Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

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Rank   Name   Revenue ($)   Total employees   Local employees  
None Lockheed Martin 45,803,000 123,480 12,800
None Marriott International 11,691,000 129,000 13,330
None Northrop Grumman 34,757,000 74,380 15,053
None Science Applications International Corp 258,870 41,000 15,000
None Sunrise Senior Living 1,406,700 30,000 3,600
None Danaher 3,910 59,000 100
None AES 16,647,000 28,000 404
None ATK 4,842,260 18,000 450
None Booz Allen Hamilton 5,591,300 25,000 14,000
None CSC 16,042,000 96,000 9,782
None Gannett 5,438,680 32,600
None General Dynamics 32,466,000 93,800 8,740
None ICF International 764,730 4,000 2,300
None ITT Exelis 5,891,000 21,000 674
None ManTech International 2,604,040 10,000 3,600
None Maximus 929,630 7,100 445
None Micros Systems 1,007,860 5,066 1,016
None NII Holdings 5,601,320 14,918 325
None Pepco Holdings 7,039,000 4,680 1,382
None Strayer Education 130,570 4,020 830
None W.R. Grace 2,675,000 6,142 1,048
None Synutra International 248,520 5,200
None Washington Post Co. 4,723,570 20,000 2,681
None American Woodmark 452,590 3,875 350
None CACI International 3,577,780 12,752 5,989
None Ciena 1,236,640 4,300 700
None Coventry Health Care 11,587,920 14,330 440
None Discovery Communications 3,773,000 4,141 1,589
None Fannie Mae 15,964,000 7,000 4,600
None Freddie Mac 9,351,000 5,063 4,528
None GP Strategies 259,930 2,300 396
None K12 522,430 2,500 550
None MicroStrategy 454,580 3,069 1,504
None NCI 581,340 2,800 797
None NVR 3,041,890 2,822 700
None Orbital Sciences 1,294,580 3,700 1,750
None Primus Telecommunications Group 764,950 1,532 97
None Rosetta Stone 545,570 1,878 228
None USEC 2,035,400 1,917 102
None VSE 866,040 2,892 1,098
None TeleCommunication Systems 388,800 1,722 423
None Advisory Board 290,250 1,600 1,100
None Arbitron 395,380 1,439 959
None AvalonBay Communities 895,270 2,009 416
None Catalyst Health Solutions 3,764,090 1,510 221
None Choice Hotels International 596,080 1,800 500
None Colfax 541,990 2,100 2
None Corporate Executive Board 438,910 2,100 1,000
None CoStar Group 226,260 1,532 754
None Deltek 279,650 1,700 760
None GTSI 666,710 500 432
None Human Genome Sciences 157,350 1,200 1,100
None Intersections 364,140 988 436
None Learning Tree International 127,470 468 239
None Liquidity Services 286,790 700 125
None Neustar 526,810 1,416 697
None Online Resources 149,510 540 290
None TNS 527,140 1,285 371
None Trex 317,690 600 400
None United Therapeutics 603,830 499 157
None USA Mobility 233,250 705 48
None Versar 137,600 550 200
None WGL Holdings 2,708,880 1,399 1,399
None Keyw 107,990 805 700
None Opnet Technologies 147,990 600 275
None CapitalSource 452,960 568 220
None Chindex International 171,190 1,090 17
None Cogent Communications 263,420 633 268
None ComScore 175,000 1,049 371
None Emergent BioSolutions 286,170 792 250
None ePlus 863,030 750 287
None GeoEye 330,350 750 346
None Host Hotels and Resorts 4,437,000 218 198
None Iridium Communications 348,170 198 62
None LaSalle Hotel Properties 600,360 31 31
None Radio One 279,910
None RLJ Lodging Trust 80 51 51
None Saul Centers 11,117,000 65 65
None Sourcefire 163,550 443 257
None Tier Technologies 130,220 220 100
None Washington Real Estate Investment Trust 297,980 300 300
None FBR & Co. 246,590 426 244
None American Capital 1,217,000 315 186
None Argan 182,590 243 68
None ATS Corp. 116,670 400 345
None Corporate Office Properties Trust 564,480 428 378
None DiamondRock Hospitality 624,370 23 21
None DuPont Fabros Technology 242,540 84 60
None Federal Realty Investment Trust 544,670 250 130
None First Potomac Realty Trust 140,020 177 146

The Post 200 is dominated by defense companies, government contractors, information organizations, hotel companies and financial firms. Companies are ranked by the revenue they recorded in their most recently completed fiscal year, which for most was 2010.

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.