Patrick A. Russo

Title: Sheriff

Sheriff Russo


  • Elected to Rensselaer County Sheriff in November 2015
  • Lifelong resident of the city of Troy, New York
  • Served for 28 years on the City of Troy Police Department- Retired in 2004
  • Last assignment was Detective Sergeant/Supervisor of the Special Operations Section
  • Appointed Undersheriff in January 2004

 Former Member Of:

  • City of Troy Labor Relations Committee
  • City of Troy Charter Reviser Committee
  • Board of Directors International Narcotic Officers Association
  • Rensselaer County Alternatives to Incarceration Committee
  • Rensselaer County Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
  • Former Field Commander Rensselaer County Drug Task Force

 Present Member Of:

  • Chairman NYS Sheriffs Association Safe Child Advisory Committee
  • Member Board of Commissioners Troy Housing Authority
  • Chairman Troy Housing Authority Public Safety Committee
  • Chairman Troy Housing Authority Tenant Relations Committee

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