Crown Castle owns, operates and leases shared wireless infrastructure that is geographically dispersed throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, including towers and other structures, such as rooftops, and fiber primarily supporting small cell networks. The Company's core business is providing access, including space or capacity, to a shared wireless infrastructure via long-term contracts in various forms, including license, sublease and lease agreements.

Houston, US
Size (employees)
2,700 (est)
Crown Castle was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, US
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Key People/Management at Crown Castle

Jay Brown

Jay Brown

President and Chief Executive Officer
Laura Nichol

Laura Nichol

Senior Vice President, Business Support
James Young

James Young

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Fiber
Robert Ackerman

Robert Ackerman

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Towers and Small Cells
Daniel Schlanger

Daniel Schlanger

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth Simon

Kenneth Simon

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mike Kavanagh

Mike Kavanagh

Senior Vice President of Sales and Chief Commercial Officer
Phil Kelley

Phil Kelley

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
W. Benjamin Moreland

W. Benjamin Moreland

Executive Vice Chairman

Crown Castle Office Locations

Crown Castle has an office in Ogden, Virginia Beach, Salt Lake City, Sunrise and in 73 other locations
Houston, US (HQ)
600 1220 Augusta Dr
Canonsburg, US
2000 Corporate Dr
Memphis, US
6380 E Holmes Rd
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Crown Castle Financials and Metrics

Crown Castle Financials

Crown Castle's revenue was reported to be $3.92 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

1 b

Net income (Q2, 2017)

112.1 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

258.5 m

Market capitalization (5-Feb-2018)

43.3 b

Cash (4-Feb-2018)

199.7 m


57 b
Crown Castle's current market capitalization is $43.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b3.7 b3.7 b3.9 b

Revenue growth, %



921.8 m993.6 m946.2 m949.2 m

EBIT margin, %

USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


749 m876 m916.3 m930 m900.5 m899.4 m918.1 m934.4 m962.4 m992 m1 b1 b

General and administrative expense

58.5 m64.8 m69.2 m71.4 m79.5 m73.1 m76.7 m97.6 m91.4 m89.9 m100.7 m97.7 m

Operating expense total

526.1 m624.4 m686.2 m679.7 m678 m658.7 m687.3 m722.6 m731.2 m747.8 m759.4 m779.8 m


222.8 m251.6 m230.2 m250.3 m244.9 m240.7 m230.8 m211.7 m231.2 m244.3 m256.5 m258.5 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


223.4 m175.6 m178.8 m567.6 m

Accounts Receivable

249.9 m329.2 m313.3 m373.5 m

Prepaid Expenses

132 m155.1 m133.2 m128.7 m

Current Assets

892.7 m931.5 m981.2 m1.3 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


218.6 m200.5 m227.5 m238.6 m240.2 m338.6 m184.1 m175.7 m202.3 m156.2 m205.2 m199.7 m

Accounts Receivable

292.6 m253.3 m324.6 m254.7 m229 m276.3 m302.7 m306 m

Prepaid Expenses

144.3 m138.4 m143.7 m141.5 m138 m157.1 m153.3 m176 m

Current Assets

999.8 m852.3 m947.7 m978.8 m927.5 m1.1 b1 b820.9 m817.6 m839.7 m916.4 m951.3 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

93.9 m398.8 m525.3 m357 m

Depreciation and Amortization

774.2 m1 b1 b1.1 b

Accounts Payable

28.7 m10.3 m(5.3 m)10.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2 b1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

46.5 m102.8 m35.4 m108 m111.7 m278.3 m382.6 m47.8 m133.9 m232.3 m119.1 m231.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

195.4 m250.2 m254.2 m254.9 m251.8 m505 m766.6 m277.9 m553.9 m834.7 m288.5 m584.2 m

Accounts Payable

(6.9 m)1.5 m(8.3 m)(9.4 m)(6.7 m)(12.5 m)(29.8 m)(16.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

453.1 m918.9 m1.3 b437.7 m918.2 m1.3 b446.1 m934.1 m
USDY, 2017


220.4 x


61 x


153.7 x


1.8 x


0.6 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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Crown Castle Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Fiber Miles

16 k16.50 k17 k17 k26.50 k27.50 k29 k


41.80 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k
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Crown Castle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CC Towers Holding LLC
CCGS Holdings Corp.
Crown Castle GT Company LLC
Fibernet Direct Holdings LLC
Global Signal Operating Partnership L.P.
InfraSource FI LLC
Pinnacle Towers Acquisition Holdings LLC
WCP Wireless Site RE Holdco LLC
Towers Ventures III LLC
CC Holdings GS V LLC
CC Sunesys Fiber Networks LLC
Crown Castle BP ATT LLC
Crown Castle GT Holding Sub LLC
Crown Castle Operating Company
Crown Castle Investment Corp.
Crown Castle PT Inc.
Crown Castle Solutions LLC
Crown Castle Towers 06-2 LLC
Crown Castle Towers LLC
Global Signal Holdings III LLC
GoldenState Towers LLC
Pinnacle Towers LLC
Sunesys LLC
CC Towers Guarantor LLC
Crown Castle International Corp. de Puerto Rico
Crown Castle NG East LLC
Crown Communication LLC
Fibernet Direct Texas LLC
Fibernet Direct TEL LLC
CCATT Holdings LLC
CCT2 Holdings LLC
CCTM Holdings LLC
Crown Atlantic Company LLC
Crown Castle Atlantic LLC
Crown Castle CA Corp.
Crown Castle GT Corp.
Crown Castle NG Central LLC
Crown Castle NG Networks LLC
Crown Castle NG West LLC
Crown Castle PR LLC
Crown Castle South LLC
Crown Castle USA Inc.
Fibernet Direct Florida LLC
Global Signal Acquisitions LLC
Global Signal Acquisitions II LLC
Global Signal Acquisitions III LLC
Global Signal Acquisitions IV LLC
Global Signal GP LLC
Pinnacle Towers Acquisition LLC
PR Site Development Corporation
WCP Wireless Site RE Funding LLC
Towers Development Corporation
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