire Captain Bradley Melvin – $139,896

Fire Chief Richard Renaud – $136,672

The number of workers who reached the plateau jumped by seven from the previous year, an increase of 20.6 per cent.  The number of people earning more than $100,000 has generally grown steadily over the years. By comparison, in 2005 only one person topped the $100,000 mark.