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Real Lease Leads 2020 Rochester Chamber Top 100 34th Annual List of Fastest-Growing Privately Owned Businesses R

eal Lease, an equipment finance company based in East Rochester, Monroe County, took the number one spot on the 34th annual Rochester Chamber Top 100 list of fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. Manufacturing firm, Adaptec Solutions, and construction firm, Terry Tree Service, LLC/ Ironwood Heavy Highway, LLC rounded out the top three. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce accounting partner, KPMG LLP, determines Rochester Chamber Top 100 rankings based upon dollar and percentage revenue growth over a threeyear period, which allows companies large and small to compete on a level playing field. Rochester Chamber President and CEO Bob Duffy said, “The Rochester Chamber Top 100 program serves as the perfect illustration that Rochester has indeed moved from a company town of a few major employers to a place made up of industry from every sector. This year we are excited to see a strong crosssection of well-established companies and startups competing for a coveted spot on the list. The 2020 Rochester Chamber Top 100 companies employ close to 68,000 people and reported total revenue of nearly $13 billion in the most recent fiscal year. The economic impact generated by these businesses has real and lasting influence on our community, and we are proud to have them in our region.”


To be eligible for the Rochester Chamber Top 100, businesses must be independent, privately held, headquartered in the nine-county Finger Lakes region, and have revenue of at least $1 million in each of the three most recent fiscal years. The program recognizes Rochester’s reputation as a region of innovation spurred by a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Real Lease President Patricia Moore said, “We are honored to be recognized by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce as the fastest growing company in Rochester this year. Since purchasing the company four years ago we were able to solidify and renew relationships as well as expand our 3 core business sectors. We attribute our ongoing success to our strong ties and relationships within the Rochester community.” Adaptec Solutions President & CEO Andrew Creathorn said, “We are delighted to be recognized by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. Our success is based on our relentless desire to understand and meet our customers’ requirements, and an incredible amount of hard work and dedication from our entire team.”

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2020 Rochester Chamber Top 100 Digital Magazine  

2020 Rochester Chamber Top 100 Digital Magazine