President Jesal Patel
Jesal’s dedication to public service in Lincolnwood began in 2005 with his appointment to the Sign Appearance Review Board. He was first elected as Trustee in 2007 and had served the Village continuously in that role until 2021 when he was elected as Village President. During his tenure as a Trustee, Jesal served as Village Board Liaison to all of Lincolnwood’s Boards and Commissions. He has a comprehensive historical knowledge of our operations. Jesal was raised and educated in Lincolnwood and is a graduate of Loyola Academy and Indiana University. Jesal is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker and owner of Patel Realty located here in Lincolnwood. Jesal is married and has three children. He has a passion for running and can often be seen running the streets of Lincolnwood.