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 Name Line of Business Employees
1 Capital One Financial Corp. Financial services, call center 13,000
2 Bon Secours Richmond Health Care 8,416
3 Virginia Cmnwlth. Univ. Hth Sys. Health Care 8,043
4 HCA Virginia Health System Health Care 7,628
5 Dominion Energy Energy 5,433
6 Truist Banking 4,549
7 Amazon.com Online Retail 4,100
8 Altria Group Inc. Cigarettes and Wine 3,850
9 Federal Reserve Bank Richmond Reserve bank 2,700
10 Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance 2,655
11 Wells Fargo Banking 2,582
12 United Parcel Service Package Distribution 2,490
13 DuPont Chemicals and fibers 2,436
14 CarMax Inc. Auto sales 2,200
15 Bank of America Banking 1,921
16 Markel Corporation Insurance 1,886
17 Verizon Communications Telecommunications 1,700
18 University of Richmond Private university 1,578
19 General Dynamics Corp. Call center 1,450
20 T-Mobile USA Inc. Telecommunications 1,316
21 AdvanSix Polymers 1,269
22 Pharmaceutical Product Dev. Drug research and development 1,200
23 Estes Express Lines Trucking, air freight 1,102
24 Genworth Financial Inc. Insurance 1,018
25 CoStar Group Real estate information and analytics 1,000
25 Kings Dominion Amusement park 1,000
27 GE Power Parts for power generating machinery 928
28 Supervalu Inc. Wholesale food 890
29 Tyson Food Inc. Poultry products 850
30 Patient First Healthcare urgent care centers 805
31 Hill Phoenix Refrigerated display cases 791
32 Long & Foster Richmond Reg. Real estate firm 760
33 McKesson Medical-Surgical Wholesale medical-surgical supplies 756
34 Wegmans Distribution center 700
35 Allianz Global Assistance Travel insurance 696
35 Teleperformance Financial services customer support 696
35 WestRock Corp. Packaging materials 696
38 Performance Food Group Food products distribution 694
39 Comcast Cable television 675
40 Atlantic Union Bank Banking 665
40 Elephant Insurance Insurance services 665
42 YMCA of Greater Richmond Fitness and recreational services 631
43 McGuireWoods LLP Legal Services 620
43 Northrop Grumman Information technology 620
45 Owens & Minor Inc. Wholesale medical supplies 609
46 Mondelez International Snack manufacturing 600
46 Westminster Canterbury Retirement community 600
48 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Warehouse and distribution center 575
49 Southern States Agribusiness cooperative 574
50 SimpliSafe Customer support to home security systems 572
Note: Some companies combine headquarters and local branch locations in their employment numbers. Excludes government and retail operations.  Source: Direct company contact; Richmond Times-Dispatch; Richmond BizSense; Virginia Employment Commission’s WARN Notices – updated July 2021