Industry Sectors

Knowledge-based businesses, with a high concentration in research and development as well as government contracting, drive Montgomery County’s economy.

Leading industry clusters such as life sciences, information technology, and healthcare benefit from a highly educated workforce and the contracting and research opportunities with the U.S. government. 

In addition, the county has a large presence of hospitality companies, financial services, agriculture/horticulture businesses and construction/real estate corporations.

Companies in the county range from large publicly-held corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups.