Edward O'Rourke is married with three children. He and his wife moved to Plainfield in 1996.
Edward served on the Village of Plainfield Planning and Zoning Commission from 2005 until his election as Village Trustee in 2015.
He has an undergraduate degree, B. S. in Business Management, from Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate from Roosevelt University (2009).
Edward is currently employed with one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants. His career background includes over 20 years in corporate real estate, working primary in new retail store and restaurant development. Working for national retail companies provides him insight into how companies make their site selection decisions for new stores. He plans to use his career knowledge to help make sound decisions on cases coming forward from the Planning & Zoning Commission and to also provide input from a retailer's perspective to help attract additional commercial users to the Village of Plainfield.
Mr. O'Rourke is grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve our community, first as a member of Planning & Zoning Commission and now as an elected Village Trustee.
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