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Rochester’s Top 50

“Follow the money,” Deep Throat advised the Washington Post’s Woodward and Bernstein. And so it goes for the elite of Rochester’s business community. During 1995, a year in which they saw modest revenue gains, Rochester’s top 25 publicly held firms ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

RANKED BY NET CHANGE IN NUMBER OF LOCAL EMPLOYEES, 1995 TO 1996 Number of Local Full-Time Employees(1) Net Change % Change Rank Company From 1995 From 1995 1996 1995 1. The Doyle Group Inc. 1,333 199.9 2,000 667 2. The ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Go figure. Every year, the pile of studies that try to make sense of executive compensation grows. These studies suggest that aligning CEO pay to stock performance, or sales, or return to shareholders or some other guidepost could inject some ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

DEFINITIONS: FIVE-YEAR ANNUALIZED RETURN–Total return, compounded monthly with dividends reinvested, stated on an annual basis. MARKET VALUE–Share price on March 31, 1996, multiplied by the common shares outstanding from the company’s fiscal 1995 proxy statement or annual report. NA–Not available. ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Laurence Liebson already has the name picked out: Xynetix. It’s sure a far sight sexier than Harris Electronic Design Automation Inc., where Liebson is president. Indeed, the new moniker will play a dashing role–as the banner heralding this software firm’s ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

If there is one thing most successful companies have in common, it is their ability to adapt to–and flourish from–change. The three businesses highlighted here–all are among Rochester’s top 25 private companies–demonstrate how that flexibility can not only fit the ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Now, a proposal before the Congress would give public and private companies extra incentive to do well by their employees and their communities, to embrace what some call a stakeholder model. “It’s time that we start rewarding American companies that ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

If there is one word that pushes a white-hot political button, this is it–especially for those who do not have a job or have one and are worried about losing it. With engineering-school graduates becoming salespeople and business graduates becoming ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Paul Allaire Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corp. Allaire, 58, joined Xerox in 1966 as a financial analyst in Rochester. Later, he spent 11 years with Rank Xerox Ltd. in London, three of those as managing director. Allaire is a board ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Michael Hone Chairman, President and CEO, PSC Inc. Hone, 46, joined PSC in 1981 as regional sales manager. He was named president in 1987 and CEO in 1989. Previously, he worked for 3M Co., Citicorp and First Pennsylvania Bank. Hone ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Joe Arriola Chairman and CEO, Case-Hoyt Corp. Arriola, 49, attended Miami Dade Community College, the University of Miami and Stanford Business School. He is on the board of directors of Printing Industries of Florida, Beacon Council, Barry University and the ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

Company Name Address Rank Telephone 1. Eastman Kodak Co. 343 State St. Rochester, N.Y. 14650 724-4000 Net income (loss) in millions (1) 1995 $1,252 1994 $554 % change from 1994 126.0 Earnings (loss) per share 1995 3.67 1994 1.63 Exchange/ticker ...

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Rochester’s Top 50

TOP PRIVATE COMPANIES (Ranked by number of local full-time employees*) 1. Wegmans Food Markets Inc. 1500 Brooks Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14624 328-2550 Number of Local(1) Employees; Full Time/Part Time: 1995: 4,945/8,791; 1994: 4,886/8,608 Total Number of Employees; Full Time/Part Time: ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

Business associations Advertising Council of Rochester Inc.: http://www.memo.com/public/ adcouncil/ Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc.: http:// www.roccplex.com/chamber/welcome.html U.S. Chamber of Commerce: http://www.cais.com/chamber/ Company information BizWeb, a directory of company and product information: http:// www.bizweb.com/ CommerceNet: http:// www.commerce.com/ Commercial Sites ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

ADA Collaborative The Rochester Center for Independent Living Inc. 758 South Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14620 461-3250 Fax: 271-8558 Contact: Tim Weider The Arc of Monroe County 1000 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14620 271-0660 Fax: 442-1911 Contact: Diane Mahon Association for ...

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