Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors: 2008
18 : Verizon Communications Inc.
Expanded Profile
Top 100 Revenue: $1,320,637,982
Defense revenue: $1,106,521,397
Civilian revenue: $214,116,585
2007 revenue: $93.5 billion
2007 earnings : $5.5 billion
2006 revenue: $88.2 billion
2006 earnings: $6.2 billion
Number of employees: 235,000
Headquarters: New York City
Web address:
President/CEO: Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and CEO
Head of gov't business: Susan Zeleniak, vice president, Verizon Business Federal
Ticker: NYSE: VZ
Lines of business: Wireline-Verizon telecom, wireline-Verizon business and domestic wireless
Major customers: U.S. Postal Service, General Services Administration and U.S. Forest Service
Major contracts/projects: Verizon Business is developing a new custom satellite network to the U.S. Postal Service, enabling it to deliver voice and high-speed data to areas where wireline or wireless access is unavailable or too costly. The work is being done under a two-year contract worth $25 million.
Previous Profile: 2007
Sources: Sources: Washington Technology, Federal Sources Inc., Houlihan Lokey

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