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$18,85223Executive 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.
Michael Weiss$12,0439President of General Capital Group.
Karl Rajani$11,35114President of Matt Talbot Recovery Service.
Kurt Jensen$10,8159Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Leasing for Phoenix Investors.
Robert Hillis$9,3863Founder of Direct Supply.
Mark Irgens$9,1208CEO/Manager of Irgens Partners.
John Schiek$9,0002Retired
Ed Aprahamian$8,9004President of MidAmerican Building Services.
Joel Lee$8,58016President of Van Buren Management, Inc.
Rick Barrett$8,23910President of Barrett Visionary Development.
Nick Anton$7,88320Owner of La Perla.
Stephen Marcus$7,68914Chairman of Marcus Corp.
Dick Abdoo$7,5585President of R.A. Abdoo and Company, LLC.
Nicolas Alexander$7,5004Nicolas Alexander
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.
Joseph Modl$7,1554Co-owner of Silk
Alex Lasry$7,15111Vice President of Strategy & Operations at the Milwaukee Bucks.
Peter Feigin$7,00014President of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Larry Erlich$6,9354Vice President at Waukesha Iron.
Radomir Buzdum$6,7904
Robert Donovan$6,7002Eighth District Alderman.
Ralph Kauten$6,4005Chairman & CEO of Quintessence Biosciences.
Giacomo Fallucca$6,3184President and CEO of Palermo Villa
Allah W. Bhatti$6,2502Allah W. Bhatti, MD. Resident of River Hills.
Tony Teich$6,1653Tony Teich, president of Mill Valley Recycling, 1006 S. Barclay St.
Jalem Getz$6,1003President of Wantable. Founder and former head of BuySeasons
Peter Ogden$6,02214President and chairman of Ogden & Company, Inc.
Thomas Manos$6,0002President and CEO of Park Dental Specialists.
Don Layden$6,0002
Jeremy Kaufman$6,0003Chief Executive Officer of Kaufman Jacobs.
Herb Kohl$6,0002Former U.S. Senator.
Michael Cudahy$6,0002Philanthropist and the founder of Marquette Electronics.
Jay Rothman$6,0003Jay Rothman
Alan Jin$6,0002Optometrist at Wheaton Eye Clinic in Wheaton, IL.
Kevin J. Schuele$6,0001Owner of PAK Technologies.
Ryan Trost$5,85510Senior Vice President of Finance for Phoenix Investors.
Donald Raffaelli$5,70912Owner of Ricky's on State, a strip club and tavern.
Renee Herzing$5,5506
Habib Manjee$5,55014General manger of the Lady Bug Club.
Ashleigh Trost$5,5058Married to Ryan Trost
John Hegarty$5,4753Former owner of Hegarty's Irish Pub and Glocca Morra.
Dominic Giuffre$5,4509Owner of Giuffre Bros. Cranes.
Edward Stritch$5,3504CEO of the Concord Group.
David Uihlein$5,35011
Darshan Dhaliwal$5,3105President at Bulk Petroleum
Sue Wiechmann$5,2504Sue Wiechmann
Carl Mueller$5,22028Founder, chairman and CEO of Mueller Communications.
Scott Haag$5,0505CEO of Moore Oil.
Lynde Uihlein$5,0001
Chris Abele$4,9746Milwaukee County Executive.
John Kissinger$4,8337John H. Kissinger, P.E., S.E., LEED® AP, Chief Executive Officer, GRAEF
David Marks$4,7158Managing director at Phoenix Investors, LLC.
Carrie Jensen$4,7157Wife of Kurt Jensen.
Gary Gorman$4,6007Chief Executive Officer of Gorman & Company.
Jon Ferraro$4,5737Owner of Silk Exotic.
Matt Freeman$4,4585River Hills resident. Jimmy John's franchisee.
Brian Randall$4,42822Attorney with Friebert, Finerty & St. John S.C.
Selahattin Kurter$4,2003Selahattin Kurter.
Patty Doherty$4,1506
Tim Wendler$4,0002Vice president of operations at Duncan Solutions.
James A. Tarantino$4,0004Founder and principal of Tarantino & Company, LLC.
Mohammad Amir$4,0008Mohammad Amir
Rich Meeusen$4,0002President and Chief Executive Officer of Badger Meter.
Harvey Hammond Jr.$4,0002Executive chairman of the HNTB Companies.
Jay Walia$3,95211
Erich Schwenker$3,9444President of Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.
Gary Goyke$3,81718Former State Senator.
Robert Rauch$3,8008President of Paratech Ambulance.
Frank Jaber$3,8004Owner of grocery and convenience stores.
Scott Krahn$3,7823Part owner of Silk Exotic.
Brian Fricker$3,7802Brian Fricker, president of Staffing Partners
Frank Giuffre$3,7288
Larry Pachefsky$3,71315Owner of Mr. P's Tires.
Spencer Coggs$3,7001Spencer Coggs is the City of Milwaukee Treasurer.
Sally Peltz$3,7006
Kalan Haywood$3,64017President of Vangard Development.
James Phelps$3,53211President of JCP Construction.
Eugene Smith$3,5136Owner of Gene's Lane & Lounge.
Carol Gehl$3,5003Attorney.
Jose G. Zarate$3,5008Jose G. Zarate, Owner of La Fuente.
Dan Bader$3,5003President and CEO of Bader Philanthropies.
David Gruber$3,5002Attorney.
Glenn Frankovis$3,4257Retired Milwaukee Police Department Captain.
Henry Herzing$3,4004Henry Herzing
Steve Chernof$3,39214
Tony Janowiec$3,3864Principal of Interstate Parking Co.
Tina Chang$3,3505Tina Chang, CEO of SysLogic.
Ted Matkom$3,3506
Mark Flaherty$3,26810Managing partner at Jackson Street Holdings.
David Lubar$3,2502President and CEO of Lubar & Co.
Jalin Phelps$3,2419Vice president of field operations at JCP Construction.
William Ryan Drew$3,2368Former Milwaukee alderman and commissioner of the Department of City Development.
Nancy Flagg$3,2004Executive Director-Indirect Tax and Employment Tax at Ernst & Young LLP.
Joseph Alexander$3,2003President of The Alexander Company.
Randy Crump$3,19317
Joseph Balestrieri$3,15813Owner of The Rave with wife Leslie Balestrieri.

