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To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey. The rest are listed as contenders.
Most Admired
Company City Industry rank
Alcoa New York 4
American Express New York 1
Arrow Electronics Melville 2
Bank of New York Mellon New York 2
Broadridge Financial Solutions Lake Success 3
Bunge White Plains 4
Coach New York 4
Colgate-Palmolive New York 4
Corning Corning 6
Estée Lauder New York 6
Goldman Sachs Group New York 1
Henry Schein Melville 2
IBM Armonk 1
J.P. Morgan Chase New York 2
Jefferies Group New York 5
MasterCard Purchase 3
MetLife New York 4
Morgan Stanley New York 7
New York Life Insurance New York 5
News Corp. New York 5
Paychex Rochester 5
PepsiCo Purchase 2
Philip Morris International New York 2
PhillipsñVan Heusen New York 5
Polo Ralph Lauren New York 2
Starwood Hotels & Resorts White Plains 3
TIAA-CREF New York 9
Time Warner New York 2
Travelers Cos. New York 3
Verizon Communications New York 2
Viacom New York 4
Vornado Realty Trust New York 2
Warnaco Group New York 7
Contenders
Company City Industry rank
ABM Industries New York 8
American International Group New York 16
AOL New York 8
Avon Products New York 10
Bristol-Myers Squibb New York 12
CA Islandia 11
CBS New York 8
Citigroup New York 14
Consolidated Edison New York 9
E*Trade Financial New York 9
Eastman Kodak Rochester 11
Foot Locker New York 8
ITT White Plains 9
Jarden Rye 14
Jones Group New York 14
Liz Claiborne New York 16
Pfizer New York 8
Universal American Rye Brook 9
Warner Music Group New York 9
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group start with about 1,400 companies... More