About Davey Tree

Founded in 1880 and employee-owned since 1979.

Strong brands. Engaged employees. Exceptional service.

With operations throughout North America, our branches have expanded, but our commitment to scientifically-based horticultural and environmental services and outstanding client service has never wavered.

Davey Tree is Ohio’s largest employee-owned company and the twelfth-largest in the nation. Adapted from a speech to the Ohio Center for Employee Ownership in 2014, The Davey Tree Expert Company Chairman, Karl Warnke, talks about the five hallmarks of a successful ESOP strategy.

Employee Ownership

A Company of Employee Owners

Davey has been an employee-owned company for 40 years, with employee-ownership at the heart of the company culture. Davey has thrived under the employee ownership model, becoming a billion dollar company in 2018 with more than 10,000 employees contributing throughout North America.