Fairfax County Now Home to 11 Fortune 500 Headquarters
Fairfax County, VA. is home to 11 Fortune 500 companies for the first time, according to Fortune magazine’s recently published 2020 list.
The county now has more Fortune 500 headquarters than 35 states and the District of Columbia, and is home to nearly two-thirds of the 17 companies based in the Washington, D.C., region. Fairfax County had 10 companies on the 2019 list. It added its 11th in SAIC, which entered the list at number 466.
Fortune based its rankings on 2019 revenue. The new list includes the following Fairfax County-based companies.
41. Freddie Mac, Tysons, financial services
83. General Dynamics, Reston, aerospace and defense
96. Northrop Grumman, Falls Church area, aerospace and defense
97. Capital One Financial, Tysons, financial services
155. DXC Technology, Tysons, information technology
289. Leidos Holdings, Reston, information technology
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.