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Amari & Locallo excels in community, profession

Leonard F. Amari and John G. Locallo — partners in the Law Offices of Amari & Locallo — have been selected by their peers as Leading Lawyers in the category of Real Estate Law and Real Estate Taxes. Fellow partner Joseph F. Locallo III and associates Vesna Marusic and Vincent Oppedisano have been selected as Emerging Lawyers. The distinctions are earned by fewer than 2 percent of the nearly 89,000-plus licensed attorneys in the state of Illinois. In addition, partner Katherine Amari-O’Dell has been selected to serve as one of two vice presidents of the Harwood Heights/Norridge Chamber of Commerce. ...

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Dr. Imburgia takes charge at Chicago Dental Society

Louis Imburgia, DDS, a general dentist who practices in Park Ridge, has been sworn in as president of the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Imburgia graduated from the Loyola University School of Dentistry with clinical honors in periodontics, and is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He also volunteers for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Established in 1864, the CDS has more than 4,000 members in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties, making it the largest local society of the American Dental Association.

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Romanucci joins ranks of John Marshall trustees

Chicago attorney Antonio Romanucci was recently welcomed into the ranks of The John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees. An alumnus of John Marshall, Romanucci joins a distinguished group of jurists who dedicate their time and resources to bettering the school and its students. “I’ve benefited enormously from my education at John Marshall and I’m honored to receive this appointment,” says Romanucci, a founding partner and principal at Romanucci & Blandin. “I have the utmost respect and admiration for its professors and leadership and I will do whatever I can to uphold the mission and goals of this exemplary school.”

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Zerillo Realty opens new office in Norridge

Local realtor and Fra Noi website columnist Giuseppe Zerillo is moving up in the world. Just four years after going into business for himself, he outgrew his first office in Park Ridge, prompting a move last fall to larger quarters on Cumberland just north of Lawrence in Norridge. The new location contains offices for three leasing agents and five real estate brokers as well as a conference room where staff can meet with prospective buyers and sellers, with plenty of room for more agents down the road. A realtor since 2008, Zerillo is making a name for himself in his ...

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Forbes hails Barbanente as star on the rise

Roberto Barbanente, an associate vice president and financial advisor at Morgan Stanley’s Chicago Wealth Management office, has been named to Forbes magazine’s inaugural list of America’s Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors. The new Forbes listing spotlights individuals born in 1980 or later, who have at least four years of industry experience, and either lead or are viewed as potential leaders of their teams. The ranking is based on qualitative and quantitative data about factors including revenue trends, compliance records, industry experience, and best practices. Roberto is the son of Pescatore Palace owner Vito Barbanente.

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Lawdragon gives Salvi the nod

Chicago attorney Patrick A. Salvi has been selected for the 2017 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Earlier this year, he was chosen by his peers for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers Top 10 List for the fourth year in a row. He was also selected by Best Lawyers as the 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the Chicago area. And in 2016, he was designated on three of Leading Lawyers Magazine’s top 10 lists, including Top 10 Leading Lawyers in Illinois in All Areas of Law. Salvi is a founder, chairman and ...

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9 Romanucci & Blandin attorneys rank as Leading Lawyers

Antonio M. Romanucci and Frank A. Sommario are among several attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin to be hailed recently by their peers. Nine attorneys total from the firm have been named by Leading Lawyers magazine and www.leadinglawyers.com as among the top in their fields of plaintiff’s personal injury and workers’ compensation. Leading Lawyers Magazine, a division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, recognizes lawyers who “are most recommended by their peers in a statewide survey.” Stephan D. Blandin, principal and partner, Antonio M. Romanucci, principal and partner, Frank A. Sommario, partner, and Gina Arquilla DeBoni, managing attorney, have been named as 2017 Illinois Leading Lawyers. Senior ...

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Zerillo Realty earns Best of Park Ridge honors

Zerillo Realty Inc. has been selected for the 2017 Best of Park Ridge Award in the real estate brokerage category by the Park Ridge Award Program. Each year, the Park Ridge Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their respective categories, and for enhancing the positive image of small businesses through service to their customers and community. Winners are determined based on information gathered internally by the program and data provided by third parties. Managing broker/owner Giuseppe Zerillo opened Zerillo Realty in 2014, only six years after earning his realtor’s license. Zerillo was honored by Top ...

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“Satch” Pecori to chair Engineering Council

Sergio “Satch” Pecori, chairman and CEO of Hanson Professional Services Inc., has been named chairman of the American Council of Engineering Companies. Pecori, who served as chair-elect of ACEC this past year, accepted the post in April during ACEC’s annual convention in Washington, D.C. He will serve until April 2018. “ACEC represents the engineering industry on the legislative and business practice fronts,” Pecori says. “It is an honor to serve as chair.” ACEC has more than 600,000 members from 5,000 firms across the U.S. Hanson is an employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services.

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Romanucci, Sommario named Super Lawyers

Antonio M. Romanucci and Frank A. Sommario are among several attorneys at the Chicago law firm of Romanucci & Blandin to be hailed recently by their peers. A principal and partner at the firm, Romanucci has been named to the prestigious “Top 100” list in Illinois for 2017 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the 11th consecutive year that Romanucci has been recognized as a “Top 100” attorney and the 13th consecutive year he has been selected to the list of Illinois Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers Magazine identifies the nation’s top attorneys through a process of peer selection and review, ...

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