Administration & Finance

Headed by the Village Administrator, this department is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Village and overseeing all other Village departments.

The Village Administrator is the organization's primary liaison to the Village Board and is responsible for implementing the policies set forth by the Village Board. The Village Administrator manages the day-to-day responsibilities of the organization and is the chief administrative officer for the Village.  Functions such as finance, Clerk's Office, human resources, planning and zoning, public health, legal, and general administration all operate within this department.

The Village Administrator for the Village of River Forest is Matt Walsh.  Mr. Walsh joined the Village's staff in April 2022.

Past Village Administrators

Brian Murphy 2021-2023

Eric Palm 2010-2021

Steve Guitierrez 2007-2010

Charles Biondo 1987-2007

James Devine 1979-1987

Administration & Finance contact info

  • (708) 366-8500
  • 400 Park Avenue
    River Forest, IL 60305
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  • Mon: 8:00am-7:00pm
    Tue-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm