Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.


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Brickman is consulting on turf renovation for America’s front lawn. This photo shows their first day of laying sod on the National Mall. The first section was installed in August and will be ready for foot traffic in time for the Inauguration. (Courtesy of Brickman Group)

Private companies

22. Brickman Group

This third-generation, family-owned business is the largest provider of commercial landscape and snow management services across the United States, operating 170 branches coast to coast. Andrew Kerin was named chief executive in May, taking over for Scott W. Brickman, who took the reins of chairman from father Dick Brickman. Scott Brickman is also part of the ownership team at Monumental Sports and Entertainment.

Trivia

Brickman Sports Turf Services, led by Murray Cook, has been responsible for the construction and maintenance of the baseball fields for the Olympic games since 2000. Cook is also the official field consultant to Major League Baseball and he and his team are currently overseeing the fields for the World Baseball Classic in Panama.

Gaithersburg

301-987-9200

Founded: 1939

Chief executive: Andrew Kerin

Revenue: $844,300,000

Employees (local): 11,200 (1,760)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.