The following list includes companies that combine headquarters and local branch locations in their employment numbers. However, the list excludes government and retail operations.

 

Rank Company Industry Number of Employees
1 Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Health care 13,500
2 Capital One Financial Financial services, call center 13,000
3 HCA Virginia Health System Health care 11,000
4 Bon Secours Richmond Health care 8,416
5 Virginia Commonwealth University University 7,832
6 Dominion Energy Energy 5,433
7 Truist Banking 4,549
8 Amazon Online retail 4,100
9 Altria Group Corporate HQ, tobacco products, R&D 3,850
10 Federal Reserve Bank Richmond Reserve bank 2,700
11 Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance 2,655
12 Wells Fargo Banking 2,582
13 United Parcel Service Package distribution 2,490
14 CarMax Auto sales 2,475
15 DuPont Chemicals and fibers 2,436
16 Bank of America Banking 1,921
17 Markel Corporation Insurance 1,886
18 Verizon Communications Telecommunications 1,700
19 University of Richmond Private university 1,578
20 General Dynamics Call center 1,450
21 Estes Express Lines Trucking, air freight 1,345
22 T-Mobile USA Telecommunications 1,316
23 AdvanSix Polymers 1,269
24 Pharmaceutical Product Development Drug research and development 1,200
25 CoStar Group Real estate information and analytics 1,150
26 Kings Dominion Amusement park 1,000
27 GE Power Parts for power generating machinery 928
28 Supervalu Wholesale food 890
29 Genworth Financial Insurance 850
29 Tyson Food Poultry products 850
31 SimpliSafe Customer support to home security systems 836
32 Performance Food Group Food products distribution 819
33 Patient First Healthcare urgent care centers 805
34 Hill Phoenix Refrigerated display cases 791
35 Long & Foster Richmond Real estate firm 760
36 McKesson Medical-Surgical Wholesale medical-surgical supplies 756
37 Wegmans Distribution center 700
38 Allianz Global Assistance Travel insurance 696
38 Teleperformance Financial services customer support 696
38 WestRock Packaging materials 696
41 Virginia State University University 681
42 Mondelez International Snack manufacturing 680
43 Comcast Cable television 675
44 Atlantic Union Bank Banking 665
44 Elephant Insurance Insurance services 665
46 YMCA of Greater Richmond Fitness and recreational services 631
47 McGuireWoods Legal Services 620
48 Owens & Minor Wholesale medical supplies 609
49 Westminster Canterbury Retirement community 600
50 Wal-Mart Stores Warehouse and distribution center 575
51 Southern States Agribusiness cooperative 574
52 Virginia Credit Union Financial cooperative 572
53 Apex Systems Information Technology 556
54 Goodwill of Central Virginia Non-profit training center; retailer 533
55 EAB Educational/IT service provider 500

Source: Direct company contact; Richmond Times-Dispatch; Richmond BizSense; Virginia Employment Commission WARN Notices; Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s Announcement Database. Updated February 2022.