On Monday, October 8, 2018, Keith Groebe, Principal of Masuda Funai’s Real Estate Practice Group, marched in the front ranks of the Columbus Day Parade together with elected officials and other dignitaries. Mr. Groebe has acted as outside general legal counsel for the Elk Grove Village Italian Sister Cities for many years. The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans sponsors the parade with more than 150 bands, floats and other marching units participating in the parade on Monday along State Street. Among the politicians marching in the parade were Gov. Bruce Rauner, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider.