Outgoing NY Governor Cuomo Files His Pension Paperwork
Outgoing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has his pension paperwork in.
The Democrat, who is resigning after being implicated for sexually harassing at least 11 women, has filed for his retirement payout worth as much as $50,000 a year.
Cuomo becomes the ex-governor at the stroke of midnight August 23. His retirement will start September 15 with Cuomo filing his application for retirement within the 15-to-90-day window.
Cuomo is credited for 14-and-a-half years of Tier Four pension plan service requirements, including over 10 years in the Executive Office. He was previously a New York State Attorney General, also counting toward his pension.
Not counting outside income, like his multi-million-dollar pandemic book deal, Cuomo has been making $225,000 a year on the taxpayer payroll.
Even if the impeachment proceedings had not been dropped, the Governor would still be eligible to collect his public-servant pension since he has not been convicted of any crime.