Fortune 1000

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.

Company Type Fortune Rank
Altria Group Tobacco and wine products 149
Performance Food Group Food wholesaler 185
CarMax Automotive retailer 191
Dominion Resources Electric and gas utility 243
WestRock Packaging 251
Owens and Minor Health care wholesaler 291
Genworth Financial Insurance 306
Markel Insurance 476
Brink’s Security services 714
Universal Tobacco wholesaler 902
NewMarket Chemicals 934

Note: Companies in bold are Fortune 500 companies.

Source:, June 2016.