troubleshooting Question

SQL only use record with higher value

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Michael GrahamFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server
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Hello,

I am using SQL to create a query which is basically a big case when statement involving a lot of codes.  However, there can be two records for some of the people in the database.

For Example:

Name |Revenue|
John | $100|
Mike | $200|
Bob | $50|
Bob | $300|

In the above example "Bob" appears twice.  In these cases I only want to use the record where the Revenue is highest.  So in this case I only want to use the record where the Revenue is $300.  

Most of our records only have 1 name so most of the time there is just "John" or "Mike"


Is there a way to do this in SQL?

Thanks for any help,

Mike
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