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Where the money comes from

Brown raised almost $900,000 over 15 months. The Top 10 contributors.

1. 1199 SEIU (United Health Care Workers) NYS Political Action Fund $12,500

1. 43 x 79 Political Action Fund, representing Buffalo business leaders $12,500

3. Kim Pegula, wife of Terry Pegula, owner of Sabres, who was designated by the city in August 2012 to develop the Webster Block on waterfront $12,000

4. Westchester by Norstar Irving, Texas-based developer specializing in apartments. $10,000

5. Hodgson Russ/Adam Perry Buffalo law firm that does business with the city, and whose partners include Perry, a friend and supporter of Brown $9,900

6. Uniland --Amherst Development company headed by Carl Montante. Uniland is currently involved in several downtown Buffalo projects $9,547 7. Howard A. Zemsky/Taurus Partners Larkinville developer who heads NFTA and co-chairs WNY Regional Economic Development Council $9,000

8. Kennedy for Senate (State Sen. Timothy M. Kennedy of Buffalo) $7,000

8. McGuire Development, redeveloping former Sheehan Memorial Hospital $7,000

10. Local 650, AFSCME, public employee union representing white-collar workers $6,500

Source: Buffalo News analysis of Brown for Buffalo campaign reports filed with New York State Board of Elections