It is always fun to look at the campaign finance report for the Howard County Executive…because it is always a big money report. Here is the 2020 annual report for our current County Executive Calvin Ball:

Here are some of the significant items I will note for this report: Significant contributions ($1,000 or more) including ticket purchase, PAC money, and other notable items in the report:

First lets start with summary numbers:

Prior Balance: $142,603.07

Total Receipts: $448,564.40

Total Expenditures: $163,001.67

Cash Balance: $428,165.70

 Now lets get into the details noted above:

  • Significant contributions:
    • 100% Land Incorporated: $2,500
    • AAK Dobbin LLC: $2,000
    • AMF Walls & Ceilings, LLC: $4,000
    • ARLS Properties LLC: $3,000
    • Armiger, Earl: $2,000
    • Buch, Carl James: $2,000
    • Buch, Denise M.: $2,000
    • Buch, Frances Marie: $2,000
    • Buch, Michael Lee: $6,000 ($4,000 and $2,000 contributions)
    • Canfield, Brad: $4,500 (3 contributions from an employee at Merriweather Post Pavilion – and the report seems off in some way)
    • Cardona, Juan Carlos – $2,500
    • Caves Valley Partners – $2,000
    • Centricity Group LLC – $2,500
    • Congressional Seafood Co Inc – $1,250
    • Construction, Costello – $6,000
    • Conto, Kevin A. – $3,000
    • Conto, Lynn – $3,000
    • Conto, Sean W – $3,000
    • Cornew, Kenneth – $1,000
    • CRP Total Return Fund, LLLP – $2,000 (2 contributions)
    • Curran, J. Joseph – $2,000
    • Devries, Coleman – $1,000
    • Devries, Lisa A – $2,500
    • DMS Landing LLC – $6,000
    • Dorsey Family Homes – $1,000
    • Ellinger, Thomas J. – $3,000
    • Erskine, William – $1,000
    • Erskine, William E – $1,000
    • Executive Center Parcel D LP -$6,000
    • Executive Center, LLC – $6,000 (wait…what are the campaign finance limits…$12,000 from this entity…I know one is an LP and the other an LLC so two entities…but same address with slightly different names…hmmm.
    • Fisher Collins & Carter Incorporated – $1,000
    • Floors ETC. – $1,000
    • Freckled Ostrich Properties LLC – $1,000
    • Garner, Robert B – $2,000
    • Giannino, Joseph – $2,000
    • Ginsberg, Michael – $1,000
    • Gould Property Company – $2,000
    • Gray & Son – $1,000
    • Green Team Cleaning LLC – $6,000
    • Green, Jeanne E. – $1,000
    • Green, Ronald C. – $1,000
    • Greenberg, Barry – $1,000
    • Greenebaum, Michael – $2,000
    • Grimes, Gavin – $1,000
    • Guckert, Wes – $1,000
    • Gutschick, Little & Weber, P.A – $1,000
    • Harborside Homebuyers, LLC – $6,000
    • Harkins Builders Inc – $3,000
    • Harris-Jones, Lisa – $1,000
    • HBP 68 LLC – $1,000
    • Heinecke, Linda J – $4,000
    • Hertsch, Frank – $1,000
    • Howard Land Developers LLC – $2,500
    • Howard Research & Development Corp – $2,000
    • Howard, Andrew – $1,000
    • Hurwitz, Seth – $6,000
    • IMA Inc. dba Merriweather Post Pavillion – $6,000
    • J Davis Architects – $1,000
    • Jamin Development – $1,000
    • JFK Family Central Fund – $2,000
    • KAI Creative Co LLC – $1,000
    • KBR Corporation: Commercial Contracting – $4,000
    • Kearney, Steve – $2,500
    • Kellogg CCP LLC – $5,000
    • Kim, Brian – $2,000
    • Kirkley, Samantha – $1,000
    • Knott Mechanical – $1,000
    • Land Design & Development Incorporated – $2,000
    • Lawrence & Bundy LLC – $4,000
    • Lease, Brian – $2,000
    • LHSL Ellicott City – $1,000
    • Ligon Electric, Inc. – $2,500
    • Lloyd Plumbing Corp – $3,000
    • Lloyd, Ronny J – $3,000
    • M.T. Laney Co., Inc – $1,000
    • Magliocca, Richard P – $2,500
    • Malone, Sean R – $6,000
    • Martinez, Ricardo – $1,000
    • McHugh, James – $1,000
