Legacy

A Rich Legacy

Six Decades of Exceptional Experiences

In 1962, Shirley Henricksen opened our doors as a small, family business. Guided by our core values and a commitment to providing exceptional customer experiences, Henricksen has grown to become a leading contract furniture dealership in size and scale, annual sales, capabilities, and reputation.

1962

Shirley Henricksen established Henricksen Office Furniture in Des Plaines, Illinois.

1979

Steve + Lois McPartlin (Shirley Henricksen's daughter) purchase Henricksen.

1979

Henricksen reached $1MM in annual sales.

1983

Henricksen breaks ground on new corporate headquarters in Itasca, Illinois.

1984

Henricksen becomes HNI dealer

1989

Henricksen opens second office, located in downtown Chicago, Illinois.

1993

Henricksen expands to central Illinois, established third office in Peoria, Illinois

1994

Henricksen expands into Wisconsin, established office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2000

Henricksen becomes largest HNI dealer partner