Beauty company CEO spends $2.975M in Hinsdale

Carl S. Rubin and Susan Rubin bought a five-bedroom, 6.5-bath home at 344 E. 1st St. in Hinsdale from Geo DePhillips and Sherry DePhillips for $2.975 million on Nov. 30.

The DePhillipses paid $3.2 million for the property in March 2005. The 6,597-square-foot home was built in 2005 in South Hinsdale/Robbins Park. It is located in the Robbins Historic District.

Mr. Rubin is CEO and president of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics and Fragrance Inc., a beauty retailer based in Bolingbrook. He also serves as director of The National Retail Federation.

Prior to joining Ulta, Rubin was president of the North American retail division of Office Depot Inc. and a partner at Accenture Consulting. Earlier in his career, he worked in the sporting goods specialty retail business and with Federated Department Stores.

He graduated from Brandeis University with a bachelor's degree.

According to, there have been 264 home sales in Hinsdale during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $776,750.

Address: 344 East 1st Street
Buyer(s): Carl S Rubin and Susan Rubin
Seller(s): Geo DePhillips and Sherry DePhillips
Sale date: Nov. 30, 2010