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Lake County
Carey Baker
Mt. Dora, Florida

Carey Baker was born in Eustis, Florida. He graduated from Tavares High School in Lake County. After high school, he attended Lake-Sumter Community College.

When Baker was 18 years old, he joined the family business, the A.W. Peterson Gun Shop. The A.W. Peterson Gun Shop is the oldest gun shop in the United States.

Baker joined the Army National Guard. He is still an active member, having served over 28 years and having attained the rank of First Sergeant. In 2003, while a Member of the Florida House of Representatives, Baker was deployed to combat missions in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was the first state or federal elected official to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom while in office. His colleagues tied a yellow ribbon around Baker’s chair which remained in place until his safe return.

Carey Baker successfully ran for the Florida House of Representatives in 2000. Baker was reelected to the House in 2002. In 2004, Baker won a special election for the 20th district seat in the Florida Senate.

In 2012, he was elected to the position of Property Appraiser of Lake County, FL.


Lake County Property Appraiser's office
Post Office Box 1027
Tavares, FL 32778

O (352) 253-2150
FAX: (352) 253-2155



Chief Deputy
Michael W. Prestridge, CCF, CFE
(352) 253-2153

Agricultural Classification
Glenn Hubbard
(352) 253-2162

Real Estate
Peter Peebles
(352) 253-2165

Deeds - Ownership
Suji Kang
(352) 253-2166

Deeds - Mapping
Roger Childress
(352) 253-2167

Data Operations
Daena Woods
(352) 253-2168

Ginger Casburn
(352) 253-2154

Tangible Personal Property
Robbie Ross
(352) 253-2172

Office Manager
Fleeter Nash
(352) 253-2152

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