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After the recession, horizon still is cloudy

Most economists think the worst recession since the Great Depression has ended, but its effects appear likely to last much longer. For Sentry Group, an East Rochester-based manufacturer of safes and safety vaults, the recession brought drastic changes in customers’ ...

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Holding a steady course amid turbulence

For the RBJ 75, the past year's experience largely has served as living proof of the oft-repeated tenet that the Rochester economy neither soars as high nor sinks as low as other regions across the state and nation.

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RBJ 75: No. 1 rankings of the last 10 years

To see this information as a chart, CLICK HERE. Fiscal year Net income (in millions) Sales (in millions) Total return CEO compensation 2009 Paychex Inc. Xerox Corp. GateHouse Media Inc. Robert Gross, Monro Muffler $534 $15,179 400 percent Brake Inc. ...

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RBJ 75: Public Company CEOs

Ursula Burns  CEO, Xerox Corp. Burns joined Xerox in 1980 as a mechanical engineering summer intern and later assumed roles in product development and planning. From 1992 through 2000, Burns led several business teams, including the office color and fax ...

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Employers weather the rough economic climate

  The area’s largest businesses and organizations held their ground against myriad economic forces in the last year, with little change in employment numbers. As a whole, the RBJ 75 public, private and non-profit employers lost 349 jobs, or 0.3 ...

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How Rochester’s top enterprises measure up

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Welcome to the second RBJ 75. Last year marked a significant new direction for this annual special section. After publishing the 20th edition of Rochester's Top 50 in 2008, we decided to reinvent the supplement by broadening it to include not just the leading private and publicly held companies but also the area's top 25 non-profit organizations.

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RBJ 75: Private Companies CEOs

James Brush President and CEO, Sentry Group Brush has served in a number of executive positions with SentrySafe since joining the company in 1986, rising to the positions of president and CEO. He chaired the 2009 United Way campaign and ...

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RBJ 75: Non-Profits CEOs

  Non Profit Organizations Jose Acevedo M.D. President and CEO, Finger Lakes Health Acevedo became the first physician to head Finger Lakes Health when he was named president and CEO in April. He joined the health system in 2004 as ...

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RBJ 75: What’s behind the numbers

To identify the companies that rank among the RBJ 75 and to measure their performance in the most recent fiscal year, the Rochester Business Journal conducts a thorough analysis of available data. The methodology used is designed to make fair, meaningful comparisons among businesses operating in a wide range of industries.

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Chances to grab assets on the cheap prove elusive

In a weak economy, stronger companies often see opportunities to grab assets at cheaper-than-normal prices. Yet while there are more sellers than buyers in the market right now, a persistent gap between buyer and seller expectations and a paucity of ...

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Ontario County Schools Report Card: Public Schools

Bloomfield Central School District P.O. Box 98, Oakmount Avenue East Bloomfield, N.Y. 14443 (585) 657-6121 www.bloomfieldcsd.org Superintendent: Michael Midey The Bloomfield Central School District prides itself on providing a first-class education in a small community. Already having made Newsweek’s list ...

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Ontario County Schools Report Card: Private Schools

CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1777 Route 332, Farmington, N.Y. 14425 (585) 398-2218 www.ccfingerlakes.org Principal: Mark Leckie Enrollment: 97 Grades taught: K-12 Coed: Yes Staff:    Number of teachers: 14    Number of other professional staff: 2 Student racial/ethnic origin:    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0/0% ...

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Monroe County Schools Report Card

Brighton Central School District 2035 Monroe Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14618 (585) 461-9670 www.bcsd.org Superintendent: Kevin McGowan Graduates of Brighton Central School District continue to be highly successful-not only gaining admission to competitive institutions of higher learning, but earning scholarships to ...

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Monroe County Schools Report Card: Private Schools

ALLENDALE COLUMBIA SCHOOL 519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester N.Y. 14618 (585) 381-4560 www.allendalecolumbia.org Headmaster: Charles Hertrick Principals: Diane Kingsley, John Harrison,    Hank Theuer Enrollment: 388 Grades taught: Pre-K to 12 Coed: Yes Median teacher salary: $47,715 Median years of teaching: 14 Yearly tuition: $6,300-18,125 Staff: ...

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State’s aid cuts put pressure on school districts

In years past, school districts across New York learned well the intricate dance that the governor would do with the state Legislature regarding the state aid they would receive, says Jody Siegle, executive director of the Monroe County School Boards ...

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