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Gery Chico

Gery Chico
Attorney Gery Chico was a candidate for mayor of Chicago in 2011, finishing second in the election. Past positions include Chairman of Chicago City Colleges (2010); President of Chicago Park District (2007-2010); Commissioner, Public Building Commission as park district president; President of Chicago Public Schools (1995-2001); Chief of staff to Mayor Richard Daley (1992-1995); founding partner at Chico & Nunes law firm (2004 – present); attorney at Arnstein & Lehr (2003-2004); senior partner Altheimer & Gray law firm (1996-2003). He earned his bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1979), and his law degree from Loyola University School of Law (1985. )C... Show more »
Attorney Gery Chico was a candidate for mayor of Chicago in 2011, finishing second in the election. Past positions include Chairman of Chicago City Colleges (2010); President of Chicago Park District (2007-2010); Commissioner, Public Building Commission as park district president; President of Chicago Public Schools (1995-2001); Chief of staff to Mayor Richard Daley (1992-1995); founding partner at Chico & Nunes law firm (2004 – present); attorney at Arnstein & Lehr (2003-2004); senior partner Altheimer & Gray law firm (1996-2003). He earned his bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1979), and his law degree from Loyola University School of Law (1985. )Chico is married (one divorce) with five children. « Show less

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  • Chicago election night notebook: del Valle, Chico, Braun post-game

     
    Posted by Antonio Olivo, David Heinzmann, Jeff Coen at 11:55 p.m. Notes from the election night mayoral parties: *Talking to reporters after the speech, Miguel del Valle said he would not rule out another run for mayor or "any office......
  • Braun's dismal showing no cause for despair

     
    From Sunday's print editions... Yes, Carol Moseley Braun's mayoral candidacy was a humiliating disaster. After all of Tuesday's votes were counted, we learned from the Chicago Board of Elections that she won only one of the city's 2,570 precincts —....
  • Find out how your precinct voted for Chicago mayor

     
    Posted by Tribune staff at 12:10 p.m. The Tribune's award-winning news apps team has come up with a map showing precinct-by-precinct vote totals from last week's election for Chicago mayor. Visually, this map tells the story of the election: Rahm......
  • Ald. Burke tries to downplay Rahm Emanuel duel for council control

     
    Posted by John Byrne, Kristen Mack and Hal Dardick at 5:13 p.m. Powerful Ald. Edward Burke on Wednesday downplayed the chances he and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel will duel for control of the City Council, even as he pledged to put......
  • Burke: No competition with Emanuel for City Council sway

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 1:10 p.m. Powerful Ald. Edward Burke said today he will donate to City Council candidates in the April 5 runoff elections but is not competing with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to line up a majority of......
  • Mayor Daley talks transition to successor Emanuel

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 4:20 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley said today that he’s been meeting with Rahm Emanuel, who will step into Daley’s shoes on May 16, but didn’t get into the details of those talks.......
  • Burke talks cooperation with Emanuel

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:53 p.m. Influential Ald. Edward Burke talked up cooperation with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today, but said he did not yet know if he would keep his powerful post as Finance Committee chairman. “That’s a matter......
  • Burke, O'Connor could be winners under City Council reorg

     
    Posted by John Byrne, Hal Dardick and Kristen Mack at 11 p.m. Chicago’s most powerful alderman would keep control of the influential Finance Committee under a City Council reorganization that could be announced next week, according to sources...
  • Blago before and after...

     
    When you're processing the argument that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was merely trying to cut a good political deal for the people of Illinois -- secure passage of constituent-friendly legislation in exchange for elevating Atty. Gen Lisa Madigan to the......
  • Black and white creates gray area in fire department mileage scandal

     
    I believe I now know why Mayor Rahm Emanuel was so measured, so passionless, in responding to reports last week about widespread mileage-reimbursement fraud in the city’s Fire Prevention Bureau. Word had leaked out that an investigation by city...
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......