Major Employers

Below are listed some of Virginia Beach major employers. Please note that the list is not comprehensive and excludes public sector and retail entities. Also, the "Type of Business" description is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.​

Major Employers (above 400 employees)​

​​​Naval Air Station Oceana-Dam Neck​Military Base (Civilian Employees and Contractors)10,227
Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Ft. StoryMilitary Base (Civilian Employees and Contractors)5,020
​Sentara Healthcare​Medical and Surgical Hospitals4,900
GEICO General Insurance CompanyAuto and Other Vehicle Insurance Carriers3,600​
​STIHL IncorporatedNorth American Headquarters; Power Tools Manufacturer3,300
General Growth Properties (Lynnhaven Mall)Retail Trade2,600
​​​​Gold Key/PHR Hotels & Resorts​Developer, Owner and Operator of Hotels​2,365
​Navy Exchange Service Command​Headquarters; military and government exchange retail​1,550
​Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay​Retirement/healthcare​848
​Engility Corp.​Engineering services​800
​LoanCare Servicing Center Inc.​Regional headquarters; financial services​800
The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc.Radio and Television Broadcasting721
LifeNet HealthAmbulatory Health Care Services700
​Harmony Investments Inc.​Hospitality​656
​DOMA Technologies​Information Technology Services​525
Lockheed Martin CorporationInformation Technology Services510
Huntington Ingalls IndustriesShipbuilding & Repair500
ECPI UniversityBusiness Schools and Computer & Management Training500
SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)Computer Systems Design and Related Services500
​The Penrod Co.​Corporate Headquarters; Distributor of Wood, Metal, and PVC Products​500
Architectural Graphics, Inc.Headquarters; Sign Manufacturing450
ADS Tactical, Inc.Vehicle Sharing420
Electronic Systems, Inc. (Xerox)Electronic Equipment Repair Services400
Liberty Tax Services/JTH Holding, Inc.Headquarters; Technology and Financial Services400
S.B. Ballard Construction Company​​Commercial & Heavy Construction Contractors400

Source: Beach Economic Development​, 2022