As a top Tallahassee specialty lobbying house, Capital City Consulting boosted its earnings by adding more than $2.26 million for the third quarter 2014.
In Q3 2014, Capital City filed estimated maximum earnings of $1,456,930 in legislative fees, $769,928 for executive advocacy, bringing its total to $2,226,858. Adding $4,378,719 from the first half of 2014, CCC has now brought in over $6.6 million this year.
Blockbuster lobbying revenue is becoming the norm at Capital City, considering its seven-member lobbying team with top names such as Nick Iarossi, Gerald Wester, Ronald LaFace, Chris Schoonover, Ken Granger, Jennifer Gaviria, and Ashley Mayer, who combined cover a roster of 87 legislative and 85 executive clients.
Once again, Capital City’s highest-paying Q3 customer was the Las Vegas Sands Corp, which paid the firm legislative lobbying fees of $77,000, up from last quarter’s $73,000. Following Sands Corp. is insurance giant Aetna, Inc., which gave up to $49,999.
At the $39,999 mark is Palm Beach County Sheriff Office.
Next comes a wide range of interests featured at Capital City’s $29,999 level:
- American Bankers Insurance Group
- American Insurance Association
- Citigroup Management Corp.
- Environmental advocates Everglades Foundation
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
- LogistiCare Solutions
- Memorial Healthcare System
- North Highland Company
- Office Depot, Inc.
- Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
- People’s Trust Insurance Company
- Reed Elsevier
- Trinity Services Group, Inc.
On the executive side, the top Capital City clients in Q3 spending up to $19,999 each was eye-care health provider Superior Vision Services, Inc., health-care data-analytics firm Benefit Informatics, Careington International Corporation, energy system manufacturer Steller Energy America, and WNF Law, P.L.