The committee's in-house marcomms leader was paid $190,000.
A further breakdown on the media and ad spend that it takes to reach and woo stakeholders for an Olympics bid:
International relations: $3.02 million
Government relations: $480,000
PR & media relations: $1.15 million
Marketing & sponsorship assessment: $413,184
Advertising & messaging: $3.5 million
Technology & new media: $1.4 million
Fundraising events: $1.8 million
In all the committee, which said it is funded 100% by private donations, spent about $48.3 million from July 2006 to June, 30, 2009. Chicago is one of four finalist cities vying for the 2016 Olympics. A decision by the International Olympic Committee is expected in October.