Mega Companies

Rank Company Founded Loc. Local employees Years named Sector
1 CarMax 1993 4 1,531 6 Automotive retail
2 Capital One Financial 1994 9 11,400 6 Financial services
3 Altria Group 1902 4 3,860 5 Consumer package goods
4 Patient First 1981 10 1,037 4 Health care

Large Companies

Rank Company Founded Locations Local employees Years named Sector
1 Long & Foster Richmond Region 1968 16 857 4 Agents / brokers
2 T-Mobile 1994 10 956 6 Wireless communication
3 Pinnacle Living 1948 3 467 2 Senior living
4 McKesson Corp 1833 1 764 3 Healthcare distribution
5 Elephant Insurance Services 2009 1 567 6 Auto insurance
6 Apex Systems 1995 3 493 3 Staffing and consulting services
7 Aldi 1976 14 581 2 Retail
8 EAB 1983 2 542 3 Advertising and marketing

Midsize Companies

Rank Company Founded Locations Local employees Years named Sector
1 Hourigan 1993 1 132 3 Commercial general contractor
2 Joyner Fine Properties 1973 5 193 4 Agents/brokers
3 PIEtech 1997 2 137 4 Financial planning software
4 Napier ERA 1958 4 135 6 Agents/brokers
5 Keiter 1978 1 152 2 Certified public accountants and consultants
6 Colliers International 1983 1 154 6 Commercial real estate
7 Davenport & Company 1863 1 261 5 Financial services
8 Carter Myers Automotive 1924 5 234 3 Auto dealership
9 Williams Mullen 1909 1 228 6 Law
10 The Steward School 1972 1 144 4 Education-primary/secondary school
11 DPR Construction 1990 1 128 2 Technical building construction
12 West Creek Financial 2014 1 157 1 Consumer finance
13 UMFS 1900 1 248 3 Human services and education
14 Columbia Gas of Virginia 1847 1 145 4 Natural gas utility
15 Masonic Home of Virginia 1890 1 218 2 Senior living
16 Commonwealth Primary Care 2002 12 179 3 Physicians practice
17 United Network For Organ Sharing (UNOS) 1984 2 359 6 Nonprofit
18 Central Virginia Health Services 1970 8 133 1 Nonprofit
19 Virginia Lottery 1988 3 189 3 State government
20 Care Advantage 1988 7 210 1 Home health
21 Encompass Home Health 1998 4 N/A 2 Health care
22 Richmond Ford 1916 2 241 2 Auto service and parts
23 Super Radiator Coils 1926 1 N/A 1 Engineering

Small Companies

Rank Company Founded Locations Local employees Years named  Sector
1 RVA Restoration 2014 1 36 1 Mitigation
2 Paymerang 2010 1 54 1 Financial services and insurance
3 Commonwealth Endodontics 1997 4 35 2 Dentistry
4 Thompson Creek Window 1980 1 37 1 Home improvement/consumer goods and services
5 Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts 1776 1 106 6 State government
6 Richmond Window Corp 1964 1 43 1 Replacement windows and door
7 Shockoe.com 2010 1 37 3 Mobile application development
8 Schnabel Engineering 1956 1 70 2 Engineering
9 Virginia Asset Management 1986 1 69 3 Financial advisors
10 Independent Container Line 1985 1 58 6 International transportation
11 Gumenick Properties 1947 8 104 6 Development and property management
12 Total Quality Logistics 1997 1 66 1 Third party logistics
13 Fahrenheit Advisors 2009 1 46 1 Consulting
14 Unboxed Technology 2009 1 53 4 Training/mobile application development
15 CARITAS 1990 3 53 4 Nonprofit
16 Town of Ashland 1858 3 66 3 Local government
17 RiverFront Investment Group 2008 1 45 3 Registered investment advisor
18 KBS 1975 1 118 2 Construction management / general contracting
19 Commonwealth Eye Care Associates 2000 2 64 4 Ophthalmology
20 Swedish Match North America 1887 1 86 5 Consumer goods
21 GeoDecisions 1986 1 41 2 Software development and consulting
22 SanAir Technologies Laboratory 2003 1 45 2 Environmental testing laboratory
23 C.H. Robinson Worldwide 1905 1 41 2 Logistics
24 Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts 2010 1 38 2 Primary / secondary school
25 SyCom Technologies 1996 1 118 3 Value added reseller
26 Glave & Holmes Architecture 1965 1 68 6 Architecture
27 Recognizing Children's Gifts Behavioral Health Network 2012 4 116 1 Applied behavior analysis
28 NXL Construction Services 1989 1 47 2 Engineering, construction management, surveying
29 Commonwealth Commercial Partners 1996 1 106 4 Commercial real estate
30 South State Bank 1934 11 61 1 Banking

