461 Nott St
Schenectady, NY, 12308 United States
#132 in Forbes Largest Private Companies (December 2013)
Supermarket operator The Golub Corporation offers tasty come-ons such as table-ready meals, gift certificates, automatic discount cards, and a hotline where cooks answer food-related queries. Golub operates about 135 Price Chopper supermarkets in six states in the northeastern US (New York is its largest market.) About 80 of the locations have in-store pharmacies and some New York stores provide shopping and delivery service through the Shops4U program. Brothers Bill and Ben Golub founded the company in 1932. Today, the Golub family runs the company and owns about 45% of the regional grocery chain; employees own slightly more than 50%.