March 1, 2015

Dubious Achievers - Florida Newsmakers of the Year

Mike Vogel | 1/1/2011

• JIM GREER
Former state GOP leader

Jim Greer
[Photo: AP]

Jim Greer, 48, Charlie Crist's choice to chair the Republican Party of Florida, lived well off the party in his three years in charge. It even picked up the tab for a trip to Vegas to see Wayne Newton. He wound up charged with money laundering, theft and fraud for allegedly channeling a cut of donations to his side company.


Business
Mark Wilson
Wilbur Ross Jr.
Lola Gonzalez
John Textor
Robert Clements
Thomas Gaffney
Hugh Green
R.J. Scaringe
Foreclosure Fighters
Julian MacQueen

Politics
Mel Martinez & The Dominoes

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Florida's Fallen Soldiers

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Frank Brogan
Maryellen Elia

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Win Phillips & David Day
Ian MacDonald & William Hogarth

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Extreme Temperatures

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Mystery Monkey

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Tampa Bay Rays' Top Brass
Pat Riley

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Barth Green

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New World Symphony
Pitbull
Pamela Tuscany

Dubious Achievers
Scott Rothstein
David Brooks

Jim Greer
Wayne McLeod
Lewis Freeman
Pawl Hawks
Lee Farkas

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