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 Type Number of Employees
1 Capital One Financial Corp. Financial services, call center 11,204
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 Energy Electric generation, gas transmission 5,433
6 SunTrust Banks Inc. Banking 3,810
7 Altria Group Inc. Cigarettes and wine 3,800
8 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 Elephant Insurance Insurance services 1,733
17 Verizon Communications Telecommunications 1,700
18 University of Richmond Private university 1,578
19 General Dynamics Corp.. Call center 1,450
20 CarMax Inc. Auto sales 1,306
21 Southside Regional Medical Health Care 1,280
22 AdvanSix Polymers 1,177
23 Genworth Financial Inc. Insurance 1,134
24 Estes Express Lines Trucking, air freight 1,102
25 Kings Dominion Amusement park 1,000
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 CoStar Group Real estate information and analytics 732
34 Northrop Grumman Information technology 725
35 Allianz Global Assistance Travel insurance 696
36 Teleperformance Financial services customer support 696
37 Performance Food Group Food products distribution 694
38 Comcast Cable television 675
39 WestRock Corp. Packaging materials 668
40 Union Bank and Trust Banking 665
41 YMCA of Greater Richmond Fitness and recreational services 631
42 McGuireWoods LLP Legal Services 620
43 Owens & Minor Inc. Wholesale medical supplies 609
44 Goodwill of Central Virginia Non-profit organization 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.
Sources: Direct company contact; Richmond Times-Dispatch; Richmond BizSense; Virginia Employment Commission. Updated February 2019.