Fitch Ratings affirmed its “AA” rating and stable outlook on Rhode Island in light of last week’s announcement that a settlement reached between the state and public employee unions on pension reform would increase Rhode Island’s unfunded pension liability by $232 million.
Laura Dauphinais, a Realtor at Century 21 Gonsalves-Pastore Realty, has been recognized with Rhode Island Housing’s Realtor of the Quarter Award for assisting homebuyers with Rhode Island Housing’s FirstHomes mortgages. This is the third time Dauphinais has been acknowledged for her efforts to connect homebuyers with the Rhode Island Housing Loan Center, which specializes in providing mortgages and key services to homebuyers.
Kirk E. Pickell has been promoted to executive vice president/wealth management at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. Pickell holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Rhode Island School of Business.
Lauritz Goodrich has been promoted to senior manager of the Strategic Alliance Group at Toray Plastics Inc. Previously, Goodrich served as national sales manager, a business manager and as a key accounts product manager.
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