Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Sen. Kel Seliger District 31 (R-Amarillo )

Industry
Aviation, Business Executive
Education
Dartmouth College
Spouse
Nancy
Committees
  • Business & Commerce
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Seliger is the manager of Klockner/Lake Steel. He is also a licensed commercial pilot and flight instructor.

  • Seliger owns an interest in FrogAir LLC.

  • He and his wife own a large portfolio of stocks, including Duke Realty, Chevron, Cisco, Comcast, ConocoPhillips, AllState, Archer Daniels Midland, AT&T, Novartis, Roche Holdings, LVMH Moet Hennessy, Allianz, Xerox, Quest Diagnostics, Travelers, Verizon, Waste Management, Williams Cos., Merck, Motorola, Pfizer, Progress Energy, Union Pacific, United Technologies, IBM, Goldman Sachs and Google. Their income-producing investments include Verizon, Progress Energy, AT&T, Honeywell, Monsanto, Bell County and the University of Texas.

Property

  • Residence in Amarillo valued at $373,469

  • Condo in Austin valued at $316,661

  • Residence in Pebble Beach, Calif., valued at $1,025,000

Analysis

  • Several of the companies in which Seliger and his wife own stock are regulated by the state, have a steady lobby presence or have business before the state. The Seligers also have income-producing investments in companies the senator could encounter in his state job.