|New York Senate District 37|
|1985 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Master's||Graduate School of Business|
|Birthday||December 13, 1934|
Oppenheimer worked as a Security Analyst for McDonnell and Company from 1958 to 1960 and for L.F. Rothschild and Company from 1960 to 1963.
Oppenheimer earned her B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College in 1956. She went on to receive her MBA from Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, in 1958.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Oppenheimer served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Oppenheimer served on these committees:
- Aging Committee, New York State Senate
- Cities Committee, New York State Senate
- Education Committee, New York State Senate
- Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Senate
- Ethics Committee, New York State Senate
- Finance Committee, New York State Senate
- Higher Education Committee, New York State Senate
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012
Oppenheimer did not seek re-election in 2012, citing a recent surgery. She stated, “When considering my responsibilities as Senator, the extensive effort that will go into rehabilitation and physical therapy following my surgery, and the added work of the hard fought campaigns I always wage, it became clear to me that I could do only two of those three important tasks.”
Oppenheimer was unopposed in the Democratic primary. She faced Bob Cohen in the November 2 general election. She is running as a member of the Democratic and Working Families party.
|New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 37 (2010)|
|Suzi Oppenheimer (D)||45,888|
|Bob Cohen (R)||45,158|
On November 4, 2008, Suzi Oppenheimer won the election for New York State Senate, District 37 with 78,862 votes.
Oppenheimer raised $385,504 for her campaign.
|New York State Senate, District 37 (2008)|
|Suzi Oppenheimer (D)||78,862|
|Liz Feld (R)||47,036|
Listed below are the largest contributors to Oppenheimer's 2010 campaign.
|New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Suzi Oppenheimer's campaign in 2010|
|Democratic Senate Campaign Cmte Of New York||$180,000|
|Auc NY Pac||$9,500|
|New York State Trial Lawyers||$9,500|
|New York State Nurses Association||$9,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$870,600|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Suzi Oppenheimer's 2008 campaign.
|1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East||$14,500|
|Friends of Andy Spano||$9,500|
|Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy CMTE||$9,500|
|New York State United Teacher||$9,500|
Oppenheimer and her husband, Martin, have four children.
- Official New York State Senate website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
|New York Senate District 37
| Succeeded by|
George Latimer (D)