Fortune magazine publishes an annual list of the top 1000 U.S. public and private corporations by their gross revenue. The 2021 Fortune 500 companies were spread across 100 metropolitan areas. The Richmond, Virginia, region is proud to have 12 Fortune 1000 company headquarters in the area, one of the highest concentrations of any other region our size in the U.S.

Company Type Fortune Rank Local Employees
Performance Food Group Food wholesaler 114 694
CarMax Automotive retailer 136 2,200
Altria Group Tobacco and wine products 138 3,850
Dominion Energy Electric and gas utility 193 5,433
Markel Insurance 311 1,886
Owens & Minor Health care wholesaler 345 609
Genworth Financial Insurance 348 1,018
ASGN Tech consulting 622 246
Brink’s Security services 650 412
Arko Corp. Convenience stores 681 500
NewMarket Chemicals 954 483
Universal Tobacco wholesaler 981 376

Note: Companies in bold are Fortune 500 companies.

Source: Fortune, June 2021. Employment Figures from Costar, Direct Contact and Online Sources.