Village Clerk Patrick E. Rea
Patrick E. Rea has a long and distinguished career of professional achievements and dedicated public service.
He was appointed Village Clerk of the Village of Tinley Park in May 2009 after serving for 37 years as an elected Village Trustee. From 1980 until May 2009, he was Chairman of the Village's Finance and Economic Development Committee.
He was appointed Regional Administrator for SBA's Midwest Region by President George W. Bush in November 2003 and held that position through January 2009. Before joining the SBA, he was the Executive Director for the Illinois Development Finance. Previously, Clerk Rea served as a Vice President and Corporate Banker of Bank One Capital Markets.
He is a retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Army Reserve, having served throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. Clerk Rea also received the 2004 Secretary of Defense Medal of Outstanding Public Service Award.
Clerk Rea’s son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren live in Tinley Park.