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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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The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai hotel is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Bloomberg)

Public companies

7. Marriott International

The hospitality giant operates more than 3,400 properties in 68 countries, including Ritz-Carlton and Renaissance hotels. In October, Marriott completed a $210 million deal that gave the company management rights to four Gaylord Entertainment hotels — a deal that the company says could bring in $1 billion in additional annual revenue. In April, the company announced that it had sold its ExecuStay corporate and temporary apartment housing business to privately held Oakwood Worldwide.



Founded: 1927

Executive chairman: J.W. “Bill” Marriott Jr.

Revenue: $12317000000

Assets: $5910000000

Employees (local): 300000 (15000)

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