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File #: 160823    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 9/22/2016 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/22/2016
Title: Recognizing and congratulating Perryman Building and Construction for being awarded The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune Magazine's Inner City 100 Honor.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Jones, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Gym
Attachments: 1. Signature16082300.pdf
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Recognizing and congratulating Perryman Building and Construction for being awarded The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune Magazine's Inner City 100 Honor.

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WHEREAS, Perryman Building and Construction, a minority-owned and operated firm, is one of the leading, full-service construction companies on the East Coast, self-performing project planning, management, and construction projects for pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, transportation companies, energy companies, parks, and others; and

WHEREAS, Originally founded in 1961 by Jimmie Lee Perryman, Sr. in Evergreen, Alabama, the company's philosophy was and is simple: a quality job performed by quality people always counts. Perryman was especially proud of the number of employees who were able to go on to build their own dreams, including influencing many families to send their children to college for the first time; and

WHEREAS, Today, Angelo R. Perryman leads Perryman Building and Construction as President and CEO. Angelina Perryman, Vice President of Administration, is the third generation of the Perryman family in a leadership position at the company; and

WHEREAS, The company has completed over 1,000 projects and is an active sponsor and participant in numerous community and civic endeavors in its home base, the Mid-Atlantic region; and

WHEREAS, Ranked by revenue growth, Perryman Building and Construction reported 2015 revenues of $21.36M and a five-year growth rate of 381 percent from 2011-2015. Recent Perryman projects include: construction of the Democratic National Convention venue in Philadelphia, Subaru Headquarters in Camden, NJ, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Convention Center, and many others; and

WHEREAS, The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) is an annually compiled and released listing featuring innovative, entrepreneurial, and fast-growing businesses from around the country with headquarters located in inner ci...

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