Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Sen. Charles Schwertner District 5 (R-Georgetown)

Industry
Medical
Education
B.S., Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin; MD, UT Medical Branch- Galveston
Spouse
Belinda
Committees
  • Finance
  • Health & Human Services (Chair)
  • State Affairs
  • Administration
  • Business & Commerce
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Schwertner is an orthopedic surgeon for Little River Healthcare System in Rockdale, Texas.

     

  • He has interests in several business entities: B&O Railroad LLC, Cedar Park Surgery Center LP, Apache Innovations LP of Round Rock, Ogden Resources, and Georgetown Orthopedics PLLC.

  • He owns stock in Allergan, Apple, Bank of America, British Petroleum, Conoco, General Electric, PayPal, RiteAid, Square and many others.

Property

  • Residential home in Georgetown, valued at $1,031,385

  • Residential home in Georgetown, valued at $266,995

  • Business property in Georgetown, valued at $70,227

Analysis

  • Charles Schwertner is Chairman of the Health and Human Services Senate Committee. Many of Schwertner's campaign donors have ties to healthcare including the Texas Medical Association's TEXPAC, the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists PAC, Texas Dental Distributors of Texas PAC, Richie’s Speciality Pharmacy, LLC, GHA Healthcare PAC, Independent Pharmacists RX PAC, and Texas Homecare & Hospice PAC.

  • Schwertner also holds healthcare-related stock, including RiteAid, Senior Housing, and Allergan stock.