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

PR Specialties
Agriculture | Beauty | Entertain. | Environ. & PA | Fin'l & IR | Food & Beverage | Healthcare | Home Furnish. | Prof. Svcs. | Sports | Tech. | Travel & Econ. Dev.

Cities/Regions
Chi. | Conn. | Bos. | Fla. | L.A. | Midwest | NY & NJ | Penn. | San Fran. | SE | Texas | D.C. | West


Sort By Name | City | State | 2015 Net Fees | % Change From 2014 | Empl. #

1. Edelman, New York, NY -- $854,576,000 +7.2 (5,936 empl.)

2. APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC -- 119,858,300 +1.4 (680 empl.)

3. WE, Bellevue, WA -- 98,782,000 -7.4 (645 empl.)

4. W2O Group, San Francisco, CA -- 95,010,000 +15.0 (427 empl.)

5. Ruder Finn, New York, NY -- 74,000,000 even (535 empl.)

6. Finn Partners, New York, NY -- 71,481,000 +35.3 (476 empl.)

7. LEWIS, San Francisco, CA -- 68,585,000 +11.6 (568 empl.)

8. ICR, New York, NY -- 56,208,757 +10.8 (153 empl.)

9. Zeno Group, New York, NY -- 47,343,821 +18.6 (317 empl.)

10. PadillaCRT, Minneapolis, MN -- 34,813,666 +10.1 (190 empl.)

11. Global Strategy Group, New York, NY -- 31,000,000 -4.5 (87 empl.)

12. Racepoint Global, Boston, MA -- 29,247,347 +7.2 (194 empl.)

13. Coyne PR, Parsippany, NJ -- 27,000,000 +17.3 (184 empl.)

14. G&S Business Communications, New York, NY -- 25,012,724 +1.7 (142 empl.)

15. Regan Communications Group, Boston, MA -- 24,547,269 +2.0 (87 empl.)

16. Prosek Partners, New York, NY -- 24,400,000 +20.2 (102 empl.)

17. Taylor, New York, NY -- 22,100,000 +1.8 (105 empl.)

18. 5W Public Relations, New York, NY -- 21,467,473 +13.2 (133 empl.)

19. French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC -- 21,166,208 +12.9 (96 empl.)

20. Fahlgren Mortine, Columbus, OH -- 20,554,236 +10.4 (119 empl.)

21. Hunter PR, New York, NY -- 20,500,000 +2.0 (102 empl.)

22. LEVICK, Washington, DC -- 19,586,431 +13.7 (71 empl.)

23. Peppercomm, New York, NY -- 18,234,544 +11.9 (88 empl.)

24. Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA -- 18,172,771 +12.7 (122 empl.)

25. Spectrum, Washington, DC -- 14,840,000 +83.5 (60 empl.)

26. IMRE, LLC, Baltimore, MD -- 14,600,000 +9.0 (85 empl.)

27. Rasky Partners, Inc., Boston, MA -- 14,105,981 +6.9 (44 empl.)

28. Cooney Waters Unlimited, New York, NY -- 14,020,725 -9.1 (46 empl.)

29. Makovsky, New York, NY -- 13,500,000 +2.3 (60 empl.)

30. Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL -- 13,300,000 +9.0 (48 empl.)

31. PAN Communications, Boston, MA -- 13,161,819 +24.1 (94 empl.)

32. RF | Binder Partners, New York, NY -- 12,700,000 even (68 empl.)

33. Inkhouse Media + Marketing, Waltham, MA -- 12,110,173 +34.3 (80 empl.)

34. Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL -- 11,842,541 +10.6 (65 empl.)

35. Merritt Group, McLean, VA -- 11,119,100 +9.2 (54 empl.)

36. Highwire PR, San Francisco, CA -- 10,994,175 +33.9 (55 empl.)

37. Gold PR, Corona, CA -- 10,512,180 +65.8 (4 empl.)

38. Davies, Santa Barbara, CA -- 10,392,086 +4.0 (32 empl.)

39. Crosby, Annapolis, MD -- 10,055,190 -3.7 (48 empl.)

40. ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN -- 10,000,500 +12.6 (45 empl.)

41. Hoffman Agency, The, San Jose, CA -- 9,985,000 -2.7 (28 empl.)

42. Development Counsellors Int'l (DCI), New York, NY -- 9,617,526 +5.9 (47 empl.)

43. Bliss Integrated Communication, New York, NY -- 9,495,000 +40.0 (49 empl.)

44. FMW Media Works Corp., Melville, NY -- 9,463,000 +138.3 (11 empl.)

45. Podesta Group, Washington, DC -- 9,020,909 +10.3 (20 empl.)

46. Bateman Group, San Francisco, CA -- 8,643,281 +28.9 (46 empl.)

47. FoodMinds, Chicago, IL -- 8,287,748 +2.6 (33 empl.)

48. Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA -- 7,736,000 +8.7 (50 empl.)

