ABOUT PERRY

PERRY THURSTON FOR BROWARD COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR

Perry Thurston was born and raised in Broward County. He’s the product of the Broward public school system where his mother was an educator for over thirty years. Perry continued his education at Morehouse College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.

While working in the banking industry, Perry decided to continue his education and was accepted into the University of Miami Law School. Upon graduation with his juris doctorate degree, Perry worked as a public servant in the Public Defender’s Office. He went on to open his own private law practice in Broward County. In 2006, Perry was elected to the Florida House of Representatives and, a few years later, to the Florida State Senate. During his term of office, he was unanimously elected Democratic Leader by his peers.

Perry’s extensive experience and training in banking and finance in addition to his legal work as Co-Bond Counsel for Broward County makes him uniquely qualified to serve as Broward County Tax Collector.