Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

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Rank   Name   Total employees   Local employees  
None Giant Food (Ahold USA) 6,273 3,954
None Macy's 161,000 8,000
None McDonald's 650,000 14,980
None Safeway 180,000 10,700
None UPS 398,300 2,976
None Verizon 195,000 13,100
None Wal-Mart 2,100,000 7,525
None AT&T 267,720 5,357
None Comcast 135,000 2,847
None FedEx 290,000 8,600

Many companies with the largest presence in the region are not based here. Here are the top out-of-state employers, based on how many people they employ locally.

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.