Four employees with Nassau Health Care Corp. were among the top five biggest earners in the state in fiscal year 2012-13, according to statistics from the state comptroller's office.
The information, for the 12-month period beginning April 1, 2012, and ending March 31, 2013, is part of the public record and was obtained by newsday.com through a request under the Freedom of Information Act. The list totals 557,358 individuals.
The workers with Nassau Health Care Corp. -- the public benefit corporation that runs Nassau University Medical Center, A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility and five clinics that serve the poor -- earned from $392,071 to $507,671, the statistics show.
The statistics cover employees who participate in either the state Employee Retirement System or the Police and Fire Retirement System. Those systems include most of the employees of participating public employers in nonteaching or school administrator positions, not including New York City.
The list includes uniformed services personnel, such as correction officers and sheriffs as well as police officers and firefighters, who work for participating public employers, again not including New York City.