The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies.

Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson owns or holds interests in businesses operating in hotel real estate investment; private equity; financial services; asset management; automobile dealerships; sports and entertainment; and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming.

In 2013, The RLJ Companies announced top ranking of two of its portfolio companies in the “2013 B.E. 100s List,” published annually by Black Enterprise magazine.

  • RLJ-McLarty-Landers Automotive Holdings, LLC ranked 1st for the fourth consecutive year among minority-owned auto dealerships in the country
  • RLJ Equity Partners ranked 12th among the private equity firms.