Sarasota Employment
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Bradenton, Venice and Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota & Manatee County Employers

Publix (Sarasota and Manatee)
Grocery store chain, owned & operated by the employees
Employees: 123,000 worldwide; 4,600 in Manatee/Sarasota
Founded: 1930 in Winterhaven, FL
Annual sales: 18.6 billion
Telephone: (800) 242-1222, on-line info for employment

Publix has been ranked by Fortune as one of the 100 best companies to work for in America for the last 5 years.

School Board of Manatee
Public schools in Manatee County
Employees: 4,500
Superintendent: Dr. Dan Nolan

School Board of Sarasota
Public schools in Sarasota County
Employees: 4,417
Superintendent: Wilma Hamilton

Tropicana Products, Inc. (Manatee)
Largest fruit juice producer
Employees: 5,200 worldwide; 2,200 Manatee/Sarasota
Founded: 1947
Annual sales: $2.3 billion
Telephone: (800) 435-0744, (941) 747-4461, on-line profile for career and jobs

Tropicana is the number 3 brand in U.S. grocery stores and is sold in 30 countries worldwide.

Bon Secours - Venice Hospital & Healthcare (Sarasota)
Catholic, not-for-profit 342-bed hospital, 120-bed nursing care center, 102-bed assisted living facility, ambulatory care center with outpatient surgery. 
Employees: 1,600 Sarasota
Founded: Locally 1951
Annual sales: $197.5 million
Telephone: (800) 368-3442, (941) 485-7711 Call for employment info

Working Mother magazine named Bon Secours Health System one of the 100 best companies for working mothers in the United States. Named one of the top 100 orthopedic and stroke hospitals by HCIA.

PGT Industries (Sarasota)
Manufacturer of custom doors, windows and patio rooms
Employees: 1,400 Sarasota
Founded: 1980
Annual sales: $160 million
Telephone: (941) 480-0650 - Select option 5 for employment or (877) 550-6006
Fax your resume: (941) 486-0809

Blake Medical Center (Manatee)
383-bed acute care hospital offering services from birth to open-heart care
Employees: 1,100
Founded: 1973
Annual sales: Estimated, $307 million, cleared $14.6 million profit after paying taxes
Telephone: (941) 792-6611 Call for employment info

Top 100 hospital honors 1997 - 2001

Manatee Memorial Hospital and Health System (Manatee)
Private 491-licensed bed acute care hospitalbradenton jobs
Employees: 1,400
Founded: 1953
Annual sales: $475 million
Telephone: (941) 746-5111

Joint Commission Health Care Organization accredited 2002, voted Best Hospital by Bradenton Herald readers for eighth year in a row; won U.H.S. Service Excellence Award for 1998.

Wal-mart (Sarasota and Manatee)
Largest retail department store
Employees: 962,000 worldwide; 963 Manatee/Sarasota
Founded: 1962
Annual sales: 46.4 billion
Telephone: (941) 379-3550

Winn Dixie (Sarasota and Manatee)
Grocery store chain, serving Florida for 77 years
Employees: 112,000 in US, 1000 Manatee/Sarasota
Founded: 1925 in Florida
Annual sales: $12 billion
Telephone: Please use website or visit individual store

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota (Sarasota)sarasota jobs
Hospital and outpatient services & affiliates
Employees: 800
Founded: 1967
Annual sales: $270 million
Telephone: (941) 342-1100

A listed Top 100 Hospital for the past five years; received JCAHO Accreditation with Commendation; first hospital in Florida and third in the nation to receive OSHA voluntary protection merit award; among the top ICU departments in the country.

Wellcraft Marine Corp. (Manatee)
Manufacturing of fiberglass boats
Employees: 1,050
Founded: 1955
Annual sales: Estimated, $88 million 
Telephone: (941) 753-7811

American Marine Holdings, Inc. (Manatee)
Parent company of two boat manufacturing companies, Donzi Marine and Pro-Line Boats
Employees: 849
Founded: 1986
Annual sales: $150 million-plus
Telephone: (941) 727-0622

Herald Tribune
Largest local newspaper, owned by The Regional Newspaper Group, which also owns The New York Times
Employees: 640
Founded: 1925
Annual Sales: 
Telephone: (941) 957-5117

Tropitone Furniture Co., Inc. (Manatee)
Designer and manufacturer of fine casual furniture
Employees: 550
Founded: 1953
Annual sales: Estimated, $60 million
Telephone: (941)

Industry honors include the Apollo IBO contract, Roscoe, French Sisel Vert, design excellence and ADEX design awards.

Bealls, Inc. (Manatee)
Retailer of family apparel, footwear and gifts
Employees: 5,000 in US
Founded: 1915
Annual sales: $600 million ($500 million)
Telephone: (941) 747-2355

More than 330 department, outlet and gift stores in Florida, Georgia, Arizona, Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina and California.

Sun Hydraulics
Designer and manufacturer of hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds
Employees: 800
Founded: 1970
Annual sales: $70 million
Telephone: (941) 362-1300

Facilities in Sarasota and Manatee; other facilities located in U.K., Germany, South Korea and China.

