The Philadelphia Business Journal recently posted a list of the Philadelphia Region’s largest Family-owned Businesses, ranked by the number of total local employees.

12. Firstrust Bank
30. Shoemaker Construction Co.
32. P. Agnes, Inc.
41. Gilbane Building Co.
45. The Safegard Group Inc.
47. Kieffer’s Appliances
49. Torcon, Inc.
66. E.P. Guidi Inc.


Of these companies, 3 have been in business for at least 100 years:

  • Gilbane Building Co: 164 years (and 60 years in Philadelphia)
  • Kieffer’s Appliances: 101 years
  • P. Agnes: 100 years


Click below to see the entire list (you need a subscription to the Philadelphia Business Journal to see the list):