Ron Book continues strong in Q3, netting more than $2.2 million in lobbying fees

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It continues to be a strong year for South Florida super-lobbyist Ron Book, who — along with Rana Brown and Kelly Mallette—brought in third-quarter 2014 estimated revenues of more than $2.25 million.

In Q3 2014, Book – with a roster of 85 legislative and 58 executive clients — filed estimated maximum earnings of $1,698,933 in legislative fees and $559,950 for executive advocacy, for a total of up to $2,258,883.

Book’s single biggest paydays in Q3 were $75,000 each from Auto Tag Management Group, Performance Title Services, Inc., and Title Clerk Consulting Company, LLC.

Deerfield Beach-based environmental services and disaster recovery contractor AshBritt paid the firm $68,000 for legislative representation.

With a strong focus on the Miami-Dade region, Book’s other legislative clients include $56,000 from the Miami Project/Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis; and up to $49,999 from Southwest Florida Enterprises, a gambling interest group.

Top-paying executive clients include Keiser University and Miami-Dade County, which gave up to $29,999; dyslexia education group Learning Ally and Miami-Dade Public Schools each gave up to $9,999.

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