Appendix A

Lobbyists Ranked by Total Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses for 2007*

1. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP$ 9,632,140
2. Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc.$ 6,703,038
3. Bolton St. Johns, LLC$ 5,795,530
4. Greenberg Traurig, LLP$ 5,051,978
5. Kasirer Consulting$ 3,604,193
6. Hinman Straub Advisors LLC$ 3,531,338
7. Davidoff Malito & Hutcher LLP$ 3,201,897
8. Malkin & Ross$ 3,187,716
9. Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC$ 2,767,487
10. Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc.$ 2,752,970

* Based on figures reported in 2007 Lobbyist Bimonthly Reports as of February 25, 2008.

Appendix B

2006/2007 Comparison of Top 10 Lobbyists Ranked by Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses

2006
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman& Dicker, LLP$ 7,880,914
Bolton St. Johns, Inc.$ 5,195,128
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc.$ 5,091,520
Greenberg Traurig, LLP$ 4,109,293
Hinman Straub Advisors LLC$ 3,784,668
Kasirer Consulting$ 3,107,84
Malkin & Ross$ 2,567,084
Featherstonhaugh, Wiley, Clyne &Cordo, LLP$ 2,378,942
Parkside Group, LLC (The)$ 2,365,350
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher LLP$ 2,205,869
2007
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP$ 9,632,140
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc.$ 6,703,038
Bolton St. Johns, LLC$ 5,795,530
Greenberg Traurig, LLP$ 5,051,978
Kasirer Consulting$ 3,604,193
Hinman Straub Advisors LLC$ 3,531,338
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher LLP$ 3,201,897
Malkin & Ross$ 3,187,716
Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC$ 2,767,487
Capalino, James F. Associates, Inc.$ 2,752,970

Appendix C

2006/2007 Comparison of Lobbyists by Number of Clients

2006
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc.130
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP99
Greenberg Traurig, LLP97
Hinman Straub Advisors LLC76
Bolton St. Johns, LLC73
Parkside Group, LLC (The)63
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher LLP59
Malkin & Ross52
Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC51
Kasirer Consulting51
2007
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc.152
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP135
Greenberg Traurig, LLP108
Bolton St. Johns, LLC.94
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher LLP88
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc.83
Hinman Straub Advisors LLC68
Parkside Group, LLC (The)68
Malkin & Ross67
Kasirer Consulting57

Appendix D

2007 Top 3 Retained Lobbyists Percentage Increase/Decrease

Increase
Lynch, Bill Associates, LLC324.6+%
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc276.7+%
Burgos, Tonio & Associates, Inc.141.7+%
Decrease
Powers & Company26.8-%
FHGR (FKA Mercury Public Affairs, LLC)18.9-%
Coppola Ryan McHugh Riddell14.1-%

*Minimum total of $1,000,000 compensation and reimbursement.

Appendix E

2006/2007 Comparison of Largest Lobbying Contracts

2006
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLPForest City Ratner Companies$656,520
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLPTrustees of Columbia University in the City of NY(The)$527,875
Malkin & RossTrial Lawyers Association (NYS)$392,473
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLPYankees Partnership (NY)$322,395
Powers & CompanyYankees Partnership (NY)$321,251
Mirram Group, LLC (The)Yankees Partnership (NY)$301,900
Rutnik Law Firm (The)DMJM + Harris, Inc.$300,000
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLPBankers Association (NY0)$300,000
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLPNiagara Mohawk Holdings, Inc, & NMPC DBA Nat'l Grid$294,233
Dudley Associates, P.C.Trial Lawyers Association (NYS)$281,799
2007
O'Brien & Gere LimitedO'Brien & Gere Limited$1,547,812
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLPForest City Ratner Companies$771,170
Lynch, Bill Associates, LLCTrustees of Columbia University in the City of NY(The)$636,560
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLPTrustees of Columbia University in the City of NY(The$496,368
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLPTrustees of Columbia University in the City of NY(The$492,155
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLPEast River Realty Company, LLC$473,452
Malkin & RossTrial Lawyers Association (NYS)$413,048
Hinman Straub Advisors LLCExcellus Health Plan, Inc.$353,576
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLPBankers Association (NY)$350,030
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLPR/V Moynihan Station Developer, LLC$340,490

Appendix F

2006/2007 Top 5 Lobbyists Average Client Contract*

2006
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP$93,985
Mirram Group, LLC (The)$86,119
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP$79,605
Burgos, Tonio & Associates, Inc.$77,066
Biggerstaff Law Firm, LLP (The)$75,131
2007
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP$146,965
Lynch, Bill Associates, LLC$145,612
Constantinople & Vallone Consulting LLC$76,520
Geto & DeMilly, Inc.$75,269
Powers & Company$75,049

*Minimum of five clients.

