Israel Ramon

Milwaukee County Register of Deeds

Ramon is the first Latinx Constitutional Officer in Wisconsin's history

Biography

On May 10th, 2019 Governor Tony Evers appointed Israel Ramón as the Milwaukee County Register of Deeds. Ramón is the first Latinx Constitutional Officer in Wisconsin’s history.

Following is his appointment, Ramón begun the process of reforming the ROD Office. He saved taxpayers over $200,000 a year by cutting necessary costs. He instituted new rules relating to the payment of invoices, handling of disbursements and cashiering procedures. Ramón has redrafted all existing software and technology contracts to protect Milwaukee County residents and our real estate data. He has instituted mandatory customer service training for the ROD Office staff so that they are accountable and County residents are treated in a professional and courteous manner. Ramón collaborated with the County Treasurer and Comptroller as well as Corporation Counsel to make sure that the ROD Office is complying with all fiscal and legal obligations in its operations.

Ramón is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, a member of the Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association, the LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association (Legislative Committee), the Property Records Industry Association (Best Practices Committee), the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, the ACLU of Wisconsin, Human Rights Campaign, Citizens Action of Wisconsin and Voces de la Frontera.

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