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    Forbes is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The Company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, and Forbes Europe magazines as well as The Forbes brand includes magazines and licensed local editions around the globe,, TV, research, social and mobile platforms. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements. 

    HQJersey City, NJ, US
    Employee Ratings3.9
    Overall CultureA-

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)11,259
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Forbes

    Mike Federle

    Mike Federle

    Mike Perlis

    Mike Perlis

    Vice Chairman and Strategic Advisor
    Margy Loftus

    Margy Loftus

    Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    Randall Lane

    Randall Lane

    Editor and Chief Content Officer
    MariaRosa Cartolano

    MariaRosa Cartolano

    Associate General Counsel
    Michael York

    Michael York

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    Forbes Office Locations

    Forbes has offices in Jersey City, Chicago, San Francisco, North Sydney and in 22 other locations
    Jersey City, NJ, US (HQ)
    499 Washington Blvd
    Chicago, IL, US
    Great Central Station, 205 N Michigan Ave #3911
    San Francisco, CA, US
    101 Mission St 12th Floor, San Francisco
    North Sydney, AU
    2 80 Pacific Hwy
    Vienna, AT
    Nordbahnstrasse 36/0/3
    Zhabei Qu, CN
    399号 Heng Feng Lu
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    Forbes Financials and Metrics

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    Forbes Operating Metrics

    Forbes's Unique Visitors was reported to be 60 m in Feb, 2018.
    Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Dec, 2014Jan, 2016Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Apr, 2018

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    Monthly Unique Visitors (US)

    44.5 m53.9 m59 m

    Unique Visitors

    27 m60 m
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    Forbes Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    CameramaMarch 16, 2015
    True/SlantMay 25, 2010
    FlipGlossNovember 12, 2009
    ClipmarksAugust 07, 2007
    InvestopediaApril 17, 2007

    Forbes Cybersecurity Score

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    Forbes Blogs

    What Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Does - And Doesn’t - Mean For The Abraham Accords

    it is important to understand what the Abraham Accords didn’t promise — immediate peace between Palestinians and Israelis— as much as what they did: A regional economic and political dividend that might make negotiating peace easier in the future.

    ‘Horrified’ Associated Press And Al Jazeera Denounce Israeli Attack

    Associated Press president and CEO Gary Pruitt called the attack on Saturday by Israel’s air force — on a tower block in Gaza that housed offices occupied by several media outlets — a development that has “shocked” and “horrified” the news organization.

    At Least 18 States Dropping $300-A-Week Federal Unemployment Benefits

    Many Republicans are claiming that overly generous unemployment payments are causing labor shortages.

    Premier Lacrosse Joins NBC’s Peacock Video Service

    The Premier Lacrosse League has announced that NBC Sports and NBC's video service, Peacock, would be carrying the PLL's series of games this year on their TV and digital outlets, including Peacock.

    Judge Allows National Eviction Moratorium To Remain In Force While Feds Appeal Ruling Tossing It

    Around 12 million are behind on their rent in the United States.

    How TikTok Keeps Dua Lipa ‘Levitating’ At The Top Of The Charts

    The single just hit a high of No. 4 on the Hot 100 despite being released more than seven months ago.
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    Forbes Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Forbes founded?

      Forbes was founded in 1917.

    • Who are Forbes key executives?

      Forbes's key executives are Mike Federle, Mike Perlis and Margy Loftus.

    • How many employees does Forbes have?

      Forbes has 11,259 employees.

    • Who are Forbes competitors?

      Competitors of Forbes include New York Magazine, Kiplinger and New York Times.

    • Where is Forbes headquarters?

      Forbes headquarters is located at 499 Washington Blvd, Jersey City.

    • Where are Forbes offices?

      Forbes has offices in Jersey City, Chicago, San Francisco, North Sydney and in 22 other locations.

    • How many offices does Forbes have?

      Forbes has 26 offices.