Political Contributions Tracker

Welcome to the beta release of Urban Milwaukee's Political Contributions Tracker. Our goal is to deliver an easy-to-use interface to follow the money in Milwaukee politics. The data included below is from an on-going effort to match campaign contributions to real people.

Future updates will add organization & business affiliations, substantially more reports and a number of other improvements. Please provide feedback on our beta relase using our contact form on how we can improve the service.

Top 100 Contributors

Name Lifetime Contributions Excerpt
Frank Crivello$31,25521Executive Vice President at Phoenix Investors
Dennis Klein$17,71720Executive at CD Smith.
Joe Crivello$16,0157Joe Crivello is the president of Capable Management Consulting and a director and advisory board member at Phoenix Investors.
Anthony Crivello$15,8998Son of Frank Crivello.
Kurt Jensen$10,8159Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Leasing for Phoenix Investors.
Robert Hillis$9,3863Founder of Direct Supply.
Ed Aprahamian$8,9004President of MidAmerican Building Services.
Nick Anton$7,68319Owner of La Perla.
Joel Lee$7,58015President of Van Buren Management, Inc.
Dick Abdoo$7,5585
Nicolas Alexander$7,5004
Amit Gauri$7,3947President of Chicago firm Black Dog Corp.
Charnjit Kaur$7,3658Owner of retail store at 1301 W. Atkinson Ave. and developing building at 4616 W. Hampton Ave.
Karl Rajani$7,32910President of Matt Talbot Recovery Service.
Joseph Modl$7,1554Co-owner of Silk
Rick Barrett$7,0897President of Barrett Visionary Development.
Michael Weiss$7,0438President of General Capital Group.
Alex Lasry$6,95110Vice President of Strategy & Operations at the Milwaukee Bucks.
Larry Erlich$6,9354Vice President at Waukesha Iron.
Radomir Buzdum$6,7904
Stephen Marcus$6,68912Chairman of Marcus Corp.
Peter Feigin$6,50011President of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Giacomo Fallucca$6,3184President and CEO of Palermo Villa
Allah W. Bhatti$6,2502
Tony Teich$6,1653
Jalem Getz$6,1003President of Wantable. Founder and former head of BuySeasons
Jeremy Kaufman$6,0003Chief Executive Officer of Kaufman Jacobs.
Kevin J. Schuele$6,0001Owner of PAK Technologies.
Alan Jin$6,0002Optometrist at Wheaton Eye Clinic in Wheaton, IL.
Herb Kohl$6,0002Former U.S. Senator.
Michael Cudahy$6,0002Philanthropist and the founder of Marquette Electronics.
Robert Donovan$6,0001Eighth District Alderman.
Thomas Manos$6,0002President and CEO of Park Dental Specialists.
Ralph Kauten$6,0004Chairman & CEO of Quintessence Biosciences.
Jay Rothman$6,0003
Ryan Trost$5,85510Senior Vice President of Finance for Phoenix Investors.
Donald Raffaelli$5,60911Owner of Ricky's on State, a strip club and tavern.
Ashleigh Trost$5,5058Married to Ryan Trost
John Hegarty$5,4753Former owner of Hegarty's Irish Pub and Glocca Morra.
Peter Ogden$5,42211President and chairman of Ogden & Company, Inc.
Darshan Dhaliwal$5,3105President at Bulk Petroleum
Sue Wiechmann$5,1503
Scott Haag$5,0505CEO of Moore Oil.
Lynde Uihlein$5,0001
Edward Stritch$4,8503CEO of the Concord Group.
Mark Irgens$4,8506CEO/Manager of Irgens Partners.
David Marks$4,7158Managing director at Phoenix Investors, LLC.
Carrie Jensen$4,7157Wife of Kurt Jensen.
Jon Ferraro$4,5737Owner of Silk Exotic.
Carl Mueller$4,52624Founder, chairman and CEO of Mueller Communications.
Matt Freeman$4,4585River Hills resident. Jimmy John's franchisee.
Dominic Giuffre$4,4508Owner of Giuffre Bros. Cranes.
Brian Randall$4,42822Attorney with Friebert, Finerty & St. John S.C.
Habib Manjee$4,40010General manger of the Lady Bug Club.
Chris Abele$4,1805Milwaukee County Executive.
Rich Meeusen$4,0002President and Chief Executive Officer of Badger Meter.
Erich Schwenker$3,9444President of Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.
Frank Jaber$3,8004Owner of grocery and convenience stores.
Scott Krahn$3,7823Part owner of Silk Exotic.
Brian Fricker$3,7802
Eugene Smith$3,5136Owner of Gene's Lane & Lounge.
Larry Pachefsky$3,51313Owner of Mr. P's Tires.
David Gruber$3,5002Attorney.
Frank Giuffre$3,5007
Jose G. Zarate$3,5008
Dan Bader$3,5003President and CEO of Bader Philanthropies.
Glenn Frankovis$3,4257Retired Milwaukee Police Department Captain.
Robert Rauch$3,4007President of Paratech Ambulance.
Gary Gorman$3,3505Chief Executive Officer of Gorman & Company.
Mark Flaherty$3,26810Managing partner at Jackson Street Holdings.
Jay Walia$3,25210
David Lubar$3,2502President and CEO of Lubar & Co.
William Ryan Drew$3,2368Former Milwaukee alderman and commissioner of the Department of City Development.
David Uihlein$3,2009
Nancy Flagg$3,2004Executive Director-Indirect Tax and Employment Tax at Ernst & Young LLP.
James Phelps$3,19210President of JCP Construction.
Robert Joseph$3,0175Robert Joseph is a Milwaukee real estate developer.
Joseph Balestrieri$3,00812Owner of The Rave with wife Leslie Balestrieri.
Mohammad Amir$3,0001
Andrew Fleckenstein$3,0001
Gulshad Parween Bhatti$3,0001Homemaker
John W. Miller$3,0001Principal at Arenberg Holdings LLC.
Harvey Hammond Jr.$3,0001Executive chairman of the HNTB Companies.
Marianne Lubar$3,0001Milwaukee philanthropist. Wife of Sheldon Lubar.
Jeff Harris$3,0001Private investor.
William Barry$3,0001Owner of Speed Systems.
Renee Herzing$3,0004
Jere Fabick$3,0001President of Fabick
Inder Gauri$3,0001Executive at Black Dog Corp.
Greg Alevizos$3,0001President of Capitol Husting Co.
Dennis Kuester$3,0001Former CEO of M&I Bank, board chair of Bradley Foundation
James A. Tarantino$3,0003Founder and principal of Tarantino & Company, LLC.
John Noel$3,0001Chief executive officer of AIG Travel Guard.
Norma Herrera$3,0001Owner of Aranda Auto Body & Sales
Abid Husain$3,0001Physiatrist in Pennsylvania/New Jersey.
William Katt$3,0003
Christopher Graham$3,0001Benefits Service Manager at Aon Hewitt
James Kitzinger$3,0001Partner at Kitzinger Lautmann Capital Management.
Christopher Surges$3,0002
Jeffrey Mawicke$3,0001Attorney.

