Crystal K. Kinzel
Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Collier County is an independently elected Constitutional Officer and Public Trustee whose responsibilities include Accountant, Auditor, keeper of Court and Public Records and "Watchdog" of all Public Funds. Collier County is part of the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
The Clerk's role is defined by the Florida Constitution of 1838 and Florida Statutes to ensure a critical system of “checks and balances” in order to protect and serve the citizens and taxpayers of Collier County by making sure that all taxpayer dollars are spent lawfully and prudenly.
The Clerk’s Office performs nearly 1,200 different constitutional and statutory functions or duties, the broadest and most diverse role of any elected public official. The Clerk’s Office ensures that all county and state programs are administered correctly, efficiently and in full public view.
“Strive to build confidence in the Clerk’s Office through perceptive planning, efficient operations, and an unwavering commitment to the highest ethical standards for the citizens of Collier County.”