Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)


Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

Formerly (1970) Record Industry Association of America. RIAA seeks to foster a business and legal climate that supports and promotes its members creative and financial vitality. Member companies create, manufacture and market approximately 90% of all legitimate recordings produced and sold in the U.S. Membership: $100/Year.

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
RIAA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Arts, The, Audio-Visual, Music See Also Bands, Performing Arts/Music, Records See Phonographs
Year Founded:
1952
Address:
1025 F St. NW
Tenth Floor Washington, DC 20004
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
54
Members:
350 Companies
Certification Programs:
G&P


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $29,709,847


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
11.09%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Royalties

Total expenses: $29,286,277


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
10.54%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
 
Legal fees
 
Other

Total assets: $15,915,812


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
-0.88%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other assets
 
Accounts receivable
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $9,203,282


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
-6.12%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Other liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Other

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 29,809,434
Total contributions 92,500
Royalties 27,258
Miscellaneous revenue 4,786
Investment income 1,883
Income from sales of inventory 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income -226,014
Total Revenue:

$29,709,847

1-yr growth
11.09%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Royalties
Miscellaneous revenue
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 5,776,619
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 5,494,081
Legal fees 4,938,842
Other fees 2,758,870
Lobbying fees 2,128,286
Payments to affiliates 2,050,000
Other expenses 1,210,096
Occupancy 1,128,432
Travel 839,414
Other employee benefits 631,458
Payroll taxes 473,558
Accounting fees 426,281
Information technology 415,829
Pension plan contributions 352,108
Office expenses 232,044
Insurance 186,802
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 77,929
Advertising and promotion 77,823
Conferences, conventions, meetings 75,496
Interest expense 12,309
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Royalties 0
Management fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Total Expenses:

$29,286,277

1-yr growth
10.54%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Legal fees
Other fees
Lobbying fees
Payments to affiliates
Other expenses
Occupancy
Travel
Other employee benefits
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Cash -- non-interest bearing 12,063,853
Other assets 1,956,567
Accounts receivable 1,512,503
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 268,319
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 96,251
Inventories for sale or use 18,319
Investments in other securities 0
Savings and temporary cash investments 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Total Assets:

$15,915,812

1-yr growth
-0.88%
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Other assets
Accounts receivable
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Inventories for sale or use

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 3,571,943
Other liabilities 2,642,806
Deferred revenue 2,404,158
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 584,375
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$9,203,282

1-yr growth
-6.12%
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Other liabilities
Deferred revenue
Secured mortgages and notes payabl

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 6,712,530
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$6,712,530

1-yr growth
6.74%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Bradley A. Buckles Executive Vice President, Anti-Piracy Administration ...X
Brendan Daly Chief Communications Officer Communications/Public Relations ...X
Cara Duckworth Weiblinger Vice President, Communications, Communications/Public Relations ...X
Cary Sherman Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Board Member, Chief Executive Officer, Government Relations ...X
George York Senior Vice President Government Relations ...X
Jessica Richard Vice President, Federal Public Policy Government Relations ...X
Jonathan Lamy Executive Vice President, Communications and Marketing Communications/Public Relations, Marketing ...X
Karen Silhol Chief Financial Officer Administration, Finance ...X
Ken Doroshow Chief Legal Officer Legal ...X
Liz Kennedy Director, Communications and Gold and Platinum Program Communications/Public Relations ...X
Michele Ballantyne Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Industry Relations Government Relations ...X
Mitch Glazier President Executive Director, Government Relations, LDA Contact ...X
Morna Willens Senior Vice President, Federal Public Policy Government Relations, LDA Contact ...X
Steven Gottlieb Vice President and Counsel, Public Policy Government Relations, Legal ...X
Steven M. Marks Chief, Digital Business and General Counsel Computer/Information Technology, Government Relations, Legal ...X
Thomas Clees Vice President, Public policy Government Relations ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
  This organization has no meetings information available.
 

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Fast Tracks NewsletteronlineNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q4: $1,369,393
2019 Q3: $1,237,947
2019 Q2: $1,463,122
2019 Q1: $1,537,852
2018: $5,812,155


PAC Details

Name: The Recording Industry Association of America Political Action Committee



FEC ID: C00009357



Last updated: 5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Alpine Group, Inc.Registration ...X
Bockorny Group, Inc.Termination 09/30/2014 ...X
Capitol Counsel, LLCTermination 12/31/2014 ...X
Fierce Government RelationsTermination 12/31/2014 ...X
Harbinger Strategies LLCRegistration 01/01/2015 ...X
Mitch Rose Strategic ConsultingTermination 11/03/2014 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations WorldwideRegistration 06/08/2007 ...X
Robert Wendell MooreTermination 11/14/2011 ...X
TeleMedia Policy CorporationTermination 03/31/2013 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLCRegistration 07/25/2005 ...X
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Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

H.R. 2426 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
H.R. 5430 United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
S. 20 Presidential Tax Transparency Act
S. 5 Educational Opportunities Act

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $200,000 ...X
Harbinger Strategies LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $150,000 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $160,000 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $200,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $200,000 ...X
Harbinger Strategies LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $120,000 ...X
JENNER AND BLOCK Legal Services2018 $2,211,588 ...X
MITCHELL SILBERBERG AND KNUPP LLP LEGAL SERVICES2018 $347,646 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $160,000 ...X
SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP Legal Services2018 $399,208 ...X
STEIN MITCHELL MUSE CIPOLLONE & BEATO LL LEGAL SERVICES2018 $395,572 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $200,000 ...X
THE GLOVER PARK GROUP LLC OTHER SERVICE FEES2018 $353,983 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $190,000 ...X
Harbinger Strategies LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $120,000 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $160,000 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $200,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $160,000 ...X
Harbinger Strategies LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $120,000 ...X
JENNER BLOCK LLP Legal Services2016 $465,825 ...X
MITCHELL SILBERBERG AND KNUPP LLP Legal Services2016 $1,275,377 ...X
Network Data Systems IT Consulting2016 $202,725 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $160,000 ...X
SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP LEGAL SERVICES2016 $269,897 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $170,000 ...X
THE GLOVER PARK GROUP LLC LOBBYING SERVICES2016 $217,617 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $170,000 ...X
FIERCE GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Lobbying Services2015 $151,440 ...X
Harbinger Strategies LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $120,000 ...X
JENNER BLOCK LLP Legal Services2015 $462,281 ...X
MITCHELL SILBERBERG AND KNUPP LLP Legal Services2015 $1,075,729 ...X
Network Data Systems IT Consulting2015 $186,175 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $160,000 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $170,000 ...X
THE GLOVER PARK GROUP LLC Lobbying Services2015 $180,009 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $200,000 ...X
Bockorny Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 - ...X
Capitol Counsel, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $120,000 ...X
Fierce Government Relations Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $160,000 ...X
Mitch Rose Strategic Consulting Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $100,000 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $160,000 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $180,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $200,000 ...X
Bockorny Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $30,000 ...X
Capitol Counsel, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $90,000 ...X
Fierce Government Relations Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $160,000 ...X
Mitch Rose Strategic Consulting Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $120,000 ...X
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $160,000 ...X
TeleMedia Policy Corporation Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $12,500 ...X
The Glover Park Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $170,000 ...X
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***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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