|Capital Group of Companies, Inc||Los Angeles||Asset Management||7.3*||7,000||1931|
|Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc||Westlake Village||Electrical Equipment Wholesaler||4.6*||6,200||1957|
|Forever 21, Inc||Los Angeles||Apparel Retail||4.0*||30,000||1984|
|Parsons Corporation 1||Pasadena||Heavy Construction||3.2||11,500||1944|
|The Wonderful Company 2||Los Angeles||Holding Company - Nut & Citrus Farms,
Teleflora, Juice & Water, Freight,
Vineyards & Winery, Pest Control, Etc.
|Panda Restaurant Group||Rosemead||Restaurants||2.8||27,000||1973|
|Newegg, Inc||City of Industry||Online Computer/Electronics Retailer||2.6*||2,500||2001|
|Guitar Center, Inc||Westlake Village||Musical Equipment Retail||2.2*||10,000||1964|
* Estimated by Forbes Magazine
1) For reasons undetermined to the Almanac, Parsons Corporation was listed in the 2017 Forbes List of America's Largest Private Companies. We continue to list them here.
2) The Wonderful Company was know as Roll Global prior to 2015 and Roll International prior to that.
Source: Forbes Magazine
Platinum Equity LLC of Beverly Hills, listed in Forbes' annual List of America's Largest Private Companies through 2015, was reclassified as a private equity firm in 2016 and was, therefore, no longer eligible for the list.
Parsons Corporation is the largest 100-percent employee-owned company in the United States.