CarMax annually wins dozens of national and local awards in communities across the country for being a top used car retailer and great place to work. This list represents awards and recognitions from 2015-2018, some of which have been received in years prior as well. Please email to obtain a complete list of awards received.

National Workplace

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For®, FORTUNE magazine, 2005-2018
  • World's Most Admired Companies, FORTUNE magazine, 2018
  • America’s Best Employers, Forbes magazine, 2017-2018
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, FORTUNE magazine, 2016-2018
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, FORTUNE magazine, 2015-2017
  • Corporate Equality Index, 100 percent score in 2018
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2018
  • Best for Vets Employer, Military Times, 2018
  • Military Friendly® Employer designation, 2016-2018
  • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer designation, 2018
  • Training Top 125, Training magazine, 2008-2018
  • Most Valuable Employers for Military®, RecruitMilitary, 2017
  • 15 Best Workplaces in Retail, FORTUNE magazine, 2015-2017
  • Automotive News All-Stars, Public Dealers - Bill Nash, Automotive News magazine, 2017
  • 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans, FORTUNE and ESSENCE magazines, 2015
  • 10 Best Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos, FORTUNE and People en Español magazines, 2015
  • Gallup Great Workplace Award, Gallup, 2015
  • Workforce 100, Workforce magazine, 2015
  • LearningElite, Chief Learning Officer magazine, 2015
  • 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry, Corey Haire, Divisional Vice President, East Coast, Automotive News magazine, 2015

Local Workplace

  • Top Workplaces in Atlanta, large employer category, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia, 2016-2018
  • Best Large Companies to Work For in Texas, FORTUNE magazine, 2018
  • Top Workplaces in the Richmond Area, Sterling Award, mega-size category, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, #1 rank 2014-2018
  • Great Places to Work in the Richmond Region, Richmond Magazine, Richmond, Virginia, 2017
  • Active RVA Certified, Richmond, Virginia, 2013-2017

Customer Experience & Innovation

  • CIO 100 Honoree, CIO Magazine, 2017
  • Customer Service Department of the Year, Gold Stevie Winner, The American Business Awards, 2017
  • Large Capital Projects Award, 21st Annual Technology Awards, Richmond Technology Council, Richmond, Virginia, 2016

Philanthropy & Corporate Citizenship

  • U.S. Retail RepTrack 100, Reputation Institute, 2018
  • America’s Most JUST Company in the Retailing Industry, JUST Capital, 2016
  • RVA’s Top Corporate Donors, Generosity Inc., Richmond BizSense, Richmond, Virginia, 2017

Local Reader-Voted “Best of” Awards

  • Top Used Car Dealer, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 2015-2018
  • Best Auto Dealer-Used, The Frederick News-Post, Frederick, Maryland, 2018
  • Best Car Dealer, The IndyStar, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2018
  • Best Used Car Dealer, The Wichita Eagle, Wichita, Kansas, 2018
  • Best Place to Buy a Pre-Owned Car, Richmond Magazine, Richmond, Virginia, 2018
  • Loudon's Favorite Used Car Dealership, LoudonNow, Loudon, Virginia, 2018
  • Columbus Choice Favorite Overall Car Dealer, The Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus, Ohio, 2018
  • Best Car Dealer - Used, The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 2018
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car, The Freelance Star, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 2018
  • Best Car Dealer in West County, The Ventura County Star, Camarillo, California, 2018
  • Best Car Dealership, Inglewood Today, Inglewood, California, 2017
  • Best Pre-Owned Auto Dealer, The Examiner, Eastern Jackson County, Missouri, 2017
  • Top Used Car Dealer, Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2017
  • Best Independent Used Car Dealer, Providence Journal, Providence, Rhode Island, 2017
  • Top Pick Used Car Dealer, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio, 2016
  • Best Used Car Dealer, The Reporter, Vacaville, California, 2016
  • Best Automotive Dealership, The Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee, 2016
  • Best Used Car Dealership, Hoover Sun, Birmingham, Alabama, 2016
  • Favorite Car Dealership, Fredericksburg Parent and Family magazine, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Vehicle, Lillie Suburban Newspapers, Maplewood, Minnesota, 2016
  • Best Used Auto Dealership, Prince William Today, Manassas, Virginia, 2015-2016
  • Best Car Dealership, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, 2015-2016
  • Best Local Car Dealer, Washington FAMILY Magazine, Washington, D.C., 2015-2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car,, New Haven, Connecticut, 2015-2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Car, Style Weekly, Richmond, Virginia, 2015-2016
  • Best Used Car Dealership, Memphis Flyer, Memphis, Tennessee, 2015-2016
  • Best Used Car Dealership, Free Times, Columbia, South Carolina, 2015-2016
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car, Charleston City Paper, Charleston, South Carolina, 2015-2016
  • Best Used Car Dealer, Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2015
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car, Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Florida, 2015
  • Best Pre-Owned Car Dealer, The Reader, Omaha, Nebraska, 2015
  • Best Place to Buy a Pre-Owned Vehicle, Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, Kentucky, 2015
  • Best Used Car Auto Dealership, Leesburg and Ashburn Today, Leesburg, Virginia, 2015
  • Best Used Car Dealer, The Times of Northwest Indiana, Munster, Indiana, 2015

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