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Largest Employers - Top 25

Ranked by Minnesota employees | List information taken from the 2013 Business Information Guide
Source: Representatives and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Employer
Address
Phone • Website
Founded/
Headquarters
2012 MN employees1
2011 MN employees/2
2012 worldwide employees1
Top executive
Fiscal year end/
Total revenue3
Description
1
State of Minnesota
130 State Capitol
St. Paul, MN 55155
651-296-6013 • state.mn.us
1858
St. Paul
53,8244
55,6685
53,824
Mark
Dayton
6/30/12
$16,416,000,000
State government
2
United States Federal Government
5600 American Blvd. W, Ste. 940
Bloomington, MN 55437
612-713-7200 • usa.gov
1776
Washington, D.C.
44,543
34,0006
2,115,707
Barack
Obama
9/30/11
$2,300,000,000,000
The government of the United States of America
3
Mayo Clinic
200 1st St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-2511 • mayoclinic.org
1864
Rochester
33,389
38,626
59,150
John
Noseworthy
12/31/11
$8,500,000,000
Integrated, not-for-profit specialty health care provider with three U.S. sites at which more than half a million people are treated annually
4
Target Corporation
1000 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-304-6073 • target.com
1962
Minneapolis
30,773
30,525
365,000
Gregg
Steinhafel
1/28/12
$69,865,000,000
Consumer goods retailer
5
University of Minnesota
100 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-5000 • umn.edu
1851
Minneapolis
25,166
25,307
25,166
Eric
Kaler
6/30/12
$3,073,067,000
Public research university attended by more than 50,000 students
6
Allina Health
2925 Chicago Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-4000 • allinahealth.org
1994
Minneapolis
23,869
23,302
24,161
Kenneth
Paulus
12/31/14
$3,238,487,000
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide hospice care, oxygen and home medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services.
7
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
702 SW 8th St.
Bentonville, AR 72716
479-273-4000 • walmart.com
1962
Bentonville, Arkansas
20,696
20,434
2,200,000
Mike
Duke
1/31/12
$443,854,000,000
Consumer goods retailer
8
Wells Fargo Minnesota
90 S 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-667-1234 • wellsfargo.com
1852
San Francisco
20,000
20,000
272,000
John
Stumpf
12/31/11
$80,900,000,000
Community-based diversified financial services company that provides banking, insurance, investment, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance services
9
Fairview Health Services
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-672-6724 • fairview.org
1906
Minneapolis
19,594
20,178
NP
Chuck
Mooty
12/31/11
$3,011,509,000
Regionally integrated health care network of preventive, primary, specialty, acute care, long-term care, and home care services; includes 10 hospitals and numerous clinics
10
UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
9900 Bren Road E
Minnetonka, MN 55343
800-328-5979 • unitedhealthgroup.com
1974
Minnetonka
18,000
12,000
100,000
Stephen
Hemsley
12/31/11
$102,000,000,000
UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making health care work better. Through its businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 80 million people worldwide.
11
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
30 7th St. E, Ste. 350
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-201-1800 • mnscu.edu
1995
St. Paul
17,9627
NP
18,444
Steven
Rosenstone
6/30/12
$110,053,000
A system of 31 Minnesota colleges and universities that collectively serve more than 420,000 students across the state every year
12
3M Company
3M Center
Maplewood, MN 55144
651-733-1110 • 3m.com
1902
Maplewood
15,000
15,000
84,000
Inge
Thulin
12/31/11
$29,611,000,000
Provides technologies for the consumer, electronics, graphics, health care, industrial, and transportation markets
13
HealthPartners8
8170 33rd Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55425
952-883-6000 • healthpartners.com
1957
Bloomington
11,001
12,000
12,858
Mary
Brainerd
12/31/11
$3,859,428,000
Family of health care companies that serves 1.36 million members and provides care to more than 500,000 patients in its system, which includes 70 medical and dental clinics and four hospitals
14
U.S. Bancorp
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402
651-466-3000 • usbank.com
1863
Minneapolis
10,883
10,655
64,607
Richard
Davis
12/31/11
$19,108,000,000
Financial company that provides banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust, and payment services