    • Meadows, Clarence W. $4,000
    • Mehta, Charu – $1,000
    • Meyerpeter, Daniel John – $4,000
    • Michael, Gary W – $4,000
    • Michael, Kim – $1,500
    • Mid-Atlantic Interiors Inc – $3,000
    • Middle River Business Center – $2,000
    • Mildenberg Boender & Association Incorpo – $1,000
    • Morabito, Frank – $1,000
    • Motherworks, LLC – $1,000
    • Moxley, James – $1,000
    • MV, Inc. – $1,000
    • NAFCO Wholesale Seafood – $1,250
    • Nazario Family LLC – $3,000
    • ND Gateway, LLC – $1,000
    • Parker, Jean – $2544.00
    • Pat 4 Land, LLC – $1,000
    • Perry, White, Ross, & Jacobson – $1,500
    • Pollak, Andrew – $1,000
    • Poole Mechanical Corporation – $4,000
    • Preston Scheffenacker Properties, Inc. – $5,000
    • RE Group Incorporated – $2,500
    • Realty Landscape, INC – $2,000
    • Residential Title & Escrow Company – $2,000
    • Reuwer Long Term Holding, LLC – $2,500
    • Reuwer, Donald – $5,000
    • Revere Bank – $1,500
    • RHI, Inc. – $4,000
    • RJMechanical LLC – $2,500
    • Robbins, Jennifer – $2,000
    • Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP – $1,000
    • Ross, Justin – $3,500
    • Rothstein, Allison – $1,000
    • Rothstein, Bryan – $1,000
    • Russet Distribution System – $1,000
    • Rusty Acres, LLC – $1,000
    • S.E.H. Excavating Inc – $1,000
    • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP – $4,000
    • Scheer, Jessica – $1,000
    • Schroeder, Michael – $1,000
    • Schutz, Logan – $1,000
    • Scrivener, J. Thomas – $1,000
    • Smith, Anita – $2,000
    • Smith, Richard – $1,000
    • Snyder, Marie E. – $1,000
    • Speedway Rock, LLC – $4,000
    • Stapleton, William – $4,000
    • Stevens, Dale Russell – $4,000
    • Stone, George C. – $5,000
    • Stone, Holly G. – $5,000
    • Studdard, Jonathan – $6,000
    • Sullivant, G. Scott – $2,000
    • Taylor’s Collective: Atiques, Arts and A – $1,000
    • Telegraph Holdings, Inc – $5,000
    • Tew, Elizabeth – $2,000
    • The Iron Shop – $3,000
    • The Kennard Warfield Jr. Family Limited – $2,500
    • The Traffic Group Incorporated – $1,000
    • Tominovich, Joseph – $4,000
    • Triangle Route 108 Associates, LLC – $2,000
    • Troy Hill Corporate Center II LLC – $4,000
    • UHY Advisors Mid-Atlantic MD Incorporate – $1,000
    • Visionary Construction Consultants – $6,000
    • Vitale, Salvatore – $1,000
    • Waverly Builders & Developers, LLC – $2,500
    • Weick Properties, LLC – $2,200
    • Western Recreation Division LLC – $2,500
    • Woda Cooper Companies – $1,000
    • Zhang, Aidong – $2,000
  • PAC Money from Maryland:

  • Other notable items:
    • $8,000 from other campaigns (Feldmark $2,000 and Rawlings-Blake $6,000)
    • Civil fine for prior bookkeeping errors – $34,943.40. That is a BIG fine for bookkeeping errors in the past. Not sure I have ever seen anything that big in terms of fines before on campaign finance reports.
    • $20,000 Transfer to MD Registered political Committees (Team Howard County)

You can read the full report and all transactions here: READ HERE

I have additional data that I am reviewing and may have another post in the near future on this report.

Other upcoming reports include:

Maryland State Senators (Districts 9, 12 and 13)
Maryland State Delegates District 9
Maryland State Delegate District 12
Maryland State Delegates District 13
Stay tuned.

Scott E

2 COMMENTS

  1. Visionary Construction Consultants does not appear to be registered as a Maryland Business. RE Group Incorporated is Don Reuwer Jr., Seth Hurwitz and Jean Parker also associated with Merriweather. Lots of connections all around – always interesting.

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