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Appendix A

Lobbyists Ranked by Total Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses for 2008*

1. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP$10,767,131
2. Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. $7,953,272
3. Bolton St. Johns, LLC $5,849,922
4. Greenberg Traurig, LLP $4,710,999
5. Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC $4,565,048
6. Kasirer Consulting $4,541,156
7. Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc. $4,048,884
8. Malkin & Ross $3,306,262
9. Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC $3,254,164
10. Davidoff Malito & Hutcher, LLP $3,024,030

*Based on figures reported in 2008 Lobbyist Bimonthly Reports as of February 27, 2009.

Appendix B

2007/2008 Comparison of Top 10 Lobbyists Ranked by Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses

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
2008
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP $10,767,131
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. $7,953,272
Bolton St. Johns, LLC $5,849,922
Greenberg Traurig, LLP $4,710,999
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC $4,565,048
Kasirer Consulting $4,541,156
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc. $4,048,884
Malkin & Ross $3,306,262
Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC $3,254,164
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher, LLP $3,024,030

Appendix C

2007/2008 Comparison of Lobbyists by Number of Clients

2007
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. 152
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP 135
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 108
Bolton St. Johns, LLC 94
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher, LLP 88
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc. 83
Hinman Straub Advisors LLC 68
Parkside Group, LLC (The) 68
Malkin & Ross 67
Kasirer Consulting 57
2008
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. 159
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP 152
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc. 144
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 113
Bolton St. Johns, LLC 93
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC 91
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher, LLP 74
Kasirer Consulting 73
Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC 65
Malkin & Ross 63

Appendix D

2008 Top 3 Retained Lobbyists Percentage Increase/Decrease*

Increase
Cordo & Company, LLC 369.45 +%
Marsh, Wassermann & McHugh, LLC 65.16 +%
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP 62.77 +%
Decrease
Sanzillo, Francis J. & Associates 32.25 -%
Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne, LLP 27.04 -%
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher, LLP 5.56 -%

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

Appendix E

2007/2008 Comparison of Largest Lobbying Contracts

2007
O'Brien & Gere Limited O'Brien & Gere Limited $1,547,812
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP Forest City Ratner Companies $771,170
Lynch, Bill Associates, LLC Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (The) $636,560
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (The) $496,368
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (The) $492,155
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP East River Realty Company, LLC $473,452
Malkin & Ross Trial Lawyers Association (NYS) $413,048
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC Excellus Health Plan, Inc. $353,576
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP Bankers Association (NY) $350,030
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP R/V Moynihan Station Developer, LLC $340,490
2008
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC Excellus Health Plan, Inc. $427,532
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP Bankers Association (NY) $372,030
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP Atlantic Yards Development Company, LLC $370,399
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP W2005/Hines West Fifty-Third Realty, LLC (FKA Hines) $364,256
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. $342,860
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP Toll Brooklyn, LP (FKA Toll Brothers, Inc.) $332,661
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC WellPoint, Inc. $319,930
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (The) $317,245
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP East River Realty Company, LLC $316,859
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP General Growth Properties, Inc. $313,221

Appendix F

2007/2008 Top 5 Lobbyists Average Client Contract*

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
2008
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP $106,061
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP $86,552
Molinari Group, LLC $79,500
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP$77,836
Yoswein New York, Inc. $71,450

* Minimum of 5 clients

Appendix G

Clients and Public Corporations Ranked by Total Lobbying Expenses for 2008*

1. United Teachers (NYS) $4,394,588
2. Verizon $2,571,224
3. Medical Society of the State of NY $1,660,525
4. Healthcare Association of NYS $1,646,931
5. Greater NY Hospital Association $1,565,796
6. United University Professions $1,108,421
7. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. & Its Affiliates and Subsidiaries $1,013,447
8. Working Families Organization $1,006,516
9. Public Employees Federation $924,275
10. Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY (The) $919,429

* Based on figures reported in 2008 Client Semi Annual and Public Corporation Bi-monthly Reports as of February 27, 2009.

Appendix H

2007/2008 Comparison of Top 10 Clients Ranked by Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses

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
2008
United Teachers (NYS) $4,394,588
Verizon $2,571,224
Medical Society of the State of NY $1,660,525
Healthcare Association of NYS $1,646,931
Greater NY Hospital Association $1,557,545
United University Professions $1,108,421
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. & its Affiliates and Subsidiaries $1,013,447
Working Families Organization $1,006,516
Public Employees Federation $924,275
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY (The) $919,429

Appendix I

2007/2008 Top 5 Clients Number of Lobbyists Retained

2007
Verizon 14
Cable Telecommunications Association of NY, Inc. 11
CSC Holdings 11
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY (The) 8
Pfizer, Inc. 7
2008
Cable Telecommunications Association of NY, Inc. 11
Verizon 10
Pfizer, Inc. 9
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of NY (The) 8
Glenwood Management Corp 7

Appendix J

2007/2008 Comparison of Money Spent by Business Nature

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
2008
Health & Mental Hygiene $29,903,131
Real Estate & Construction $26,127,525
Education $13,689,913
Public, Community Interest $13,347,591
Trade Associations $13,238,041
Communications $10,530,933
Insurance $9,052,414
Marketing & Sales $8,820,096
Banking & Financial Services $8,572,669
Manufacturing $7,792,979

Appendix L - Trends in Lobbying

Percentage of total spending by top 25 lobbyists.
2005: 36.2%, 2006: 43.1%, 2007: 44.6%, 2008: 48.4%

Total Spending by top 25 lobbyists.
2005: $53mil, 2006: $65mil, 2007: $76mil, 2008: $84mil

Average spending per client.
2005: $57,796, 2006: $46,078, 2007: $50,797, 2008: $41,973

Average # of Lobbyists hired per client.
2005: 1.65, 2006: 1.56, 2007: 1.57, 2008: 1.60

Average spending on advertising per client.
2005: $10,395, 2006: $1,855, 2007: $1,098, 2008: $1,633

Appendix M

Financial listing of Lobbyists and Public Corporations

Appendix M (PDF) (318 Pages, 90MB)
Based upon reports recieved as of February 27, 2009.

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