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Blackstone Still Very Much Owns Kentucky

March 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Yes, Blackstone still very much owns the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its legislature.

Take a look at this Ethics list (Warning: External PDF Link):

  • Sobczak, Iliana 2764 Blackstone Alternative Asset Management L.P. 7/23/12
  • Schwartz, Brian 2763 Blackstone Alternative Asset Management L.P. T 3/6/13
  • McMullan, Robert 2956 Blackstone Management Partners L.L.C. 11/25/13
  • Pedley, Matthew 2957 Blackstone Management Partners L.L.C. 11/25/13
  • McCarthy, Kathleen 2972 Blackstone Real Estate Advisors L.P. 12/1/13
  • Sweeney, Alexandra 2971 Blackstone Real Estate Advisors L.P. 12/1/13
  • McCarthy, Kathleen 2972 Blackstone Real Estate Advisors Europe L.P. 12/1/13
  • Sweeney, Alexandra 2971 Blackstone Real Estate Advisors Europe L.P. 12/1/13
  • McCarthy, Kathleen 2972 Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Advisors L.L.C. 12/1/13
  • Sweeney, Alexandra 2971 Blackstone Real Estate Special Situations Advisors L.L.C. 12/1/13
  • McMullan, Robert 2956 Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Advisors L.L.C. 11/25/13
  • Pedley, Matthew 2957 Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Advisors L.L.C. 11/25/13
  • Martin, Andrew “Skipper” 2126 Hinkle Contracting 1/15/08
  • Geoghegan, Ron 2227 Hinkle Contracting 1/15/08
  • Brown, Sherman A. 2680 Hinkle Contracting 4/20/12
  • McCarthy, III John T. 885 Hinkle Contracting 7/25/05
  • Busick, Jeff M. 2942 Hinkle Contracting 10/4/13
  • Roberts, II Thomas Hugh 2761 Park Hill Group 7/1/12
  • Baquiran, Lestrino P. 2762 Park Hill Group T 6/7/13

That’s nearly 20 lobbyist registrations as of roughly a week ago for Blackstone and Blackstone-owned entities.

Still wondering why nothing ever happens on the Kentucky Retirement Systems front?

Tags: Corruption · Spotted