Mayernick Group brings in at least $830K during first quarter

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usband and wife team Tracy and Frank Mayernick,  along with Jodi Lea Snell, brought in nearly $830K in lobbying fees for the first quarter of 2014.

In Q1 2014, Mayernick reported estimated maximum earnings of $619,960 in legislative fees, $209,979 for executive advocacy — for a total of up to $829,939.

Mayernick’s highest paying client in Q1 was the RAI Services Company, an affiliate parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco. RAI gave a maximum of $39,999 for legislative advocacy services.

Casino and hotel organization Boyd Gaming Corporation and Lexington National Insurance Corporation are the next largest clients, 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:

  • Innovative medicine firm Alkermes, Inc.
  • Associated Industries of Florida
  • Communications giant AT&T
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Florida
  • Community Assisted & Supported Living, Inc (C.A.S.L., Inc.)
  • Florida Optometric Association
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Patient advocate pharmacy IWP
  • Lutheran Services Florida
  • Oasis Legal Finance
  • Counseling and advocacy group PACE Center for Girls, Inc.
  • Mental health inpatient services group Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services, Inc. (PEMHS)
  • South Florida Automobile Dealers Association
  • UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management arm of Universal Health Services
  • Florida agriculture giant United States Sugar Corporation

Alkermes and Boyd Gaming are also top executive clients, spending up to $9,999 with Mayernick in Q1.

Among the other executive lobbying customers spending up to $9,999 is Armor Correctional Health Services Inc., Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Florida and the Citrus Health Network, Inc.

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.