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 Virginia Cmnwlth. Univ. Health Syst Health care 9,313
3 HCA Virginia Health System Health care 7,628
4 Bon Secours Richmond Health care 7,136
5 Dominion Virginia Power Energy 5,433
6 SunTrust Banks Inc. Banking 3,810
7 Altria Group Inc. Cigarettes and wine 3,800
7 Amazon.com Online retail 3,800
9 Wells Fargo Banking 2,902
10 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health Insurance 2,655
11 United Parcel Service Package distribution 2,490
12 DuPont Chemicals and fibers 2,376
13 Bank of America Banking 1,921
14 Markel Corporation Insurance 1,886
15 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Reserve bank 1,882
16 Verizon Communications Telecommunications 1,700
17 University of Richmond Private university 1,578
18 General Dynamics Corp. Call center 1,450
19 CarMax Inc. Auto sales 1,306
20 Southside Regional Medical Health Care 1,280
21 AdvanSix (formally Honeywell) Polymers 1,177
22 Genworth Financial Inc. Insurance 1,134
23 Estes Express Lines Trucking, air freight 1,102
24 Kings Dominion Amusement park 1,000
25 CoStar Group Real estate information and analytics 950
26 GE Power Parts for power generating machinery 928
27 Supervalu Inc Wholesale food 890
28 Tyson Food Inc. Poultry products 850
29 BB&T Banking 839
30 T-Mobile USA Inc. Telecommunications 816
31 Patient First Healthcare urgent care centers 805
32 Hill Phoenix Refrigerated display cases 791
33 Northrop Grumman Information technology 725
34 Allianz Global Assistance Travel insurance 696
34 Teleperformance Financial services customer support 696
36 Performance Food Group Food products distribution 694
37 Comcast Cable television 675
38 WestRock Corp. Packaging materials 668
39 Union Bank and Trust Banking 665
40 YMCA of Greater Richmond Fitness and recreational services 631
41 Elephant Insurance Insurance services 620
41 McGuireWoods LLP Legal Services 620
43 Owens & Minor Inc. Wholesale medical supplies 609
44 Goodwill of Central and Coastal VA Non-profit training center; retailer 607
45 Westminster Canterbury Retirement community 594
46 Mondelez International Snack manufacturing 580
47 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Warehouse and distribution center 575
48 Southern States Agribusiness cooperative 574
49 Virginia Credit Union Financial cooperative 572
50 McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. Wholesale medical-surgical supplies 569
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 2019