Kevin Koenigstein was re-elected Monroe County Treasurer/Collector in November of 2018 for a four-year term. Kevin is a native of Monroe County, growing up on the family farm near Hecker and attending New Athens grade and high schools. Kevin is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and he has his Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Kevin brings extensive experience and leadership to this office from his years of working in state government and commercial banking.
Kevin resides in Columbia with his wife, Lillian, a native of Columbia. They have two daughters, Loren, and Kaitlyn, who attend school in the Columbia School District.
Kevin is active in the following civic and professional organizations:
- St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Columbia (Congregational President)
- Monroe County Farm Bureau
- Illinois County Treasurer’s Association
- LifeNetwork of Southern Illinois
Dawn Wahlig and Elizabeth Smith are the Deputy Treasurers providing helpful service to the taxpayers of Monroe County.