Mayor's Office

About Mayor Randall P. Henderson, Jr.

Randall “Randy” Henderson, Jr., Mayor of the City of Fort Myers in Lee County, has been a resident of Fort Myers for 37 years.  He was born and raised in North Carolina where he graduated from Mars Hill College in 1979 with a bachelor’s of science in business administration.  Henderson began his career in Fort Myers in banking.  He is the CEO of Corbin Henderson Company, a real estate firm, serving since 1986.  

Mayor Henderson began his second mayoral term November 2013.  Prior to being elected mayor in November 2009, Mayor Henderson served for nine years on City Council.

He is an active community volunteer, currently serving as an advisory board member for Keiser University, the Edison Pageant of Lights, and The Salvation Army, as well as a director of Encore Bank.  Henderson is a past president of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and Fort Myers Kiwanis Club and previously served as chairman of the City of Fort Myers Conference and Convention Council.  In 2015 Mayor Henderson was named president of the Florida League of Mayors at the organization’s annual business meeting. He will serve a one-year term leading the Florida League of Mayors.  

Mayor Henderson is a private pilot and enjoys flying both for business and personal pleasure and is an avid fisherman. He has been happily married to his wife Ginny for 37 years and has 3 adult children: sons, Marcus and Alex, and daughter, Laura Fraser and son-in-law, Jay Fraser with newest addition granddaughter, Virginia Ann Fraser, and enjoys time with his family.

Mayor Henderson is a dedicated public servant with a passion for helping his community and its residents.

Coffee Table Book
Fort Myers - City of Palms A Contemporary Portrait

State of the City Address

Community Service
Randy has been involved in community affairs for years serving on the following boards:

Current Affiliations
  • Director, Encore Bank
  • Board Member, Florida League of Mayors (second term)
  • Member, US Conference of Mayors
  • Member, Fort Myers Kiwanis Club
  • Member, First United Methodist Church
  • Member, Lee County Horizon Council
  • Member, President’s Council of International College now Hodges University
  • Member, Uncommon Friends Foundation
  • Advisory Board Member, Edison Pageant of Light
  • Advisory Board Member, Lee County Public School Foundation
  • Advisory Board Member, Salvation Army
  • Keiser University Advisory Board Member
Former Service
  • Fort Myers American Little League, Coach/Manager for 14 years
  • Director of NCNB National Bank, Fort Myers
  • Director of First National Bank of Fort Myers
  • Director First Community Bank
  • Chairman, Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • Chairman, City of Fort Myers Conference and Convention Council
  • Past President, Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, Fort Myers Kiwanis Club
  • Advisory Board Member, City of Fort Myers Conference and Convention Council
  • Advisory Board Member, Edison Community College Foundation
  • Advisory Board Member, Mars Hill College
  • Nature Center of Fort Myers