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$1,277,625,739389
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$183,346,28016
TOTAL$1,460,972,019405
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; 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; ECOWATER; EMPIRE DISTRIBUTORS OF NORTH CAROLINA; ENVIRONMENT ONE; EXACTA AEROSPACE; FLIGHTSAFETY INTL; F [...]

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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$177,154,90782
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$71,015,03312
Oregon$42,209,74632
All other$108,341,650242

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
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $802,500 federal grant
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $1,691,500 federal grant
BNSF Railway Company United States federal 2010 $70,000 federal grant
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY United States federal 2006 $3,435,000 federal grant
TTI United States federal 2003 $20,646 federal grant
JOHNS MANVILLE United States federal 2005 $100,000 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC United States federal 2005 $74,982 federal grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2000 $1,607,000 federal grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2002 $120,000 federal grant
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $137,877,906 federal grant
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,000,000 federal grant
Union Tank Car Company United States federal 2009 $1,729,788 federal grant
Pacific Canyon Windfarm, LLC United States federal 2010 $5,338,964 federal grant
Power County Wind Park North LLC United States federal 2012 $14,140,490 federal grant
Power County Wind Park South LLC United States federal 2012 $15,057,099 federal grant
21st Mortgage Corporation United States federal 2009 $280,405 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Accra-fab, Inc. United States federal 2014 $150,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,126,151 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,363,717 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $456,297 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $1,041,551 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2010 $344,451 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2013 $2,576,784 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2012 $670,407 federal loan or loan guarantee
Exacta Aerospace Inc United States federal 2011 $1,274,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ken's Spray Equipment, Inc. United States federal 2012 $3,488,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $7,952,604 federal loan or loan guarantee
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $2,809,401 federal loan or loan guarantee
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $21,000 grant
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $200,000 grant
Mclane Eastern Inc Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
FlightSafety International Texas state 2008 $720,000 grant
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2006 $300,000 grant
GEICO Florida state 1998 $1,363,688 grant
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
McLane New Jersey, Inc./McLane Company, Inc. New Jersey state 2002 $704,640 grant
Government Employees Insurance Company New Jersey state 2005 $706,050 grant
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2008 $150,000 grant
NETJETS INC Ohio state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
MCSWAIN MANUFACTURING CORP Ohio state 2012 $138,828 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2008 $34,000 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2010 $4,600 grant
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2012 $327,000 grant
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $18,148 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $1,619 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $3,987 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $6,058 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $8,463 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $11,462 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $18,156 grant
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $337,536 grant
NETJETS SERVICES INC Ohio state 2014 $71,333 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2014 $26,507 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $32,565 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $26,435 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $17,563 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $16,790 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $12,758 grant
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Georgia state 2014 $775,000 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2015 $16,913 grant
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $9,000,000 $0 grant/loan hybrid program
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 $0 grant/loan hybrid program
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
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