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The Employee Ownership 100: America's Largest Majority Employee-Owned Companies

June 2014
To be on the list, companies must be at least 50% owned by an ESOP or other qualified plan or by one or more other kinds of plans in which at least 50% of full-time employees are eligible to participate. Employment includes all full- and part-time employees in the U.S. and worldwide. In 2014, the top 100 employee-owned companies employ nearly 645,000 people. Data is collected from corporate Web sites, direct correspondence with companies, or, if these are not available, the most recent public data available. Companies marked with an asterisk are 100% employee-owned. Additions and corrections are welcome; please contact us at research@nceo.org.

Publix Super MarketsLakelandFLESOP & Stock Purchase1974Supermarkets160,000
Daymon WorldwideStamfordCTESOP/Others2001Food distribution35,000
CH2M HillEnglewoodCOStock Incentive & Purchase Plan2005Engineering & construction26,000
Lifetouch*Eden PrairieMNESOP1977Photography25,000
Price ChopperSchenectadyNYProfit Sharing1996Supermarkets23,000
Penmac*SpringfieldMOESOP2010Staffing18,000
Amsted Industries*ChicagoILESOP1986Industrial components16,000
Houchens Industries*Bowling GreenKYESOP1961Supermarkets & other services15,300
WinCo FoodsBoiseIDESOP1985Supermarkets15,000
Parsons*PasadenaCAESOP1974Engineering & construction15,000
Alliance Holdings*AbingtonPAESOP1995Holding company13,990
Black & VeatchOverland ParkKSESOP1998Engineering10,100
W.L. Gore & AssociatesNewarkDEESOP1974Manufacturing10,000
HDR, Inc.OmahaNEESOP1996Architecture & engineering8,520
MWH GlobalBroomfieldCOESOPN/AEngineering & consulting8,000
Davey Tree Expert*KentOHESOP1979Tree services7,800
Graybar ElectricSt. LouisMOStock purchase1929Electrical equipment wholesale7,600
Schreiber FoodsGreen BayWIESOP1998Dairy company7,000
The Burnett Companies Consolidated, Inc.HoustonTXESOP2010Staffing services6,830
Brookshire Brothers*LufkinTXESOP2001Supermarkets5,600
Austin Industries*DallasTXESOP1986Construction5,600
Blue Tee Corporation*New YorkNYESOP1996Industrial machinery distribution5,000
CDM SmithCambridgeMAProfit Sharing1996Engineering & construction5,000
Scheels All SportsFargoNDESOP1982Retail sporting goods5,000
People Care Holdings, Inc.New YorkNYESOP2007Healthcare Services4,660
Burns & McDonnell Engineering*Kansas CityMOESOP1985Architecture & engineering4,500
Creative Financial StaffingBostonMAESOP2014Staffing & recruiting4,000
Herff Jones*IndianapolisINESOP1989Awards & gifts4,000
Acadian AmbulanceLafayetteLAESOP1993Ambulance services4,000
Cianbro*PittsfieldMEESOP1980Construction4,000
KeHE DistributorsRomeovilleILESOP2001Food distribution4,000
Sammons EnterprisesDallasTXESOP1978Diversified holding company4,000
Gensler*San FranciscoCAESOP1987Architecture4,000
Harp's Food Stores*SpringdaleARESOP1988Supermarkets4,000
EmpRes Healthcare Management*VancouverWAESOP2009Health care staffing4,000
TMI Hospitality*FargoNDESOP1998Motel management3,930
Homeland Acquisition Corporation*Oklahoma CityOKESOP2011Supermarkets3,740
Schweitzer Engineering*PullmanWAESOP1994Engineering3,660
HNTBKansas CityMOESOP2000Architecture & engineering3,540
Garney Holding Company*Kansas CityMOESOP1986Water & wastewater piping systems3,510
Sterling Global Operations, Inc.Lenoir CityTNESOP2002Security & munitions services3,500
Chemonics International, Inc.*WashingtonDCESOP2001International development3,500
Lewis Tree Service*West HenriettaNYESOP1998Tree services3,270
KPH Healthcare Services, Inc.GouverneurNYESOP1944Drugstores3,010
Piggly Wiggly Carolina CompanyNorth CharlestonSCESOP1985Supermarkets3,000
American Cast Iron PipeBirminghamALProfit Sharing1982Manufacturing3,000
Bi-MartEugeneORESOP2003Discount stores3,000
Krueger International, Inc.Green BayWIESOP1991Furniture manufacturing3,000
Miller's Health SystemsWarsawINESOP2006Nursing homes3,000
Reasor's*TahlequahOKESOP2005Supermarkets3,000
Terracon*OlatheKSESOP1991Engineering/consulting3,000
Robert W. Baird & Co.MilwaukeeWIStock purchase1984Brokerage2,980
Alion Science and Technology*McLeanVAESOP2001Technology services2,900
RPCS, Inc.SpringfieldMOESOP2004Supermarkets2,900
Recology*San FranciscoCAESOP1985Waste management2,850
McCarthy Building Company*St. LouisMOESOP1996Construction2,800
Abt AssociatesCambridgeMAESOP1975Consulting & research2,700
Wright Service Corp.Des MoinesIAESOP2002Environmental Services2,600
Martin Resource Management Corporation*KilgoreTXESOP2012Distribution & transportation2,600
The Saxton Group*New YorkNYESOP2013Restaurants2,550
Rosendin Electric*San JoseCAESOP1992Electrical Contracting2,500
Guckenheimer EnterprisesRedwood CityCAESOP1987Food distribution2,500
Hollister IncorporatedLibertyvilleILProfit Sharing1973Medical supplies manufacturer 2,400
CCMSI Holdings, Inc.*DanvilleILESOP1990Third-party administration 2,240
Hensel Phelps Construction GreeleyCOESOP1976Construction2,100
Cooperative Home Care AssociatesBronxNYCooperative1995Health care2,000
Columbia Forest ProductsPortlandORESOP1977Plywood2,000
KleinfelderSan DiegoCAESOP1989Engineering2,000
Medicalodges*CoffeyvilleKSESOP1990Nursing homes2,000
TRAX International*Las VegasNVESOP1997Professional services2,000
Westat, Inc.RockvilleMDESOP1977Research firm2,000
Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.*MayvilleWIESOP1959Engineering & Manufacturing services2,000
Round Table Pizza*ConcordCAESOP1984Pizza Franchise1,870
Jasper Engines & Transmissions*JasperINESOP2010Engine & transmission remanufacturing1,800
TD Industries*DallasTXESOP1989HVAC supplies1,790
STV Group*DouglassvillePAESOP1981Engineering & architecture1,780
Thrifty White Pharmacy*Plymouth MNESOP1976Drugstores1,750
S&C ElectricChicagoILESOP1989Electrical equipment1,700
Weston SolutionsWest ChesterPAESOP1984Environmental engineering1,650
Appvion, Inc.AppletonWIESOP1984Paper products1,600
Ebby Halliday RealtorsDallasTXESOP1991Real estate1,600
Acuity HealthcareCharlotteNCESOP2014Hospitals & healthcare services1,600
Border States Industries*FargoNDESOP1984Electrical supplies1,600
American Systems Corp.ChantillyVAESOP1990Engineering1,500
Brown and CaldwellWalnut CreekCAESOP1962Engineering1,500
Martin & Bayley, Inc.*CarmiILESOP1984Convenience stores1,500
Dunn-Edwards PaintsLos AngelesCAESOP2000Paint manufacturing1,500
Hypertherm*HanoverNHESOP2001Engineering & manufacturing services1,400
Applied Research AssociatesAlburquerqueNMESOP1993Engineering research1,400
Roberts HawaiiHonoluluHIESOP2006Tour bus operator1,400
Sundt ConstructionTempeAZESOP1972Construction1,400
Bradford WhiteAmblerPAESOP1992Water heaters1,400
Barton Malow*SouthfieldMIProfit Sharing1952Construction1,350
Kelly-Moore Paints San CarlosCAESOP1998Paint manufacturing/retail1,300
Charles Machine WorksPerryOKESOP1985Heavy equipment manufacturer1,300
Dynetics HuntsvilleALESOP1988Engineering, science, information technology services1,300
FBG Service CorporationOmahaNEESOP1992Building services1,200
Riesbeck Food MarketsSt. ClairsvilleOHESOP1986Supermarkets1,200
SRC HoldingsSpringfieldMOESOP1983Equipment remanufacturing1,200
Travel & Transport*OmahaNEESOP & Profit Sharing1978Travel Management1,150
*100% employee-owned.

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