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Top 50: Tracing the roots of Rochester’s Top 50

It began with a simple though rather audacious goal: to measure systematically the performance of the Rochester area’s publicly held companies. Why? Well, for one thing because no one else was doing it. That was 1989. Much has changed over ...

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Top 50: Verbatim

“My great-uncle essentially died in the office at the age of 91. Let me put it this way: I’m not trying to emulate him.” -James Gleason, Gleason Corp., 1997 “There’s no reason (for the company ever to be sold). We ...

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Top 50: Fiscal year Net income (in millions) Sales (in millions) Total return CEO compensation

2007 Xerox Corp. Xerox Graham Corp. Anne Mulcahy, Xerox, $1,135 $17,228 298 percent $16,607,427 2006 Xerox Xerox Torvec Inc. Richard Sands, Constellation $1,210 $15,895 266 percent Brands Inc., $16,398,591 2005 Gannett Co. Inc. Xerox Graham Antonio Perez, Eastman $1,245 $15,701 ...

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Wealth of Health: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc.

As a provider of diagnostic products and services for the global health care community, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc.-a Johnson & Johnson company-also is keenly concerned about the health of its employees. As such, the firm employs multiple strategies for enhancing staff ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Monroe County

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks attributes $1.2 million in health insurance savings to the efforts of the county’s wellness program, launched last year. The employee wellness program is a multi-pronged initiative to improve the health and well-being of the county’s ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Mirror Show Management Inc.

In and of itself, a brisk walk through Mirror Show Management Inc.’s massive new 160,000-square-foot facility in Webster will get the heart pumping. If that isn’t enough, then the exhibit company’s 62 employees have numerous other ways to get in ...

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Wealth of Health: Sentry Group

Sentry Group has seen $28,000 in prescription drug cost savings in the last two years. The lower costs can be tied to the manufacturer’s Healthy Combination program. “(The program) is a strategy to control the rising cost of prescription drugs ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Mary Cariola

Staffers at Mary Cariola Children’s Center start every day with a stretch. On the dot of 8:30 a.m.-before the children arrive-employees gather in the hallways. Divided into small groups and led by a manager or supervisor, the tunes start cranking ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Manning & Napier Advisors Inc.

The Step-Up Challenge is the most popular health initiative at Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. Many of the money manager’s 275 employees walk 10,000 steps a day and eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables. The challenge lasts ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Lu Engineers

Getting healthy can be fun. That’s the philosophy among the 44 engineers and administrative staff at Lu Engineers, a civil and environmental engineering firm in Penfield. “A healthy employee is a happy employee,” says Robert Hutteman, company president and an ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: LeChase Construction

Employees at LeChase Construction Services LLC can earn days off or gift cards by participating in its new Health and Wellness Days Off Program. “We’ve already noticed an increase in participation for our Health and Wellness program, which we attribute ...

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Firms mean business when it comes to health

Twelve area employers will be lauded next week for their efforts to foster a healthy workplace. On June 5, these organizations will receive the Wealth of Health Award, presented by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, Rochester Region and Rochester Business ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Division

Last year the American Heart Association named Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Division a Fit Friendly Company. The title is directly related to health and wellness initiatives at Harris, a company that makes secure voice and data communications products. Half of ...

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Wealth of Health Awards: The Gleason Works

From breast cancer awareness campaigns to smoking cessation classes, Gleason Corp. on a daily basis shows employees that the company cares about their health and wellness. “Gleason employees are encouraged to take charge of their health, question their physicians about ...

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Wealth of Health: University of Rochester

Thousands of employees at the University of Rochester are striving to live healthier lifestyles. There are 19,767 employees at UR and more than 60 percent have participated in some effort to improve their health, says Shaquana Divers, senior health project ...

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