Penny S. Pritzker
Without Penny Pritzker, it is unlikely that Barack Obama ever would have been elected to the United States Senate or the presidency.
- New York Times, July 15, 2012
- New York Times, July 15, 2012
Age in 2017: 57
Address: Lives and/or works in
Wealth class: Billionaire
Areas of interest:
politics & government
She also has affiliations with centrist think tanks.
College: Pritzker has a bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard University and J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Stanford University.
Personal social network: Much of Pritzker's Muckety comes from political connections.
She is listed in the Muckety 400.
As an officer, director and/or owner of publicly traded securities, Pritzker has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission. >> See filings
Penny S. Pritzker personal relations:
Donald Pritzker (deceased) - daughter
Bryan Traubert - spouse
Other current Penny S. Pritzker relationships:
Chicago Mill & Lumber Co. - part-owner
Council on Foreign Relations - member
Hamilton Project - advisory council member
Kennedy Center - trustee emeritus
PSP Capital Partners - founder
Penny S. Pritzker past relationships:
2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign - national finance chair, fundraiser
2009 Barack Obama inaugural committee - co-chair
2012 Barack Obama presidential campaign - national co-chair, fundraiser
2012 Democratic National Convention - funder
2013 Barack Obama inaugural committee - contributor
Artemis Real Estate Partners - co-founder
Chicago (IL) Board of Education - member
Classic Residence by Hyatt - chairman & CEO
Democratic power couples, 2013 - listed
Export-Import Bank of the US - director
Harvard University - overseer
Hyatt Hotels Corporation - director
Muckety List of Most Networked in Chicago, 2008 - in top 100
Obama-Biden economic advisory team - member
Pritzker Realty Group - chairman
Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation - co-founder & president
Craig M. Robinson - basketball coach to children's team
Stanford University - trustee
TransUnion LLC - chair
U.S. Department of Commerce - secretary
Stephanie Valencia - deputy chief of staff
White House state dinner (11/24/2009) - invited guest
White House state dinner (2/11/2014) - invited guest
White House state dinner (3/10/2016) - invited guest
World Economic Forum 2014 - speaker
World Economic Forum 2016 - speaker
Indirect links:Penny S. Pritzker has multiple indirect connections to the following people:
Additional Muckety map information sources:
Environmental Working Group;
Federal Election Commission;
New York Times;
U.S. News & World Report;
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Penny S. Pritzker campaign contributions:
Listed below are major federal donations reported to the FEC.
Real Estate Roundtable PAC - $5,000 on 3/15/2013
Obama Victory Fund 2012 - $15,000 on 5/24/2012
Real Estate Roundtable PAC - $5,000 on 4/16/2012
Real Estate Roundtable PAC - $5,000 on 10/18/2011
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - $15,000 on 5/31/2011
Obama Victory Fund 2012 - $35,800 on 4/18/2011
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - $15,000 on 3/18/2011
Real Estate Roundtable PAC - $5,000 on 5/7/2010
Real Estate Roundtable PAC - $5,000 on 4/29/2010
Democratic National Committee - $30,400 on 7/21/2009
Real Estate Roundtable PAC - $5,000 on 6/30/2009
Senate Victory 2010 - $30,400 on 6/18/2009
Hillary Clinton for President - $4,600 on 7/2/2008
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - $5,000 on 3/21/2007
Contributions to misc. political organizations:
Barack Obama inauguration - $50,000
Muckety news stories featuring Penny S. Pritzker
Fifty billionaires were direct or indirect recipients of farm subsidies, according to a report by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group.
November 7, 2013
Penny Pritzker, a billionaire who was finance chair for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and national co-chair for his re-election bid, has been confirmed by the Senate as the next secretary of Commerce.
June 25, 2013
After weeks of speculation, President Obama has nominated billionaire Penny Pritzker to be Commerce secretary.
May 2, 2013
Penny Pritzker has resigned from the Chicago school board, which many interpret as a sign that she may join the Obama administration.
March 14, 2013
When the POTUS and FLOTUS dance at the inaugural balls Monday, America will witness the ultimate in power couples.
January 20, 2013
Considering his office's battered reputation from the recent pay-to-play scandals, one would think the New York state comptroller would go out of his way to avoid even a whiff of favoritism.
October 7, 2011
It's rare that we deliberately draw a congested map, but today the size of the crowd is the point.
July 18, 2011
Tonight, President Obama will speak at a ceremony honoring this year's winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, named for the family that built a fortune with the Hyatt Hotels chain.
June 2, 2011
Penny Pritzker, the billionaire heiress who oversaw Barack Obama's record-breaking fund-raising efforts, has taken herself out of the mix for U.S. Commerce Secretary.
November 20, 2008
May 6, 2007