In addition to the roles of Clerk of the Circuit and County Court, County Recorder and Ex-Officio to the Board of County Commissioners of Sarasota County, the Clerk of Court and Comptroller is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Auditor for Sarasota County. The Comptroller is responsible for financial reporting, recording the financial transactions of the Board, receiving revenues, paying vendors and employees, investing surplus monies, and debt administration.

County Financial Reports

Treasury Management

The Clerk and Comptroller's office is your source for information on Sarasota County finances, revenue and spending.

  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Consolidated Major Revenue and Debt Report
  • IMPACT Report
  • Monthly Financial Report
  • Annual Financial Presentation to the Board

As County Treasurer, the Clerk and Comptroller invests surplus public funds, producing the best and safest possible returns, ultimately reducing the burden on taxpayers.

  • Monthly Investment Summary Report

Roles as Comptroller

Debt Administration

  • Accounting Services
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll

The Clerk and Comptroller monitors Sarasota County's debt while ensuring the timely payment of debt service obligations.

  • Debt Management Policy
  • Digital Assurance Certification (DAC)

Awards and Accomplishments

GFOA Award - The Government Finance Officers Association consistently recognizes the Clerk and Comptroller's Finance department for its excellence in financial reporting. Sarasota County has received this recognition and honorable award each year since 1984.

GFOA Certificate

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