Perillo Dealer Group started in 1975 as a small Pontiac dealership on Diversey Avenue; which was then Lakeview and is now Lincoln Park. They were the fourth dealer within a five year period to occupy that location as a Pontiac dealership. The Perillo Dealer Group now consists of BMW, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Maserati and Rolls Royce in Chicago and a Bentley and Lamborghini dealership in Downers Grove, all on the new car side. In addition, they are also one of the largest pre-owned car dealers in the entire world.
One of Mr. Perillo’s biggest accomplishments was receiving the Center of Excellence award. This award is coveted and only given to 8% of his fellow dealers within the United States.
A Chicagoan through and through, Mr. Perillo feels blessed to have his wife, daughter and son involved in the business. They truly care about their customers and employees. Mr. Perillo takes great pride in the fact that his employees enjoy their jobs. The Perillos consider their employees to be family and that family mentality transfers to their customers. The Perillos feel fortunate to hire and train great employees—all of whom have made the company what it is today.
Mr. Perillo was born in Chicago, raised in Chicago, lives in Chicago and his email address is even CHIGUY. He loves this city!
Joe Perillo’s mission is to continue to operate his dealership for as long as God allows. As far as what makes Mr. Perillo a leader - he attributes this to his employees, who are 100% responsible for his reputation and success. The company provides jobs to people who reside in Chicago and a dealership for Chicago residents to purchase and service their cars in the heart of downtown.