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The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO)

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The GEO Group, Inc.

One Park Place
Suite 700
Boca Raton, FL 33487
United States

IndustryREIT - Healthcare Facilities
Full Time Employees19,370

Key Executives

Mr. George C. Zoley Ph.D.Founder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of GEO Care INC3.25M127.74k67
Mr. Brian R. EvansChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP1.11MN/A49
Mr. John J. BulfinSr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.904.87kN/A63
Mr. Thomas M. WierdsmaSr. VP of Project Devel.797.2kN/A66
Mr. J. David DonahueSr. VP and Pres of U.S. Corrections & Detention & International Operations923.49kN/A57
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through four segments: U.S. Corrections & Detention, GEO Community Services, International Services, and Facility Construction & Design. The company owns, leases, and operates a range of correctional and detention facilities, including maximum, medium, and minimum security prisons; immigration detention centers; minimum security detention centers; and community based re-entry facilities. It offers correctional and detention management services that involves the provision of security, administrative, rehabilitation, education, and food services primarily at adult male correctional and detention facilities; engages in the supervision of adult parolees and probationers, as well as the provision of temporary housing, programming, employment assistance, and other services; and provides residential, detention, shelter care, and community based services with rehabilitative and educational programs. The company also provides monitoring services, and evidence-based supervision and treatment programs for community-based parolees, probationers, and pretrial defendants; and services to immigration and customs enforcement for the provision of services to improve the participation of non-detained aliens in the immigration court system. In addition, it offers transportation services for offender and detainee populations; and prisoner escort and custody services. As of February 21, 2013, the company owned and/or managed 100 facilities totaling approximately 73,000 beds. The GEO Group, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

Corporate Governance

The GEO Group, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.