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Public companies

The list of publicly traded companies is dominated by defense companies, government contractors, hotel owners and telecommunications firms. Companies are ranked by the revenue they recorded in their most recently completed fiscal year, which for most was 2013.

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Financial services

Many of the largest financial services firms in the region are publicly traded. They are ranked by the revenue they recorded in their most recently completed fiscal year, which for most was 2013.

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(I LOVE DUST)

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who moved

Marriott International stayed strong, opening the new Marriott Marquis in downtown Washington this year. (Jeffrey MacMillan/Capital Business)

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Capital Business plans to highlight the region's best workplaces. Submit your employer for consideration.

ILLUSTRATIONS: I LOVE DUST. GRAPHIC: Darla Cameron, Matt Nelson and Peter Pezon - The Washington Post. Published Dec. 11, 2014.