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Village Manager’s Office

Steve Sarkozy
Steve SarkozyVillage Manager
239.494.5343 Fax

Email: sarkozy@estero-fl.gov*

Steven R. Sarkozy serves as the Village Manager in Estero, Florida.

Sarkozy came to the Village in November 2015 with 35 years of local government experience, the latest as City Manager for the City of Carlsbad, California. He also served as City Manager to City of Bellevue, Washington; City of Roseville, Minnesota; and City of Geneva, New York.

As Village Manager, Sarkozy serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Village, responsible to the Village Council. He will appoint and remove all Village employees, direct and supervise the administration of all departments of the Village, attend all meetings of the Village Council, ensure that all laws, Charter provisions, ordinances, resolutions and other acts of the Council are faithfully executed, prepare the annual operating and capital budget, and keep the Council fully advised as to the financial condition and future needs of the Village, and make such recommendations to the Council concerning the affairs of the Village as he deems appropriate.

His affiliations include International City and County Management Association (full member), and the American Society for Public Administration.

Sarkozy has been a long-time member of Rotary International and is a Paul Harris Fellow.

Carla Nebbia
Carla NebbiaAdministrative Assistant


Carla Nebbia serves as Administrative Assistant to the Administration at the Village of Estero. Carla came to the Village in March 2021. Prior to joining the staff, Carla worked at Somerville Elementary School in Ridgewood, NJ as the administrative assistant to the principal. She resides in Estero with her family.

Marilyn Edwards
Marilyn EdwardsCommunications Specialist
239.671.2641 (mobile)


Marilyn Edwards serves as the Communications Specialist for the Village of Estero.

Edwards works with the village’s webmaster, providing the content and photographs for the Village website.  She attends all Council, Planning & Zoning and Design Review Board meetings and workshops in order to write short “news” articles about each event.  These articles are posted on the website and emailed to all website subscribers in an effort to keep residents informed about all village activities.

She has been a member of the Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) for 10 years and served as that organization’s Communications Director from 2013-15.  In that capacity, she wrote all of the content and provided photographs for the Estero Today website, as well as articles for the Estero Development Reports, Alerts and news releases.

Edwards worked in the Media Relations Office at NASA’s Lewis Research Center in Cleveland, OH, for 32 years. She served the last 10 years as Chief of the office, helping determine Center policy regarding public affairs and community relations.

In that position, she managed the editor of the Center’s internal newspaper and a staff responsible for writing press releases, conducting press conferences and coordinating interviews with local, national and international media.  She worked in the n