Lists

Lists are collections of people and/or organizations that don't belong to a formal group. Many of them were originally compiled by media organizations, frequently in order to rank people by power, wealth, or influence.

Name Entities Description
Most Cited Economists, 2010 249
Wall St. Goes to School 249 University trustees and high-level administrators holding positions (past or present) with Wall St. firms. Spouses also included.University positions are current according to LS data
Who's Who of Key Leaders Of Independent Groups (2008) 249 Created in September 2008 as part of the Secret Money Project, done in conjunction with NPR and the Center for Investigative Reporting.
Wall Street's Revolving Door Lobbyists 242
UW Regent Interlocks 236 A list of people connnected to the University of Washington Regents Via Corporate or nonprofit boards
TopWonks 235 Top Wonks is a directory for locating knowledgeable progressive authorities actively involved in a broad range of public policy issues - created by the Agenda Project and Tesseract Group.
Lobbyists on ECASLA 226
State Dinner Guest List, January 2011 222 The state dinner at the White House, honoring China's Hu Jintao.
The Goldman Sachs Diaspora 221 Listing of the 221 Goldman Sachs executives with the firm at the time it went public - in May 1999. The combined stakes of the 221 partners were worth about $16.5 billion. As published in the NYTimes, May 2011.
Representatives that Voted Against Amash Amendment in Support of NSA Surveillance Programs 216 The first legislation put forth to take action against NSA surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden was authored by Representative Justin Amash (R- Mich). Amash's amendment specifically targeted section 215 of the Patriot Act in attempt to end the blanket collection of records. After intense lobbying by intelligence officials and a statement by the White house condemning the amendment it was voted down 217- 205. Although the amendment did not pass, it revealed to the public which representatives support NSA surveillance programs. Those who voted NO to the Amash Amendment in support of the NSA surveillance programs are on this list. The representatives profiles and connections could use some help being filled in further.
American Action Forum Petitioners in Individual Mandate Supreme Court Case 214 Signers of amicus brief filed February, 2012 in PPACA/Individual mandate Supreme Court Case.
NYS Austerity Puppetmasters 212
Kennedy Center Honors Recipients 209 Award receipients from the Kenndy Center since 1978
Alabama Academy of Honor 208 Created in 1965 to honor Living Alabamians who had made a significant contribution to the life and times of the State of Alabama and the Nation.
The Putin List (2018) 207 Names of 210 prominent Russians, many with close ties to the Kremlin, released by the US Treasury Department
Contenders for CNBC "First 25" 205 This is a list of the 200 finalists for CNBC's upcoming "First 25: Top leaders, icons and rebels," which the network describes as the "definitive list of people who have had the greatest influence, sparked the biggest changes and created the most disruption in business over the past quarter century." Groups are delimited i.e. Dreamworks Trio, Google guys, etc
The Giving Pledge signees 201 These people have responded to Warren Buffett and Bill Gates - pledging to give the majority of their wealth to charity. As of May 2017, there were 168 individuals or couples on this list.
Top Cuomo Donors, 2009-2012 201
National Petroleum Council Members ('14-'15) 201
Highest-Paid C.E.O.s (2016) 201 200 of the highest-paid chief executives in American business. The data comes from the Equilar 200 Highest-Paid CEO Rankings, which lists the compensation of the chief executives of 200 public companies with annual revenue of at least $1 billion, that filed proxies by May 1st 2017. Published by the New York Times May 26 2017