Employers of Lobbyists
Here is a list of lobbyists’ employers organized by how much each reported having spent for the purposes of lobbying the City of Seattle over the last eight quarters. Lobbyists are required to disclose this information if they are paid to lobby and do so on more than four days in any calendar quarter. “Lobbying” is defined in the law to mean communicating with City Council members, legislative department staff, the mayor, or the mayor’s staff in an attempt to influence legislation. Click on a lobbyist’s name to see the reports they have filed with the SEEC.
The Elections Code was amended in 2015 to provide that no candidate for City office may knowingly accept any contribution directly or indirectly from any entity or person who during the past 12 month period has paid $5,000 or more to a lobbyist or lobbying entity for lobbying the City of Seattle.

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Reports from lobbyists active in the past two years
Employer Lobbyist(s) 2019 - Q2 2019 - Q3 2019 - Q4 2020 - Q1 2020 - Q2 2020 - Q3 2020 - Q4 2021 - Q1 Last 4 Quarters
Master Builders Association $ 0.00 $ 22,500.00 $ 67,500.00 $ 25,849.00 $ 25,750.00 $ 25,750.00 $ 26,151.00 $ 0.00 $ 77,651.00
Postmates $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 15,000.00 $ 45,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 60,000.00
Washington Retail Association $ 16,500.00 $ 16,500.00 $ 16,500.00 $ 16,500.00 $ 9,000.00 $ 11,500.00 $ 16,500.00 $ 16,500.00 $ 53,500.00
Lyft
Michael Mann (Teminated on 9/30/2015)
Bryan Hockaday (Teminated on 4/13/2020)
Sandeep Kaushik (Teminated on 12/31/2020)
Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz (Teminated on 05/29/2019)
$ 12,000.00 $ 12,000.00 $ 12,500.00 $ 5,187.50 $ 10,636.06 $ 19,992.46 $ 8,651.92 $ 5,627.39 $ 44,907.83
American Medical Response (Amr)
David Pringle (Teminated on 12/31/2013)
Randy Bannecker (Teminated on 1/1/2013)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 9,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 37,500.00 $ 43,500.00
Lamar Advertising
Jamie Durkan (Teminated on 8/31/2016)
$ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 42,000.00
Amazon.Com / Whole Foods
Jennifer Thibodeau (Teminated on 3/30/2020)
Lindygaylord (Teminated on 12/31/2015)
Eileen Sullivan (Teminated on 10/15/2020)
Kim Clauson (Teminated on 03/31/2016)
$ 10,903.00 $ 9,187.00 $ 12,115.38 $ 7,500.00 $ 13,673.08 $ 10,576.92 $ 7,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 31,750.00
Instacart $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 22,500.00 $ 22,500.00
Vulcan Northwest
Phillip Fujii (Teminated on 12/24/2009)
Dan Mcgrady (Teminated on 12/21/2012)
Lyn Tangen (Teminated on 05/04/2012)
$ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 22,500.00
American Beverage Association $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 18,000.00
Doordash Inc.
