The Recording Academy


The Recording Academy

Singers, musicians, engineers, composers, arrangers and others engaged in producing commercial recordings. Presents the annual "Grammy" awards for outstanding recordings and grants the "Grammy Lifetime Achievement" to those who have contributed to the world of music during their lifetime. Membership: $100/year (individual).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
RA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Arts, The, Audio-Visual, Music See Also Bands, Performing Arts/Music, Phonographs
Year Founded:
1957
Address:
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
180
Volunteers:
500
Members:
20000 individuals


Other Addresses

Address:
1200 G St. NW
Suite 950, Washington DC 20005
Address:
1200 G St Nw
Ste 950, Washington DC 20005-4692
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $80,731,368


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
2.76%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income
 
Total contributions
 
Other

Total expenses: $79,257,343


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
6.66%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Other expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Grants to governments/orgs in the US
 
Other

Total assets: $137,003,587


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
5.12%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Other assets
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $28,528,408


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
7.32%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Other liabilities

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 73,663,244
Investment income 3,352,304
Total contributions 1,697,525
Royalties 1,691,221
Miscellaneous revenue 303,992
Sales of non-inventory assets 194,500
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Net rental income -171,418
Total Revenue:

$80,731,368

1-yr growth
2.76%
Program service revenue
Investment income
Total contributions
Royalties
Miscellaneous revenue
Sales of non-inventory assets

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Other expenses 25,940,941
Compensation for non-officers/directors 12,743,080
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 6,085,974
Occupancy 4,626,154
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 4,172,566
Other fees 4,012,575
Legal fees 3,922,593
Advertising and promotion 2,982,090
Travel 2,923,388
Other employee benefits 2,390,718
Information technology 2,217,371
Office expenses 1,685,422
Conferences, conventions, meetings 1,195,509
Payroll taxes 1,176,977
Pension plan contributions 1,097,207
Investment management fees 574,903
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 519,158
Accounting fees 449,071
Insurance 357,046
Lobbying fees 173,600
Grants to individuals in the US 11,000
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Royalties 0
Total Expenses:

$79,257,343

1-yr growth
6.66%
Other expenses
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Grants to governments/orgs in the US
Occupancy
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Other fees
Legal fees
Advertising and promotion
Travel
Other employee benefits
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 75,976,178
Savings and temporary cash investments 24,507,070
Other assets 22,772,135
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 5,908,595
Accounts receivable 4,862,360
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 2,963,926
Investments in other securities 11,623
Cash -- non-interest bearing 1,700
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$137,003,587

1-yr growth
5.12%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Savings and temporary cash investments
Other assets
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Accounts receivable
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 24,113,116
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 3,846,780
Other liabilities 568,512
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$28,528,408

1-yr growth
7.32%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 108,475,179
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$108,475,179

