Fortune 500

The 2017 Fortune 500 list contains nine companies with headquarters in Fairfax County:

  39 Freddie Mac Financial services Tysons Corner
  90 General Dynamics Aerospace and defense Falls Church
100 Capital One Financial Financial services Tysons Corner
114 Northrop Grumman Aerospace and defense Falls Church
241 Hilton Worldwide Hotels, resorts Tysons Corner
379 CSC* Information technology Tysons Corner
381 Leidos Information technology Reston
446 NVR Home construction Reston
481 Booz Allen Hamilton Information technology Tysons Corner

* Merged with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to form DXC Technology in April 2017

Here is more information about the Fairfax County companies on the 2017 Fortune 500:

  • Fairfax County has more Fortune 500 headquarters than 30 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Four Fairfax County companies each made a double-digit rise up the list: Leidos moved up 123 spots to join the 500 after just missing last year at number 504. NVR jumped 52 spots, while Hilton Worldwide and Capital One Financial moved up 13 and 12 spots respectively. Hilton and Capital One both experienced their second consecutive year of double-digit movement up the list.

  • Fairfax County is home to more than half of the 17 companies from the Washington, D.C., region. The others are in Montgomery County, Md. (4), Washington, D.C. (2) and Arlington County, Va. (2).

  • Nine of the 23 companies in Virginia have headquarters in Fairfax County, including the four largest Virginia companies.

  • With combined 2016 revenue of $186 billion, Fairfax County Fortune 500 companies account for 45 percent of the revenue of all Fortune 500 companies based in the Washington region, and 52 percent of the revenue of all Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Virginia.

  • Fairfax County companies had more than twice the revenue of all Maryland firms on the Fortune 500 list and 46 percent more revenue than the Washington, D.C. firms:

    • Fairfax County $186 billion

    • Washington, D.C. $127 billion

    • Maryland $80 billion

  • Eight additional Fairfax County companies are on the Fortune 1000 list: SAIC, CSRA, Beacon Roofing Supply, TEGNA, Gannett, Maximus, Engility and Delta Trucking.

Fortune created interactive visuals for analyzing the 2017 list: Visualize the Fortune 500