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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Rank   Name   Revenue ($)   Total employees   Local employees  
1 Fannie Mae 14,021,000,000 7,000 4,500
2 Freddie Mac 7,840,000,000 4,907 4,459
3 Carlyle Group 2,008,300,000 1,350 475
4 American Capital 1,117,000,000 331 209
5 Walker & Dunlop 151,527,000 430 148

Big bucks flowed through financial firms in the Washington region this year. They are ranked by revenue.

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