Appendix G

Clients and Public Corporations Ranked by Total Lobbying Expenses for 2007*

1. Verizon$3,216,488
2. Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY(The)$2,260,706
3. United Teachers (NYS)$2,125,226
4. O'Brien & Gere Limited$1,585,113
5. Greater NY Hospital Association$1,562,439
6. Healthcare Association of NYS$1,546,723
7. Medical Society of the State of NY$1,48,128
8. Forest City Ratner Companies$1,160,186
9. Trial Lawyers Association (NYS)$959.733
10. United Federation of Teachers$876,952

*Minimum of figures reported in 2007 Client and Public Corporation Reports as of February 25, 2008

Appendix H

2006/2007 Comparison of Top 10 Clients Ranked by Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses

2006
Healthcare Association of NYS$2,226,576
Verizon$2,153,821
Forest City Ratner Companies$2,105,141
United Teachers (NYS)$1,685,015
Medical Society of the State of NY$1,519,988
Public Employees Federation$1,285,703
Greater NY Hospital Association$1,212,562
Yankees Partnership (NY)$1,124,589
Civil Service Employees Association & CSEA PAC$985,148
United Federation of Teachers$890,181
2007
Verizon$3,216,488
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY (The)$2,260,706
United Teachers (NYS)$2,125,226
O'Brien & Gere Limited$1,585,113
Greater NY Hospital Association$1,562,439
Healthcare Association of NYS$1,546,723
Medical Society of the State of NY$1,486,128
Forest City Ratner Companies$1,160,186
Trial Lawyers Association (NYS)$959,733
United Federation of Teachers$876,952

Appendix I

2006/2007 Top 5 Clients Number of Lobbyists Retained

2006
Verizon10
American Lawyer Media Company8
Forest City Ratner Companies8
Altria Corporate Services, Inc.7
Natural Resources Defense Council7
Cable Telecommunications Association of NY, Inc.7
2007
Verizon14
Cable Telecommunications Association of NY, Inc.11
CSC Holdings11
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY (The)8
Pfizer, Inc.7

Appendix J

2006/2007 Comparison of Money Spent by Business Nature

2006
Health & Mental Hygiene$22,347,199
Real Estate & Construction$15,859,948
Trade Associations$12,624,704
Public, Community Interest$10,785,089
Education$10,258,900
Insurance$7,708,049
Marketing & Sales$7,494,397
Communications$6,744,553
Labor$5,798,474
Manufacturing$5,758,951
2007
Health & Mental Hygiene$26,766,948
Real Estate & Construction$21,391,827
Education$13,274,202
Trade Associations$12,394,754
Public, Community Interest$12,266,413
Communications$8,449,809
Marketing & Sales$8,406,970
Insurance$8,234,363
Banking & Financial Services$7,312,382
Environment & Natural Resources$6,935,807

Appendix K

Largest Civil Penalty Fines Imposed

NameYearAmount
1. Correctional Services Corporation2003$300,000
2. Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts2000$250,000
3. AT&T Corporation, et. al.2002$195,000
4. Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, LLC2003$150,000
5. GTECH Corporation, et. al.2002$90,000
6. Philip Morris Management Corporation1999$75,000
7. Yankees2003$75,000
8. Madison Square Garden2006$75,000
9. New York Susquehanna & Western Railway Corp.2007$75,000
10. Global Strategies, LLC2003$50,000

Appendix L - Trends in Lobbying

Percentage of total spending by top 25 lobbyists

Percentage of total spending by top 25 lobbyists

Total spending by top 25 lobbyists

Total spending by top 25 lobbyists.

Average Spending per client

Average spending per client.

Average # of lobbyists hired per client

Average # of lobbyists hired per client.

Average spending on advertising per client

Average spending on advertising per client.