FCCI Insurance Group
Commercial property & casualty insurance, third-party administration and professional employment services
Employees: 850
Founded: 1959
Annual sales: $384.3 million ($295.7 million)
Telephone: (800) 226-3224 (941) 907-3224

Recently opened new 300,000-square-foot office complex at Lakewood Ranch.

Shannon Resort & Club Group
Hotel Management / ownership, Longboat Key Club
Employees: 900
Founded: 1987
Annual sales: Est. $23 million

Colony Beach and Tennis Resort
Condo / Hotel Resort
Employees: 350
Founded: 1952
Annual sales: $22 Million
Telephone: (800) 282-1138

Dooley and Mack Constructors, Inc.
Construction managers, general contractors, design/builderssarasota job, sarasota county job, employment sarasota, sarasota florida job
Employees: 174
Founded: 1977
Annual sales: $154 million
Telephone: (941) 921-4636

Recently completed the La Firenza Condominiums on Longboat Key, Redfish Key Villas on Lemon Bay and Sawyer Oaks Business Park in Sarasota.

Take Care of Sarasota
Personal, private-duty home healthcare for residents of Sarasota, Manatee County and Bradenton
Employees: 480
Founded: 1995
Annual sales: $13 million 
Web site:

Vengroff Williams & Associates, Inc.
Credit and collection agency; accounts receivable management
Employees: 1,100-plus world-wide; 306 Sarasota
Founded: 1963
Annual sales: $3 billion, after collections of $34.5 billion
Telephone: (941) 363-5200

This company has attracted numerous Fortune 100 and high-tech clients, including Microsoft, Cisco, Computer Associates, IBM and Sun Microsystems.

Pinnacle Towers Inc.
Telecommunication tower acquisition and site management
Employees: 205 Sarasota
Founded: 1995
Annual sales: $85.4 million
Telephone: (941) 364-8886 (888) 748-3482

Gevity HR (Manatee)
One of the largest human resource providers in the United States
Employees: 1,200 / 200 Manatee
Founded: 1984
Annual sales: $3.2 billion
Telephone: (800) 243-8489

Formerly Staff Leasing. Gevity HR is a Fortune 500 company, is listed in Forbes 500; was recognized by InformationWeek for a third year in a row as a leading information technology innovator in business services and consulting. The company was also awarded a ComputerWorld Smithsonian Honors Award for extraordinary utilization of technology.

Intertape Polymer Group (Manatee)

Developer and manufacturer of specialized plastic and paper products and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use
Employees: 3,000 worldwide
Founded: 1981
Annual sales: $654 million ($570 million)
Telephone: (866) 202-4713

Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Bradenton, Florida (NYSE, TSX: ITP) 

Edwards Systems Technology (Manatee)
Design and manufacture of commercial fire detection systems, mid-range and small fire system products, including closed circuit television cameras and security systems
Employees: 2,000-plus
Founded: 1873
Annual sales: $265 million
Telephone: Please visit web site for on-line employment info

Introduced a new product called Synergy that integrates fire alarm, access control, closed circuit television and security systems into a cohesive network; first company to accomplish this while meeting all regulatory listing requirements of Underwriters Laboratory.

Correctional Services Corporation and Youth Service International
Private correctional and detention facilitiessarasota job, employment, sarasota and bradenton employers
Employees: Estimated, 1,800
Founded: 1989
Annual sales: Estimated, $233 million
Telephone: (941) 953-9199

Trades publicly under the NASDAQ symbol CSCQ.

W. G. Mills, Inc. (Manatee)
Construction manager, general contractor
Employees: 145
Founded: 1972
Annual sales: $200 million

Five regional offices throughout Florida, including: corporate headquarters in Sarasota, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Palm Beach Gardens and Jacksonville.

Pacific Tomato Growers, Ltd. (Manatee)
Grower, packer and shipper of fresh market fruits and vegetables
Employees: 125-2,000 (varying seasonally)
Founded: 1982
Annual sales: $122.3 million ($134.2 million)
Web site: 

Member Manatee Chamber of Commerce and Manatee Economic Development Council; sponsor of Sun Ripe Golf Classic benefiting the USF College of Education Migrant Teacher Scholarship program; recipient of the Florida Commissioner of Agricultures 2000 Ag Environmental Leadership Award.

JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc.
Manufacturer and distributor of industrial chemicals for water treatment
Employees: 400
Founded: 1930
Annual sales: $115 million 
Telephone: (800) 477-1078

Taylor Woodrow, Inc. (Manatee)
Community developer, luxury home and high-rise condo builder, commercial property
Employees: over 6,000 worldwide, 90 Manatee/Sarasota
Founded: 1921 in England, 1936 in North America
Annual sales: $4 billion
Telephone: (941) 554-2036

Taylor Woodrow builds master planned communities combining beautifully designed homes and condominiums with recreational and social amenities to suit home buyers at prices ranging to more than $2 million. Their local communities include The Oaks Preserve, Sawgrass, The Villages of Palm-Aire and The Meadows. Coming soon will be The Beach Residences, next to the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota.

