Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BRK.B)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,520,119,963520
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$186,878,61017
TOTAL$1,706,998,573537
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$391,473,982164
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$45,820,74633
All other$131,186,794289

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
JOHNS MANVILLE INTERNATIONAL, INC. - WILLOWS FACILITY California state 2003 $117,195 training reimbursement
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY (GEICO) California state 2003 $149,682 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2005 $46,800 training reimbursement
SEE'S CANDIES, INC. California state 2006 $39,195 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS California state 2008 $15,791 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2008 $52,988 training reimbursement
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA CHERRY AEROSPACE California state 2010 $22,945 training reimbursement
Johns Manville Corporation California state 2006 undisclosed training reimbursement
McLane/Suneast Inc. California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Noveon, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2008 $4,810 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $5,165 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $81,000 training reimbursement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
NSS Technologies, Inc. Michigan state 2010 $14,000 training reimbursement
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,580 training reimbursement
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,040 training reimbursement
Penn Machine Company Pennsylvania state $23,340 training reimbursement
Forest River, Inc. Oregon state 2004 $43,700 training reimbursement
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
Exacta Aerospace Kansas state 2010 $28,600 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2001 $2,400 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2004 $4,021 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2008 $33,674 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2008 $16,269 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2010 $33,634 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 $21,390 training reimbursement
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2009 $42,825 training reimbursement
McLane Mississippi state 2009 $7,786 training reimbursement
EcoWater Systems, LLC Mississippi state 2011 $19,637 training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - La Porte Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Deer Park Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Pasadena Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2011 $8,040 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2011 $1,300 training reimbursement
Klune Industries Utah state 2010 $1,209 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2010 $5,599 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2009 $8,635 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2009 $2,819 training reimbursement
Homemakers Plaza, Inc. Iowa state 2009 $32,120 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company - Darling Store Fixtures Division Arkansas state 2009 $15,921 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2009 $17,920 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2011 $6,400 training reimbursement
MCLANE/SUNEAST, INC. California state 2011 $16,043 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2011 $18,160 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2011 $59,418 training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 $27,132 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $46,500 training reimbursement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $31,500 training reimbursement
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2008 $47,100 training reimbursement
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $150,000 training reimbursement
L A DARLING COMPANY LLC Arkansas state 2014 $29,100 training reimbursement
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $400,000 training reimbursement
McLane Company, Inc . Kentucky state 2014 $25,000 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries - Anderson South Carolina state 2014 $149,942 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries South Carolina state 2014 $57,942 training reimbursement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2010 $91,439 training reimbursement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2009 $53,796 training reimbursement
HACKNEY LADISH INC Arkansas state 2014 $10,383 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2013 $1,440 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2013 undisclosed training reimbursement
Primus International Washington state 2012 $51,500 training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2014 $35,934 training reimbursement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2014 $55,189 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2015 $245,507 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORP California state 2015 $464,307 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2013 $34,628 training reimbursement
GEICO - Fredericksburg/Va Beach Virginia state 2016 $879,324 training reimbursement
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $150,000 training reimbursement
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners - Mid American Holdings Co. New York local 2003 $2,383,252 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2003 $78,935 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2003 $53,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2004 $2,884,448 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2004 $299,652 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2004 $79,042 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2004 $67,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2004 $48,230 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2005 $3,052,987 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2005 $293,154 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
300 CrossPoint (GEICO) New York local 2005 $231,822 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2005 $60,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2005 $36,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2005 $24,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners - North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2006 $3,086,266 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $388,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building (300 CrossPoint) New York local 2006 $316,981 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $56,085 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2006 $32,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2006 $17,831 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2007 $2,892,573 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2007 $459,491 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2007 $184,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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