2011 Top Workplaces

Minnesota employees surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics ranked these 100 employers as Top Workplaces for 2011.

Rank Size Company Year Founded Ownership Sector Headquarters Minnesota locations Minnesota employees Total Employees On the web 0
1 Large Keller Williams Realty 1983 Private Agents / Brokers Austin, Texas 14 1234 85000 1
2 Large Cargill 1865 Private food, agricultural, financial and industrial Wayzata 30 5877 131000 2
3 Large Kwik Trip 1965 Private Convenience Store / Gas Station LaCrosse, Wis. 100 2287 10000 3
4 Large Bremer Bank 1943 Private banking and financial services St. Paul 62 1100 1770 4
5 Large Securian Financial Group Inc. 1880 Parent company General Insurance St. Paul 1 2343 3500 5
6 Large General Mills 1866 Public Consumer Packaged Goods Minneapolis 15 5589 35186 6
7 Large ING DIRECT 2000 Parent company Retail Bank - Online Bank - Bank Wilmington, Del. 1 550 2460 7
8 Large Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare 1897 Non-profit Pediatric Specialty Health Care St. Paul 7 1150 1150 8
9 Large Graco Inc. 1926 Public Industrial Equipment Minneapolis 5 1265 2200 9
10 Large Mayo Clinic 1919 Non-profit Medical Center Rochester 1 31991 56186 10
11 Large Ecumen 1862 Non-profit Senior Housing and Services Shoreview 74 2798 3700 11
12 Large Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America 1896 Public Financial Services Minneapolis 1 1678 155000 12
13 Large Thrivent Financial for Lutherans 1902 Non-profit Non-profit Minneapolis 1 1005 2928 13
14 Large C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. 1905 Public Third Party Logistics Eden Prairie 8 1467 7628 14
15 Large Dow Water & Process Solutions 1977 Parent company Produce reverse osmosis elements to purify water Edina 1 572 572 15
16 Large Starkey Laboratories Inc. 1967 Private Medical Devices & Products Eden Prairie 2 1709 3400 16
17 Large H.B. Fuller Co. 1887 Public Specialty Adhesives Vadnais Heights 2 505 3300 17
18 Large Twin Cities Orthopedics 1996 Partnership Physicians Practice St. Louis Park 25 543 550 18
19 Large U.S. Bancorp 1863 Public Commercial Bank Minneapolis 145 10367 62305 19
20 Large National Marrow Donor Program 1987 Non-profit Non-profit bone marrow donor registry Minneapolis 4 616 740 20
21 Large Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota 1865 Non-profit Non-profit Human/Social Service St. Paul 300 2124 2400 21
22 Large SMSC Gaming Enterprise 1982 Government Federally Recognized Indian Tribe Prior Lake 1 3300 3300 22
23 Large Goodrich Sensors & Integrated Systems 1870 Public Aerospace / Defense Charlotte, N.C. 4 1463 25000 23
24 Large 3M Co. 1902 Public Manufacturing St. Paul 19 14700 33000 24
25 Large Pearson 2000 Public Education, Assessment & Testing Services Upper Saddle River, N.J. 2 1403 19000 25
1 Midsize The Emily Program 1993 Private Mental Health St. Paul 6 207 210 26
2 Midsize Right at Home 2001 Private Home Healthcare Services Bloomington 1 253 253 27
3 Midsize Pediatric Home Service 1990 Private DME/HME and Private Duty Nursing Roseville 1 156 156 28
4 Midsize The Nerdery 2003 Private web partner of companies w/big interactive ideas Bloomington 1 193 205 29
5 Midsize Microsoft 1981 Public Information Technology Redmond, Wash. 4 248 56654 30
6 Midsize Hammer Residences Inc. 1923 Private Human and social services Wayzata 1 424 424 31
7 Midsize Colle+McVoy 1935 Parent company Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Minneapolis 1 168 168 32
8 Midsize Proto Labs Inc. 1999 Private Quick turn custom manufacturing. Maple Plain 1 277 390 33
9 Midsize Marco Inc. 1973 Private Technology product sales and service St. Cloud 9 313 350 34
10 Midsize Landscape Structures Inc. 1971 Private Metal Products Delano 1 278 300 35
11 Midsize Noran Neurological Clinic 1972 Private Physicians Practice Minneapolis 6 179 183 36
12 Midsize Werner Electric Supply 1920 Private Wholesale Distribution Cottage Grove 6 190 210 37
13 Midsize Plunkett's Pest Control 1915 Private Pest Control Fridley 5 155 270 38
14 Midsize PreferredOne Administrative Services Inc. 1984 Private Third party administrator of employer health plans Golden Valley 1 308 308 39
15 Midsize Mortenson Construction 1954 Private Construction Golden Valley 1 432 2009 40
16 Midsize Periscope 1994 Private Advertising Minneapolis 1 227 227 41
17 Midsize OLSON 1992 Private Advertising Minneapolis 2 357 400 42
18 Midsize Virtual Radiologic Corp. 2001 Private Healthcare/Technology Eden Prairie 1 299 365 43
19 Midsize SFM Mutual Insurance Co. 1984 Cooperative/Mutual Workers' compensation insurance Bloomington 1 183 187 44
20 Midsize Wingspan Life Resources 1973 Non-profit Human and social services St Paul 27 167 167 45
21 Midsize Weber Shandwick 1981 Public Public Relations New York 1 160 2000 46
22 Midsize Maple Grove Hospital 2009 Non-profit Hospitals Maple Grove 1 494 500 47
23 Midsize UCare 1984 Non-profit Non-profit Minneapolis 1 443 443 48
24 Midsize StuartCo 1970 Partnership Property Management Minneapolis 29 309 330 49