Top Fundraisers

Name Lifetime Contributions Average Contribution
Tom Barrett$937,7592,996$313
Tony Zielinski$346,843708$490
Robert Donovan$211,7761,792$118
Jose G. Perez$147,9801,056$140
Joe Davis, Sr.$117,391118$995
Tearman Spencer$112,15859$1
Robert Bauman$100,789601$168
Ashanti Hamilton$93,856376$250
Vincent Bobot$82,978272$305
Cavalier Johnson$74,758549$136
Russell W. Stamper, II$64,718291$222
Nik Kovac$43,513290$150
Marina Dimitrijevic$41,459368$113
Khalif Rainey$39,652160$248
Terry Witkowski$36,510283$129
Chris Wiken$31,776214$148
Michael Murphy$29,224212$138
Peter Burgelis$29,118151$193
JoCasta Zamarripa$28,671206$139
Scott Spiker$26,461107$247
David Crowley$22,219279$80
Grant Langley$20,01542$477
Milele A. Coggs$19,854184$108
Nikiya Dodd$19,102138$138
Patty Doherty$18,578104$179
Mark Borkowski$18,36657$322
Chantia Lewis$16,676194$86
Johnny Thomas$14,784110$134
Vincent Toney$13,575119$114
Sherman Morton$13,20564$206
Meagan Holman$13,186153$86
Willie Wade$12,89865$198
Patricia Torres Najera$12,85565$198
Robert Puente$11,68559$198
Josh Zepnick$10,77686$125
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
Spencer Coggs$3,7001$3
Andrew J. Shaw$3,43812$287
Eva Roberson$3,17928$114
Monique Kelly$2,5008$313
Ira Robins$2,1459$238
James Krickeberg$1,8349$204
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
Nicholas McVey$1352$68
Matt Elder$1185$24
Jacob Marek$1001$100
Angel C. Sanchez$1001$100
Aycha Sawa$1001$100
Jacob Krieg$341$34
Jim Bohl$251$25

Reporting Periods

Name # of Reports Amount Raised
2020 - Pre-Primary7$29,432
2020 - January Continuing20$169,533
2019 - Post-Election5$20,971
2019 - Special Pre-Election6$12,898
2019 - July Continuing20$286,157
2019 - January Continuing21$169,338
2018 - July Continuing24$286,313
2018 - Pre-Primary1$3,179
2018 - January Continuing3$158,709
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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