Michael Corriero Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Hot Bench, and Net Worth

Who is Michael Corriero?

Michael Corriero best known as Judge Corriero is an American counsel and television personality. He is best known for being one of the three judges on the panel court show Hot Bench aired on CBS.

In 2020, Judge Corriero founded the Families Rising Project, along with the New York Foundling. New York Foundling is one of New York’s oldest and most respected social service agencies run by the Sisters of Charity. The project is an alternative-to-incarceration program that works not only with young offenders but with their entire families.

He is globally regarded as an expert in juvenile justice. Judge Corriero has traveled exgreatly in numerous countries, including Israel, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Kazakhstan, and Peru; lecturing and advising legal institutions. Judge Corriero has also participated as a Polsky Judicial Fellow at the Aspen Institute’s Justice and Society Seminar (2003).

How Old is Michael Corriero?

Michael A. Corriero is 80 years old as of 2023, having been born in 1943, in Italy. He shares his birth year with celebrities such as Politician Bernie Sanders, pop singer Paul Anka, folk singer Bob Dylan, entrepreneur Martha Stewart, and rock singer Neil Diamond, among others.

Michael Corriero Family

Who are Michael Corriero’s parents and Siblings?

Growing up in Little Italy, one of Corriero’s favorite restaurants was Forlini’s [93 Baxter St.]. Corriero’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding Corriero’s parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.

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Michael Corriero Education

Judge Corriero received his college education at St. John’s University School of Law where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in social science. He was a member of the Law Review and also served as an associate editor.

Michael Corriero Wife

On his love life matters, Corriero is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. Corriero has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key and leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is any news regarding this matter, we shall update it here as soon as possible. However, news on the internet shows that he is married as he is seen most of the time wearing a wedding ring on his ring finger.

Michael Corriero Book

Judge Corriero has authored a book titled, “Judging Children as Children: A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System,” which is a blueprint for juvenile justice reform.

Michael Corriero Career

Judge Corriero was a prosecutor in the office of Manhattan District Attorney Frank Hogan, a criminal defense attorney, and a judge for 28 years in the criminal courts of New York State. He also presided over Manhattan’s Youth Part for 16 years. Judge Corriero created the special court in the Supreme Court of New York State. It was designed to focus attention and scarce resources on young offenders prosecuted as adults pursuant to New York State’s Juvenile Offender Law.

Under his leadership, Youth Part became a model for the mobilization and coordination of treatment and social services for children prosecuted in adult courts. In 2008, he retired from the bench to become the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.

He went ahead to establish the New York Center for Juvenile Justice after leaving Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2010. The New York Center promoted a comprehensive model of justice for minors that treats children as children. It also responds to their misconduct with strategies designed to improve their chances of becoming constructive members of society other than punishing them. In 2017, being an important element of the New York Center advocacy, it resulted in the enactment of the Raise the Age legislation by New York State.

Judge Corriero served at the request of the former Chief Judge of New York State, Judith Kaye, on the New York State Permanent Commission on Justice for Children. He also served on the New York State Probation Commission Task Force and Governor Patterson’s Task Force on Transforming Juvenile Justice. Judge Corriero has also served on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Committee on the Judiciary.

Michael Corriero Hot Bench

Judge Corriero serves as one of the three judges in the CBS syndicated court show, Hot Bench. The show was created by a prosecution lawyer and former Manhattan family court judge Judge Judy Sheindlin. Hot Bench made its debut in the first-run syndication on September 15, 2014. It then returned for its fifth season on September 10, 2018. Hot Bench was the #3 first-run program in daytime television, delivering 3.2 million daily viewers during the 2017-2018 season.

Hot Bench is executive produced by David Theodosopoulos. Its co-executive producers are Amy Freisleben, Belinda Jackson, and James Glover. Hot Bench’s three-judge panel comprises Judge Corriero, Patricia DiMango, and Tanya Acker. The show is produced by Big Ticket Pictures and Queen Bee Productions and distributed by CBS Television Distribution.

Michael Corriero Salary

News on the internet shows that he has an annual salary of $200,000. His salary accumulates from his law career.

Michael Corriero Net Worth

Through his law career, Judge Corriero has earned greatly. He has an estimated net worth of $50 million.

Michael Corriero Height

Judge Corriero’s height is not yet disclosed to the public. In case there is any news on this matter, we shall update it here as soon as possible.

Michael Corriero Awards

Corriero is a recipient of numerous honors and awards;

  1. The New York Foundling’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2015)
  2. Advocate of the Decade (2014) presented by Families on the Move of New York City, Inc.
  3. The Eleanor Roosevelt Award (2011), presented by Citizens Committee for Children
  4. Asian Pacific American Advocates (OCA – New York) Community Service Award (2011)
  5. Excellence in Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Detention Association of New York State (2007)
  6. Frank S. Hogan Associates Recognition Award (2007)
  7. Excellence in Children’s Advocacy, presented by 100 Women Against Child Abuse (2006)
  8. The Citizens’ Committee for Children’s Annual Founders’ Award (2004)
  9. The Howard A. Levine Award for Outstanding Work in the area of children and the law (New York State Bar Association 1999)
  10. The Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award (American Bar Association 1997)
  11. Outstanding Service on Behalf of Youth Award (ELEM 1996, 2007)
  12. The Conrad B. Mattox, Jr. Commonwealth Debate Winner (University of Richmond 1996)
  13. The Charles A. Rapallo Award (Colombian Lawyers Association 1994)