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Cellini companies still making money off Illinois taxpayers

100 N. First St. Springfield

100 N. First St., Springfield

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Updated: February 4, 2012 11:29AM



Companies linked to William F. Cellini — who’s awaiting sentencing on a federal corruption conviction stemming from business deals with the state of Illinois — are still making money off the state’s taxpayers. Cellini is president of New Frontier Management, which — along with an affiliated company called Pacific Management Inc. — has managed 22 buildings that state agencies have been leasing for years, in some cases even for decades, state records show. The state spent more than $23.8 million leasing those buildings last year, including the payments on four buildings that the state is buying under installment contracts. State officials say they don’t know how much of that money is spent on the two management companies connected to Cellini and his family.

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Cellini companies still making money off Illinois taxpayers

State agency Address Monthly rent
Health Care and Family Services 201 E. South Grand Ave., Springfield $256,777
Corrections 1301 Concordia, Springfield $218,692
Human Services 100 N. First, Springfield $176,286
Human Services 5000-20 Industrial Dr., Springfield $108,239
Human Services 400 W. Lawrence, Springfield $101,006
Human Services 100 E. South Grand Ave., Springfield $100,429
Human Services 100 E. South Grand, Springfield $53,325
Central Management 201 E. Madison, Springfield $52,071
Children and Family Services 726 S. College, Springfield $19,794
Transportation 2713 Stevenson, Springfield $18,672
Revenue 201 E. Madison, Springfield $18,440
Human Services 319 E. Jefferson, Springfield $14,773
Children and Family Services 208 W. Cook, Springfield $13,445
Health Care and Family Services 1001 N. Walnut, Springfield $12,891
Human Services 1124 N. Walnut, Springfield $9,443
Employment Security 11006 Airport Trail, Litchfield $7,850
Central Management 2713 Stevenson, Springfield $7,240
Health Care and Family Services 3130 Chatham Rd., Springfield $4,439
Environmental Protection Agency 104-110 E. Washington, Springfield $3,723
Human Services 809 Commercial, Springfield $3,565
Public Health 801 Commercial, Springfield $998
State agency Address 2011 installment payment
Human Services 401 S. Clinton, Chicago $1.6 million (a)
Transportation 1021 E. North Grand Ave., Springfield $2.8 million (b)
Transportation 201 W. Center Court, Schaumburg $2.9 million (c)
Student Assistance Commission 1755 Lake-Cook Road, Deerfield $2.1 million (d)

a.) 20-year purchase deal began in July 1997

b.) 18-year purchase deal began in December 1998

c.) 19-year purchase deal began in January 2000

d.) 21-year purchase deal began in October 1991



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