7 County Region Top Employers

Largest Private Sector Employers
Company Business Description County Employment
Aurora Health Care Health care system Milwaukee 22,000
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
Health care system Milwaukee 12,000
Froedtert & Community Health
Health care system
Milwaukee
 8,900
Roundy's Food distributor & retailer  Milwaukee  8,400
Kohl's Corp.
Department stores
Waukesha 7,800
GE Healthcare Technologies  Medical imaging & information systems  Waukesha   6,000
Quad/Graphics Inc.
Commercial printer
Waukesha 5,600
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical school
Milwaukee
5,400
Northwestern Mutual  Life & disability insurance & annuities  Milwaukee 5,000
ProHealth Care Inc.
Health care system  Waukesha  4,900
Wisconsin Energy Corp.  Electric & natural gas utility  Milwaukee   4,700
Columbia-St. Mary's
Health care system
Milwaukee 4,500
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Pediatric health care services
Milwaukee
4,400
AT&T Wisconsin  Telecommunication services  Milwaukee   3,700
BMO Harris Bank
Banking & financial services
Milwaukee 3,500
Wells Fargo
Banking & financial services
Milwaukee
3,300
US Bank
Banking & financial services
Milwaukee
3,300
Goodwill Industries of Wisconsin
Training, packaging & assembly services
Milwaukee
 3,300
Johnson Controls Control systems, batteries & auto interiors  Milwaukee  3,200
Rockwell Automation  Industrial automation products & systems  Milwaukee   3,000
FIS
Financial services technology Milwaukee   2,800
Marquette University  University  Milwaukee   2,800
Harley-Davidson Inc.
Motorcycles & accessories
Milwaukee 2,700
SC Johnson & Son Inc.
Household products
Racine
2,600
Potawatomi Bingo Casino
Casino
Milwaukee
 2,600
Bon-Ton Department Stores
Department stores
Milwaukee 2,500
United Parcel Service
Package delivery service
Waukesha
2,300
United Hospital System
Health care system
Kenosha
 2,300
Generac Holdings Inc.
Power generators
Waukesha
 2,300
Case IH
Agriculture & construction equipment
Racine
 2,200
Marcus Corp.
Movie theaters & hotel operator
Milwaukee
 2,100
Chase Bank  Banking & financial services  Milwaukee   1,800
Cooper Power Systems Electrical distribution equipment Waukesha 1,600
Caterpillar Global Mining
Heavy mining equipment
Milwaukee
 1,600
Rexnord
Power transmission equipment
Milwaukee
1,600
Source: 2014 MMAC Business Resource Guide, & The Business Journal, July 19, 2013



Fortune 1000 Headquarters (largest public companies)
Company (rank) Business Description County Revenue ($Mil.)
Johnson Controls (68) Control systems, batteries & auto interiors Milwaukee 42,730
Northwestern Mutual (110) Life & disability insurance & annuities Milwaukee 28,978
ManpowerGroup (144) Temporary employment services Milwaukee 20,251
Kohl's (151) Department stores Waukesha 19,031
Rockwell Automation (410)
Industrial automation products & systems
Milwaukee 6,352
Harley-Davidson (433)  Motorcycles & accessories  Milwaukee 5,900
Joy Global (493)
Mining machinery Milwaukee   5,013
Fiserv (508)
Financial services technology
Milwaukee 4,824
Quad/Graphics (513)
Commercial printer
Waukesha
 4,796
Wisconsin Energy (545) Electric & natural gas utility Milwaukee 4,519
Roundy's (610)
Wholesale & retail grocer
Milwaukee
 3,950
Snap-On (694)
Professional tools & repair equipment
Kenosha 3,238
A.O. Smith (929)
Water heating equipment
Milwaukee 2,154
Rexnord (968)
Power transmission equipment
Milwaukee
2,005
Source: Fortune Magazine, June, 2014



Forbes 500 (largest private companies)
Company (rank) Business Description County Revenue ($Bil.)
SC Johnson & Son (36) Household products Racine 9.60
Source: Forbes Magazine, December 18, 2013





Inc. 500 (fastest growing private companies)
Company (rank) Business Description County Revenue ($Mil.)
Sustainable Supply (113)
Online B2B retailer
Milwaukee  3.2
Patina Solutions (279)
Flexible professional services
Brookfield 9.9
Source: Inc. Magazine, September, 2013