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Worldwide Fees of Top PR Firms With Major U.S. Operations

O'Dwyer's PR Firm Rankings Magazine O'Dwyer's May '16 PR Firm Rankings MagazineThe firms ranked below have satisfied the O'Dwyer ranking rules – supporting fee and employee totals with income tax and W-3 forms and providing a current account list. O'Dwyer's rankings should be regarded as an expression of our judgment of a firm's standing within the industry, and are not warranted to comply with any specific objective standards.

  

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  Firm, City, State 2015
Net Fees
Empl. % Fee
Change
from
2014
1.  Edelman, New York, NY $854,576,000 5,936
+7.2
2.  APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC 119,858,300 680
+1.4
3.  WE, Bellevue, WA 98,782,000 645
-7.4
4.  W2O Group, San Francisco, CA 95,010,000 427
+15.0
5.  Ruder Finn, New York, NY 74,000,000 535
even
6.  Finn Partners, New York, NY 71,481,000 476
+35.3
7.  LEWIS, San Francisco, CA 68,585,000 568
+11.6
8.  ICR, New York, NY 56,208,757 153
+10.8
9.  Zeno Group, New York, NY 47,343,821 317
+18.6
10.  PadillaCRT, Minneapolis, MN 34,813,666 190
+10.1
11.  Global Strategy Group, New York, NY 31,000,000 87
-4.5
12.  Racepoint Global, Boston, MA 29,247,347 194
+7.2
13.  Coyne PR, Parsippany, NJ 27,000,000 184
+17.3
14.  G&S Business Communications, New York, NY 25,012,724 142
+1.7
15.  Regan Communications Group, Boston, MA 24,547,269 87
+2.0
16.  Prosek Partners, New York, NY 24,400,000 102
+20.2
17.  Taylor, New York, NY 22,100,000 105
+1.8
18.  5W Public Relations, New York, NY 21,467,473 133
+13.2
19.  French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC 21,166,208 96
+12.9
20.  Fahlgren Mortine, Columbus, OH 20,554,236 119
+10.4
21.  Hunter PR, New York, NY 20,500,000 102
+2.0
22.  LEVICK, Washington, DC 19,586,431 71
+13.7
23.  Peppercomm, New York, NY 18,234,544 88
+11.9
24.  Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA 18,172,771 122
+12.7
25.  Spectrum, Washington, DC 14,840,000 60
+83.5
26.  IMRE, LLC, Baltimore, MD 14,600,000 85
+9.0
27.  Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Boston, MA 14,105,981 44
+6.9
28.  Cooney Waters Unlimited, New York, NY 14,020,725 46
-9.1
29.  Makovsky, New York, NY 13,500,000 60
+2.3
30.  Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL 13,300,000 48
+9.0
31.  PAN Communications, Boston, MA 13,161,819 94
+24.1
32.  RF | Binder Partners, New York, NY 12,700,000 68
even
33.  Inkhouse Media + Marketing, Waltham, MA 12,110,173 80
+34.3
34.  Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL 11,842,541 65
+10.6
35.  Merritt Group, McLean, VA 11,119,100 54
+9.2
36.  Highwire PR, San Francisco, CA 10,994,175 55
+33.9
37.  Gold PR, Corona, CA 10,512,180 4
+65.8
38.  Davies, Santa Barbara, CA 10,392,086 32
+4.0
39.  Crosby, Annapolis, MD 10,055,190 48
-3.7
40.  ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN 10,000,500 45
+12.6
41.  Hoffman Agency, The, San Jose, CA 9,985,000 28
-2.7
42.  Development Counsellors Int'l (DCI), New York, NY 9,617,526 47
+5.9
43.  Bliss Integrated Communication, New York, NY 9,495,000 49
+40.0
44.  Podesta Group, Washington, DC 9,020,909 20
+10.3
45.  Bateman Group, San Francisco, CA 8,643,281 46
+28.9
46.  FoodMinds, Chicago, IL 8,287,748 33
+2.6
47.  Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA 7,736,000 50
+8.7
48.  rbb Public Relations, Miami, FL 7,605,889 45
+18.8
49.  360 Public Relations, Boston, MA 7,504,871 44
+14.6
50.  Gregory FCA, Ardmore, PA 7,500,000 55
+10.3
51.  Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN 7,421,545 26
+21.8
52.  Quinn, New York, NY 7,303,494 58
+34.4
53.  Lambert, Edwards & Associates, Grand Rapids, MI 7,058,000 42
+3.2
54.  Lou Hammond & Associates, New York, NY 6,966,994 40
+3.2
55.  Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL 6,939,903 63
+52.1
56.  Greentarget Global LLC, Chicago, IL 6,834,979 38
+9.7
57.  McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 6,806,534 59
even
58.  JPA Health Communications, Washington, DC 6,056,952 29
+30.8
59.  J Public Relations, New York, NY 6,015,467 46
