May 20, 2024

TopRank Florida 2011

Top 200 Private Companies in Florida

Ranked by revenue

The chart below includes the top 50 companies on Florida Trend's Top 200 Private Companies list. For the full list, go here to find out how to purchase. The online version is available in Excel and is expanded, with hundreds of additional contacts, phone, fax, website, full company address, and much more.

2011 Rank Firm Name Location
1 Sun Capital Partners Boca Raton
2 Publix Super Markets Lakeland
3 JM Family Enterprises Deerfield Beach
4 Southern Wine & Spirits of America Miami
5 H.I.G. Capital Management Miami

Harvard MBAs Tony Tamer and Sami Mnaymneh co-founded Miami-based H.I.G. Capital Management (No. 5, up from No. 13 on our Private Company list) in 1993 and have built it to $8.5 billion in equity capital under management. Mnaymneh was with Blackstone Group in New York, and Tamer came from Bain & Co.

6 Fanjul Corp./Florida Crystals West Palm Beach
7 Brightstar Miami

Marcelo ClaureMiami-based wireless company Brightstar (Private Company No. 7) blew past the $3 billion in revenue mark in 2010. Providing sales, distribution and customer support services to wireless manufacturers, operators and retailers, Brightstar is in 50 countries. Chairman and CEO Marcelo Claure (right) heads one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the nation. Brightstar, which plans to go public, will move to our public companies list next year.

8 Oasis Outsourcing West Palm Beach
9 Oxbow West Palm Beach
10 OSI Restaurant Partners Tampa
11 NASCAR Daytona Beach
12 George E. Warren Vero Beach
13 Abbey Carpet Bonita Springs
14 Crowley Maritime Jacksonville
15 Rooms To Go Seffner
15 Greenberg Traurig Miami
15 Source Interlink Bonita Springs
18 Bealls Bradenton

Total revenue of the 200 private companies jumped 8.8% to $175.7 billion.

18 Gate Petroleum Jacksonville
20 Automated Petroleum Brandon
20 Intcomex Miami
20 Trivest Partners Coral Gables
20 Acosta Sales & Marketing Jacksonville
24 Arthrex Naples
25 Related Group Miami
26 Southeast Personnel Leasing Holiday
27 Cheney Brothers Riviera Beach
28 Main Street America Group Jacksonville
29 Boars Head Provisions Sarasota
30 ZeroChaos Orlando

CEO Harold Mills

Workforce management company ZeroChaos, Florida's largest African-American run private company, moved up one place to No. 30 on our Private Company list. New York private equity firm Snow Phipps has bought ZeroChaos for $200 million. CEO Harold Mills (right) is staying on. [Photo: Gregg Matthews]

31 BrandsMart U.S.A. Fort Lauderdale
32 Westgate Resorts Orlando
33 Spirit Airlines Miramar
34 Purity Wholesale Grocers Boca Raton
35 Interim HealthCare Sunrise
36 EverBank Jacksonville
37 Associated Grocers of Florida Pompano Beach
38 Quirch Foods Miami
39 Southeast Frozen Foods Miami
40 Colorado Boxed Beef Auburndale
41 Floridas Natural Growers Lake Wales
42 Mainline Information Systems
*After publication, Mainline reported that 2010 gross revenue was actually $731 M, which would have made them rank #36 on the list this year, and put their percent growth at + 0.6%
43 Holland & Knight Miami
44 American Strategic Insurance St. Petersburg
45 Gold Coast Beverage Distributors Pompano Beach
46 Radiation Therapy Services Fort Myers
47 Villages of Lake-Sumter The Villages
48 Infinite Energy Gainesville
49 AVI-SPL Tampa
50 Horizon Bay Retirement Living Tampa
To qualify for the Florida Private 200 list, a company must be headquartered in Florida and be privately held, with less than 80% of its ownership held by any other single company. Franchisees and similar operations were excluded. Information was provided by individual companies. Companies that did not respond with complete information or in a timely manner were either not included or figures were estimated. Research by Karen Tyson. Ranked by 2010 revenue. ©Copyright 2011 Trend Magazines Inc.

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