Larry D. Hart


Riverdale High School; Edison Community College; Barry University; Police Academy; FBI National Academy


United States Armed Forces; Law Enforcement; Policy Chief for the City of Fort Myers; Lee County’s Assistant Tax Collector, 2001-2012; Lee County Tax Collector, 2012 to present.

Honors and Affiliations

2001, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the Board of Trustees for Florida Gulf Coast University; reappointed by Governors Charlie Christ and Rick Scott; held the position of Chairman of the Board of Trustees until appointment as Tax Collector; Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for SalusCare; Board Trustee for the Quality Life Center; serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way, Hope Hospice, Florida Gulf Coast University Advocacy Program, The Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida; sits on the Congressional Nominating Committee that recommends students to attend Military Academies, the FBI National Academy Association, and the International Police Chiefs Association; served as Legislative Committee Chair, Florida Tax Collector’s Association; president of the Florida Tax Collectors Association, 2016-present.