September 1, 2014

2013 Lobbyists

Florida's Top Lobbying Firms

(Lobbyists are required to report revenue in a range, rather than exact figures. Only Florida locations listed.)

Amy Keller | 3/15/2013

Johnson & Blanton
(Tallahassee)
Revenue: $4 million to $8 million
Lobbyists: Jon Johnson, Travis Blanton,
Amy Christian, Melanie Phister
Clients Include: Adventist Health Care System, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, BayCare Health System, DaVita, FCCI Insurance Group, Florida Adoption Council, Florida Cable Telecommunications Association, Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida Crystals, Florida Health Care Association, Florida Hospital, Florida Retail Federation, GEO Care, GEO Group, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute, Jackson Hospital, Pfizer

GrayRobinson
(Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Key West, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa)
Revenue: More than $5.5 million
Lobbyists: Sidney Ansbacher, Christopher Carmody, Timothy Cerio, J. Charles Gray, Christopher Hansen, John Harris, Kent Hipp, J. Michael Huey, D. Ty Jackson, Fred Leonhardt, George Meros Jr., Marlene Quintana, Burt Saunders,
Mary Smallwood, Todd Steibly, Robert Stuart Jr., Jason Unger, Charles Wells, Thomas Wilkes, Thomas Cloud
Clients Include: American Cancer Society (Florida division), Darden Restaurants, Enterprise Florida, Florida Outdoor Advertising Association, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Lockheed Martin, National Federation of Independent Business, Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walgreen.

The Rubin Group
(Fort Lauderdale, Tallahassee)
Revenue: $3.75 million to $7.5 million
Lobbyists: William Rubin, Melissa Akeson, Heather Turnbull
Clients Include: 21st Century Oncology, Aegis Sciences, Armor Correctional Services, Bright House Networks, Coventry Health Care, Dosal Tobacco, Embraer Aircraft Holding, Florida Crystals, Florida Power & Light, Florida Virtual School, GEO Care, HCA Healthcare, Humana, Miami Children’s Hospital, PTG-Florida, WellCare

Fowler White Boggs
(Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa)
Revenue: $3 million to $6 million
Lobbyists: Keith Arnold, Brett Bacot, James Magill, Kimberly McGlynn, Linda Shelley, Mac Stipanovich
Clients Include: AT&T, Florida League of Cities, Florida Recyclers Association, Gulf Power, Hodges University, Keiser University, Pinch A Penny, Time Warner, United States Sugar, University of South Florida medical school, State Farm

The Advocacy Group at Cardenas Partners
(Tallahassee)
Revenue: $3 million to $6 million
Lobbyists: Slater Bayliss, Sarah Busk, Alberto Cardenas,
Justin Day, Stephen Shiver, Lanny Wiles
Clients Include: Academica, AT&T, Asphalt Contractors Association, Associated Industries of Florida, Florida Alternative Investments Association, Florida Association of Realtors, Health Management Associates, Independent Colleges & Universities, Marriott International, PGA of America, Progress Energy, Tucker Hall, The Villages

Corcoran & Johnston
(Lutz, Tallahassee)
Revenue: $2.55 million to $5.25 million
Lobbyists: Michael Corcoran, Jeffrey Johnston, Matthew Blair, Amanda Stewart
Clients Include: Amerigroup, Florida Crystals, Florida Optometric Association, Fontainebleau Florida Hotel, IMG Academies, Live Nation, Nova Southeastern University, Preferred Medical Plan, TECO Energy, University of South Florida, Verizon, Walmart, WellCare

Tsamoutales Strategies
(Tallahassee)
Revenue: $2.85 million to $5.75 million
Lobbyists: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Frank Tsamoutales, Cameron Yarbrough
Clients Include: Harris Corp., Honeywell, Walmart, Caesar’s Entertainment, SAP, ONE, Black & Veatch iMG, Butler Enterprises

Floridian Partners
(Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tallahassee, Tampa)
Revenue: $2.45 million to $5 million
Lobbyists: Charles Dudley, Jorge Chamizo, Kenneth Granger, Gary Guzzo, Patrick Maloy, Brian May, Robert Reyes, Scott Ross, Teye Reeves, Ana Cruz
Clients Include: Allstate Insurance, American International Group, Associated Industries, CNA Financial, FCCI Insurance Group, Florida Cable Telecommunications Association, Florida Insurance Council, Gulf Power, Harley-Davidson Motor, Liberty Mutual, John Deere, Las Vegas Sands, St. Joe, Progress Energy, TECO Energy, United HomeCare Services, United States Sugar

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