Biggest Surrey-based employers in 2016

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2016

Updated online September 29, 2016: the company previously at #18 in the print version, published September 13, 2016, had incorrect data and is now at #12. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '16FootnotesCompanyTop local executive(s)Primary businessYear foundedNo. of B.C. staff '14No. of B.C. staff '15No. of B.C. staff '16
1 Fraser Health
13450 102 Ave Suite 400
Surrey, BC V3R 7P8
Phone: 604-587-4600
www.fraserhealth.ca
Michael Marchbank (president and CEO) Publicly funded health authority for one in three British Columbians 2001 22,000 22,000 25,000
2 School District No 36 (Surrey)
14033 92 Ave
Surrey, BC V3V 0B7
Phone: 604-596-7733
www.surreyschools.ca
Jordan Tinney (superintendent) Public school district 1906 10,025 9,998 10,059
3 Year founded: Date of incorporation; officially became a city in 1993 City of Surrey
13450 104 Ave
Surrey, BC V3T 1V8
Phone: 604-591-4011
www.surrey.ca
Linda Hepner (mayor) Municipal government 1879 3,500 2,659 3,400
4 BC headcount 2016: 2015 figure Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
9900 King George Blvd Suite 800
Surrey, BC V3T 0K7
Phone: 604-517-7400
www.coastcapitalsavings.com
Don Coulter (president and CEO) Full-service financial institution 1940 1,617 1,600 1,600
5 BC headcount 2016: Active employees as of January 31; excludes on-call, student workers and casual contractors; BC headcount 2015: Active employees as of January 31; excludes on-call, student workers and casual contractors; BC headcount 2014: Active employees as of January 31; excludes on-call, student workers and casual contractors; Worldwide staff 2016: Active employees as of January 31; excludes on-call, student workers and casual contractors; Worldwide staff 2015: Active employees as of January 31; excludes on-call, student workers and casual contractors Kwantlen Polytechnic University
12666 72 Ave
Surrey, BC V3W 2M8
Phone: 604-599-2000
www.kpu.ca
Alan Davis (president and vice-chancellor) Provides a student-centred learning environment that brings students, instructors and industry experts together in small classes that combine academic excellence with hands-on, applied learning 1981 1,326 1,298 1,332

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