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According to the Maryland Department of Commerce, a total of 149 Maryland businesses have been named to the latest Inc. 5000 rankings, the highest recorded amount for the state in nearly a decade.

These companies, now considered among the fastest-growing companies in the country, include 13 specifically named among the top 500 in the nation. Click here to read the full list and sort by Maryland companies.

The recent announcement highlights a variety of industries, with a significant number of companies falling within the Government Services, Information Technology, and Construction sectors throughout the state.

Topping the list for Maryland is Hunt A Killer, an interactive murder mystery game explored through a monthly subscription box delivered to your door. The company – ranking number six on the Inc. 5000 overall – has experienced more than 20,000 percent growth over the past three years.

Top Fastest Growing Companies in Maryland 2020
6Hunt A Killer20485%Consumer Products & ServicesBaltimore
122Four Twelve Roofing3047%ConstructionBaltimore
127mPower2922%Government ServicesNorth Bethesda
128Ad Hoc Research LLC2885%Government ServicesHavre de Grace
140Clear Ridge Defense2650%Government ServicesBaltimore
226Capital Brand Group1954%ConstructionSilver Spring
304DecisionPoint Corporation1489%Government ServicesGaithersburg
377Hop Havoc1209%Food & BeverageWilliamsport
425T-Rex Solutions1080%Government ServicesGreenbelt
463Premier Enterprise Solutions989%IT ManagementUpper Marlboro
495Grant Leading Technology940%IT ManagementRiverdale

According to previous Inc. 5000 lists, the last highest rankings the state of Maryland had was 155 companies in 2012, and 153 companies in 2011, respectively. View this year’s Inc. 5000 list in its entirety.