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

July 2018
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 2018, the top 100 employee-owned companies employ more than 606,000 people. Data is collected from direct correspondence with companies, corporate websites, 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.

1Publix Super MarketsLakelandFLESOP & Stock Purchase1974Supermarkets190,000
2Penmac*SpringfieldMOESOP2010Staffing25,250
3WinCo FoodsBoiseIDESOP1985Supermarkets20,000
4Amsted Industries*ChicagoILESOP1986Industrial components18,000
4Houchens Industries*Bowling GreenKYESOP1961Supermarkets & other services18,000
6Parsons*PasadenaCAESOP1974Engineering & construction14,000
7Black & VeatchOverland ParkKSKSOP1998Engineering & construction10,420
8HDR, Inc.*OmahaNEESOP1996Architecture & engineering10,000
8EmpRes Healthcare Management*VancouverWAESOP2009Post-acute long term care10,000
10Alliance Holdings*AbingtonPAESOP1995Holding company9,840
11W.L. Gore & AssociatesNewarkDEESOP1974Manufacturing9,600
12Davey Tree Expert*KentOH401KSOP & ESOP1979Tree & environmental services9,500
13Graybar ElectricSt. LouisMOStock purchase1929Electrical equipment wholesale8,500
14Performance Contracting GroupLenaxaKSESOP1986Construction7,250
15Brookshire Brothers*LufkinTXESOP2001Supermarkets7,000
15Janus Global OperationsLenoir CityTNESOP2002Security & munitions services7,000
15Schreiber FoodsGreen BayWIESOP1998Dairy company7,000
18The Burnett Companies Consolidated, Inc.*HoustonTXESOP2010Staffing services6,700
19Austin Industries*DallasTXESOP1986Construction6,000
19Rosendin Electric*San JoseCAESOP1992Electrical Contracting6,000
19Scheels All SportsFargoNDESOP1982Retail sporting goods6,000
22Gensler*San FranciscoCAESOP1987Architecture5,720
23Burns & McDonnell Engineering*Kansas CityMOESOP1985Architecture & engineering5,530
24KeHE DistributorsRomeovilleILESOP2001Food distribution5,500
25Schweitzer Engineering Laboraties*PullmanWAESOP1994Engineering5,200
26Terracon*OlatheKSKSOP1991Engineering/consulting5,100
27CDM SmithCambridgeMAProfit Sharing1996Engineering & construction5,000
28Sammons Enterprises*DallasTXESOP1978Diversified holding company4,450
29HNTBKansas CityMOESOP2000Architecture & engineering4,370
30Recology*San FranciscoCAESOP1985Waste management4,100
31Cianbro*PittsfieldMEESOP1980Construction4,000
31Acadian AmbulanceLafayetteLAESOP1993Ambulance services4,000
31Lewis Tree Service, Inc.*RochesterNYESOP1998Tree services4,000
34KPH Healthcare Services, Inc.*GouverneurNYESOP1944Drugstores3,860
35Chemonics International, Inc.*WashingtonDCESOP2001International development3,600
36Swinerton Builders*San FranciscoCAESOP1962Construction3,500
37Robert W. Baird & Co.MilwaukeeWIESPP1984Brokerage3,400
38Harp's Food Stores*SpringdaleARESOP1988Supermarkets3,350
39Wright Service Corp.Des MoinesIAESOP2002Environmental Services3,200
40Hensel Phelps ConstructionGreeleyCOESOP1976Construction3,000
40Krueger International, Inc.*Green BayWIESOP1991Furniture manufacturing3,000
40Miller's Health SystemsWarsawINESOP2006Nursing homes3,000
40The North Highland CompanyAtlantaGAESOP1997Accounting staffing3,000
40Abt AssociatesCambridgeMAESOP1975Consulting & research3,000
40ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc.*GlendaleCAESOP2007Heating & air conditioning services3,000
40Bi-MartEugeneORESOP2003Discount stores3,000
40Challenge Manufacturing CompanyWalkerMIESOP1987Automotive Manufacturing3,000
40Homeland Acquisition Corporation*Oklahoma CityOKESOP2011Supermarkets3,000
