Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

Capital Ownership Group

The Capitol Ownership Group (COG) is an on-line think-tank that works to promote the advancement of broad-ownership systems, specifically employee ownership, and the raising of social and wage standards on an international level through policy proposals and advocacy. Read more about Capital Ownership Group...

Beyster Institute

The Beyster Institute is a non-profit organization that provides and promotes strategies for employee ownership and equity compensation through research, education, and consulting programs. Read more about Beyster Institute...

Vermont Employee Ownership Center

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and foster employee ownership in Vermont in order to broaden capital ownership, deepen employee participation, retain jobs, increase living standards for working families, and stabilize communities. Read more about Vermont Employee Ownership Center...

Ownership Associates

Ownership Associates is a consulting firm providing a range of services to corporations interested in broadening ownership and workplace participation opportunities for employees, specializing in the design and implementation of employee surveys and education and training programs. Read more about Ownership Associates...

Ohio Employee Ownership Center

The Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC) is a non-profit, university-based program housed within Kent State. First created in 1987, OEOC has provided outreach, training, and preliminary technical assistance. Its competencies are targeted toward four major groups: Read more about Ohio Employee Ownership Center...

National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)

NCEO is a research organization dedicated to advancing worker ownership by providing information, publications, and research on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and other forms of employee-ownership. Read more about National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)...

Industrial Cooperative Association (ICA Group)

The Industrial Cooperative Association (ICA Group) is a non-profit organization that promotes worker ownership by providing education and technical assistance to those organizations seeking to start a community-based or worker-owned business. Read more about Industrial Cooperative Association (ICA Group)...

ESOP Partners

ESOP Partners, founded by ESOP consultant Aaron Juckett in 2006, provides ESOP implementation and ongoing administration and consulting services to ESOP companies. The company website is also host of "The One Stop ESOP Blog" which provides information about newsworthy developments concerning ESOPs and employee ownership. Read more about ESOP Partners...

The ESOP Association

The ESOP Association is a membership organization composed of companies with employee ownership and those transitioning to employee ownership status. This non-profit organization provides educational materials and training seminars necessary for the successful management of employee-owned companies. Read more about The ESOP Association...

TATC Consulting

Founded in 1969, TATC Consulting is a DC-based employee-owned company with over 50 employees that provides consulting services, primarily related to personnel management issues, to government agencies, private sector corporations, and nonprofit groups. Read more about TATC Consulting...

Banner Glass

Banner Glass began in May 1956 with a small auto glass installation shop in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. Since its modest beginning, the company has expanded in both size and product service to include residential and commercial plate glass installation. With five locations in Maryland and two in Virginia, Banner Glass today has 70 employee owners in the Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia area. Read more about Banner Glass...

Lease Crutcher Lewis

After more than 120 years as a family-owned general contracting company, Lease Crutcher Lewis has begun the process of shifting towards a majority employee-owned firm. As the 15th largest private company in the state with gross revenue of $523 million in 2008, Lease Crutcher Lewis plans to reallocate 53 percent of the company as shares to its employees. It currently employs 550 workers. Read more about Lease Crutcher Lewis...

Thoits Insurance Service

Thoits Insurance started in 1891 as one of the many Thoits family enterprises. It served the personal insurance needs of local residents from the Palo Alto - Stanford University area as well as the commercial insurance needs of their small businesses. In 1975, with revenues of $225,000, the five employees bought out the Thoits family interests and began the journey into employee ownership. Today the company has 69 employee owners who service over $150 million in premium from offices in nearby Mountain View and Santa Cruz. Read more about Thoits Insurance Service...

Swinerton Builders

San Francisco-based Swinerton Builders provides a full range of pre-construction and construction services to clients, including commercial construction, tenant improvements, renovation, design-build services and value management. Founded in 1888, Swinerton Builders is now 100 percent employee-owned, with 1,100 employees working in 14 offices across California, Hawaii, Texas, Colorado, Washington and Oregon.  Among its many construction projects was the renovation of the California Theater, home of the San Jose Opera. Read more about Swinerton Builders...

Rosendin Electric Motor Works

Founded in 1919, Rosendin Electric has grown to have over 2,500 employees with annual sales in excess of $750 million. In 2000, the Rosendin Electric employee's completed their buyout of the Rosendin family to become the nation's largest employee-owned electrical contractor. Read more about Rosendin Electric Motor Works...

Recology

Recology provides garbage, recycling, bulky goods, yard waste, and residential street sweeping service to approximately 150,000 homes in the City of San Jose. These services are brought to San Jose as part of the City's Recycle Plus Clean 'n' Green San Jose program. Founded in 1921, Recology (formerly Norcal Waste Systems), headquartered in San Francisco, is parent to subsidiary companies providing all facets of solid waste management. Read more about Recology...

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Founded in 1864 and headquartered in St. Louis, McCarthy Building Companies is one of the nation's oldest privately owned construction firms.  Having completed $7.6 billion in green construction projects, the 100 percent employee-owned firm is considered one of the top 20 green builders in the nation.  Today, the company has more than $3.5 billion in annual revenues, 1,700 full-time employees, and 16 offices located across the U.S.

Graybar

Specializing in supply chain management services and the distribution of high-quality components, equipment, and materials for a number of industries, Graybar is an employee-owned Fortune 500 company. With $6.4 billion in revenue in 2016, Graybar, headquartered in St. Louis, has thousands of employees at more than 290 distribution centers throughout the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Miller Paint

Founded in 1890, Portland-based Miller Paint now operates throughout Oregon and Washington. In 1999, employees purchased the company through an employee stock ownership plan. Now, there is 100% employee ownership by the firm's 250-plus employees. Read more about Miller Paint...