San Fernando Valley Business Journal

SFVBJ BI-WEEKLY LISTS

The Walt Disney Co. Reigns on Public Companies List

Diverse: Public companies touch on many industry sectors, including health care, aerospace.

LIST STORY: We analyze the top public companies that made our list. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 VALLEY'S LARGEST PUBLIC COMPANIES list for download (pdf)

Rising Earnings, Stock Lead to Higher Compensation

PAY: Chief executives of Valley public companies benefit from pay for performance packages.

LIST STORY: Board leaders speak out on executive compensation. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 VALLEY'S HIGHEST PAID CEOs and the 2012 PUBLIC COMPANIES PROFITABILITY INDEX lists for download (pdf)

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Real Estate Brokerage Firms Predict Bright Spots For 2012

Growth: Apartment sales will remain hot this year as other markets begin to warm up.

ABOUT THE LISTS. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE FIRMS, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FIRMS, LEASED OFFICE SPACES, and SOLD OFFICE SPACES lists for download (pdf)

Chambers Use Programs to Bring Value to Members

Assistance: Beautification efforts, and farmers markets among Valley examples.

LIST STORY: Valley Area Chambers of Commerce Listed in alphabetical order. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 VALLEY AREA CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE list for download (pdf)

Encino Law Firm Rises to Top for Ninth Straight Year

LIST: Michelman & Robinson, LLP has 54 attorneys in Valley region and keeps hiring.

LIST STORY - LARGEST LAW FIRMS: List of firms by key practice areas, number of attorneys, number of employees. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 LARGEST LAW Firms lists for download (pdf)

Careful Planning Drives Demand for Wealth Advisors

invest: Real estate seen as good investment as banks hold off on making loans.

New opportunities and new clients increase assets at money management firms. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 LARGEST MONEY MANAGEMENT Firms list for download (pdf)

THE LIST - Largest Money Management Firms

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

10 Largest Wealth Management firms, Ranked by total assets managed in 2011. Includes SFVBJ's 2012 LARGEST MONEY MANAGEMENT Firms list for download (pdf)

THE LIST: Public Companies Profitability Index

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

Performance of companies in the greater San Fernando Valley region based on ROE. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 PUBLIC COS PROFITABILITY INDEX list for download (pdf)

Most Profitable Companies Focused on Transformation

LIST: Companies topping the list have track record for growth through expansion, acquisitions.

The List Story. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 PUBLIC COS PROFITABILITY INDEX list for download (pdf)

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THE LIST: LARGEST VALLEY HOSPITALS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

ABOUT THE LISTS: Largest Hospitals: Ranked by average daily census of patients, number of staffed beds, and occupancy rate, 2011. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 LARGEST VALLEY HOSPITALS lists for download (pdf)

THE LIST: Largest Valley Assisted Living Facilities

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

ABOUT THE LISTS: Largest Valley Assisted Living Facilities, Ranked by number of assisted living units

THE LIST - Fastest-Growing Private Companies

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

ABOUT THE LIST - Greater San Fernando Valley-based companies ranked by revenue growth from 2008-2010. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 Fastest Growing Private Cos list for download (pdf)

Grad Schools See Dropping Enrollment for MBAs

education: Students cautious about adding debt in uncertain economy.

LIST STORY: Largest University Business Programs sorted by part-time enrollment. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 Largest Valley Graduate Business School Programs list for download (pdf)

THE LIST - LARGEST VALLEY AVIATION COS.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

SPECIAL REPORT: PRIVATE AVIATION: MONEY IN THE SKY. Largest Aviation Companies and Largest Fixed Base Opperators, Ranked by number of passengers in 2010. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 LARGEST VALLEY AVIATION COMPANIES list for download (pdf)

Valley Aviation Companies Expand Service Offerings

Lists: Mainstay Clay Lacy Aviation tops List for fixed-based operators serving region.

