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Richmond MSA’s Top Employers

The Richmond Times-Dispatch annually surveys businesses in the 13 localities of the Richmond-Petersburg metropolitan statistical area. The Times-Dispatch’s list of the top area employers was compiled by the business news staff using information provided by the employers and the Virginia Employment Commission. Excluded from the rankings are temporary employment agencies. Also excluded is Paramount’s Kings Dominion, the Hanover County theme park, which has around 3,000 employees during its peak summer season but only about 115 working full time year-round.

Rank 2016 Private Employers
1 Capital One Financial Corp.
2 VCU Health System
3 HCA Inc.
4 Bon Secours Richmond
5 Walmart
6 Dominion Energy
7 Food Lion
8 SunTrust Banks Inc.
9 Altria Group Inc.
10 Amazon.com
11 Wells Fargo
12 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
13 The Kroger Co.
14 UPS
15 DuPont
16 Bank of America
17 Markel Corporation
18 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
19 Verizon Communications
20 University of Richmond
21 General Dynamics Corp.
22 Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
23 CarMax Inc.
24 Southside Regional Medical
25 Honeywell International Inc.
26 Genworth Financial Inc.
27 Estes Express Lines
28 General Electric
29 Supervalu Inc.
30 Tyson Foods Inc.
31 BB&T
32 T-Mobile USA Inc.
33 Patient First
34 Northrop Grumman
35 Allianz Global Assistance
36 Performance Food Group
37 Comcast
38 WestRock Corp.
39 Union Bank and Trust
40 Walgreens
41 YMCA of Greater Richmond
42 McGuireWoods LLP
43 ODS Security Solutions
44 Owens & Minor Inc.
45 Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia
46 Westminster Canterbury
47 Mondelez International
48 Southern States
49 Virginia Credit Union
50 McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc.