The Fiorentino Group reports major year-over-year growth in lobbying revenue

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The Fiorentino Group, the Jacksonville-based political consulting troop, has continued its impressive track record with solid second quarter compensation numbers.

During the second quarter of 2013, principal Marty Fiorentino and his four team-members worked with 29 legislative lobbing clients and 31 executive lobbying clients, bringing in as much as $749,999 in compensation for both.

While the Fiorentino Group is acclaimed for its North Florida and municipal lobbying acumen, their client base is actually quite broad: count Florida Crystals, Justice Coalition, CSX Transportation, AT&T and the American Cancer Society among them. 

While Fiorentino’s legislative and executive lobbying roster is similar to last year, it nevertheless reported a large jump in compensation — in the second quarter of 2012, its compensation was in the up-to-$250,000 range.

For Fiorentino, this quarter’s greatest legislative lobbying compensation came from Lender Processing Services, which paid up to $39,999, along with Florida Crystals, HDR Engineering, and PSS World Medical, each of whom paid up to $29,999.

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