Pfizer Incorporated (NYSE: PFE) is a pharmaceutical company, ranking number one in sales in the world. The company is based in New York City, with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It produces Lipitor (atorvastatin, used to lower blood cholesterol); the neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia drug Lyrica (pregabalin); the oral antifungal medication Diflucan (fluconazole), the antibiotic Zithromax (azithromycin), Viagra (sildenafil) for erectile dysfunction, and the anti-inflammatory Celebrex (celecoxib) (also known as Celebra in some countries outside the USA and Canada, mainly in South America). Its headquarters are in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Campaign Finance

Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

Latest FEC Data

covers through committee's April 8, 2011 filing.
  • Summary

    overview of the committee's finances
    Total Raised:
    $2,590,740
    Total Spent:
    $2,785,312
    Cash on Hand:
    $361,658
    Debts:
    $0

Standardized Donation Information

federal data covers roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
  • Top Recipients

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  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
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View all campaign finance data for Pfizer Inc Sources: OpenSecrets.org FollowTheMoney.org

Lobbying

$23,340,000 Spent
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q4, 2013

Lobbying on Behalf of Pfizer Inc

View all lobbying data for Pfizer Inc Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Regulations

Mentioned in 255 dockets; Submitted to 43 dockets
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All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "Pfizer Inc" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Federal Spending

12 contracts
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Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through USASpending.gov's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2012 Centers For Disease Control PFIZER VFC 2011 $287,552,818
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2011 Centers For Disease Control VACCINE FOR CHILDREN 2011 $281,640,506
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2012 Centers For Disease Control VFC 2012 $272,238,691
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2012 Centers For Disease Control VFC 2012 $230,002,760
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2012 Centers For Disease Control VFC 2012 $140,041,787
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2012 Centers For Disease Control PFIZER VFC 2011 $131,240,596
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2011 Centers For Disease Control PFIZER VFC 2011 $111,038,414
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2011 Centers For Disease Control VACCINE FOR CHILDREN 2011 $103,135,727
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2012 Centers For Disease Control VFC 2012 $96,027,716
contract
Pfizer Inc. 2011 Centers For Disease Control PFIZER VFC 2011 $92,835,550
View all grant & loan data for Pfizer Inc View all contract data for Pfizer Inc Sources: USASpending.gov

Contractor Misconduct

2 Instances
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This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.

More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.

covers through POGO's March 5, 2013 release
Misconduct Type Hired By Incident Year Disposition Penalty
Health None U.S. ex rel. Wetherholt and Drimer v. Pfizer (Illegal Marketing of Detrol) 2011 Settlement $14,500,000
Health None Lipitor Webpage Misbranding 2011 Investigative Finding $0
View all contractor misconduct data for Pfizer Inc Sources: Federal Contractor Misconduct Database from POGO

Advisory Committees

8 people on 10 committees
Information

Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "Pfizer Inc" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 5 people on 7 committees
  • Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for Pfizer Inc