City Treasurer / Finance Director

David Pawley was appointed as the City Treasurer/Finance Director in September 2018. He previously worked as the Assistant Treasurer/Accountant for the City of Sault Suite Marie, Michigan, a position he held since 2012. David is a graduate of Lake Superior State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Major: Accounting, Minor: Finance/Economics) and Central Michigan University with a Master's Degree in Business Administration. In addition, David is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Michigan Certified Public Treasurer (MiCPT).


The City Treasurer/Finance Director coordinates and performs the financial, accounting, and treasury functions of the City of Grand Ledge. The City Treasurer/Finance Director also:

  • Ensures accurate accounting of all City funds
  • Monitors expenditures
  • Collects taxes and other receivables
  • Administers accounts payable, payroll, and employee benefits
  • Manages debt issuance and repayment