Community Involvement

Car Photo 2012At LaSalle St. Securities, we pride ourselves on staying true to the roots of our foundation. We were established in 1974 in the Chicagoland area and remain headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois to this day. LaSalle St. is constantly giving back to the local community, which helped our business become the national broker/dealer it is today–servicing financial advisors in all 50 states.




LaSalle St. Securities and Misericordia Home 

We do a lot of work with Misericordia Home: a Chicago-based residence for people with developmental disabilities. For more information, register to volunteer or to make a donation visit their website:

Dad Annie and Jack

President of LaSalle St. Securities-Jack McDermott, his daughter-Annie, and his son Jack Jr.past eight years.

LaSalle St. Securities is locally owned in part by President Jack McDermott. Jack’s Son, Jack Jr., was born with Down Syndrome. Jack Jr. has been living at Misericordia Home for the past eight years.

Jack enjoys a happy life at Misericordia. He works in the bakery, swims regularly and shares a house on campus with a few other young men. Jack Jr. will celebrate his 31st birthday in July. We at LaSalle St. Securities cannot wait to celebrate with him.

For years, LaSalle St. has offered donations and volunteer efforts to the Misericordia house. We enjoy spending time with Jack Jr., meeting his friends and trying to keep up with all the fun he has with the incredible Misericordia staff.


LaSalle St. Securities participates in numerous Misericordia fundraisers including:

  • Misericordia Candy Days
  • BUMS Golf Outing
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Toss
  • First Look for Charity at the Chicago Auto Show
  • Misericordia Family Fest
  • HeartLINKS Golf Outing
  • Family Dinner Dance
  • Holiday Brunch

“It’s so important. Obviously to me personally, but for our company too. We have been so fortunate to grow into what we have become and it’s only right to help the people at Misericordia who are changing lives every single day,”

– Jack McDermott, President – LaSalle St. Securities, LLC


42nd Annual Misericordia BUMS Golf OutingIMG_1632 (002)

On June, 6, 2016, Jack McDermott, Lola McDermott and Todd Morgan represented LaSalle St. Securities at the BUMS Golf Outing. LaSalle St. sponsored a hole at Olympia Fields Country Club and the foursome had a great time contributing to an event that raises around $200,000 each year for Misericordia Home.





LaSalle St. Securities sponsors the International Junior MastersIJMGolf Logo

Every year, we send a foursome to play in the Ham Am, a fundraiser golf tournament taking place before the International Junior Masters in New York. LaSalle St. employees get the opportunity to learn a thing or two on the course from playing with one of the junior contestants. We are proud to support the International Junior Masters and the future of the PGA Tour. This year, the 64th annual International Junior Masters will begin June 27, and end July 1, 2016. Please visit for more information.