Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BRK.B)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Industry: 
diversified
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,491,867,623460
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$183,346,28016
TOTAL$1,675,213,903476
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$21,000,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$24,903,36312
TOTAL$45,903,36313
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1992. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2010.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amount in the Megadeal entry and that of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

21st Mortgage Corporation; ACCRA MFG; ACME BRICK; ALLOYWORKS; APPLIED UNDERWRITERS; BENJAMIN MOORE; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY; BNSF; BUFFALO NEWS; BUFFALO NEWS A DIVISION OF OBH; CALEDONIAN ALLOYS; CAMPBELL HAUSFELD / SCOTT FETZER; CANNON MUSKEGON; CENTRAL STATES OF OMAHA COS; CERRO FLOW PROD; CMH MFG; COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC; COMPLEMENTARY COATINGS; CPI ENGINEERING SVC; CTB; DALE MCLOUTH PCC STRUCTURALS; DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC; DURACELL; ECOWATER; EMPIRE DISTRIBUTORS OF NORTH CAROLINA; [...]

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$390,579,788160
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$71,015,03312
Oregon$42,209,74632
All other$109,158,653235

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
JOHNS MANVILLE Alabama state 2008 $8,400 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $12,116 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $25,000 cost reimbursement
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $13,106,556 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Co. New York state 2006 $6,324,949 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $3,256,754 enterprise zone
Environment One Corp. New York state 2006 $400,621 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Co. New York state 2006 $118,395 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2006 $6,775 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2007 $14,500,574 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2007 $5,770,241 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2007 $4,602,680 enterprise zone
Environment One Corp. New York state 2007 $360,510 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corp. New York state 2007 $114,300 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2007 $82,880 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2007 $4,520 enterprise zone
MiTek Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Geico Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International Inc. Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Complementary Coatings Corporation Maryland local 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
VANITY FAIR BRANDS, LP Texas state 2002 undisclosed enterprise zone
MCLANE COMPANY, INC. Texas state 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2011 $12,700 enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2012 $12,507 enterprise zone
Complementary Coatings Corp. New York state 2008 $197,188 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2009 $73,822 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2004 $372,265 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2005 $373,071 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2008 $20,002 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2010 $34,277 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2002 $298,550 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2003 $320,304 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2011 $133,790 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2012 $58,966 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2013 $76,721 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2008 $43,666 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2010 $34,520 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2009 $44,235 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2004 $37,400 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2005 $72,558 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2011 $15,403 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2012 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2013 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2014 $13,785 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2015 $15,767 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2004 $8,451,706 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2005 $11,525,838 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2008 $13,875,956 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2009 $8,362,574 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2010 $6,627,289 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2011 $2,940,092 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2012 $5,677,516 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2013 $24,711,293 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2014 $6,987,821 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2015 $4,205,623 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2009 $886,286 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2004 $4,740,722 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2005 $6,355,642 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2008 $2,042,616 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2010 $5,486,071 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2011 $7,334,272 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2012 $12,409,216 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2013 $16,165,979 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2014 $12,985,478 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2015 $1,362,898 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2004 $896,001 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2005 $1,064,994 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2008 $3,983,297 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2009 $1,823,217 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2010 $3,460,361 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2011 $5,113,332 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2012 $13,799,127 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2013 $9,015,055 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2014 $2,084,057 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2015 $1,995,338 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2008 $7,144 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2009 $5,145 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2010 $4,136 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2002 $32,265 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2003 $25,600 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2004 $8,000 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2005 $8,000 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2011 $3,800 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2009 $19,719 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
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