Rudy Giuliani-Organization, New Jersey
updated March 9, 2007

RUDY GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE, INC.  [Filed papers with New York State on Nov. 10, 2006 and with the FEC on Nov. 20, 2006]

-On Jan. 31, 2007 the exploratory committee announced that "nearly 300 elected officials and key Republicans throughout New Jersey have signed on to support Mayor Giuliani," including 9 of the 18 Republican State Senators, 12 of the 32 Republican Assemblymen and 11 of the 21 County Chairmen.

-On March 9, 2007 the exploratory committee announced a second wave of "more than 150 additional New Jerseyans committed to supporting Mayor Giuliani."  The 446 (279 + 167) announced supporters include 12 of New Jersey's 21 County Chairmen, 10 of 18 Republican State Senators and 13 of 32 Republican State Assemblymen.
Chairman George Gilmore
Republican Chairman of Ocean County since 1996.  Partner in the Toms River law firm of Gilmore & Monahan. article >
Honorary Chairman State Sen. Tom Kean, Jr.
Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in 2006.
Former Congressman Bob Franks, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in 2000; State Senator Diane Allen; Roger Bodman, Executive Director-NJ of Reagan/Bush 1984; Burlington County GOP Chairman Col. Mike Warner; Cape May County GOP Chairman David Von Savage; investment banker Candace L. Straight; President of WPI Communications Steve Klinghoffer; and Somerset County GOP Chairman Dale Florio.
Chairman's Circle
Bergen County GOP Chairman Guy Talarico, Morris County GOP Chairman John Sette, Sussex County GOP Chairman Rich Zeoli, Bergen County GOP Chairman Jose Arango, and Warren County GOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt.

New Jersey Finance Committee
Chairman Michael "Mickey" Gooch
Chairman and CEO of GFI Group, an inter-dealer broker specializing in over-the-counter derivatives products and related securities; founded the company in 1987.  Previously he worked for Citibank, Refco Group, Bierbaum Martin, Harlow Meyer Savage and Tullet & Tokyo Forex.

Eugene Croddick, CEO, Amerivest
Rafael Cuellar, Shop-Rite
Christopher Giancarlo, GFI Group
Rabbi Yehuda Gross
Henry Kane, McLachlan Kane Insurance Agency
Robert Ortiz. Esq, Beattie Padovano
Brian Pasch, Managing Partner, Millennium Teleservices
J. Peter Simon, Chairman, William E. Simon & Sons
Eileen and John Sivolella
March 9, addtions
Stephen Distler
Dean Geibel
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