49S&C Electric*ChicagoILKSOP1989Electrical equipment2,950
50EVAPCO Inc.TaneytownMDESOP1984Manufacturing2,780
51American Cast Iron PipeBirminghamALProfit Sharing1982Manufacturing2,600
51Martin Resource Management Corporation*KilgoreTXESOP2012Distribution & transportation2,600
53Oconomowoc Residential Programs, Inc.*OconomowocWIESOP2002Health & disability services2,580
54Border States Industries*FargoNDESOP1984Wholesale distributor2,520
55Reasor's*TahlequahOKESOP2005Supermarkets2,500
56Price Cutter*SpringfieldMOESOP2004Supermarkets2,480
57Columbia Forest ProductsGreensboroNCESOP1977Plywood2,400
58TD IndustriesDallasTXESOP1989HVAC supplies2,320
59Bhueler's Fresh FoodsWoosterOHESOP2017Supermarkets2,100
60McCarthy Building Company*St. LouisMOESOP1996Construction2,030
61Barton Malow*SouthfieldMIProfit Sharing1952Construction2,000
61Cooperative Home Care AssociatesBronxNYCoop1995Health care2,000
61George P. JohnsonAuburn HillsMIESOP1998Event Marketing 2,000
61Medicalodges*CoffeyvilleKSESOP1990Long-Term Healthcare2,000
61Jasper Engines & Transmissions*JasperINESOP, Profit Sharing2010Engine & transmission remanufacturing2,000
61Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.*MayvilleWIESOP1959Engineering & Manufacturing services2,000
61Symbria*WarrenvilleOHESOP2015Health care services2,000
68Sundt Construction*TempeAZESOP1972Construction1,940
69Morton Buildings*MortonILESOP1990Fabrication & Construction1,900
69Westat, Inc.*RockvilleMDESOP1977Research firm1,900
69Davis H. Elliot CompanyLexingtonKYESOP2000Electrical Contracting1,900
72Dynetics*HuntsvilleALESOP1988Engineering, science, information technology services1,890
73KleinfelderSan DiegoCAESOP1989Engineering1,800
73STV Group*DouglassvillePAESOP1981Engineering & architecture1,800
75Thrifty White Pharmacy*PlymouthMNESOP1976Retail Drugstores1,740
76Roberts HawaiiHonoluluHIESOP2006Tour bus operator1,730
77Farmers Home FurnitureDublinGAESOP2012Furniture retail1,700
78Brown and CaldwellWalnut CreekCAESOP1962Engineering1,650
78Yoke's Foods, Inc.*SpokaneWAESOP1990Grocery store chain1,650
80SRC HoldingsSpringfieldMOESOP1983Equipment remanufacturing1,600
81Holden Industries, Inc.*DeerfieldILESOP2007Manufacturing1,570
82TPI Hospitality*WillmarMNESOP2014Hospitality (Hotel & Restaurants)1,540
83CPESTucsonAZESOP1994Human Services1,500
83Martin & Bayley, Inc.*CarmiILESOP1984Convenience stores1,500
83Bradford White Water Heaters*AmblerPAESOP1992Water heaters1,500
83Johnson, Mirmiran and Thompson, Inc. (JMT)*Hunt ValleyMDESOP1974Engineering & architecture1,500
83Armstrong Garden CentersGlendoraCAESOP1980Garden centers1,500
88C SpireRidgelandMSESOP1999Telecommunications1,450
90Hypertherm*HanoverNHESOP2001Engineering & manufacturing services1,440
91CCMSI Holdings, Inc.DanvilleILESOP1990Third-party administration1,420
92Paladin Capital (DBA Quickway)NashvilleTNESOP2004Freight transportation1,410
88Travel and Transport, Inc.*OmahaNEESOP1991Travel management1,450
93D.A. Davidson CompaniesGreat FallsMTESOP2016Investment Advising1,400
93Airborn Inc.*AddisonTXESOP1996Electronic Connectors1,400
95Garney Holding Company*Kansas CityMOESOP1986Water & wastewater piping systems1,380
96North State GroceryCottonwoodCAESOP2006Supermarkets1,340
97American Systems Corp.ChantillyVAESOP1990Engineering1,300
97Enercon Services, Inc.*KennesawGAESOP1992Engineering1,300
99FBG Service Corporation*OmahaNEESOP1992Facility maintenance1,250
99Royal TechnologiesHudsonvilleMIESOP2007Components manufacturing1,250
*100% employee-owned
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