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Roger T Benitez Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

Roger T Benitez Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

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Number of Pages:18

Date Created:October 17, 2011

Date Uploaded to the Library:November 13, 2013

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Government Act 1978 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Benitez, Roger Court Organization U.S. District Court, Southern District California Date Report 05/13/2011 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) District Judge, Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [{] Annual Final Sb. Amended Report Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address 940 Front Street San Diego, California 92101 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSJTJ NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Power Attorney 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PAR TIES AND TERMS 

Benitez, RoQer Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. (Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 2010 California State Teachers Retirement 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, Jodging,food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

05/13/2011
Benitez, Roger GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 instructions.) 

[2J NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[2J NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

0511312011
Benitez, Roger 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

Benitez, Roger 
05113/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

(Sec Column C2) =Other =Book Value =Estimated 

Benitez, Roger 
05113/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent chitdren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 

(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (5) Place "(X)" aftereach asset Amount Type (e.g.; Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Identity exemptfrom prior disclosllre Code div.,rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/y)' Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(AcH) il1t.) (J-P) Code redemption) (if private (Q-W) 
transaction) 
Annaly Capital --NL Dividend Buy 06124110 
36. Diana Shipping DSX-common stock None 
Mueller Water Products--MW Dividend Buy 09113110 
38. Tortoise MLP Fund--NTG Dividend Buy 07128110 
Dinuba Fing Wastewtr Reclamation Interest Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 415,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=$15,000or lcss =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$2 50,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assess.men =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

05/13/2011
Benitez, Roger 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 41,000 less =$1.001 -$2,500 42,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 E=$15,00l-$50,000

(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00l -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 
Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001-$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 

(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 
Value Method Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market =Appraisal =Assessment 
(See Column C2) =Other =Book Value =Estimated 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 

05/13/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicatepartofreport.) 
Part Vil, line reflects agreggate lines and 05/06/2010 report. 
Part VII, lines and include original acquisition stock, purchased 08/26/2009 inadvertently omitted from 0510612010 report. 

Date Report 
Benitez, Roger 
05/13/2011 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Roger Benitez 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, .E. Washington, D.C. 20544 

FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Court Organization 
Benitez, Roger U.S. District Court, Southern District California Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status;  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type)  
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time)  Nomination,  Date  
District Judge, Active  Initial  Annual  Final  
Sb.  Amended Report Government Act 1978 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Date Report 
07/22/2011 Reporting Period 
01/01/2010 
12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance 
940 Front Street  with applicable laws and regulations.  
San Diego, California 92101  
Reviewing Officer  Date  

IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Power Attorney 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 

Benitez, Roe.er 

07/22/2011 
III. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting individuul and spouse; see pp. 17-24 

instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 1.2010 California State Teachers Retirement 

IV REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

07/22/2011
Benitez, Roger GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-3I 

instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

07/22/2011
Benitez, Roger 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during  reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  
(2)  (2)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  (e.g.,  Value.  Value  Type(e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code2  Codel  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (ifprivate  
transaction) Parcel Centro, (98,026) Rent Parcel Centro, (106,694) Rent 
Parcel Salton City, (2,508) None Jncome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50I -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$I 5,00() less =$15,001 -$5(),()()0 =$5(),00I -$1()0,000 =$!00,()01 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,00(),000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,()01 -$50,000,000  P4=More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes  Q=Appraisal  R=Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other  W=Estimated  

07/22/2011
Benitez, Roger 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

07/22/201 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during  reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  
(1)  (2)  (2)  
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

35. 
Annaly Capital --NL Dividend Buy 06/24/10 

36. 
Diana Shipping DSX-common stock None Jncome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4) 450,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 -More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001. $1,000,000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
07/22/2011
Benitez, Roger 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 
Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 

(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00I -$1,000,000 =$25.000,001 -$50,000,000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) (Sec Column C2) =Other =Book Value 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Benitez, Roger 
07/22/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate partofreport.) Part VII, line reflects agreggate lines and 05/06/2010 report. Part VII, lines and include original acquisition stock, purchased 08/26/2009 inadvertently omitted from 05/06/2010 report. 

Date Report 
Benitez, Roger 
07/22/2011 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Roger Benitez 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544