Mission Statement

The South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority will facilitate the redevelopment of acquired properties through strategic partnerships with developers, community organizations, lenders, and local governments to improve quality of life, stabilize the tax base, and enhance economic activities that promote sustainable, healthy, and stable communities in a manner consistent with local government plans and priorities.


Available Properties

If you are interested in a property, please complete our Property Purchaser Application and return it with your offer to the Realtor.


RFQ's and RFP's

Check here for Vendor and Procurement opportunities.


Board of Directors Meetings



The next SSLBDA Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 17730 Oak Park Ave., Unit D, Tinley Park, IL.

Board of Directors & Communities

Board of Directors: 


Mark Miller, Chair

City of Blue Island


Hildy Kingma, Board Member

Village of Park Forest

Travis Bandstra, Board Member

​City of Oak Forest


Kristi DeLaurentiis​,

Board Member

South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association

Calvin Holmes, Board Member

Chicago Community Loan Fund


Robin Snyderman,

Board Member

Brick Partners, LLC


Mayor Richard Reinbold,

Board Member

Village of Richton Park

Village of Sauk Village


Trustee Donald Killelea,

Board Member

Village of Midlothian


Mayor Vernard Alsberry, Jr.,


Village of Hazel Crest

Antonio Cooper, Board Member

Village of Phoenix


Village of Summit


Jeffery Sterr, Board Member

City of Joliet


Village of Steger

Jack Hynes, Board Member

City of Chicago Heights

Village of Ford Heights 

Keith Freeman, Board Member

Village of Robbins

Village of Lansing


Cynthia Saenz, Board Member​

Village of Olympia Fields


Angela Mesaros, Board Member

Village of Homewood

Village of University Park​

LaVern Murphy, Secretary/Treasurer

Village of Matteson

Mayor Eugene Williams

Board Member

Village of Lynwood

Barbi Brewer-Watson, Boar Member

City of Kankakee

Marty Braccio, Board Member

Village of Crete

Mayor Ronald Gardiner

Board Member

Village of Glenwood

Village of Tinley Park

Mayor Robert Polk

Board Member

Village of Burnham

Joe Wiszowaty, Board Member

Calumet City

Village of Calumet Park

City of Harvey

Village of Country Club Hills


Project Manager:

Tselane Hatter


Rachel Caldwell


Brent Denzin


Wermer, Rogers, Doran and Ruzon


Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will not themselves be realized.

Daniel Burnham



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