Three Maryland firms were among the 100 largest U.S. private companies, according to an annual list produced by PrivCo, a New York firm that tracks such companies.

Allegis Group Inc., the Hanover-based staffing company owned by Baltimore Ravens co-owner Steve Bisciotti, ranked 52nd with a reported $10.8 billion in 2014 revenue. It was followed by Towson-based Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. in 92nd and Salisbury-based Perdue Farms in 95th.

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PrivCo reported revenues of nearly $6.35 billion for Whiting-Turner and $6.3 billion for Perdue Farms.

The list was topped by Cargill Inc., the Minnesota-based agri-giant; Koch Industries Inc., the energy, chemical and consumer goods conglomerate owned by the conservative Koch brohters; and State Farm Mutual Insurance. Cargill reported nearly $135 billion in revenues, while Koch had $121 billion.

In the MidAtlantic, the three largest private companies were Long & Foster Companies of Chantilly, Va., in 6th with $49.1 billion in revenue and Mars Inc., the McLean, Va.-based candy maker, in 11th with $35.3 billion in revenue, followed by Allegis.

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