Ohio’s success in financial services may be one of the best-kept secrets in the global economy. Our insurance industry is home to six Fortune 1000 company headquarters. With more than 173,000 employees, Ohio’s innovative, A-rated banks and insurance companies play a serious role in the American economy and beyond.

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The perfect base of operations

Six insurance carriers with headquarters in Ohio made Fortune’s list of the 1,000 largest American companies, as judged by revenue in 2010: Nationwide Insurance, Progressive Insurance, Western & Southern Financial Group, American Financial, Cincinnnati Financial, and Medical Mutual of Ohio.

6 Fortune 1000 insurance headquarters

Industry Leading Companies

Thriving in Ohio

Fifty-five of the Fortune 1,000 list of largest U.S. companies are based in Ohio – The 5th in the nation. Ohio is home to nine major banks and insurance companies, second only to New York in terms of concentration in a single state. Ohio’s total labor pool is 5.9 million people and is home to some of the nation’s best universities, large and small. Our 200 institutions of higher learning are more than any other state on a per-capita basis.

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Aligned with the demands of modern business

Ohio’s public and private universities supply well-prepared employees to our workforce. And robust academic/industry collaboration helps bridge the gap between theory and practice. You’ll find thriving business, economics and law programs at many of Ohio’s universities, including:

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Maximize your marketability

Discover why Ohio is the perfect base of financial services operations. 57 of the Fortune 1000 largets U.S. companies are based in Ohio, 5th in the nation. Also, 3 of the top 20 U.S. based banks and 4 of the top 35 U.S. based insurance companies are headquarted in Ohio.

These and other corporations have significant operations in Ohio.

Ohio is home to a massive banking community, with significant regional, national and international institutions either based here or with large employee footprints (JP Morgan Chase is the state’s single largest financial services employer). The state includes more than 230 banks and thrifts, including three of the top 20 in the nation. More than 350 credit unions add to the state’s diverse financial services mix.

We’re also one of the nation’s most concentrated centers for insurance companies. Ohio has more than 250 P&C and life insurance companies, including four of the top 35 in the United States. Ohio is 7th in total U.S. insurance employment by state, and is home to the second most P&C companies in the country.

In addition to hundreds of banks and insurance companies, Ohio hosts additional specialty firms that enhance and service the industry, including companies that offer financial technology, processing and service operations, finance and credit specialists, and more.

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John Minor
Managing Director
Phone: 614-224-6446