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$1,525,775,814546
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$190,410,94018
TOTAL$1,716,186,754564
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 2011.

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; [...]

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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$392,407,745169
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$48,760,54636
All other$132,969,082307

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Environment One New York local 2007 $29,388 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2007 $7,105 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2009 $2,621,904 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2009 $365,772 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2009 $128,706 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2009 $19,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2009 $11,060 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2009 $8,290 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $8,290 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2009 $1,785 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2010 $7,057 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2010 $131,101 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2010 $315,767 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2010 $1,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2010 $18,559 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2010 $318,721 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2008 $285,528 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2008 $3,567 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2008 $26,366 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2008 $34,656 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2008 $428,348 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2008 $57,752 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2008 $2,649,419 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2011 $1,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2011 $3,633 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2011 $11,283 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2011 $137,604 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2011 $395,483 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO New York multiple 2003 $102,400,000 MEGADEAL
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2012 $365,702 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2012 $311,824 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2012 $144,080 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2012 $57,753 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2012 $6,643 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2013 $2,431 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2013 $143,854 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2013 $312,132 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2013 $377,074 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2014 $387,659 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2014 $318,748 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2014 $2,447 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2015 $283,060 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2015 $377,146 tax credit/rebate
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
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