Sheriff Carmine Marceno Bio
Sheriff Carmine Marceno was appointed Lee County’s 13th Sheriff by Governor Rick Scott on September 25, 2018.
Sheriff Marceno brings decades of law enforcement experience, beginning his career in Suffolk County, New York before moving to Southwest Florida where he joined the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.
While with CCSO, he worked as a Patrol Deputy and was a member of numerous specialty units within the agency. He transitioned to a larger public liaison role in community policing, eventually serving as Assistant to Sheriff Kevin Rambosk.
Sheriff Marceno is the recipient of numerous awards and commendations. In 2012 he was awarded the Collier County’s Distinguished Public Service Award, given to the county’s top public servant.
Sheriff Marceno joined the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in 2013, most recently serving as Undersheriff for more than two years. During that time, Sheriff Marceno assumed supervisory responsibilities for day-to-day operations as a member of Command Staff. Prior to his role as Undersheriff, he was a Captain, serving as the Executive Officer to Sheriff Mike Scott.
In March 2017, Sheriff Carmine Marceno graduated from the prestigious FBI National Academy Session 267. The intense 10-week program is by invitation-only for law enforcement managers nominated by their agency because of demonstrated leadership. The grueling session includes course study, specialized training and physical challenges.