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Rochester Top 100: THE CASE FOR ROCHESTER

When Leo Linder was looking for a place to grow his company, Emerging 1 Inc., which does business as Emerge, he considered locations like San Jose, Calif., Phoenix and North Carolina. Rochester won out. Linder, who is originally from Chicago ...

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Presenting the Top 100

Rochester Business Alliance and KPMG LLP are pleased to present the 2015 Rochester Top 100 companies. These companies represent the fastest-growing privately held businesses in our region, making them a testament to high achievement and role models for success. As ...

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A SHARP FOCUS: Premier Laser Spa

Michael Linehan believes the sky could be the limit for his business, Premier Laser Spa. With only 1 percent of the population getting laser hair removal, Linehan sees a lot of opportunities for growth. “We can go as far as ...

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Rochester Top 100: How they have grown

This is the 29th year of the Rochester Top 100, the annual program of the Rochester Business Alliance and KPMG LLP that recognizes the region’s fastest-growing privately held companies. In some ways, much has changed since the first list appeared ...

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Rochester Top 100: Stay or go?

Have you ever considered moving your business out of the Rochester area? If so, what factors prompted you to consider relocating? We get asked all the time to develop outside of New York State, but we have not pursued that ...

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Rochester Top 100: EXPANDING THEIR RANKS

Each year brings a group of fast-growing firms that are new to Rochester Top 100. This year, there are 15 first-time firms on the list, up from up from 14 last year and 12 in 2013. The companies new to ...

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Hiring stays hot

Hiring among Rochester’s Top 100 companies will be brisk in the coming year. Nearly one-third of the 51 CEOs who responded to a survey expect double-digit increases in employment over the next 12 months, while 20 CEOs said they expect ...

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Rochester Top 100: TIES THAT SPUR GROWTH

For many professionals the line between family and work is clear: They do not mix. But for family-owned firms, there is no such line. Multiple leaders on this year’s Top 100 list have elected to work alongside their kin. That ...

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For Rochester Top 100, total revenue and total employment grew

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After taking a dip last year, total revenues logged by the firms, as a group, making up the 2015 Rochester Top 100 fastest-growing private companies climbed more than 7 percent. The Top 100 list is made up of independently owned, private companies based in the RBA’s coverage area.

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Rochester Top 100: TIME TO CELEBRATE

For nearly three decades, the Rochester Top 100 gala luncheon has been one of the Rochester region’s biggest annual business events. A year ago, approximately 2,000 people attended the luncheon at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. This ...

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Rochester Top 100: Jobs outlook

What is the employment outlook for your company over the next 12 months? MediSked is growing its team of skilled IT professionals, which are difficult to find anywhere in the country. MediSked also has an office in Washington, D.C., and ...

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Here to help

NY Connects provides telephone guidance, screening for long-term care needs and preferences, and links to services. It is not a care management program, but it is often the best starting point because it provides direction to several long-term care services, ...

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Exploring local facilities? Talk with the pros

In 2007, my then 86-year-old grandfather began living alone for the first time. My sister and I promised Poppy that he could stay in his home so long as he was safe. For seven years, we exhausted several in-home care ...

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