About Us

The County Clerk is the clerk of the Supreme and County Court. The County Clerk is the clerk of both the Civil Courts Division and Criminal Courts Division. 

Primary Function

The main function of the County Clerk’s Office is that of record keeper for the County.  The County Clerk’s Office records, files and maintains land records such as:

  • Assignments
  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Oil and gas leases
  • Survey maps

Other Documents

You can also find federal, state, county, city and town/village judgments and satisfactions, along with many more documents. The list and verification of all of the Notaries in Cayuga County is in the office as well as military discharge papers for Veterans.

Veterans Discount Program

A Veterans discount program called Return the Favor was initiated in 2009 and there are more than 175 local businesses that participate in giving our local Veterans discounts.


The County Clerk has oversight of four departments:

  • County Historian’s Office
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Recording Office
  • Records Retention Center

Message From the County Clerk

I am extremely honored to serve as your County Clerk. My priority is to deliver excellent and efficient customer service. I welcome questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding any service provided by my office. Please call me at 315-253-1271 or email me.