Scott J. Gartner


Mayor of Antioch

Sworn in May 10, 2021

Owner of Merit Law Group

Antioch Planning and Zoning 2017 to May 2021

Antioch Rotary and Lions Club Member

It might surprise you to know
That I spent a month in China and also finished the Chicago Marathon.

Favorite memory about the community
My favorite memory about the community are typically the parades or Taste of Antioch where the community descends on downtown and brings the streets of Antioch alive.


  •  I attended Illinois Wesleyan University where I was a History and Business major and received My Law Degree in 2001 from Chicago Kent College of Law.
  • I am a licensed attorney and own my own practice in Antioch and Chicago. I also have a startup Real Estate App that I have developed.

Favorite food

Favorite movie
Plane Trains and Automobiles

Favorite sports teams
Bears, Cubs, Blackhawks and Illini

Favorite free-time activity
Golfing, Exercising, Reading and Gardening

Favorite Quote/inspirational message
“Be Yourself: Everyone else is already taken”-Oscar Wilde

Greatest lesson you’ve learned
The Golden Rule: treat others as you would like others to treat you.