1-yr growth
4.56%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Alex Patsavas Chair Emeritus Board Member ...X
Alexandra Williams Project Coordinator, Advocacy and Public Policy Administration, Government Relations, Issue Management/Policy Planning, Legal ...X
Ambrosia Healy Vice Chair - MusiCares Board Member ...X
Ana Serrato Project Manager, Fundraising - MusiCares Conventions/Meetings, Finance, Senior Executive ...X
Angela Bilkic Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Administration ...X
Anita Ramsarup Coordinator, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Administration ...X
Brett Bryngelson Program Manager, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Carol Flores Senior Accounting Manager, Business Affairs - MusiCares Finance, Marketing ...X
Christina Cassidy Director, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Christina Scholz Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Administration ...X
Christine Albert Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees Board Member ...X
Dana Tomarken Vice President Board Member, Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings, Senior Executive ...X
Danielle Bowker LPC Senior Manager, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Daryl P. Friedman Chief Industry, Government/Member Relations Officer and Vice President Government Relations, LDA Contact, Legal, Membership, Senior Executive, WR Questionnaire Contact ...X
Debbie Carroll LCSW Vice President, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Deborah Dugan President and Chief Executive Officer - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Diane Blagman Board Member Board Member, Government Relations ...X
Erica Krusen MFT, MS Senior Director, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Hannah Kulis Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Administration ...X
Harold Owens Senior Director, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Harvey Mason National Chair, Board of Trustees Chairman of the Board ...X
James Higa Board Member - MusiCares Administration, Board Member, Finance ...X
Jeffrey Harleston Secretary and Treasurer - MusiCares Administration, Board Member, Finance ...X
Jennifer Leff Senior Director, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
John Branca Honorary Chair - MusiCares Board Member ...X
John Poppo Chair Board Member ...X
Judy Wong Vice President, Finance - MusiCares Finance ...X
Kelly Darr Vice President, Events and Fundraising - MusiCares Conventions/Meetings, Finance ...X
Kirdis Postelle Board Member - MusiCares Board Member ...X
Lourdes Lopez Vice president, Communications and Senior Director, Marketing Communications Communications/Public Relations, Marketing ...X
Michael Lewan Director, Government Relations Director of Government Relations, Government Relations ...X
Michael McDonald Chiar Emeritus - MusiCares Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Rick Engdahl Chief Information Officer Computer/Information Technology ...X
Roger Tang Senior Accounting Coordinator, Business Affairs - MusiCares Finance, Marketing ...X
Ryan Donahue Senior Accountant, Business Affairs - MusiCares Finance, Marketing ...X
Shireen Janti Reid CADC II Senior Director, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Senior Executive ...X
Stefanie Curtiss Manager, Health and Human Services - MusiCares Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Steve Boom Chair - MusiCares Board Member ...X
Tammy Hurt Vice Chair, Board of Trustees Board Member ...X
Terry Hemmings Secretary and Treasurer, Board of Trustees Administration, Board Member, Finance ...X
Todd Dupler Senior Director, Advocacy and Public Policy Government Relations, Issue Management/Policy Planning, Legal ...X
Wayne Baruch Chief Operating Officer Operations ...X
Wayne Zahner Chief Financial Officer Finance ...X
Wynnie Wynn Senior Director, Fundraising - MusiCares Conventions/Meetings, Finance, Senior Executive ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2018Studio Summit New Orleans , LA , United States Esplanade Studios May 1 May 1    ...X
2018ASCAP Expo Safe Harbor Room Hollywood , CA , United States Loews Hollywood Hotel May 7 May 9    ...X
2018Upstream Summit Seattle , WA , United States Pioneer Square June 1 June 1    ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
  This organization has no publication data available.
 

Recent Lobbying Spending

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

2019 Q4: $153,889
2019 Q3: $183,961
2019 Q2: $414,676
2019 Q1: $196,318
2018: $899,395


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Greenberg Traurig, LLPRegistration 03/21/2003 ...X
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLPTermination 12/31/2018 ...X

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. 5219 Ask Musicians For Music Act of 2019
S. 1273 CASE Act of 2019
S. 2932 Ask Musicians for Music Act of 2019

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $150,000 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $120,000 ...X
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 - ...X
AEG EHRLICH VENTURES LLC Event Production2017 $10,618,976 ...X
Bounce Event Marketing Inc Event Production2017 $858,989 ...X
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL WESTLAKE VILLAGE HOSPITALITY2017 $772,221 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $120,000 ...X
GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP Legal Services2017 $6,309,936 ...X
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 - ...X
MERRILL LYNCH N/A2017 - ...X
MERRILL LYNCH-PIERCE,FENNER,SMITH N/A2017 - ...X
MORGAN STANLEY GLOBAL BANKING N/A2017 $8,750 ...X
PROSKAUER, ROSE LLP LEGAL SERVICES2017 $873,611 ...X
RELIANCE TRUST COMPANY N/A2017 - ...X
AEG EHRLICH VENTURES LLC Event Production2016 $13,920,133 ...X
BOUNCE EVENT MARKETING INC Event Production2016 $697,535 ...X
GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP Legal Services2016 $1,167,029 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $120,000 ...X
INVESTCO NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY Financial Management2016 - ...X
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $42,000 ...X
MASSMUTUAL Financial Management2016 - ...X
MERRILL LYNCH PIERCE FENNER SMITH Financial Management2016 $27,121 ...X
MESIROW FINANCIAL INVESTMENT MGMT Financial Management2016 $22 ...X
proskauser rose llp LEGAL SERVICES2016 $829,034 ...X
RELIANCE TRUST COMPANY Financial Management2016 $282 ...X
SINGERLEWAK, LLP Audit Services2016 - ...X
TBWA CHIAT DAY ADVERTISING2016 $691,998 ...X
UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES INC Financial Management2016 $25,176 ...X
AEG EHRLICH VENTURES LLC EVENT PRODUCTION2015 $13,816,753 ...X
Beverly Hilton EVENT, MEETING AND CATERING SERVICES2015 $1,296,133 ...X
BOUNCE EVENT MARKETING INC EVENT PRODUCTION2015 $804,444 ...X
GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP LEGAL SERVICES2015 $1,107,705 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $120,000 ...X
GVF PRODUCTIONS INC EVENT PRODUCTION2015 $622,585 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $120,000 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $110,000 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 $80,000 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $80,000 ...X
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2010 - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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