The Fortune 1000 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks the top 1000 U.S. public and private corporations by their gross revenue.
The 2016 Fortune 500 companies were spread across 100 metropolitan areas. When compared to metros of similar size, 1 to 2 million people, Richmond ranked 2nd for the total number of Fortune 500 companies (behind only San Jose, CA) and 13th overall.
|Altria Group||Tobacco and wine products||149|
|Performance Food Group||Food wholesaler||185|
|Dominion Resources||Electric and gas utility||243|
|Owens and Minor||Health care wholesaler||291|
Note: Companies in bold are Fortune 500 companies.
Source: http://www.fortune.com, June 2016.