Welcome to the Office of the County Manager

Glades County Manager
Martin Murphy, MPA, ICMA-CM



County Manager Responsibilities & Duties

The County Manager is the chief administrative officer of the County in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations. The County Manager is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to carry out the policies, procedures and motions established by the Board.

The Manager’s duties include overseeing all county administrative departments and preparing an annual operating budget. Some of the County Managers span of responsibility includes a wide variety of county services, from Legislative Affairs, Grant Procurement, Contract Negotiations, Business Development, to Zoning.

About the County Manager

Martin Murphy was appointed Glades County Manager in September 2018. Murphy has more than 25 years local government experience and is a credentialed City Manager (ICMA-CM) through the International County/City Manager Association. Prior to joining the County, Murphy served over 25 years in New York State local government positions including, but not limited to, Saranac Lake Village Manager, Oneonta City Manager and Cortland County Administrator. Most recently, Murphy served as Assistant City Manager in New Port Richey, Florida. Murphy earned a master degree in public administration from the State University of New York at Brockport and a bachelor degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Murphy is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and been certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) by the National Development Council.