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2018 winners

2018 Mega Companies with 1,000 - plus employees


Rank

Company
Year
named
Local
employees
1 CarMax 5 1,488
2 Capital One Financial 5 11,900
3 Altria Group Inc. 4 4,344
4 Dominion Energy 3 4,615
5 Estes Express Lines 2 1,091

Mega Companies

2018 Large Companies with 400 to 999 employees


Rank

Company
Year
named
Local
employees
1 McKesson Medical-Surgical 2 717
2 T-Mobile 5 984
3 Long & Foster Richmond 3 768
4 Apex Systems 2 430
5 Elephant Insurance Services 5 572
6 Westminster Canterbury Richmond 1 588
7 Virginia Credit Union 1 709
8 Patient First 3 989
9 EAB 2 477
10 James River Insurance 5 457

Large Companies

2018 Midsize Companies with 125 to 399 employees


Rank

Company
Year
named
Local
employees
1 Joyner Fine Properties 3 179
2 PIEtech 3 143
3 Davenport & Co. LLC 4 257
4 Napier ERA 5 134
5 CBRE|Richmond 5 170
6 Columbia Gas of Virginia 3 140
7 Williams Mullen Clark & Dobbins 5 229
8 Richmond Ford 1 235
9 The Steward School 3 141
10 Carter Myers Automotive 2 252
11 ACAC Fitness & Wellness Centers 5 358
12 Pulmonary Associates of Richmond 1 168
13 Pinnacle Living 1 187
14 Virginia Lottery 2 206
15 United Network For Organ Sharing (UNOS) 5 337
16 Keiter 1 138
17 ncgCARE 2 193
18 UMFS 2 268
19 SyCom Technologies 2 137
20 Masonic Home Of Virginia 1 205

Midsize Companies

2018 Small Companies with 124 or fewer employees


Rank

Company
Year
named
Local
employees
1 Richmond Allergy & Asthma Specialists 1 37
2 Unboxed Technology 3 46
3 The Goulet Pen Co. 1 41
4 Commonwealth Endodontics 1 35
5 Spectrum Transformation Group 1 37
6 Gumenick Properties 5 62
7 Commonwealth Oral & Facial Surgery 3 68
8 Independent Container Line 5 68
9 Auditor of Public Accounts 5 106
10 Commonwealth Eye Care Associates 3 61
11 SanAir Technologies Laboratory 1 41
12 Shockoe.com 2 35
13 Hourigan 2 95
14 Town of Ashland 2 63
15 Mango Salon 3 96
16 CARITAS 3 48
17 OneDigital Health and Benefits 1 57
18 Virginia Asset Management 2 63
19 Authentic 3 63
20 Keener Communications 3 50
21 Richmond International Forest Products 1 48
22 Glave & Holmes Architecture 5 69
23 Scott Insurance 2 48
24 RiverFront Investment Group 2 43
25 Outdoor Living Brands 1 42
26 Veritas School 3 67
27 Swedish Match North America 4 91
28 Aldi 1 103
29 Virginia Oral & Facial Surgery 1 85
30 Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts 1 39

Small Companies

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