County Clerk/Register of Deeds

Lisa Posthumus Lyons, County Clerk / Register of Deeds

Lisa Posthumus Lyons was sworn in as Kent County's Clerk/Register of Deeds in January 2017.

The Clerk's office is responsible for three major functions of county government; managing all County elections; to manage vital County records such as birth, death, marriage and business registrations; and to process and maintain all Circuit Court files. In Kent County, the Clerk is also the Register of Deeds who records all documents pertaining to real property in Kent County, including deeds, mortgages, land contracts, liens and other documents pertaining to real estate. The Clerk is also the Clerk of the Board of Commissioners, and statutorily serves on numerous county boards and commissions.

Prior to her election as Clerk/Register of Deeds, Lisa served as State Representative for the 86th District, representing portions of Kent and Ionia County.

A graduate of Michigan State University, Lisa was the Director of Public Policy & Community Outreach for the Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS and the Commercial Alliance of REALTORS prior to holding elected office.

Lisa and her husband Brad, a Kent County Sheriff's deputy, were Lowell High School sweethearts and are raising their four children on the family's fourth generation farm in Alto. The Lyons family greatly enjoys hunting, fishing, and all Pure Michigan activities.