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Major Funding of Campaign Committees

This page identifies the individuals and entities that, as of November 6, 2018, have contributed $10,000 or more to a committee supporting or opposing a candidate or ballot measure in an upcoming City of San Diego election.

CANDIDATE COMMITTEES

Council District 2

Coastal Communities Supporting Lorie Zapf for Council 2018, Sponsored by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce PAC and The Lincoln Club of San Diego County

Public Integrity League Opposed to Jen Campbell for City Council 2018, sponsored by The Lincoln Club of San Diego County

San Diegans Against Hate opposing Lorie Zapf for City Council 2018 sponsored by building and construction trades organizations

Council District 4

We The People for Monica Montgomery D4 City Council 2018

Council District 6

Independent Leadership Coalition Supporting Chris Cate for Council 2018, Sponsored by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee and the Lincoln Club of San Diego County

Council District 8

Building Strong Communities Supporting Vivian Moreno for Council 2018

Working Families for a Better San Diego, Sponsored by San Diego Working Families Council, supporting Antonio Martinez for City Council 2018

BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEES

New Stadium & Related Development in Mission Valley

Friends of SDSU, Yes on G, no on E, a coalition of SDSU alumni, business and community leaders

GOAL San Diego: Yes on E, No on G, sponsored by MLS SD Pursuit LLC

Public Land, Public Benefit, No on E, Yes on G, a coalition of San Diego taxpayers, community planners, local business, and education, park & environmental advocates

Hotel Tax Increase - Convention Center Expansion / Homlessness / Road Repair

San Diegans for the Common Good

Yes! For a Better San Diego - supported by a coalition of downtown tourism and lodging organizations, civic and community activists, organized labor, and homeless advocates, Sponsored by the San Diego Lodging Industry, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council

Short Term Vacation Rentals

Stand for Jobs, Stop the Vacation Rental Ban. Supported by Share San Diego. Committee major funding from Airbnb, Expedia.

CANDIDATE COMMITTEE MAJOR DONORS

Council District 2

Committee Name:  Coastal Communities Supporting Lorie Zapf for Council 2018, Sponsored by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce PAC and The Lincoln Club of San Diego County

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce PAC N/A $555,000
San Diego Jobs Political Action Committee (SD Jobs PAC) N/A $45,000

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Committee Name:  Public Integrity League Opposed to Jen Campbell for City Council 2018, sponsored by The Lincoln Club of San Diego County

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
The Lincoln Club of San Diego County N/A $308,000
Building Industry Association of San Diego County PAC N/A $45,000

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Committee Name:  San Diegans Against Hate opposing Lorie Zapf for City Council 2018 sponsored by building and construction trades organizations

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Progressive Labor Alliance PAC, sponsored by labor organizations N/A $95,000
San Diego County Building Trades Council Family Housing Corp. dba National City Park Apartments N/A $70,000
Scott Borden ETC Adventures LLC $50,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 569 Candidate PAC N/A $30,000
San Diego Works! sponsored by San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council AFL-CIO N/A $30,000
District Council of Iron Workers PAC N/A $20,000
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Political Action Fund N/A $15,000
Unite Here Local 30 N/A $15,000

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Council District 4

Committee Name:  We The People for Monica Montgomery D4 City Council 2018

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Corey Briggs Briggs Law Corporation $10,000

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Council District 6

Committee Name:  Independent Leadership Coalition Supporting Chris Cate for Council 2018, Sponsored by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee and the Lincoln Club of San Diego County

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce PAC N/A $300,000
Building Industry Association of San Diego County PAC N/A $10,000

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Council District 8

Committee Name:  Building Strong Communities Supporting Vivian Moreno for Council 2018

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Share San Diego N/A $26,361
Build San Diego Political Action Committee Sponsored by the Building Industry Association N/A $10,000
Building Industry Association of San Diego County PAC N/A $10,000

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Committee Name:  Working Families for a Better San Diego, Sponsored by San Diego Working Families Council, supporting Antonio Martinez for City Council 2018

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 135, P.A.C. N/A $60,000
San Diego Working Families Council N/A $10,000

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BALLOT MEASURE COMMITTEE MAJOR DONORS

NEW STADIUM & RELATED DEVELOPMENT IN MISSION VALLEY

Committee Name:  Friends of SDSU, Yes on G, No on E, a coalition of SDSU alumni, business and community leaders

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
H. G. Fenton Company N/A $250,000
Thomas W. Sudberry, Jr. Sudberry Properties $200,000
Frederic B. Luddy ServiceNow $170,000
Jack McGrory La Jolla MJ Mgmt, LLC $165,000
Edward J. Brown, Jr. N/A $155,000
Irwin Pfister PCN Technology, Inc. $150,000
Leon W. Parma Parma Management Co, Inc. $130,000
Christopher D. Sickels The Sickels Group $129,892
JMI Realty LLC N/A $122,000
Jack Goodall N/A $105,000
L. Robert Payne Multi-Ventures, Inc. $105,000
Terry Atkinson N/A $100,000

