Richard Group Named One of The Best Places to Work in the U.S.

May 2022


Richard Group Named One of The Best Places to Work in the U.S. Ranked #1 in Illinois for Construction Companies by Inc. Magazine  


CHICAGO, IL, MAY 11, 2022—Inc. Magazine recently listed Richard Group among the prestigious list of honorees for The Best Places to Work in the United States. Richard Group also received the coveted #1 ranking as The Best Place to Work for Construction in Illinois. Along with that, Richard Group is one of eleven Construction Companies across the nation and one of three General Contractor’s to receive this award on the Inc. 5000 Best Places to Work Companies list. 


The annual list recognizes the country’s top companies that have gone above and beyond to “reimagine what a thriving business should feel like.” 


Inc. 5000 decided to focus this year on businesses that were “adept at reshaping their culture to take care of their talent—physically and psychologi­cally.” The organization noted that, of the 475 companies that made the cut, “people work for them not because they have to, but because they want to” (Inc Magazine).


“We couldn’t be more pleased with this announcement,” said Richard Group Founder and President Jed Richard. “At Richard Group, we pledge to make our company ‘the best second family you can have.’ This recognition proves our employees believe we’ve made good on that promise—and that makes me feel incredibly proud.”


As a commercial general contracting company that focuses on civil, infrastructure, and energy design-build projects across the U.S., Richard Group has prioritized company culture and life integration since its inception in 2014. They’ve worked to teach and coach team members to see the big picture and exceed their professional aspirations through three—Grit, Gratitude, and Greatness.


“To be named number one to the list is a challenging feat in and of itself—and it strikes a particular chord during this unique time in our history, ” adds Richard, an Army veteran, referencing their top spot in their industry. “Everyone deserves to love where and how they work. Especially in construction. Especially now.”



Richard Group is a Veteran-owned, general contracting and construction management firm specializing in buildings, adaptive reuse interiors, and infrastructure for civil, commercial, and energy projects in the public and private sector. Using a proactive turn-key approach to produce the most efficient path to occupancy, Richard holds to the highest standards of communication, safety, quality, cost, and security—all while honoring the demand for timely execution, partner collaboration, and a process and product that delivers on every promise. For more information, visit



The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers business owners and managers the knowledge, tools, and community to build great companies, with a reach of more than 50 million people each month. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. For more information, visit


Larissa Seibt – Marketing Coordinator
Richard Group, LLC

Scroll to Top