Twenty-three companies on the 2018 Forbes Global 2000 list are headquartered in the Houston metro area. Houston ranks fifth, behind New York, Chicago, San Francisco and San Jose. Dallas, with also 23 Forbes Global headquarters, ranked fifth as well.
Houston’s Forbes Global 2000 companies have combined total assets of $699.0 billion.
The Forbes Global 2000 is based on four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value of April ’18 closing prices.
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research
Melissa Verhoef, PhD
Houston ranks #5 among U.S. metros in Forbes Global 2000 headquarters