Susan Bysiewicz Net Worth: Interesting Facts, Earnings, House, Age, Height, Biography

Susan Bysiewicz Net Worth:$500 thousand

Susan Bysiewicz Net Worth is around $500 thousand.

Susan Bysiewicz Net Worth

Susan Bysiewicz is a famous American politician and attorney who is the 109th lieutenant governor of Connecticut, serving since January 9, 2019. Susan Bysiewicz previously served as the 72nd secretary of the state of Connecticut from 1999 to 2011.

Susan Bysiewicz was briefly a candidate for governor of Connecticut in 2010, before dropping out to run for Connecticut Attorney General.

Susan Bysiewicz Biography:

BornSeptember 29, 1961 (age 60)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)David Donaldson
EducationYale University (BA)
Duke University (JD)
WebsiteGovernment website


Bysiewicz was born September 29, 1961 in New Haven and raised on a farm. The daughter of Stan and Shirley Bysiewicz, Susan was raised by a Catholic family of Polish and Greek descent in Middletown, Connecticut.

Susan Bysiewicz Biography

Susan Bysiewicz received her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and her Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law. During law school, she wrote Ella: A Biography of Governor Ella Grasso.

Susan Bysiewicz Career:

Susan Bysiewicz practiced law in New York City for two years as an associate of White & Case (1986–88). In 1988 Bysiewicz became associated with the Hartford firm of Robinson & Cole, L.L.C. where she practiced for four years, and then joined the legal department of Aetna where she was employed from 1992–94.

Connecticut House of Representatives (1993–1999)

After the redistricting that followed the 1990 Federal Census, Susan Bysiewicz decided to run in the newly redrawn Connecticut’s 100th Assembly District, and defeated Republican Joseph Milardo by a margin of 61–39%.

Susan Bysiewicz was elected state representative for the 100th Assembly District of Connecticut for three successive terms starting in 1992,

Connecticut Secretary of State (1999–2011)

In 1998, Susan Bysiewicz sought the Democratic nomination for Secretary of the State. At the state Democratic Convention, Bysiewicz lost the party’s endorsement for the nomination, to Representative Ellen Scalettar.

Public record investigation

On February 7, 2010, the Hartford Courant reported that Attorney General Blumenthal was investigating whether Susan Bysiewicz violated the law by using e-mail addresses obtained by her office in their official duties for campaign use—soliciting campaign support and donations.

Susan Bysiewicz political campaign
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On January 27, 2009, Susan Bysiewicz made public her intention to seek the Democratic nomination for governor of Connecticut in the 2010 election. In January 2010 Bysiewicz dropped her bid for Governor, choosing to run for Attorney General.

2012 U.S. Senate election

On January 18, 2011, Susan Bysiewicz announced her candidacy in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate seat which had been held by Joe Lieberman, who retired at the end of that term.

Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (2019–present)

On April 18, 2017, Susan Bysiewicz announced that she was forming an exploratory committee for a possible race for Connecticut’s 13th senate district. On April 3, 2018, Susan announced her intention to run for Governor of Connecticut. 

Susan Bysiewicz is the chair of the Connecticut Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census, and of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls, a platform for women engaged in politics and public policy

Susan Bysiewicz Husband, Childrens:

Susan Bysiewicz met her husband, David Donaldson, while she was attending law school at Duke. Donaldson ran his father’s insurance business in Manchester, now the Bysiewicz/Donaldson Agency.

The couple has three children, daughters Ava and Lanya, who attended Wesleyan University, and son Tristan, who graduated from Middletown High School.