Senator Robert Menéndez

Senior Senator from New Jersey, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Lawyers/Law Firms$1,736,927$4,465,731
2Real Estate$989,132$2,956,326
3Securities & Investment$685,301$1,635,538
4Health Professionals$656,810$1,154,029
7Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$382,088$754,195
8Leadership PACs$378,244$706,763
10Construction Services$342,125$1,479,639
35Telephone Utilities$72,850$72,850
48Telecom Services & Equipment$48,350$48,350
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Lowenstein Sandler LLP$104,907$313,407
3Greenberg Traurig LLP$87,550$153,488
4Prudential Financial$75,950$181,300
5Federated Investors Inc$57,200$57,200
6Inserra Supermarkets$49,400$90,000
7Verizon Communications$49,150$150,727
8Kindred Healthcare$48,000$48,000
9Bio-Reference Laboratories$47,850$47,850
10McDermott, Will & Emery$47,725$47,725

Bio Information

MENENDEZ, Robert, (1954 - ) Senate Years of Service: 2006- Party: Democrat MENENDEZ, Robert, a Senator and a Representative from New Jersey; born in New York, N.Y., on January 1, 1954; graduated from Union Hill High School, Union City, N.J., 1972; B.A., Saint Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., 1976; J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, N.J., 1979; lawyer, private practice; member of the Union City, N.J., board of education 1974-1978, and chief financial officer 1978-1982; mayor of Union City, N.J., 1986-1992; member of the New Jersey state general assembly 1987-1991; member of the New Jersey state senate 1991-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the six succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 1993, to January 16, 2006, when he resigned to become a U.S. senator; chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Eighth through One Hundred Ninth Congresses); appointed on January 17, 2006, to the United States Senate to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Jon S. Corzine; service began on January 17, 2006, and took the oath of office on January 18, 2006; elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (2008-2011), Committee on Foreign Relations (One Hundred Thirteenth Congress [February 1, 2013-]).

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