Wall of Fame
Anthony T. Calderone
Anthony Calderone has served as
mayor of Forest Park since 1999.
A lifelong resident of Forest Park,
Mayor Calderone began his public
service when he was elected a Forest
Park commissioner in 1991. He
has a long record of public service
to the residents, businesses, and
organizations of Forest Park.
He has provided services to
St. Bernardine parish, the Forest
Park Little League, the West
Suburban Senior Services (formerly Proviso Council
on Aging), Proviso Municipal League, West Central
Municipal Conference (past president), Oak Leyden
Developmental Services, Kiwanis International,
Columbian Club, and the Lions Club.
With over thirty years in the alarm and security
industry, Mayor Calderone owns and operates Illinois
Alarm Service, a Forest Park company. He has served
professionally with the National Burglar and Fire
Alarm Association, the Illinois Electronic Security
Association, the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association,
the American Society of Industrial Security, the Alarm
Industry Research and Education Foundation, and the
Electronic Security Association.
As mayor, Anthony Calderone has overseen the renaissance of Forest Park. From a
newly vibrant downtown corridor
along Madison Street to a major
redevelopment of the Roosevelt
Road corridor, Forest Park stands as
a model of urban transformation.
Additionally, the residential market
is also thriving with increasing
home values and with new and
tastefully designed developments
underway. These efforts have earned
the Village of Forest Park the
coveted Governor’s Home Town Award and numerous
Illinois Main Street awards.
Mayor Calerone’s public service efforts have
been recognized by the Department of the Army,
United Way, Miserecordia, Save a Life Foundation,
Illinois Order of the Sons of Italy, the Illinois Crime
Commission, the Triton College Foundation, the
Italian-American Executives of Transportation,
and Seguin Services Inc. He is currently an active
board member of the Cook County Department
of Homeland Security and the Illinois Division of
Anthony Calderone and his wife, Lois, have two
adult children, Augustino and Anthony, Jr.