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power broker

or pow·er·brok·er (pou′ər-brō′kər)
n.
A person who exerts strong political or economic influence, especially by virtue of the individuals and votes he or she controls.

power broker

n
a person with power and influence, esp one who operates behind the scenes

power broker

A person who controls a number of politicians or a large number of votes and uses this to influence political affairs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power broker - a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control; "a power broker who does you a favor will expect you to return it"
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
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Willis Group Holdings, the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, today announced that Risk & Insurance Magazine named 22 Willis colleagues to its 2015 Power Broker roster, which recognizes individuals in the insurance and risk profession delivering outstanding risk management services, advice and solutions.
Five additional Gallagher professionals were recognized as Power Broker finalists on the magazine's website, www.
com)-- Cresa Madison was honored with multiple 2013 Power Broker Awards by the CoStar Group, commercial real estate's leading independent research firm.
We are very pleased that Sherri and Melissa have been recognized by colleagues and clients as Power Broker winners," said Sharon Cunninghis, Mercer's North America business leader for health and benefits.
However, many ANSF units are more loyal to their local power broker than to the country.
Stuart Cohen, founder of the innovative City Building Owners Insurance (CBOI) Program, has been nominated for a prestigious 2009 Power Broker Award.
9) Northern power broker and Junbish-e-Milli leader Abdul Rashid Dostum, for example, was a product of Soviet training, despite eventually turning on his patrons.
The House majority leader and conservative power broker, Rep.
In his preface, Batra promises to show "another face" of Greenspan, who he sees as a skillful power broker but a man of "intensely extremist views" whose policies have shifted trillions of dollars from the middle class and enriched the well-to-do.
At other times, the United States has acted as a peacemaker and power broker between groups of nations.
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, and Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments, today announced that Risk & Insurance magazine named 37 Marsh and Mercer colleagues as Power Broker winners and finalists in its annual issue recognizing the industry s best for their innovation and commitment to delivering superior client service and solutions.