Steven Starkozy was unanimously voted the first Village Manager of Estero, Florida. In his new position, Sarkozy will serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the Village, responsible to the Village Council. He will appoint and remove all Village employees, as well as, direct and supervise the administration of all Village departments. Starkozy has 35 years of local government experience. Previously, he was the manager of Carlsbad, California and the manager of Bellevue, Washington. Starkozy has also held city manager positions in Roseville, Minnesota and Geneva, New York.