Top Fundraisers

Name Lifetime Contributions Average Contribution
Tom Barrett$817,8222,632$311
Tony Zielinski$301,225594$507
Robert Donovan$204,2091,676$122
Joe Davis, Sr.$117,391118$995
Jose G. Perez$109,978785$140
Robert Bauman$83,513505$165
Ashanti Hamilton$55,627223$249
Russell W. Stamper, II$50,379241$209
Khalif Rainey$39,652160$248
Cavalier Johnson$38,994352$111
Terry Witkowski$35,510281$126
Chris Wiken$31,776214$148
Michael Murphy$29,152211$138
Nik Kovac$25,630187$137
David Crowley$22,219279$80
Milele A. Coggs$18,819173$109
Mark Borkowski$18,11656$323
Chantia Lewis$15,201192$79
Johnny Thomas$14,784110$134
Sherman Morton$13,20564$206
Meagan Holman$13,186153$86
Willie Wade$12,89865$198
Robert Puente$11,68559$198
Vincent Toney$9,63184$115
Josh Zepnick$8,52670$122
Martin Matson$7,56956$135
Justin Bielinski$5,96588$68
Shannan Hayden$5,38129$186
Martin Weddle$5,34771$75
Michael Bonds$4,91621$234
Keith Bailey$4,29623$187
Randy Jones$4,14134$122
Ronny Thompson$3,85026$148
Andrew J. Shaw$3,43812$287
Monique Kelly$2,5008$313
Ira Robins$2,1459$238
David King$1,81914$130
Larresa Taylor$1,80412$150
James Methu$1,71233$52
Sean Muhammad$1,6005$320
Tracey Dent$1,11117$65
Michael Sugden, Jr.$9125$182
Frank Emanuele Jr$5021$502
Majungaray Watts$5001$500
Penny Sikora$45510$46
Tory Lowe$3901$390
Vivan Redd-Fehr$3057$44
Tim Kenney$2055$41
Angel C. Sanchez$1001$100
Jim Bohl$251$25

Reporting Periods

Name # of Reports Amount Raised
2018 - July Continuing2$253,270
2018 - January Continuing2$138,023
2017 - July Continuing8$170,837
2017 - January Continuing7$34,631
2016 - September Continuing1$10,925
2016 - July Continuing31$246,277
2016 - Pre-Election36$506,776
2016 - Spring Pre-Primary27$91,682
2016 - January Continuing46$519,037
2015 - July Continuing7$126,148
2015 - January Continuing9$62,508

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