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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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Ringling Bros. "Fully Charged" production (Courtesy of Feld Entertainment)

Private companies

16. Feld Entertainment

The live entertainment giant marked the 45th year of its stewardship of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The company also runs Disney on Ice and motor sport shows. In 2012, the company bought an old General Electric facility in Florida, where it plans to consolidate its various businesses. It is relocating some of its Tysons Corner headquarters staff there, leaving a smaller presence in the Washington region, where chief executive Kenneth Feld and his wife, Bonnie, maintain a home.


Rock and roll concert pioneer Irvin Feld bought the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus from John Ringling North on Nov. 11, 1967.



Founded: 1967

Chairman and CEO: Kenneth Feld

Revenue: $1000000000

Employees (local): 2300 (200)

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