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Fifteen Kansas City-area organizations made the cut for Forbes‘s annual ranking of “America’s Best Midsize Employers,” including three nonprofit or public-sector employers that ranked among the top 100.

The magazine’s list is based on a survey of about 45,000 workers at companies and institutions with 1,000 to 5,000 U.S.-based employees. The final ranking includes 500 employers that received the most recommendations.

Here’s a look at the 15 locally based employers that made the cut, including four public companies:

  • No. 12: Olathe Public Schools (Olathe)
  • No. 55: GEHA (Lee’s Summit)
  • No. 62: Blue Valley School District (Overland Park)
  • No. 130: HNTB Corp. (Kansas City)
  • No. 148: North Kansas City Hospital (North Kansas City)
  • No. 225: Netsmart (Overland Park)
  • No. 240: University Health (Kansas City)
  • No. 284: SelectQuote Inc. (Overland Park)
  • No. 292: Commerce Bancshares Inc. (Kansas City)
  • No. 297: JE Dunn Construction (Kansas City)
  • No. 303: UMB Bank (Kansas City)
  • No. 320: Apple Bus Co. (Cleveland, Missouri)
  • No. 408: Johnson County government (Olathe)
  • No. 475: Cosentino’s Food Stores (Prairie Village)
  • No. 487: Hostess Brands Inc. (Lenexa)

Read more in the Kansas City Business Journal.