KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A record-breaking year of growth helped Burns & McDonnell maintain a strong standing among the nation’s leading design and construction firms. In 2022, the 100% employee-owned firm supported nearly 19,000 global projects and sales and revenue grew by nearly 50% to reach $6.9 billion.
Such growth helped the firm secure the No. 7 spot on the 2023 annual survey of Top 500 Design Firms by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, up from No. 8 in 2022. This year’s ranking is the firm’s sixth top-10 ranking within the Top 500 Design Firms.
“Burns & McDonnell is made up of 13,500 highly knowledgeable, hardworking and caring employee-owners and craft professionals who are focused on finding innovative solutions to the world’s biggest challenges,” says Ray Kowalik, chairman and CEO of Burns & McDonnell. “We offer our clients the best and brightest talent with an ownership mindset that has directly led to our growth and success.”
Burns & McDonnell continues to see strong growth from integrated engineer-procure-construct projects. The most robust markets continue to be mission critical, oil and gas, decarbonization and electrification, logistics and supply chain alterations, and the digital transformation.
Burns & McDonnell maintained its No. 1 ranking in the Power category for the eighth consecutive year. In addition, Burns & McDonnell also ranks among the top 20 firms in six other categories:
- No. 2 in Telecommunications
- No. 7 in Industrial Process/Petroleum
- No. 10 in Manufacturing
- No. 15 in Hazardous Waste
- No. 15 in Water
- No. 19 in Sewer and Waste
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of more than 13,500 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, planners, technologists, and scientists to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from 70 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.