Forbes Names Granite One of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced today it has been named by Forbes as one of Americas Best Mid-Size Employers for the fourth year in a row. The annual Forbes ranking honors employers based on an independent survey asking how likely employees would be to recommend their employerand other employers in their respective industriesto someone else.

Being named as one of Americas Best Mid-Size Employers for the fourth year in a row is a distinct honor made possible because of our employees, said Granite President and Chief Executive Officer, James H. Roberts. We have the best people in the industry. By living our Core Values, our employees cultivate an environment others want to join.

Forbes, in partnership with, conducted an anonymous survey of over 50,000 U.S. employees working for large and mid-size U.S. firms, divisions of international companies or institutions to compile the list. Respondents were asked to rate 30 work related attributes grouped in terms of atmosphere, compensation and diversity to ascertain if the employers make their employees feel secure, understood, needed and inspired.

About Granite

Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) is a full-suite provider in the transportation, water infrastructure and mineral exploration markets. Granite, Americas Infrastructure Company, is an award-winning firm in safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years. Granite is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit

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