+25.1
60.  Cerrell Associates, Los Angeles, CA 5,948,056 25
+18.6
61.  Public Communications Inc., Chicago, IL 5,830,475 48
-7.6
62.  Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,782,153 34
+40.7
63.  CooperKatz & Co., New York, NY 5,581,445 35
+16.5
64.  Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,468,382 28
+6.6
65.  Dukas Linden Public Relations, New York, NY 5,264,021 21
+15.1
66.  Singer Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA 4,736,816 20
-28.9
67.  Konnect Public Relations, Los Angeles, CA 4,735,131 36
+46.7
68.  KYNE, New York, NY 4,592,165 19
+25.8
69.  L.C. Williams & Associates, Chicago, IL 4,459,649 23
-5.3
70.  Status Labs, Austin, TX 4,414,872 29
+55.7
71.  MCS Healthcare Public Relations, Bedminster, NJ 4,339,299 20
+52.3
72.  Randle Communications, Sacramento, CA 4,173,887 18
+21.4
73.  Hawkins Int'l Public Relations, New York, NY 4,025,000 29
+17.3
74.  LANE, Portland, OR 3,986,728 23
+3.6
75.  Beehive Strategic Communication, St. Paul, MN 3,843,700 10
+41.5
76.  Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations Inc., New York, NY 3,840,000 23
+8.4
77.  Intermarket Communications, New York, NY 3,755,000 14
-1.6
78.  Standing Partnership, St. Louis, MO 3,648,421 20
-4.6
79.  North 6th Agency (N6A), New York, NY 3,434,669 28
+65.9
80.  Hotwire, New York, NY 3,137,558 17
-4.8
81.  SPM Communications, Dallas, TX 3,006,606 21
+25.4
82.  Fiona Hutton & Associates, Inc., Los Angeles, CA 2,990,440 8
-2.5
83.  Schneider Associates, Boston, MA 2,896,296 17
+9.6
84.  Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 2,876,746 20
-9.5
85.  Ripp Media/Public Relations, New York, NY 2,598,311 7
+3.7
86.  LaVoieHealthScience, Boston, MA 2,517,515 10
+100.0
87.  Cashman + Katz Company, Glastonbury, CT 2,485,000 26
+16.4
88.  Wilbert Group, The, Atlanta, GA 2,470,664 10
+58.4
89.  Idea Grove, Dallas, TX 2,368,272 24
+20.8
90.  BoardroomPR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2,300,000 16
even
91.  Lovell Communications, Nashville, TN 2,261,093 13
+27.3
92.  Gatesman+Dave, Pittsburgh, PA 2,134,000 73
+18.6
93.  Verasolve, Potomac, MD 2,132,410 15
+79.4
94.  Didit Communications, LLC, New York, NY 2,022,112 15
+35.2
95.  Landis Communications, San Francisco, CA 1,999,050 20
+38.9
96.  Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA 1,994,343 14
-1.9
97.  Crosswind Media & Public Relations, Austin, TX 1,900,000 21
+7.8
98.  Marketing Maven Public Relations, Camarillo, CA 1,825,595 14
+48.9
99.  BLAZE, Santa Monica, CA 1,768,589 10
+5.0
100.  O'Malley Hansen Communications, Chicago, IL 1,730,000 15
+2.4
101.  Perry Communications Group, Sacramento, CA 1,674,250 9
+5.2
102.  Devine + Partners, Philadelphia, PA 1,449,683 6
+18.2
103.  Wise Public Relations, New York, NY 1,430,000 5
+30.0
104.  Rosica Communications, Paramus, NJ 1,375,533 9
+3.9
105.  Butin Integrated Communications, St. Simons Island, GA 1,314,646 7
+16.7
106.  Power Group, The, Dallas, TX 1,235,829 9
+18.4
107.  Maccabee, Minneapolis, MN 1,198,973 10
+9.4
108.  Champion Management Group, Dallas, TX 1,081,225 11
+38.3
109.  Rock Orange, Miami, FL 1,059,917 26
+11.4
110.  Red Sky PR, Boise, ID 1,052,566 9
even
111.  KCD Public Relations, San Diego, CA 1,014,928 7
+58.5
112.  TransMedia Group, Boca Raton, FL 1,007,231 6
-15.9
113.  Feintuch Communications, New York, NY 819,467 4
+22.9
114.  Butler Associates LLC, New York, NY 811,425 5
-1.7
115.  Leverage PR Inc., Austin, TX 805,596 7
+28.3
116.  Karbo Communications, San Francisco, CA 758,572 10
+99.8
117.  WordWrite Communications LLC, Pittsburgh, PA 718,655 6
+3.4
118.  Hemsworth Communications, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 669,108 7
+138.1
119.  Weiss PR, Baltimore, MD 651,925 3
+17.6
120.  Stuntman PR, New York, NY 617,500 4
-6.3
121.  Bizcom Associates, Addison, TX 595,490 5
+7.5
122.  AMP3 Public Relations, New York, NY 248,501 4
+21.7
123.  Notability Partners LLC, Austin, TX 30,364 1
even
 
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*Overall ranking based on '13 fees
 
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