Kara Kratzer

N/A $98,500
John Moores JMI Realty LLC $98,500
Edward W. Blessing Blessing Petroleum Group LLC $90,000
Caster Family Trust N/A $86,000
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation N/A $75,000
John Behner N/A $50,000
Stephen L. Black Cisterra Partners LLC $50,000
Dennis Cruzan Cruzan $50,000
Stephen P. Doyle N/A $50,000
Paul Kerr Davylen Investments $50,000
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce PAC N/A $50,000
Colton T. Sudberry Sudberry Properties $50,000
Richard Paul Woltman Girard Securities, Inc. $50,000
Gregory A. Fowler Fowler Property Acquisitions $40,000
Patricia Roscoe N/A $27,250
Gina Champion Cain American Nat'l Investments $25,000
Frank Cuenca Monarch Wealth & Retirement $25,000
William Jeffery N/A $25,000
Tecate Group N/A $25,000
Kenneth F. McCain McCain Investment Group $24,558
Mel Katz Manpower $23,000
The Lincoln Club of San Diego County N/A $15,072
Casey Brown The Casey Brown Co. $15,000
Four Amigos LP N/A $14,000
Vargas for Congress N/A $10,793
American Property Enterprises N/A $10,000
Evans Hotels LLC N/A $10,000
Mary Kilkenny N/A $10,000
Thomas P. Lang N/A $10,000
R. Barry McComic RBMC Advisors, LLC $10,000
Frederick Pierce Pierce Education Properties LP $10,000
Scott Peters for Congress N/A $10,000
Arthur Rivkin N/A $10,000
Jim Sinegal N/A $10,000
Brian Sipe Brian Sipe Design $10,000

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Committee Name:  GOAL San Diego: Yes on E, No on G, sponsored by MLS SD Pursuit LLC

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Michael Stone via Ptolemy Capital LLC FS Investors $4,380,170
Bridgewest Ventures LLC N/A $2,766,415
Steven Altman via AJL Investments N/A $1,571,174
Peter Seidler via The Seidler Co LLC Seidler Equity Partners $1,168,342
Nick Stone FS Investors $449,527
Juan Carlos Rodriguez Univision Deportes $72,981
Jon Dunbar FS Investors $29,129

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Committee Name:  Public Land, Public Benefit, No on E, Yes on G, a coalition of San Diego taxpayers, community planners, local business, and education, park & environmental advocates

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
H.G. Fenton Company N/A $2,866,490
Sudberry Properties, Inc. N/A $2,558,760
Marco A. Sessa Sudberry Properties $49,333
Colton T. Sudberry Sudberry Properties $49,333
Thomas W. Sudberry, Jr. Sudberry Properties $49,333
Alta Company LLC N/A $49,000

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HOTEL TAX INCREASE - CONVENTION CENTER EXPANSION / HOMELESSNESS / ROAD REPAIR

Committee Name:  San Diegans for the Common Good

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Michael McConnell N/A $100,000

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Committee Name:  Yes! For a Better San Diego - supported by a coalition of downtown tourism and lodging organizations, civic and community activists, organized labor, and homeless advocates, Sponsored by the San Diego Lodging Industry, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego) N/A $162,500
CCMH San Diego LLC dba San Diego Marina Marriott N/A $135,600
Sempra Energy N/A $125,000
Sunstone Park Leasee LLC (San Diego Bayfront Hilton) N/A $119,000
Bartell Hotels N/A $64,650
Pebblebrook Hotel LP N/A $59,325
HST LT LLC and Starwood Sheraton San Diego CMBS LLC (Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina) N/A $52,650
San Diego Hotel Ballpark LLC dba Omni Hotel & Resorts San Diego N/A $51,500
Bosa Development US Corporation N/A $50,000
The GEO Group Inc. N/A $50,000
Padres LP N/A $50,000
San Diego Jobs PAC N/A $50,000
San Diego - Imperial Counties Labor Council AFL-CIO N/A $49,190
DiamondRock Hospitality (Westin San Diego) N/A $32,700
1HWY1, LLC N/A $25,000
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. N/A $25,000
Encore Event Technologies Inc. N/A $25,000
Smart City Networks N/A $25,000
Montage Hotels & Resorts, LLC N/A $23,775
Hotel Circle Property, LLC dba Town & Country Resort and Conference Center N/A $22,925
San Diego Lodging Industry Association N/A $22,500
US Grant Hotel San Diego LLC N/A $20,250
Regency Centers, LP Costa Verde Center N/A $20,000
Hersha Hospitality Management N/A $18,375
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego N/A $15,750
Campland, LLC N/A $15,000
Freeman Expositions, LLC N/A $15,000
SD Riverwalk LLC N/A $15,000
Bahia Resort Hotel N/A $12,975
IA Lodging San Diego TRS LLC (Andaz San Diego) N/A $11,925
W-JMA La Jolla Owner VII  LLC dba Hyatt Regency La Jolla N/A $10,475
Malin Burnham Malin Burham $10,000
Committee To Expand The Middle Class, Supported By Airbnb, Inc N/A $10,000
Dart Container N/A $10,000
Marriott International, Inc. N/A $10,000
Ocean Park Inn Inc. N/A $10,000
Republic Services N/A $10,000
San Diego Hotel-Motel Association Issue Advocacy PAC N/A $10,000
San Diego UNITE! N/A $10,000
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation N/A $10,000

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SHORT TERM VACATION RENTALS

Committee Name:  Stand for Jobs, Stop the Vacation Rental Ban. Supported by Share San Diego. Committee major funding from Airbnb, Expedia.

Name of Major Donor Employer Donations
Expedia N/A $500,000
Committee to Expand the Middle Class, supported by Airbnb, Inc. N/A $300,000
Airbnb, Inc. N/A $276,358
Share San Diego N/A $30,000

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The data on these charts is derived from campaign statements filed with the San Diego City Clerk and other information provided by the applicable campaign committees.

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