Mary E. Dempsey

Meet the Official

Mary E. Dempsey

Recorder of Deeds, St. Charles County Missouri

Mary E. Dempsey was elected as Recorder of Deeds for St. Charles County, Missouri, in November 2018. It is her first publicly-elected office. Dempsey is a member of the Recorder’s Association of Missouri, the Public Records Industry Association, the St. Charles County Historical Society, the St. Charles Jaycees, and the Little Black Book: Women in Business. She also is a graduate of the Vision St. Charles County Leadership program.
Born and raised in St. Charles, Dempsey is a life-long resident of the county. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Corporate Communications from Rockhurst University. Prior to her election, Dempsey served as Assistant Recorder of Deeds (2017-2018) and in the St. Charles County Assessor’s Office (2014-2017). She was previously a contract agent for the State of Missouri. She and her husband, Jim Sanders, live in St. Charles with their dogs: a rescue Collie (Pirate) and a Boston Terrier (Potato).