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Norman R. Bobins

Norman R. Bobins, bank executive.


  • Bobins, Norman R. was born on November 14, 1942.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1964. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1967.


    • Senior vice president American National Bank & Trust Company, 1967—1981. Senior executive vice president, chief lending officer Exchange National Bank Chicago, 1981—1990. Senior executive vice president Algemene Bank Nederland AMRO Bank N.V., Netherlands.

      President, Chief Executive Officer LaSalle Bank Corporation, Chicago, 1990—2007, chairman, 2007, chairman emeritus, since 2007. Chairman The PrivateBank, Chicago, 2008. Vice chairman Standard Federal Bank (National Association), board directors.

      Member board Illinois Business Roundtable, chairman emeritus. Member board trustees CenterPoint Properties Trust. Board directors Metal Management, Inc., since 2006, AAR Corporation, since 2007, PrivateBancorp, Inc., since 2008.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Chicago Board Education, since 1994. Board trustees Chicago Community Trust. Executive board Auditorium Theatre Council, Chicago.

    Board directors Terra Foundation Arts. Board trustees Field Museum, Art Institute Chicago, University Chicago Hospitals. Member of Commercial Club Chicago (civic. committee), Banker's Club of Chicago (president), Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (board directors, Distinguished Service award 1982).


    • Married Virginia Bobins.
    • spouse: Virginia Bobins.
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    Born November 14, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      University Wisconsin
    • 1967
      University Chicago
    • 1967 - 1981
      Senior, vice president American National Bank & Trust Company
    • 1981 - 1990
      senior, Exchange National Bank Chicago
    • 1981 - 1990
      chief lending officer, Exchange National Bank Chicago
    • 1990 - 2007
      president, LaSalle Bank Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 2007
      Chief Executive Officer, LaSalle Bank Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 2008
      chairman, The PrivateBank
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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