SPECIAL REPORT: PRIVATE AVIATION: MONEY IN THE SKY. A look at the Valley’s top aviation companies. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 LARGEST VALLEY AVIATION COMPANIES list for download (pdf)

THE LIST: Largest Valley Graduate Business School Programs

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / PACESETTER

Ranked by number of graduates in 2011. Includes SFVBJ's 2011 Largest Valley Graduate Business School Programs list for download (pdf)

Valley’s Public Companies Challenged by Downturn

CORPORATE: Some public companies are cutting costs, employees. A few are hiring.

LIST STORY: Local public companies feel the affects of the economic downturn. Includes the SFVBJ's Largest Valley Public Companies list for download (pdf)

THE LIST - LARGEST VALLEY PUBLIC COMPANIES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

About the List - LARGEST VALLEY PUBLIC COMPANIES, Ranked by market capitalization. Includes the SFVBJ's Largest Valley Public Companies list for download (pdf)

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THE LIST - Largest Valley Meeting Facilities

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

ABOUT THE LIST - Ranked by total square footage of meeting space. Includes the SFVBJ's Largest Valley Meeting Facilities list for download (pdf)

THE LIST - Largest Advertising, Public Relations & Marketing firms

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

ABOUT THE LIST - Ranked by number of employees in the greater San Fernando Valley. Includes the 2011 SFV's LARGEST ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, MARKETING FIRMS list for download (pdf)

Marketing, PR Firms Grow Despite Industry Changes

Internet: Online ad giant ValueClick Inc. earns No. 1 spot on this year’s List.

LIST STORY: Marketing firms adapt to a changing media environment. Includes the 2011 SFV's LARGEST ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, MARKETING FIRMS list for download (pdf)

THE LIST: Largest Family-Owned Businesses

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

Companies serving the greater San Fernando Valley region ranked by total number of employee. Includes the SFVBJ's LARGEST FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES list for download (pdf)

Being a Family Business Doesn’t Mean Being Small

Size: In the Valley area some family-owned firms provided jobs to hundreds of employees.

Family-owned businesses discuss strategies for growth. Includes the SFVBJ's LARGEST FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES list for download (pdf)

OneWest Bank, FSB Tops Regional Banking List

Banks: this year’s List combines community, regional banks serving Valley area.

LIST STORY: The 2011 list combines community & regional banks. The Changing Face of Community Banks. Includes the 2011 SFV'S Community & Regional Banks Serving the Valley list for download (pdf)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER - Community & Regional Banks Serving the VAlley

The List, Ranked by assets as of June 30, 2011

Community and regional banks: Largest area banks. Includes the 2011 SFV'S Community & Regional Banks Serving the Valley list for download (pdf).

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Credit Unions Benefit as Consumers Spurn Big Banks

List: Burbank-based Lockheed Federal takes top honors.

Local credit unions discuss strategies for growth. The Changing Face of Community Banks. Includes the 2011 SFV'S LARGEST CREDIT UNIONS list for download (pdf)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER - Largest Credit Unions

The List, Ranked by assets as of June 30, 2011

Local credit unions discuss strategies for growth. The Changing Face of Community Banks. Includes the 2011 SFV'S LARGEST CREDIT UNIONS list for download (pdf)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER - National Banks serving the Valley

The List, Ranked by assets as of June 30, 2011

About the Lists - National Banks serving the Valley. The Changing Face of Community Banks. Includes the 2011 SFV'S National Banks Serving the Valley list for download (pdf)

THE LIST - Professional Staffing Companies

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY / THE PACESETTER

Professional staffing companies, ranked by workers placed annually in the greater San Fernando Valley in 2010. Includes the 2011 SFV'S PROFESSIONAL STAFFING COs list for download (pdf)

Most Area Accounting Firms Added New Employees

Hiring: No. 1 firm focuses on managing growth for future.

LIST STORY: Firms discuss strategies for growth and success. Includes the 2011 SFV'S LARGEST ACCOUNTING Firms list for download (pdf)