About the Treasurer
Dr. John R. Schwab is a life long resident of Waukegan and proud to be in his fourth term as City Treasurer. He always wanted to be in city government so this is a dream come true. He loves Waukegan! Dr. Schwab is Waukegan's first treasurer nationally certified in Investment of Public Funds.
Dr. Schwab graduated from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and is a board certified podiatric surgeon, practicing in Waukegan for over 30 years. He retired from practice in 2007, but continues to hold a state license and volunteers as an instructor at the Podiatric College of Medicine and at health fairs.
He has been married for 47 years to Susan, has three children - Roger J. Schwab, Cindy Joy, and Beth Schwab - and three grandchildren. Dr. Schwab likes to ride 100 to 120 miles per week on a tandem bicycle with his wife.