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    Super PACs fuel GOP attack ads

    Eventual nominee could pay a price

    Restore our Future donations of $100,000 or more in 2011

    SuperPAC founded by former aides to Mitt Romney to support his campaign

    Donor
    Amount
    Bob Perry
    $1,000,000
    CEO of Perry Homes, a home builder in Houston
    Edward Conard
    $1,000,000
    Investor who was once a top executive at Bain Capital
    Eli Publishing Inc
    $1,000,000
    Firm incorporated in Utah with no known business dealings
    F8 LLC
    $1,000,000
    Firm incorporated in Utah with no known business dealings
    John Paulson
    $1,000,000
    Founder of Paulson and Co. Inc, a hedge fund firm that made billions short-selling subprime mortgages
    Julian Robertson
    $1,000,000
    Founder of hedge fund firm Tiger Management, LLC
    Melaleuca, Inc.
    $1,000,000
    Idaho-based supplier of health products (each of four associated firms donated $250,000)
    Paul Singer
    $1,000,000
    Founder and investment manager at Elliott Management Corp., a hedge fund firm
    Robert Mercer
    $1,000,000
    Hedge fund manager at Renaissance Technologies Corp.
    Rooney Holdings, Inc.
    $1,000,000
    Private investment firm founded by a former US ambassador to the Vatican
    Chris Shumway
    $750,000
    Hedge fund manager and founder of Shumway Capital Investments
    Oxbow Carbon, LLC
    $750,000
    An oil and gas producer and distributor based in West Palm Beach, Florida
    J.W. Marriott
    $500,000
    Chairman and CEO of lodging giant Marriott International Inc.
    James Davis
    $500,000
    Chairman of New Balance Athletic Shoes Inc.
    Louis Bacon
    $500,000
    CEO Moore Capital Group, a hedge fund manger
    MBF Family Investments
    $500,000
    Firm with the same address as MBF Healthcare Partners
    Miguel Fernandez
    $500,000
    Chairman of MBF Healthcare Partners, a private-equity firm that invests in the healthcare sector
    Paul Edgerly
    $500,000
    Managing director of Bain Capital
    Richard Marriott
    $500,000
    Chairman of the board of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc. and brother of J.W. Marriott
    Sandra Edgerly
    $500,000
    Wife of Paul Edgerly, managing director of Bain Capital
    Steven Webster
    $500,000
    Partner with private equity firm Avista Capital
    Dick Boyce
    $300,000
    Partner at Califormia-based private equity firm TPG Capital
    W/F Investment Corp.
    $275,000
    Private equity firm based in Los Angeles
    David Mugar
    $250,000
    CEO of Boston-based real estate developer Mugar Enterprises and heir to the Star Market fortune.
    Domenic Ferrante
    $250,000
    Managing director of Bain Capital
    Glenbrook LLC
    $250,000
    A payments strategy consulting firm located in Redwood City, Calif.
    Jenzabar, Inc.
    $250,000
    A technology firm headed by the chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party, Robert A. Maginn
    John Connaughton
    $250,000
    Managing director of Bain Capital
    Paul Fireman
    $250,000
    Chairman of Boston-based Fireman Capital Partners, a private equity firm
    Paumanok Partners LLC
    $250,000
    Firm located in New Canaan, Conn.
    Philip Geier
    $250,000
    Chairman of Geier Group LLC, a communications consulting firm
    Renee Morse
    $250,000
    Owner of The Villages, a retirement community in central Florida
    Robert Pence
    $250,000
    President of Pence-Friedel Developers Inc. (now known as The Pence Group Inc.), a real estate developer outside of Washington, DC.
    Stephen Zide
    $250,000
    Managing director of Bain Capital
    The Villages of Lake Sumter, Inc.
    $250,000
    Owner of The Villages, a retirement community in central Florida
    William Koch
    $250,000
    President of Oxbow Corp of West Palm Beach, Fla., a firm that mines and markets energy and commodities
    Jeffrey Sprecher
    $230,000
    Chairman and CEO of the financial firm Intercontinental Exchange
    Paul Jones
    $200,000
    Chairman and CEO of Connecticut-based Tudor Investment Corp, a hedge fund firm
    Trott and Trott PC
    $200,000
    Legal firm servicing the real estate industry including foreclosures
    Kevin Rollins
    $187,500
    Financial/investment
    Consol Energy, Inc.
    $150,000
    Gas and coal production firm in Pennsylvania
    Crow Holdings, LLC
    $150,000
    Dallas real estate firm
    David Fischer
    $150,000
    Auto dealer in Troy, Michigan
    Harlan Crow
    $150,000
    Real estate investment firm located in Dallas
    Deborah Barnes
    $125,000
    Wife of Bain Capital managing director Steven Barnes
    John Griffin
    $125,000
    President of Blue Ridge Capital, a real estate investment firm in Florida
    Marc Leder
    $125,000
    Co-founder of Sun Capital Advisors Inc., a financial advising firm in Florida
