British Columbia

B.C.'s top paid public sector executives

The B.C. government has released a list of the top paid public sector executives for the fourth year in a row, including base pay and performance bonuses.
The list of highest paid B.C. government workers is drawing fire because of who's on the list and who's not, the CBC's Stephen Smart reports 3:14

The B.C. government has released a list of the top paid public sector executives for the fourth year in a row, including base pay and performance bonuses.

T.M. Bechard, managing director of Powerex — BC Hydro

  • Base salary: $358,800.
  • Incentive plan: $540,000.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $22,560.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $90,358.

Total: $1,011,718.

Allan Seckel, deputy minister to the premier and head of B.C. Public Service

  • Base salary: $268,006.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $26,827.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $16,543.
  • Severance: $549, 776.

Total: $861,152.

Martyn Brown, deputy minister of Jobs, Tourism & Innovation

  • Base salary: $192,942.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $37,439.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $6,603.
  • Severance: $416,191

Total: $653,175.

Stephen Toope, president and vice-chancellor of UBC

  • Base salary: $378,000.
  • Incentive plan: $50,000.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $85,908.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $67,470.

Total: $581,378.

Warren Buckley, president and CEO of the B.C. Pavilion Corporation

  • Base salary: $400,000.
  • Incentive plan: $100,000.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $40,396.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $23,311.

Total: $563,707.

Kevin Mahoney, president and CEO of the B.C. Railway Company

  • Base salary: $77,212.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $30,876.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $23,035.
  • Severance: $392,333.

Total: $523,456.

Geri Prior, chief financial officer for ICBC

  • Base salary: $294,711.
  • Incentive plan: $135,228.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $59,332.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $33,507.

Total: $522,778.

T.M. Conway, president and CEO of Powerex – BC Hydro

  • Base salary: $254,528.
  • Incentive plan: $91,789.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $61,087.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $115,021.

Total: $522,425.

Jon Schubert, president and CEO of ICBC

  • Base salary: $330,000.
  • Incentive plan: $115,500.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $61,479.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $15,198.

Total: $522,177.

Brenda M. Leong, chair of the B.C. Securities Commission

  • Base salary: $378,000.
  • Incentive plan: $55,578.
  • Annual employer pension contribution: $38,124.
  • Other compensation and benefits: $27,549.

Total: $499,251.

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