List of companies in South Florida

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While the economy in South Florida is largely based on International Trade and Tourism, a number of companies are based in the area, many with connections to Latin America. Because of its proximity to Latin America, Miami & South Florida serves headquarters of Latin American operations for more than 1,100 multinational corporations that adds up to more than $221 billion in annual revenues., including AIG, American Airlines, Cisco, Disney, Exxon, FedEx, Kraft Foods, Microsoft, Oracle, SBC Communications, Sony, Visa International, and Wal-Mart.[1]

The following 5 companies are Fortune 500 companies based in the metropolitan area.[2]

(Ranking. Company Name (City) Annual Revenues)

147. FPL Group (Juno Beach), $15.6 billion
192. Office Depot (Boca Raton), $12.1 billion
205. World Fuel Services (Miami), $11.3 billion
212. AutoNation (Fort Lauderdale), $11 billion
426. Ryder System (Miami), $5 billion

The following companies are major companies with regional HQ in the metropolitan area with a Latin American focus.[3]

The following companies are major companies with US/Americas HQ in the metropolitan area that also do business in the US.[3]

The following companies are the largest 20 local employers with a HQ in the metropolitan area.[3]

1. American Airlines - 9,000
2. Precision Response Corporation - 5,000
3. Royal Caribbean - 4,000
4. Office Depot - 3,800
5. Carnival Corporation & plc - 3,500
6. Wackenhut Corp- 3,000
7. Motorola - 2,500
8. Assurant Solutions - 2,100
9. Burger King - 2,000
10. Pollo Tropical - 2,000
11. Beckman Coulter - 1,800
12. Cordis - 1,800
13. NCL Corp - 1,500
14. Spherion - 1,200
15. Interval Leisure Group - 1,130
16. Boston Scientific - Miami - 1,000
17. OHL USA - 1,000
18. Securitas Security Services USA - 1,000
19. UPS - 1,000
20. Ryder System - 994

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