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Appendix A

Lobbyists Ranked by Total Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses for 2009*

1. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP$10,876,601
2. Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. $8,456,806
3. Bolton St. Johns, LLC $5,359,600
4. Greenberg Traurig, LLP $4,836,325
5. Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC $4,411,420
6. Kasirer Consulting $3,624,022
7. Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC $3,077,352
8. Malkin & Ross $3,043,060
9. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP $2,596,542
10. Parkside Group, LLC (The) $2,567,168

*Based on figures reported in 2009 Lobbyist Bimonthly Reports as of February 26, 2010.

Appendix B

2008/2009 Comparison of Top 10 Lobbyists Ranked by Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses

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
2009
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP $10,876,601
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. $8,456,806
Bolton St. Johns, LLC $5,359,600
Greenberg Traurig, LLP $4,836,325
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC $4,411,420
Kasirer Consulting $3,624,022
Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC $3,077,352
Malkin & Ross $3,043,060
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP $2,596,542
Parkside Group, LLC (The) $2,567,168

Appendix C

2008/2009 Comparison of Lobbyists by Number of Clients

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
2009
Lynch, Patricia Associates, Inc. 183
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP 161
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 108
Bolton St. Johns, LLC 95
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC 85
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc. 81
Kasirer Consulting 73
Davidoff Malito & Hutcher, LLP 64
Brown McMahon & Weinraub, LLC 63
Parkside Group, LLC (The) 63

Appendix D

2009 Top 3 Retained Lobbyists Percentage Increase/Decrease*

Increase
Roffe Group P.C. (The) + 40%
Park Strategies, LLC + 35%
Empire Strategic Planning, Inc. + 21%
Decrease
Capalino, James F. & Associates, Inc. - 51%
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP - 47%
Powers & Company - 27%

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

Appendix E

2008/2009 Comparison of Largest Lobbying Contracts

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
2009
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP W2005/Hines West Fifty-Third Realty, LLC (FKA Hines) $678,440
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP Atlantic Yards Development Company, LLC $466,421
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC Excellus Health Plan, Inc. $425,026
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP Vornado Realty Trust $391,420
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP Bankers Association (NY) $375,049
Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP Clearing House Association, LLC (The) $360,000
Hinman Straub Advisors, LLC Wellpoint, Inc. $330,808
Bolton St. Johns, LLC Recording Industry Association of America, Inc. $329,667
Park Strategies, LLC County of Madison $327,000
Mirram Group, LLC (The) Transport Workers Union, Local 100 $320,221

Appendix F

2008/2009 Top 5 Lobbyists Average Client Contract*

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

* Minimum of 5 clients

2009
1. Burgos, Tonio & Associates, Inc. $89,140
2. Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP $81,092
3. Plummer & Associates, LLC $80,574
4. Corning Place Consulting, LLC $76,636
5. Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP $74,129

Appendix G

Clients and Public Corporations Ranked by Total Lobbying Expenses for 2009*

1. United Teachers (NYS) $3,559,550
2. Mayoral Accountability for Student Success $3,048,531
3. 1199/SEIU & GNYHA Healthcare Education Project $2,316,419
4. Healthcare Association of NYS $1,799,999
5. Greater NY Hospital Association $1,759,372
6. Medical Society of the State of NY $1,451,579
7. Verizon $1,381,162
8. Public Employees Federation $1,286,486
9. United University Professions $1,273,255
10. Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. $1,243,562

* Based on figures reported in 2009 Client Semi Annual and Public Corporation Bi-monthly Reports as of February 26, 2010.

Appendix H

2008/2009 Comparison of Top 10 Clients Ranked by Compensation and Reimbursed Expenses

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
2009
United Teachers (NYS) $3,559,550
Mayoral Accountability for Student Success $3,048,531
1199/SEIU & GNYHA Healthcare Education Project $2,316,419
Healthcare Association of NYS $1,799,999
Greater NY Hospital Association $1,759,372
Medical Society of the State of NY $1,451,579
Verizon $1,381,162
Public Employees Federation $1,286,486
United University Professions $1,273,255
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. $1,243,562

Appendix I

2008/2009 Top 5 Clients Number of Lobbyists Retained

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
2009
CSC Holdings, LLC 11
Cable Telecommunications Association of NY, Inc. 9
Atlantic Yards Development Company, LLC 9
Glenwood Management Corporation 8
Atria Client Services, Inc. & its Affiliates 7
Verizon 7

Appendix J

2008/2009 Comparison of Money Spent by Business Nature

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
2009
Health & Mental Hygiene $30,612,826
Real Estate & Construction $22,568,168
Education $13,907,447
Trade Associations $12,628,516
Public, Community Interest $12,383,721
Marketing & Sales $11,329,138
Manufacturing $9,532,616
Communications $8,271,709
Insurance $8,222,556
Labor $7,701,886

Appendix K - Trends in Lobbying

Percentage of total spending by top 25 lobbyists.
2006: 43.1%, 2007: 44.6%, 2008: 48.4%, 2009: 47.6%

Total Spending by top 25 lobbyists.
2006: $65mil, 2007: $76mil, 2008: $84mil, 2009: $80mil,

Average spending per client.
2006: $46,078, 2007: $50,797, 2008: $41,973, 2009: $47,979

Average # of Lobbyists hired per client.


2006: 1.56, 2007: 1.57, 2008: 1.60, 2009: 1.68

Average spending on advertising per client.
2006: $1,855, 2007: $1,098, 2008: $1,633, 2009: $1,762

Appendix L

Financial listing of Lobbyists and Public Corporations

Appendix L (PDF) (227 Pages, 3.11MB)
Based upon reports recieved as of February 26, 2010.

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