GrayRobinson rakes in $1.9M in Q3 lobbying compensation

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There is never a dull moment for the team of 15 lobbyists registered with GrayRobinson, servicing 109 legislative and 111 executive branch clients across every industry sector in Florida.

During the third quarter of 2014, GrayRobinson reported a maximum of $1,041,926 in legislative compensation and $869,922 in executive compensation, for a total compensation of $1,911,848.

Leading the pack for GrayRobinson is risk management firm Meadowbrook, Inc., giving the firm $112,000 for legislative advocacy and up to $29,000 for executive. Millennium Laboratories, Inc. came in second with up to $29,999 for executive representation.

Another dozen companies compensated up to $19,999 in legislative fees, including:

For the executive branch, another five clients gave up to $19,999, including the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, Rx Development Associates, Inc., scratch card developer Scientific Games International, Inc., and the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform and University of Central Florida Student Government Association Authority.

Each quarter, lobbyists who are registered to represent clients before Florida’s legislature or executive branch must submit reports detailing their client roster and compensation ranges.

GrayRobinson’s team includes Tim Cerio, Chris Carmody, Christopher Dawson, David Griffin, Ty Jackson, Jessica Love, George Meros, Todd Steibly, William Williams, Thomas Wilkes, Burt Saunders, Robert Stuart, Jr., Michael Huey, Fred Leonhardt, and Jason Unger.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.