Mayernick Group pulls in $870K in lobbying fees during second quarter

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Mayernick Group — led by the husband and wife team of Frank Mayernick and Tracy Mayernick, along with governmental specialist Jodi Lea Snell — brought in nearly $870K in revenue for the second quarter of 2014.

In Q2 2014, the Mayernick’s posted estimated maximum earnings of $649,960 in legislative fees, $219,978 for executive advocacy, for a total of up to $869,938, about $40,000 more than the firm’s first quarter numbers.

The three-person lobbying team, as well as 44 legislative and 26 executive clients, have now brought the firm’s 2014 year-to-date numbers to almost $1.7 million.

Leading the firm is Frank Mayernick, former legislative affairs director for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), with more than a decade of experience in both the legislative and executive branches. Prior to the DJJ, Mayernick served in the Speaker’s Legislative Fellowship Program for the state House Rules Committee.

Mayernick’s highest-paying Q2 legislative client is Sarasota County School Board, providing $49,999 for legislative advocacy services.

Next on the list are casino and hotel organization Boyd Gaming Corporation and Lexington National Insurance Corporation, each spending up to $29,999 in legislative lobbying fees.

At the $19,999 maximum range for Q1 are a broad array of businesses and organizations:

A wide range of interests make up the firm’s executive client roster, each paying up to $9,999:

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