25 Midsize Quality Bicycle Products 1981 Private Bicycle Parts & Accessories Distribution Bloomington 1 444 494 50
26 Midsize Seward Co-op Grocery & Deli 1972 Cooperative/Mutual Natural foods cooperative Minneapolis 1 190 190 51
27 Midsize MLT Vacations Inc. 1970 Parent company Travel / Vacations Edina 1 233 600 52
28 Midsize Alerus Financial 1933 Public Banks - Commercial Grand Forks, N.D. 6 207 525 53
29 Midsize Loffler Companies Inc. 1986 Private Office Technology & Services - Print IT Communicat Bloomington 1 282 282 54
30 Midsize Fallon Worldwide 1981 Public Advertising Minneapolis 1 200 348 55
31 Midsize Bridge Realty LLC 2007 Private Agents / Brokers Chaska 2 237 260 56
32 Midsize Sunrise Community Banks 1986 Private Community Development Finance Saint Paul 8 156 156 57
33 Midsize Infinite Campus 1993 Private Technology Blaine 1 260 275 58
34 Midsize Western National Insurance Group 1901 Cooperative/Mutual Property Casualty Insurance Company Edina 1 294 375 59
35 Midsize Carmichael Lynch 1962 Parent company Creating devotion to brands. Minneapolis 1 187 199 60
1 Small Roger Fazendin REALTORS 1965 Private Residential Real Estate Wayzata 1 50 50 61
2 Small Valley Rehabilitation Services 1993 Partnership Rehabilitation Chaska 7 51 51 62
3 Small The Container Store 1978 Private Specialty Retail Coppell, Texas 1 51 5000 63
4 Small NetApp 1992 Public Data Storage Solutions Sunnyvale, Calif. 1 54 9902 64
5 Small The ALARIS Group Inc. 2000 Partnership Vendor Serving Healthcare Industry Duluth 63 63 230 65
6 Small Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - The Bohannon Group 1857 Cooperative/Mutual Financial Services & Insurance Milwaukee 5 66 15000 66
7 Small Thymes 1982 Private Manufacture - Consumer Goods Minneapolis 1 57 57 67
8 Small Eagle Ridge Academy 2004 Non-profit Primary / Secondary School Eden Prairie 2 52 53 68
9 Small Pharmaceutical Specialties 1975 Partnership Medical Devices & Products Rochester 1 50 60 69
10 Small TheMLSonline.com 2001 Private Agents / Brokers Champlin 1 106 150 70
11 Small VitreoRetinal Surgery 1988 Private Health Center/Clinic Bloomington 7 78 78 71
12 Small Behavioral Dimensions Inc. 1997 Private Behavioral Health St. Louis Park 1 84 84 72
13 Small Home Instead Senior Care - Rochester 2003 Private Home Healthcare Services Rochester 1 116 116 73
14 Small Matrix Communications - Network Design Inc. 1985 Private Telecommunications Plymouth 1 54 54 74
15 Small Tactile Systems Technology Inc. 2002 Private Healthcare Minneapolis 1 63 102 75
16 Small AdvisorNet Financial 1959 Private Financial Advisors Minneapolis 2 50 50 76
17 Small Workabilities 1954 Private Human and social services Golden Valley 1 65 66 77
18 Small Better Business Bureau of MN and ND 1912 Non-profit Professional / Trade Association Saint Paul 1 51 51 78
19 Small Padilla Speer Beardsley 1961 Private Integrated Communications & Public Relations Minneapolis 1 102 117 79
20 Small Anytime Fitness Inc. 2002 Private Health, Wellness, Fitness Hastings 120 61 130 80
21 Small Angie's Kettle Corn 2000 Private Food / Beverages Mankato 1 114 114 81
22 Small SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline 2004 Partnership Healthcare Bloomington 1 59 63 82
23 Small Minneapolis Financial Group 2003 Private Financial Services Industry Minneapolis 5 70 80 83
24 Small PAM's Auto Inc. 1991 Private Auto Parts, Accessories, & Tires Saint Cloud 1 51 52 84
25 Small Lifesource, Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization Inc. 1988 Non-profit Federally-designated to manage organ and tissue donation St. Paul 2 128 145 85
26 Small Avanade 2000 Private Global System Integrator Seattle 1 51 12000 86
27 Small Zerorez Carpet Care 2006 Partnership Cleaning / Maintenance Roseville 1 60 75 87
28 Small Atomic Learning 2000 Private Technology Training and Professional Development Little Falls 1 53 64 88
29 Small BWBR Architects 1922 Private Architecture and Interior Design St. Paul 1 113 113 89
30 Small T. E. Ibberson Co. 1881 Private Design/build contractor Hopkins 2 99 110 90
31 Small FAME - A Retail Branding Agency 1990 Public Marketing and Branding Minneapolis 1 57 57 91
32 Small AgeWell 2004 Private Life Care Edina 1 73 75 92
33 Small TRISSENTIAL LLC 2003 Private Management Consulting Minnetonka 1 72 95 93
34 Small State Bank & Trust 1966 Private Financial Services & Insurance Fargo, N.D. 6 98 700 94
35 Small Ideal Printers Inc. 1979 Private Commercial Print and Mail Solutions St. Paul 1 61 65 95
36 Small Healthez 1982 Private Healthcare Bloomington 1 59 80 96
37 Small PCL Construction Services Inc. 1903 Private Building Construction Denver 1 74 3000 97
38 Small Washburn Center For Children 1883 Non-profit Helps children and families with social, emotional and behavioral problems Minneapolis 3 116 116 98
39 Small RJF Agencies, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC company 1986 Public Insurance Consultants & Brokers Minneapolis 1 127 140 99
40 Small Solos Pizza Cafe 2005 Private Fast casual pizza restaurant Inver Grove Heights 4 86 86 100