Leading Employers

Leading Employers in Cleveland Plus

Company Name

Local FT Employees

Business Description

Cleveland Clinic


Health care provider
University Hospitals


Nationally recognized, integrated health care system comprised of hospitals and outpatient health centers
Progressive Corp.


Insurance and financial company
Giant Eagle Inc.


Multi-format food, fuel and pharmacy retailer
Group Management Services Inc.


Professional employer organization
General Motors Co.


Automotive manufacturing
The MetroHealth System


Health care provider
Summa Health


Integrated health care delivery system encompassing eight hospitals, multiple foundations and a health plan
Kent State University


Higher education


Bank-based financial services company
FirstEnergy Corp.


Electric utility holding company
Humility-Mary Health Partners


Health care provider
Akron Children’s Hospital


Pediatric health system
Case Western Reserve University


Higher education
Aultman Health Foundation


Health care
Swagelok Co.


Designer and manufacturer of industrial fluid system components
Akron General Health System


Integrated health care delivery system
Sherwin-Williams Co.


Coatings and related products
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services


Residential and commercial real estate
Sterling Jewelers Inc.


Retail jewelry


Parcel delivery
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.


Tire manufacturer
Lincoln Electric Co.


Designer, developer and manufacturer of arc welding products
InfoCision Management Corp.


Inbound and outbound call center provider
TimkenSteel Corp.


Leader in customized alloy steel products and services
The Lubrizol Corp.


Specialty chemical company
University of Akron


Higher Education
Ford Motor Co.  2,400 Automobile manufacturer
Nestle USA


HQ for Nestle USA’s Prepared Foods, Baking and Pizza divisions, Nestle USA Business Services and Nestle Professional’s Culinary business
Parker Hannifin Corp.


Fluid power systems, electromechanical controls
Youngstown State University


Higher education


Steel manufacturer
Babcock & Wilcox


Engineering, manufacturing and construction services for renewable, fossil power and industrial customers
Mercy Medical Center


Health care provider
Rock Gaming


Horseshoe Casino Cleveland and ThistleDown Racino are part of Caesars Entertainment Co.
Lake Health


Discount Drug Mart Inc.


Regional drug store chain
Huntington National Bank


Financial services
Rockwell Automation Inc.


Global provider of industrial automation control and information solutions
Southwest General


Private, not-for-profit 358-bed hospital with a 90+ year history
American Greetings Corp.


Creates and manufactures innovative social expression products
Medical Mutual of Ohio


Mutual company providing health and life insurance, dental, vision products and TPA services


Electrical, hydraulic, aerospace, truck and automotive products
Diebold Inc.


Innovative self-service technology, software, security systems and related services
The J.M. Smucker Co.


Fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, peanut butter, shortening and oils


Health care provider


Aluminum forgings for aerospace, automotive and commercial transportation markets


Clutch systems and torque converters for the automotive industry
Dominion East Ohio


Natural gas distribution
Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.


Retail grocery and pharmacy stores
Westfield Insurance


Insurance, banking and related financial services
Cleveland State University


Higher education
The Timken Co.


The global leader in tapered roller bearings, the company offers a full bearing portfolio and related services
Ganley Auto Group


Automobile dealerships, sales and service
Hyland Software


Independent software vendor; developer of the OnBase enterprise content management software suite
Jo-Ann Stores LLC


Fabric and craft retailer
Safeguard Properties Management LLC


Inspection and maintenance of defaulted and foreclosed properties nationally
JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Financial services
Cuyahoga Community College


Higher education
Avery Dennison


Manufacturer of pressure sensitive paper, film and foil, graphic materials and specialty tapes
Scott Fetzer Co.


Diversified manufacturer
Ernst & Young LLP


Assurance, advisory, tax and transaction advisory services


Shearer’s Foods LLC


Manufacturer of snack foods
Oberlin College


Higher education
Bridgestone Americas Inc.


Tire manufacturer


Health care provider and insurance company


Diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving peoples lives through meaningful innovation
Medina County


County government
Pepsi Beverages Co.


Manufacturer, seller and distributor of PepsiCo and Allied Beverages
Spitzer Management Inc. 


Automobile retail, commercial and residential real estate development, golf course and marina management
Saint Gobain North America


Construction products, high-performance materials, glass containers
Portage County


County government
RPM International Inc.


Specialty coatings for industrial and consumer markets
PPG Industries Inc.


Coatings and speciality products company
Menorah Park Center for Senior Living.


Full continuum of care for seniors including residential and community services
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center


Health care provider
Vitamix Corp.


Manufacturer of high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland


U.S. central bank
Third Federal Savings & Loan


Savings and loan
Newell Rubbermaid


Global marketer of consumer and commercial products
Ohio Savings Bank


Financial institution/bank
Hospice of the Western Reserve


Invacare Corp.


Medical devices for the home and long-term care markets
The Step2 Co. LLC


Manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys, rotational molder of plastics
Stark State College


State college, higher education institute
Forest City Realty Trust Inc.


Owner and developer of real estate
Jones Day


Legal services
FedEx Custom Critical Inc. 


Expedited, temperature-control and brokerage transportation solutions
Oriana House Inc.


Nonprofit agency providing community corrections, chemical dependency treatment, and re-entry services
The Davey Tree Expert Co.


Provides tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for residential, commercial, utility and government markets

Source: Crain’s Cleveland Business 2016, ReferenceUSA