Introduction: Rochester and the rise of the non-profit sector
Gone are the days when Rochester's Big Three meant Kodak, Xerox and Bausch & Lomb.
Growth again is the name of the game
After weathering the recession, the RBJ 75 as a whole boosted employment.
Heading in different directions
The most recent publicly reported compensation data are a picture of contrasts.
RGHS' Mark Clement: 'Our ambitions are large'
CEO Mark Clement aims to make Rochester General Health System--now the area's third-largest employer-- "the most trusted health care provider not just in the state but in the world."
A jobless recovery? Not here
The area's top companies and non-profit organizations as a whole added 1,614 jobs over the last year, reversing the result of the previous 12-month period.
Taking the measure of public companies
Market value generally is considered the best metric for investors to use in sizing up what a public company is worth. And by that yardstick, what a difference a decade can make.
Where investors can go prospecting
Some RBJ 75 stocks have rewarded investors over the years. Others, not so much. Which firms do analysts like going forward?
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.
Editor's Notes: Growth of the 'third sector' and what it means
RBJ editor Paul Ericson looks at the dramatic shift in Rochester's economy. To hear him discuss the RBJ 75 with Beth Adams and Chet Walker on the 1180 WHAM Morning News, click here.
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