    Rodger Krouse
    $125,000
    Co-chief executive of Sun Capital Advisors Inc., a financial advising firm in Florida
    Steven Barnes
    $125,000
    Managing director of Bain Capital
    2GIG Technologies
    $100,000
    Home security and management firm in Utah
    Alexander Navab
    $100,000
    Partner at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a New York City private equity firm
    Alice Walton
    $100,000
    Rancher in Arkansas
    Andrew Puzder
    $100,000
    Chief executive of CKE Restaurants Inc. of California
    Blue Ridge Capital LLC
    $100,000
    Real estate investment firm located in New York City
    Bradley Bloom
    $100,000
    Managing director of Berkshire Partners, a Wellesley private-equity firm
    Darlene Jordan
    $100,000
    Florida attorney
    David Bullock
    $100,000
    Managing director of Sorenson Capital, a private-equity firm in Utah
    David Flaum
    $100,000
    President of Flaum Management Company Inc., a real estate firm in Rochester, NY.
    David Wilson
    $100,000
    Auto dealer in Laguna Beach, Calif.
    Douglas Berthiaume
    $100,000
    President and CEO of Waters Corp., a software firm in Andover
    Edward Smith
    $100,000
    Partner at Nevada-based energy company Smith-Christensen Enterprises
    Eric Varvel
    $100,000
    CEO of global Investment Bank of Credit Suisse
    G. H. Palmer Associates
    $100,000
    Los Angeles real estate firm
    Howard Cox
    $100,000
    Retired investor
    Howard Groff
    $100,000
    Co-owner of Northwest Excavating, an equipment rental company in California
    Jet Set Sports Holdings, LP
    $100,000
    A travel company in New Jersey that specializes in hospitality at Olympic events worldwide
    Jim Walton
    $100,000
    Chairman of Arvest Bank and son of Walmart founder Sam Walton
    John Kennedy
    $100,000
    President of Autocam Corp., an automotive parts supplier in Michigan
    Joseph Plumeri
    $100,000
    Chairman and CEO of Willis Group Holdings, an insurance broker in Sarasota, NY
    Kenneth Griffin
    $100,000
    Founder and CEO of Citadel LLC, a financial institution in Chicago
    L. Scott Frantz
    $100,000
    President of Haebler Capital, an investment firm in Connecticut
    Larry H. Miller Group of Companies
    $100,000
    A sports and entertainment company based in Utah
    Lee Ainslie
    $100,000
    Head of Maverick Capital, a hedge fund firm in New York City
    Mark Dalton
    $100,000
    CEO of Tudor Investment Corp. of Garden City, NY, an investment advisory firm
    P. Andrews McLane
    $100,000
    Senior investment advisor at TA Associates Inc., a private equity firm in Weston
    Paul Schorr
    $100,000
    Managing partnet at New York City investment firm Augusta Columbia Capital
    Peter Sudler
    $100,000
    Former prosecutor and now president and CEO of Sudler Management Corp., a real estate firm in Florida
    Prakash Melwani
    $100,000
    Senior managing director of The Blackstone Group, a financial services firm in New York City
    R. Graham Whaling
    $100,000
    Managing director of Parkman Whaling LLC, a Houston firm that provides investment banking services to the energy sector
    Robert Reynolds
    $100,000
    CEO of Putnam Investments
    Samuel Kellett
    $100,000
    Chairman of SBK Capital of Florida
    Slocum and Associates
    $100,000
    Investment advisors in Salt Lake City
    Stephen Ross
    $100,000
    A New York City real estate developer
    Steven Dodge
    $100,000
    A real estate developer at Windover in Manchester, Mass.
    Steven Roth
    $100,000
    CEO of Vornado Realty Trust, a New York City real estate developer
    The Rod and Leslie Aycox Foundation, Inc.
    $100,000
    A non-profit foundation based in Georgia
    Theodore Cutler
    $100,000
    Director at the Interface Group, a Boston investment firm
    Thomas Kaplan
    $100,000
    New York City investor
    Wendt Family Trust
    $100,000
    A trust fund in San Francisco
    William Fleischman
    $100,000
    CEO of W/F Investment Corporation, an investment firm in Los Angeles

    Winning our Future donations of $50,000 or more in 2011

    SuperPAC created late last year to support Gingrich campaign

    Donor
    Amount
    Sivan Ochshorn
    $500,000
    Daughter of Miriam Adelson, whose husband Sheldon Adelson contributed at least $10 million to Gingrich in January
    W.S. Propst
    $500,000
    Commercial real estate investor in Alabama
    Harold Simmons
    $500,000
    Dallas billionaire, chairman and CEO of Contran Corp.
    Oren Lukatz
    $250,000
    Husband of Yazmin Lukatz
    Yasmin Lukatz
    $250,000
    Daughter of Miriam Adelson, whose husband Sheldon Adelson contributed at least $10 million to Gingrich in January
    Stephen Muss
    $50,000
    Miami real estate developer

    SOURCES: Sunlight Foundation; FEC filings

    Globe Staff