Top Publicly Traded Companies in Metro Chicago

The following table presents the biggest companies in the metro Chicago area that are public traded, ranked by revenues, along with their respective metro and U.S. rankings:

Metro Rank

Corporation

US Rank

1

Walgreens Boots Alliance

17

3

Archer Daniels Midland

45

5

United Airlines

83

6

Allstate

84

7

Exelon

89

8

Mondelēz International

109

9

AbbVie

111

10

McDonald's

112

11

US Foods

124

12

Sears Holdings

127

13

Abbott Laboratories

135

14

Conagra Brands

197

15

CDW

199

16

Illinois Tool Works

202

17

Discover Financial

277

18

Baxter

281

19

W. W. Grainger

282

20

LKQ

304

21

Tenneco

322

22

Navistar

337

23

Univar

338

24

Anixter

359

25

RR Donnelley

388

26

JLL

391

27

Dover Corporation

392

28

Tree House Foods

427

29

Motorola Solutions

433

30

Old Republic International

439

31

Packaging Corporation of America

450

32

Ingredion

456

33

Arthur J. Gallagher

462

34

Essendant

487

 

Overview

This compilation comprises companies within the Chicago metropolitan area, also known as "Chicagoland." This region is associated with the city of Chicago, Illinois, and its surrounding suburbs. With an estimated population of 9.4 million people, it stands as the third-largest metropolitan area in the United States. It holds strong geographic, social, economic, and cultural ties to the city.

Architecture and Engineering

  • Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (Chicago)
  • AECOM (Chicago)
  • Collins Engineers (Chicago)
  • Cordogan Clark & Associates (Chicago)
  • Corgan (Chicago)
  • CTLGroup (Skokie)
  • Graham, Anderson, Probst & White (Chicago)
  • Hedrich Blessing Photographers (Chicago)
  • Holabird & Root (Chicago)
  • Kirkegaard Associates (Chicago)
  • Krueck and Sexton Architects (Chicago)
  • Lucien Lagrange Architects (Chicago)
  • Nagle Hartray Architecture (Chicago)
  • Perkins+Will (Chicago)
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Chicago)
  • SmithGroup (Chicago)
  • Solomon Cordwell Buenz (Chicago)
  • Studio Gang Architects (Chicago)
  • UrbanLab (Chicago)
  • Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (Northbrook)

Construction

  • Bulley & Andrews (Chicago)
  • Edward Hines Lumber Company (Buffalo Grove)
  • Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (Oak Brook)
  • James McHugh Construction Co (Chicago)

Real Estate

  • Baird & Warner (Chicago)
  • Brookfield Properties (Chicago)
  • CenterPoint Properties (Oak Brook)
  • Cushman & Wakefield (Chicago)
  • EQ Office (Chicago)
  • Equity Residential (Chicago)
  • Fordham Company (Chicago)
  • JMB Realty (Chicago)
  • Jones Lang LaSalle (Chicago)
  • Magellan Development Group (Chicago)
  • Strategic Hotels & Resorts (Chicago)
  • Ventas (Chicago)