Dental Care Alliance, Inc.
Provides dental management services to 90 dental practices in seven states
Employees: 1,124 throughout eastern U.S., 76 locally
Founded: 1992
Annual sales: Estimated, $103 million

Effective June 1, 2001, the company was re-purchased from its former parent company, Interdent.

Comdial Corporation
Develops and markets sophisticated communications solutions for small- to mid-sized businesses, government and other organizations
Employees: 400; 150 in Sarasota
Founded: 1982
Chief executive: Nick Branica
Annual sales: $100 million

In 2001, Comdial moved its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility from Charlottesville, Va., to Sarasota; was ranked No. 160 among the top 250 publicly held companies in Florida by Florida Trend magazine.

RMC South Florida, Inc. (Manatee) (DBA Singletary Concrete Products, RMC South Florida Materials and Florida Rock and Sand)
Produces and distributes ready-mix concrete, concrete and architectural block, concrete pavers and related materials
Employees: 430
Founded: 1953
Annual sales: $100 million ($100 million)
Web site:

Sysco Food Services West Coast Florida Inc. (Manatee)
Full line marketer and distributor of food, non-food and related items to restaurants, hospitals, hotels, cruise ships and all mass feeding institutions
Employees: 613
Founded: 1995
Annual sales: Estimated, $97.3 million

Invensys Sensor Systems
Supplier of magnetic, ultrasonic and resistive speed, position and motion sensors and controls
Annual sales: $75 million|
Employees: 700
Founded: 1936

Selective HR Solutionssarasota jobs
Professional employer organization
Annual sales: $70 million (10% of gross)
Employees: 151 internal; more than 22,000 company-wide
Founded: 1984

NAPEO member; accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC).

Uniroyal Technology Corporation
Manufacturer of compound semi-conductor and opto-electronic products
Annual sales: $68.3 million
Employees: 400
Founded: 1992

L-3 Communications, Aviation Recorders
Worlds leading manufacturer of solid state cockpit voice recorders and flight data recorders for commercial, civil and military application
Annual sales: Estimated, $60 million
Employees: 200
Founded: 1958

A self-sustained division of L-3 Communications Corporation, Aviation Recorders has sold more than 50,000 recorders.

Hi-Stat Mfg. Co. Division of Stoneridge Inc. (Manatee)
Manufacturer of original equipment sensors for the automotive industry
Annual sales: $59 million
Employees: 575
Founded: 1970
Web site: QS9000 certified; Ford Q1 supplier.

Neal Communities, Neal Custom Homes (Manatee)
Land developer and home builder
Annual sales: $55.9 million
Employees: 173
Founded: 1970

Major projects include University Park Country Club (named best master planned community in America), Perico Bay Club, Wild Oak Bay, new communities at Lakewood Ranch and University Place. Winner of 26 Aurora Awards from the Southeast Builder Conference.

Eaton Aerospace (Manatee)
Electrical power and load management, systems for aerospace applications
Annual sales: $55 million
Employees: 400
Founded: 1893; 1978 in Manatee

Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, Inc. (Manatee)
Developer of Lakewood Ranch, with other businesses in agriculture and aggregate
Annual sales: Estimated, $52 million
Employees: 200
Founded: 1922

Best in American Living Award for best master-planned community in America, Grand Aurora for Best Community with over 150 units, Readers Choice and Readers Preference Awards for Best Community from readers of Sarasota Herald-Tribune and Bradenton Herald.

Ajax Paving Industries
Asphalt manufacturing and paving
Employees: 150
Founded: 1982
Annual sales: $50 million
Web site:

APAC-Florida, Inc. Sarasota Division (Manatee)
Highway/road contractor and asphalt manufacturer
Employees: 180
Founded: 1962
Annual sales: $50 million
F.T.B.A. Quality Project Award; A.C.A. Quality Asphalt Paving Award.

Westra Construction Corp. (Manatee)
Underground water and sewer utility contractor, wastewater treatment plants
Employees: 190
Founded: 1977
Annual sales: $27.5 million

Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Award for the De Soto Correctional Institute Annex project, member Suncoast Utility Contractors Association, American Public Works Association Contractor of the Year Florida West Coast for 1996-97.

Administrative Concepts Corp.
Employee administration
Employees: 3,180
Founded: 1995
Annual sales: $48.8 million
Web site: 

Carter Grandle (Manatee)
Manufacturer of casual furniture, umbrellas and cushions
Employees: 300
Founded: 1988
Annual sales: Estimated, $34 million

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We are working with properties every day: Beach and bay front homes, condos, golf course homes, maintenance-free homes, planned communities, homes with charm, family neighborhoods, the downtown art area, gated and golf communities and new homes. 


Our experience can make the deal happen: We know of properties that are not on the market yet, we know the differences in writing Manatee and Sarasota contracts to save you money and when negotiating a contract our experience can help you get the property that you want. Ethics counts when you want a level playing field and hard work is critical when you want the best.

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