Sandeep Kaushik (Teminated on 12/31/2020)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 18,000.00
Seattle-King County Association Of Realtors $ 8,000.00 $ 8,000.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 8,000.00 $ 8,000.00 $ 4,000.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 4,000.00 $ 18,000.00
Uber
Caitlin Oneill (Teminated on 12/31/2015)
Jordan Condo (Teminated on 12/31/2015)
Sally Kay (Teminated on 12/31/2015)
Brooke Steger (Teminated on 12/20/2017)
Anna Boone (Teminated on 12/13/2016)
Michael Dorsey (Teminated on 09/30/2016)
Caleb Weaver (Teminated on 05/19/2021)
Andrew Freeman (Teminated on 04/10/2020)
Nathan Hambley (Teminated on 03/12/2020)
Julien Loh (Teminated on 02/24/2017)
$ 850.00 $ 9,725.65 $ 5,260.00 $ 360.00 $ 2,751.00 $ 7,967.00 $ 1,917.00 $ 0.00 $ 12,635.00
Puget Sound Energy
Randy Bannecker (Teminated on 12/31/2019)
David Namura (Teminated on 10/07/2015)
$ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 12,000.00
Sustainable Living Innovations (Sli) $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 12,000.00
American Property Casualty Insurance Association
Randy Bannecker (Teminated on 01/01/2021)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 6,460.00 $ 0.00 $ 6,460.00
Microsoft $ 5,500.00 $ 4,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 4,500.00 $ 4,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 4,500.00
Working Washington
Josh Fogt (Teminated on 12/02/2020)
Sejalparikh (Teminated on 1/31/2018)
Rachellauter (Teminated on 06/04/2021)
Paúl Quiñonez Figueroa (Teminated on 05/28/2021)
Andrew Beane (Teminated on 02/02/2015)
$ 187.87 $ 522.90 $ 0.00 $ 958.64 $ 2,001.50 $ 325.00 (97.50) $ 1,428.68 $ 3,657.68
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fhcrc)
Emelie East (Teminated on 9/30/2012)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 4,000.00
Evgo $ 1,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 750.00 $ 750.00 $ 750.00 $ 750.00 $ 750.00 $ 3,000.00
Fountain House $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 3,000.00
Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel Company $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,500.00 $ 500.00 $ 0.00 $ 3,000.00
Martin Luther King County Labor Council $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,898.00 $ 2,898.00
Comcast
Sandeepkaushik (Teminated on 12/31/2018)
Kathy Putt (Teminated on 07/01/2017)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,500.00
Transit Riders Union $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,919.96 $ 463.99 $ 2,383.95
Washington Hospitality Association
Anna Boone (Teminated on 07/24/2020)
Morgan Hickel (Teminated on 01/06/2017)
$ 5,310.19 $ 5,207.00 $ 5,000.00 $ 6,078.00 $ 1,006.00 $ 231.00 $ 563.00 $ 435.00 $ 2,235.00
Neutron Holdings, Inc. / Lime
Gabriel Scheer (Teminated on 03/31/2019)
$ 403.85 $ 4,854.00 $ 1,346.00 $ 269.23 $ 687.50 $ 1,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,187.50
Mcdonald's $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,000.00
Greater Seattle Business Association $ 79.24 $ 185.60 $ 225.72 $ 239.00 $ 450.00 $ 760.00 $ 240.00 $ 225.00 $ 1,675.00
Magnuson Park Center For Excellence $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,000.00 $ 1,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,500.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,500.00
Economic Opportunity Institute (Eoi)
Marilyn Watkins (Teminated on 09/30/2011)
$ 108.34 $ 0.00 $ 54.17 $ 55.71 $ 227.84 $ 229.12 $ 286.40 $ 572.80 $ 1,316.16
Transportation Choices Coalition
Abigail Doerr (Teminated on 3/30/2018)
Shefali Ranganathan (Teminated on 11/19/2017)
Billlaborde (Teminated on 10/22/2010)
$ 400.00 $ 400.00 (240.00) $ 80.00 $ 240.00 $ 320.00 $ 220.00 $ 300.00 $ 1,080.00
Ufcw Local 21
Steve Williamson (Teminated on 01/04/2017)
$ 426.45 $ 367.74 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 648.70 $ 0.00 $ 389.22 $ 0.00 $ 1,037.92
Gobrands, Inc. $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,000.00
350 Seattle $ 75.00 $ 750.00 $ 2,300.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 200.00 $ 445.00 $ 196.00 $ 891.00
Oneamerica
Ada Williams Prince (Teminated on 12/31/2012)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 200.00 $ 0.00 $ 150.00 $ 600.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 750.00
Cascade Bicycle Club
David Hiller (Teminated on 3/31/2011)
Blake Trask (Teminated on 10/01/2018)
Johnmauro (Teminated on 08/15/2012)
$ 400.00 $ 560.00 $ 480.00 $ 320.00 $ 160.00 $ 160.00 $ 400.00 $ 0.00 $ 720.00
Creative Justice $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 44.39 $ 66.59 $ 66.56 $ 0.00 $ 399.51 $ 532.66
