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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

Board Member: Patty Gustin
District 5

Patty Gustin
Email:Patty.Gustin@dupageco.org
Phone:(630) 407-6056
Term Expires:12/02/2024

County Committees:

Professional Information

  • Realtor/Managing Broker, Charles Rutenberg Realty, Naperville (1994-Present)
  • Paralegal, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Chicago (1987-1992)
  • Paralegal/Secretary, U.S. Attorney’s Office – Department of Justice, Chicago (1982-1987)
  • Clerk, Department Health, Education and Welfare – Office for Civil Rights Division, Chicago (1980-1982)

Education

  • State of Illinois Department of Banks & Real Estate - Managing Broker License
  • DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois - Business Organization & Management
  • Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois - Paralegal Studies

Civic and Business Activity

  • Member of National Association of Realtors
  • Member of Illinois Association of Realtors
  • Realtor Government Affairs Board Member
  • City Councilwoman for the City of Naperville (2015-2022)
  • Naperville Sister Cities Commission (Past Liaison)
  • Naperville Library Board  (Past Liaison)
  • DuPage Water Commission (2020-2022)
  • Naperville Community TV 17 (Past Liaison) 
  • Naperville’s Downtown Advisory Commission (Past Liaison)
  • DuPage Mayor’s & Managers Intergovernmental/Planning Commission (Past Liaison)
  • Planning Commission Chairwoman for the City of Naperville Planning Commission Board (2007-2015
  • Acting-Chair of the Naperville Zoning Board of Appeals (2001-2007)
  • Professional Standards/Arbitration Board, Real Estate Association of Western and South Suburban Board Member (1994 - 2006) now Mainstreet Realtors
  • Naperville Downtown Advisory Board (Past Liaison)
  • President of the Steperette Color Guard and Parent Organization (2005-2007)
  • Lisle Zoning Board of Appeal (1994-1998)
  • Lisle Planning Commission (1998-2000)
  • Former Board member of the Green Trails subdivision board
  • Former Board member & President of the Century Farms Homeowners Association
  • Former member of Naperville Exchange Club- Healing Field- RibFest
  • Former Board Member Healing Field of Honor - Operation Support Our Troops
  • Naperville Woman’s Club member
  • Naperville League of Women Voters
  • Cress Creek Garden Club

Awards and Recognitions

  • National Association of Realtors “Commitment 2 Excellence” recipient
  • National Association of Realtors “Senior Real Estate Specialist” 
  • Million Dollar Sales recipient
  • Illinois State Crime Prevention Award
  • Naperville Professional Firefighter Local 4302 recognition
  • Naperville Sister Cities – Slovakia recognition

Personal Information

  • Married to Gregory children: Randy, Courtney and Lindsey; Grandchildren Adrian and Finja
  • DuPage County Resident, 1992 - present