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Yes, Ratner and Sanna are bundling for de Blasio's campaign, but it's relatively small so far

An 11/8/16 article in the Real Deal on real estate executive Paul Massey's run for mayor included this passage:
As of the most recent filing in July, Mayor Bill de Blasio has raised $2.24 million for his 2017 reelection effort, campaign finance records show. And much of that money is coming from real estate industry: Backers including Bill Rudin, Sol Arker, Steven Witkoff, Bruce Ratner, David Lichtenstein and William Zeckendorf have together bundled more than $100,000 for the mayor since October of last year.
Ratner's bundling, so far, seems relatively modest, since he's not scooping up all the companies that do business with Forest City

In January, he delivered two maximium contributions of $4,950 from his then-wife Pamela Lipkin (they've since pursued a divorce) and sister-in-law Karen Ranucci, who've long made contributions seemingly in concert with Ratner's interests.


His colleague, Forest City construction chief Bob Sanna, has also done some bundling, but again it's relatively modest so far, $1,700 from some construction executives he works with, plus the wife of another construction figure:

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