15
Essentia Health
407 E 3rd St.
Duluth, MN 55805
218-786-4000 • essentiahealth.org
2004
Duluth
9,534
9,100
12,025
Peter
Person
6/30/14
$1,593,454,000
Integrated health system that serves patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho through its member organizations--SMDC Health System, Innovis Health, Brainerd Lakes Health, and the Essentia Institute of Rural Health
16
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
1030 Delta Blvd.; P.O. Box 20706
Atlanta, GA 30320
404-715-2600 • delta.com
1929
Atlanta
9,000
13,000
80,000
Richard
Anderson
12/31/11
$35,100,000,000
Airline that serves more than 160 million customers annually and offers service to more than 320 destinations in about 60 countries
17
Park Nicollet Health Services9
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
952-993-5000 • parknicollet.com
1921
St. Louis Park
8,342
8,301
8,342
David
Abelson
12/31/11
$1,205,446,000
Integrated care system that includes Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, Park Nicollet Clinic, Park Nicollet Foundation, and Park Nicollet Institute
18
Supervalu, Inc.
7075 Flying Cloud Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-828-4000 • supervalu.com
1870
Eden Prairie
8,300
8,646
130,000
Wayne
Sales
2/25/12
$36,100,000,000
Provides grocery retail and supply chain services
19
Hormel Foods Corporation
1 Hormel Pl.
Austin, MN 55912
507-437-5345 • hormelfoods.com
1891
Austin
7,976
7,885
19,600
Jeffrey
Ettinger
10/30/11
$7,900,000,000
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 Index, S&P Dividend Aristocrats for 2012, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes, Global 1000 Sustainable Performance Leaders and was again named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the fifth year in a row. Hormel Foods debuted on the G.I. Jobs magazine list of America’s Top 100 Military Friendly Employers in 2012. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit http://www.hormelfoods.com.
20
Thomson Reuters Legal
610 Opperman Dr.
Eagan, MN 55123
651-687-7000 • thomsonreuters.com
1872
Eagan
7,913
6,600
60,000
James
Smith
3/31/12
$3,354,000,000
Provides information, software, and services for legal and business professionals around the world
21
Medtronic, Inc.
710 Medtronic Pkwy.
Fridley, MN 55432
763-514-4000 • medtronic.com
1949
Fridley
7,898
8,000
45,850
Omar
Ishrak
4/30/12
$16,184,000,000
Develops products and therapies designed to treat chronic conditions including diabetes, heart disease, neurological disorders, and spinal conditions
22
Best Buy Company, Inc.
7601 Penn Ave. S
Richfield, MN 55423
612-291-1000 • bestbuy.com
1966
Richfield
7,555
7,459
167,000
Hubert
Joly
3/03/12
$50,700,000,000
Specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances, and related services
23
Hennepin County
300 S 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55487
612-348-3000 • co.hennepin.mn.us
1852
Minneapolis
7,421
7,661
7,421
Richard
Johnson
12/31/11
$1,609,507,274
County government
24
HealthEast Care System
1700 University Ave. W
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-232-3000 • healtheast.org
1986
St. Paul
7,333
7,276
7,333
Kathryn
Correia
8/31/12
$942,857,136
Community-focused, nonprofit health care organization that provides care and family health services; includes Bethesda Hospital, St. John's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus, along with outpatient services, clinics, and transportation services
25
CentraCare Health
1406 6th Ave. N
St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-251-2700 • centracare.com
1995
St. Cloud
6,914
6,624
6,914
Terence
Pladson, MD
6/30/11
$843,111,662
Provides comprehensive health care to more than 690,000 individuals; facilities include four hospitals, five senior care facilities, 11 clinics, one outpatient care center, two outpatient surgery centers, nine outpatient dialysis sites, and four community pharmacy sites

1 As of June 1, 2012
2 As of June 1, 2011
3 For each employer's most recently completed fiscal year
4 Some employees included in the figure were counted in July rather than June.
5 Some employees included in the figure were counted in January and July rather than June.
6 Excludes postal employees, which is included in the 2012 Minnesota employees figure
7 As of March 1, 2012
8 On August 30, 2012, HealthPartners and Park Nicollet announced an agreement to combine operations effective January 1, 2013. Only HealthPartners figures are listed
9 On August 30, 2012, Park Nicollet and HealthPartners announced an agreement to combine operations effective January 1, 2013. Only Park Nicollet figures are listed