Larry Elster

  • Building & Grounds Committee Chair
  • Board member since 2018
  • Resident of Lincolnwood, IL and Long Beach, IN

Larry and his wife, Michelle, have been enjoying shows at The Acorn since it opened.

Larry is an attorney with a concentration in commercial real estate and corporate transactions. He regularly works on commercial leases, build-to-suit projects and sale and leaseback transactions.

Larry was privileged to serve as a Village of Lincolnwood Trustee for 20 years (1997-2017). As a Trustee, he developed significant experience in the negotiation, documentation and administration of economic development incentives such as tax incentive financing and tax abatements. Having grown up in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, Larry is a lifelong Cubs fan.

Larry currently serves on the Chicago Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service panel for Commercial Real Estate and on the Judicial Evaluation Committee. His past leadership positions include Executive Board member of the Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation and Chairperson of the Illinois State Bar Association Law-Related Education Committee.

Larry has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola University School of Law.