Corrente can keep pension, judge rules, in defeat for Cicilline

By Tim White

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A superior court judge has upheld the Providence Retirement Board’s decision to award convicted City Hall official Frank Corrente a partial pension.

The decision marks a defeat for former mayor David Cicilline, who filed a suit in an attempt to completely revoke Corrente’s pension.

In 2008, the Providence Retirement Board voted to give Corrente a partially reduced pension, ruling he could collect for his first term of service from 1967 to 1987. They stripped him of the more lucrative benefit he later earned for serving as convicted former mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci’s director of administration.

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1 thought on “Corrente can keep pension, judge rules, in defeat for Cicilline

  1. Let me get this straight. The city nullifies the Fire Chief’s pension but a convicted criminal gets to keep his, thanks to the superior court. Oh, and by the way, I have NO PENSION, because I’m an ordinary person who has worked in the private sector my whole life, but my taxes will continue to pay for the criminal’s pension. The gift that keeps on giving. No, I don’t want to move to another country…..

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