Climate Solutions $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 459.75 $ 459.75
Expedia Inc / Expedia.Com
Lynn Claudon (Teminated on 07/01/2018)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 200.00 $ 0.00 $ 116.00 $ 316.00
Neighborhood House $ 249.49 $ 621.24 $ 570.74 $ 143.55 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 163.22 $ 143.55 $ 306.77
Downtown Seattle Association (Dsa)
Katherine Fountain Mackinnon (Teminated on 05/23/2013)
Jacqueline Gruber (Teminated on 03/16/2021)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 140.80 $ 140.80 $ 281.60
Jp Morgan Chase
Thomas Perrick (Teminated on 11/30/2020)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 255.29 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 255.29
Soar/Schools Out Washington $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 241.95 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 241.95
Salesforce $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 232.71 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 232.71
Crown Castle $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 74.00 $ 93.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 167.00
Plymouth Housing Group (Phg) $ 575.86 $ 1,101.65 (1,452.24) $ 1,341.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.08 $ 0.00 $ 0.08
1426 First Ave. Llc $ 5,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Aclu Of Washington $ 380.51 $ 441.04 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Airbnb Inc
Sandeepkaushik (Teminated on 12/31/2018)
Laura Spanjian (Teminated on 06/30/2020)
Cynthia Wang (Teminated on 05/05/2017)
$ 750.00 $ 750.00 $ 750.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
American Heart Association
Lindsay Hovind (Teminated on 06/04/2018)
$ 1,660.00 $ 1,660.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Chargepoint, Inc.
Anthony Harrison (Teminated on 12/20/2019)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,104.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Clise Properties Inc
Joequintana (Teminated on 12/31/2019)
$ 0.00 $ 12,000.00 $ 12,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Drive Forward Seattle
Matthew Wald (Teminated on 07/15/2019)
$ 164.52 $ 9,046.29 (9,046.29) $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Emerald Services Inc / Cedar Grove $ 1,200.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,200.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Fair Work Center
Josh Fogt (Teminated on 12/20/2020)
$ 38.58 $ 192.90 $ 0.00 $ 308.64 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Fix Democracy First / Washington Public Campaigns $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 2,161.98 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Free Speech For People
Johnbonifaz (Teminated on 03/31/2021)
Ron Fein (Teminated on 03/31/2021)
$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 5,685.37 $ 257.57 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Legal Counsel For Youth And Children (Lcyc) $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 1,623.70 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Natural Resources Defense Council Inc (Nrdc)
Allison Johnson (Teminated on 12/31/2020)
Avi Kar (Teminated on 12/31/2020)
Margaret Shield (Teminated on 04/16/2020)
$ 985.20 $ 217.51 $ 47.31 $ 493.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 (130.00) $ 0.00 (130.00)
Outdoors For All Foundation
Joanna Grist (Teminated on 12/31/2019)
$ 2,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Puget Sound Sage
Rebecca Saldaña (Teminated on 9/30/2017)
Nicole Vallestero Keenan (Teminated on 12/31/2019)
David West (Teminated on 04/01/2013)
$ 1,722.24 $ 25.71 $ 335.54 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Seattle Neighborhood Greenways $ 135.00 $ 108.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Sightline Institute
Danbertolet (Teminated on 12/31/2018)
Madeline Kovacs (Teminated on 01/01/2020)
$ 330.11 $ 75.45 $ 254.66 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Starbucks Coffee Co
Shannon Boldizsar (Teminated on 02/18/2020)
$ 1,000.00 $ 350.00 $ 650.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Teamsters Local 117
Lily Wilson-Codega (Teminated on 5/1/2013)
$ 3,510.18 $ 1,300.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
The Boeing Company
Shauntarhyde (Teminated on 06/30/2010)
$ 1,250.00 $ 1,250.00 $ 1,250.00 $ 1,250.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Unite Here Local 8
Abby Lawlor (Teminated on 07/18/2019)
$ 537.56 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00