49. rbb Communications, Miami, FL -- 7,605,889 +18.8 (45 empl.)

50. 360 Public Relations, Boston, MA -- 7,504,871 +14.6 (44 empl.)

51. Gregory FCA, Ardmore, PA -- 7,500,000 +10.3 (55 empl.)

52. Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN -- 7,421,545 +21.8 (26 empl.)

53. Quinn, New York, NY -- 7,303,494 +34.4 (58 empl.)

54. Lambert, Edwards & Associates, Grand Rapids, MI -- 7,058,000 +3.2 (42 empl.)

55. Lou Hammond Group, New York, NY -- 6,966,994 +3.2 (40 empl.)

56. Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL -- 6,939,903 +52.1 (63 empl.)

57. Greentarget Global LLC, Chicago, IL -- 6,834,979 +9.7 (38 empl.)

58. McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN -- 6,806,534 even (59 empl.)

59. Pierpont Communications, Houston, TX -- 6,501,919 +1.1 (33 empl.)

60. JPA Health Communications, Washington, DC -- 6,056,952 +30.8 (29 empl.)

61. J Public Relations, New York, NY -- 6,015,467 +25.1 (46 empl.)

62. Cerrell Associates, Los Angeles, CA -- 5,948,056 +18.6 (25 empl.)

63. Public Communications Inc., Chicago, IL -- 5,830,475 -7.6 (48 empl.)

64. Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL -- 5,782,153 +40.7 (34 empl.)

65. CooperKatz & Co., New York, NY -- 5,581,445 +16.5 (35 empl.)

66. Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL -- 5,468,382 +6.6 (28 empl.)

67. Dukas Linden Public Relations, New York, NY -- 5,264,021 +15.1 (21 empl.)

68. Singer Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA -- 4,736,816 -28.9 (20 empl.)

69. Konnect Public Relations, Los Angeles, CA -- 4,735,131 +46.7 (36 empl.)

70. KYNE, New York, NY -- 4,592,165 +25.8 (19 empl.)

71. L.C. Williams & Associates, Chicago, IL -- 4,459,649 -5.3 (23 empl.)

72. Status Labs, Austin, TX -- 4,414,872 +55.7 (29 empl.)

73. MCS Healthcare Public Relations, Bedminster, NJ -- 4,339,299 +52.3 (20 empl.)

74. Randle Communications, Sacramento, CA -- 4,173,887 +21.4 (18 empl.)

75. Hawkins Int'l Public Relations, New York, NY -- 4,025,000 +17.3 (29 empl.)

76. LANE, Portland, OR -- 3,986,728 +3.6 (23 empl.)

77. Beehive Strategic Communication, St. Paul, MN -- 3,843,700 +41.5 (10 empl.)

78. Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations Inc., New York, NY -- 3,840,000 +8.4 (23 empl.)

79. Intermarket Communications, New York, NY -- 3,755,000 -1.6 (14 empl.)

80. Standing Partnership, St. Louis, MO -- 3,648,421 -4.6 (20 empl.)

81. North 6th Agency (N6A), New York, NY -- 3,434,669 +65.9 (28 empl.)

82. Intrepid Agency, Salt Lake City, UT -- 3,154,685 +4.0 (14 empl.)

83. Hotwire, New York, NY -- 3,137,558 -4.8 (17 empl.)

84. SPM Communications, Dallas, TX -- 3,006,606 +25.4 (21 empl.)

85. Fiona Hutton & Associates, Inc., Los Angeles, CA -- 2,990,440 -2.5 (8 empl.)

86. Schneider Associates, Boston, MA -- 2,896,296 +9.6 (17 empl.)

87. Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA -- 2,876,746 -9.5 (20 empl.)

88. Ripp Media/Public Relations, New York, NY -- 2,598,311 +3.7 (7 empl.)

89. LaVoieHealthScience, Boston, MA -- 2,517,515 +100.0 (10 empl.)

90. Cashman + Katz Company, Glastonbury, CT -- 2,485,000 +16.4 (26 empl.)

91. Wilbert Group, The, Atlanta, GA -- 2,470,664 +58.4 (10 empl.)

92. Idea Grove, Dallas, TX -- 2,368,272 +20.8 (24 empl.)

93. BoardroomPR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- 2,300,000 even (16 empl.)

94. Lovell Communications, Nashville, TN -- 2,261,093 +27.3 (13 empl.)

95. Gatesman+Dave, Pittsburgh, PA -- 2,134,000 +18.6 (73 empl.)

96. Verasolve, Potomac, MD -- 2,132,410 +79.4 (15 empl.)

97. Didit Communications, LLC, New York, NY -- 2,022,112 +35.2 (15 empl.)

98. Landis Communications, San Francisco, CA -- 1,999,050 +38.9 (20 empl.)

99. