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

August 2013
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. Data are from corporate Web sites, company responses to an email, or, if these are not available, the most recent public data, usually from 2013. Additions and corrections are welcome; contact us at research@nceo.org. Also see our list of Great Employee-Owned Workplaces.

Publix Super MarketsLakelandFLESOP & Stock Purchase1974Supermarkets159,000
Hy-VeeWest Des MoinesIAProfit Sharing1994Supermarkets56,000
CH2M HillEnglewoodCOStock Incentive & Purchase Plan2005Engineering & construction30,000
Price ChopperSchenectadyNYProfit Sharing1996Supermarkets23,000
LifetouchEden PrairieMNESOP1977Photography22,200
Daymon WorldwideStamfordCTESOP/Others2001Food distribution22,000
PenmacSpringfieldMOESOP2010Staffing18,000
Houchens IndustriesBowling GreenKYESOP1961Supermarkets & other services16,000
WinCo FoodsBoiseIDESOP1985Supermarkets14,400
Alliance HoldingsAbingtonPAESOP1995Holding company13,000
Amsted IndustriesChicagoILESOP1984Industrial components12,000
ParsonsPasadenaCAESOP1974Engineering & construction11,500
Black & VeatchOverland ParkKSESOP*1998Engineering10,000
W.L. Gore & AssociatesNewarkDEESOP1974Manufacturing10,000
HDR OmahaNEESOP1996Architecture & engineering8,000
MWH GlobalBroomfieldCOESOP*N/AEngineering & consulting8,000
Herff JonesIndianapolisINESOP1989Awards & gifts7,800
Davey Tree ExpertKentOH401KSOP & ESOP1979Tree services7,400
Graybar ElectricSt. LouisMOStock purchase1929Electrical equipment wholesale7,400
The Burnett Companies Consolidated, Inc.HoustonTXESOP2010Staffing services7,300
Schreiber FoodsGreen BayWIESOP1998Dairy company7,000
Brookshire BrothersLufkinTXESOP2001Supermarkets6,000
Austin IndustriesDallasTXESOP1986Construction5,600
Blue Tee Corp.New YorkNYESOP1996Industrial machinery distribution5,000
CDM SmithCambridgeMAProfit Sharing1996Engineering & construction5,000
Piggly Wiggly Carolina CompanyCharlestonSCESOP1985Supermarkets5,000
Scheels All SportsFargoNDESOP1982Retail sporting goods5,000
PeopleCare Holdings.New York CityNYESOP1985Engineering & Manufacturing1,100
EmpRes Healthcare Management, LLCVancouverWAESOP2009Health care staffing4,350
Acadian AmbulanceLafayetteLAESOP1993Ambulance services4,000
Cianbro PittsfieldMEESOP*1980Construction4,000
KeHE DistributorsRomeovilleILESOP2001Food distribution4,000
Sammons EnterprisesDallasTXESOP1978Diversified holding company4,000
TMI HospitalityFargoNDESOP1998Motel management3,890
Schweitzer Engineering LaboratoriesPullmanWAESOP1994Engineering3,690
Burns & McDonnellKansas CityMOESOP1985Architecture & engineering3,600
ChemonicsWashingtonDCESOP2001International development3,600
Sterling Global Operations, Inc.Lenoir CityTNESOP2002Security & munitions services3,500
GenslerSan FranciscoCAESOP1987Architecture3,500
Homeland Acquisition Corporation, Inc.Oklahoma CityOKESOP2011Supermarkets3,500
People Care Holdings, Inc.New YorkNYESOP2007Healthcare Services3,500
HNTBKansas CityMOESOP2000Architecture & engineering3,470
Lewis Tree ServiceWest HenriettaNYESOP1998Tree services3,470
Alion Science and TechnologyMcLeanVAESOP2001Technology services3,400
Harps Food StoresSpringdaleARESOP1988Supermarkets3,400
RPCS, Inc.SpringfieldMOESOP2004Supermarkets3,300
American Cast Iron PipeBirminghamALProfit Sharing1982Manufacturing3,000
Bi-MartEugeneORESOP2003Discount stores3,000
CentiMarkCanonsburgPAESOP1988Roof repair3,000
KIGreen BayWIProfit Sharing1991Furniture manufacturing3,000
Miller's Health SystemsWarsawINESOP2006Nursing homes3,000
Reasor'sTahlequahOKESOP2005Supermarkets3,000
Kinney DrugsGouverneurNYESOP1944Drugstores2,900
McCarthy Building CompanySt. LouisMOESOP1996Construction2,800
RecologySan FranciscoCAESOP1985Waste management2,800
TerraconOlatheKSESOP1991Engineering/consulting2,800
R.W. BairdMilwaukeeWIESPP1984Brokerage2,700
Rosendin ElectricSan JoseCAESOP1992Electrical Contracting2,500
Abt AssociatesCambridgeMAESOP1975Consulting & research2,400
Guckenheimer EnterprisesRedwood CityCAESOP1987Food distribution2,400
Wright Tree ServicesDes MoinesIAESOP2002Environmental Services2,400
Kelly-Moore Paints San CarlosCAESOP1998Paint manufacturing/retail2,300
Cooperative Home Care AssociatesBronxNYWorker Cooperative1995Health care2,200
Columbia Forest ProductsPortlandORESOP1977Plywood2,000
Hensel Phelps Construction GreeleyCOProfit Sharing1976Construction2,000
KleinfelderSan DiegoCAESOP1989Engineering2,000
MedicalodgesCoffeyvilleKSESOP1990Nursing homes2,000
The Saxton GroupNew YorkNYESOP2013Restaurants2,000
TRAX InternationalLas VegasNVESOP1997Professional services2,000
WestatRockvilleMDESOP1977Research firm2,000
Round Table PizzaConcordCAESOP1984Pizza Franchise1,800
Appvion, Inc.AppletonWIESOP1984Paper products1,700
Jasper Engines & TransmissionsJasperINESOP2010Engine & transmission remanufacturing1,700
S&C ElectricChicagoILESOP1989Electrical equipment1,700
STV GroupDouglassvillePAESOP1981Engineering & architecture1,670
Weston SolutionsWest ChesterPAESOP1984Environmental engineering1,650
Airborn Inc.AddisonTXESOP1996Electronic Connectors1,600
Ebby Halliday RealtorsDallasTXESOP1991Real estate1,600
TDIndustriesDallasTXESOP1989HVAC supplies1,600
American SystemsChantillyVAESOP1990Engineering1,500
Brown and CaldwellWalnut CreekCAESOP1962Engineering1,500
Dunn-Edwards PaintsLos AngelesCAESOP2000Paint manufacturing1,500
Martin & BayleyCarmiILESOP1984Convenience stores1,500
Sleep TrainCitrus HeightsCAESOP2010Mattress retailer1,500
Barton MalowSouthfieldMIProfit Sharing1952Construction1,420
Applied Research AssociatesAlburquerqueNMESOP1993Engineering research1,400
Border States IndustriesFargoNDESOP1984Electrical supplies1,400
Bradford WhiteAmblerPAESOP1992Water heaters1,400
Dahl's FoodsDes MoinesIAESOP1975Supermarkets1,400
Fred WeberMaryland HeightsMOESOP1986Construction firm & materials supplier1,400
Roberts HawaiiHonoluluHIESOP2006Tour bus operator1,400
SundtTempeAZESOP1972Construction1,360
SwinertonSan FranciscoCAESOP1962Construction1,330
Charles Machine WorksPerryOKESOP1985Heavy equipment manufacturer1,300
Dynetics HuntsvilleALESOP1988Engineering, science, information technology services1,300
FBG Service Corp.OmahaNEESOP1992Building services1,300
Riesbeck Food MarketsSt. ClairsvilleOHESOP1986Supermarkets1,300
SRC Holdings SpringfieldMOESOP1983Equipment remanufacturing1,300
Advent SoftwareSan FranciscoCAESPP2005Software1,200
Zandex Health CareZanesvilleOHESOP2003Nursing homes1,200
*Plans similar to ESOPs, but not listed as ESOPs in Department of Labor data.
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