Post 200: Top D.C. Area Businesses

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By Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso and Terri Rupar – The Washington Post
Post 200 Companies
CompanyLocal employees
AARP
Other
1,514
Adventist HealthCare
Health care
6,911
Advisory Board
Government and professional services
849
AES Corp
Energy
450
Ahold USA
Retail
11,452
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Law & lobby
595
Alion Science & Technology
Aerospace and defense
1,580
Allegis Group
Government and professional services
1,500
Allied Capital
Financial services
111
Allied Defense Group
Aerospace and defense
8
American Capital
Financial services
271
American National Red Cross
Other
2,200
American Woodmark
Manufacturing
715
Arbitron
Media/Data
700
Argon ST
Aerospace and defense
636
Arinc Inc
Government and professional services
1,100
Arnold & Porter
Law
464
Astra HR
Government and professional services
75
AvalonBay Communities
Real estate
350
BF Saul Co
Real estate
1,301
BAE Systems Inc
Aerospace and defense
8,00
Bank of America
Banks
2,500
Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union
Credit union
292
BB&T Corp
Banks
2,389
BGR Holding LLC
Lobby
48
Blackboard
Information technology
600
BNA
Media/Data
1,072
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc
Government and professional services
14,084
Brown Automotive Group
Automotive
2,175
CACI International
Aerospace and defense
5,993
Capital One Financial
Financial services
780
CapitalSource
Financial services
300
Carlyle Group
Financial services
322
Cassidy & Associates
Lobby
85
Catalyst Heath Solutions
Health care
185
Chemonics International
Other
442
Children*s National Medical Center
Health care
5,391
Chindex International
Health care
17
Choice Hotels International
Hospitality and travel
431
Ciena Corp
Telecommunications
685
Citibank
Banks
7,700
Clark Enterprises Inc
Real estate
2,450
Cogent Communications Group
Telecommunications
233
ComScore
Media/Data
241
Corporate Executive Board
Government and professional services
1,521
Corporate Office Properties Trust
Real estate
39
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Media/Data
100
CoStar Group
Media/Data
612
Coventry Health Care
Health care
425
Covington & Burling LLP
Law
1,030
Crowell & Moring LLP
Law
349
CSC Corp
Information technology
11,00
DC United
Sports
64
DAI
Other
352
Danaher
Manufacturing
65
Darcars Automotive Group
Automotive
1,799
Deltek
Information technology
500
DiamondRock Hospitality
Hospitality and travel
17
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Law
674
Discovery Communications
Media/Data
1,669
Donohoe Cos
Real estate
1,317
DuPont Fabros Technology
Information technology
60
Dutko Worldwide
Lobby
55
DynCorp International
Government and professional services
1,870
Emergent BioSolutions
Biotechnology
193
ePlus
Information technology
289
Fannie Mae
Financial services
4,196
FBR Capital Markets
Financial services
392
Federal Realty Investment Trust
Real estate
137
First Potomac Realty Trust
Real estate
89
Fortress International Group
Aerospace and defense
156
Foundation Coal Holdings
Energy
100
Frank Parsons Inc
Retail
200
Freddie Mac
Financial services
4,625
Gannett
Media/Data
2,200
Gategroup
Hospitality and travel
800
Geico
Financial services
2,258
General Dynamics
Aerospace and defense
7,015
GeoEye
Aerospace and defense
171
George Mason University
Education
5,00
George Washington University
Education
10,169
Georgetown University
Education
5,427
Goodwill Industries International Inc
Other
592
GTSI
Government and professional services
580
Hanger Orthopedic Group
Health care
224
Hilton Hotels
Hospitality and travel
300
Hitt Contracting Inc
Construction
586
Hogan & Hartson LLP
Law & lobby
1,239
Host Hotels & Resorts
Hospitality and travel
208
Howard University
Education
4,933
Hughes Communications
Telecommunications
1,310
ICF International
Government and professional services
1,300
Inova Health System
Health care
15,600
Integral Systems
Aerospace and defense
250
Intelsat
Aerospace and defense
523
Intersections
Financial services
500
Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Hospitality and travel
988
James G Davis Construction Corp
Construction
430
Kettler
Real estate
487
Lafarge North America
Manufacturing
350
LaSalle Hotel Properties
Hospitality and travel
30
Latham & Watkins LLP
Law
544
Liquidity Services
Financial services
92
Lockheed Martin
Aerospace and defense
27,00
Long & Foster Cos
Real estate
970
M&T Bank
Banks
591
MC Dean Inc
Government and professional services
2,00
Macy*s Inc
Retail
8,00
Marriott International
Hospitality and travel
14,283
Mars Inc
Manufacturing
50
Martek Biosciences
Biotechnology
204
Maximus
Government and professional services
468
McDonald*s Corp
Retail
33,050
MCG Capital
Financial services
73
MedStar Health
Health care
14,00
Micros Systems
Information technology
857
MicroStrategy
Information technology
783
Mitre Corp
Government and professional services
3,263
NEW Customer Service Cos
Other
611
Navy Federal Credit Union
Credit union
3,460
NCI
Information technology
715
NeuStar
Information technology
514
New Enterprise Associates
Financial services
60
NII Holdings
Telecommunications
202
Northrop Grumman Corp
Aerospace and defense
20,700
NVR
Real estate
650
Ogilvy Government Relations
Lobby
23
Omega World Travel
Hospitality and travel
167
Online Resources
Information technology
350
Opnet Technologies
Telecommunications
305
Orbital Sciences
Aerospace and defense
1,900
Ourisman Automotive Enterprises
Retail
1,069
Patton Boggs
Law & lobby
611
Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Credit union
454
Pepco Holdings
Energy
2,652
PNC Financial Services Group
Banks
1,725
Presidio Inc
Government and professional services
350
Primus Telecommunications Group
Telecommunications
77
QinetiQ North America
Aerospace and defense
1,593
QuadraMed
Information technology
200
Quinn Gillespie & Associates LLC
Lobby
31
Radio One
Media/Data
215
Ratner Cos
Retail
2,00
Raytheon Co
Aerospace and defense
4,810
RCN Corp
Telecommunications
250
Redskins (Washington Redskins Football Club)
Sports
150
Rosenthal Automotive
Automotive
945
Rosetta Stone
Education
200
Safeway Inc
Retail
11,500
Sallie Mae
Financial services
575
Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc
Banks
641
Science Applications International Corp
Information technology
17,425
Skadden* Arps* Slate* Meagher & Flom LLP
Law
669
Sodexo Inc
Hospitality and travel
4,00
SRA International
Aerospace and defense
4,619
Stanley
Government and professional services
1,016
State Employees Credit Union of Maryland
Credit union
550
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Law
783
Strayer Education
Education
663
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
Biotechnology
45
Sunrise Senior Living
Health care
4,550
SunTrust Banks Inc
Banks
2,700
TeleCommunication Systems
Telecommunications
248
The Nature Conservancy
Other
458
Washington Post Co
Media/Data
1,030
Tier Technologies
Information technology
45
TNS Inc
Information technology
286
Tower Federal Credit Union
Credit union
421
Trex
Manufacturing
373
Ullico Inc
Financial services
251
United Bank
Banks
500
United Parcel Service Inc
Retail
5,185
United Therapeutics
Biotechnology
108
University of Maryland
Education
13,069
USA Mobility
Telecommunications
89
USEC
Energy
88
Van Scoyoc Cos
Lobby
88
Vangent Inc
Government and professional services
400
Venable LLP
Law
633
Verizon Communications Inc
Telecommunications
16,100
Versar
Government and professional services
250
Virginia Commerce Bancorp Inc
Banks
312
Volkswagen of America
Automotive
350
VSE Corp
Government and professional services
638
WR Grace
Manufacturing
1,090
Wachovia (Wells Fargo)
Banks
470
Wal-Mart Stores Inc
Retail
10,602
Washington Capitals (Lincoln Holdings)
Sports
90
Washington Nationals
Sports
178
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust
Real estate
307
Watson Wyatt Worldwide
Government and professional services
627
WGL Holdings
Energy
1,448
Wiley Rein LLP
Law
571
Williams & Jensen
Lobby
60
Wills Group
Energy
280
WilmerHale
Law
1,019
Wizards (Washington Sports & Entertainment)
Sports
325
XO Holdings
Telecommunications
400
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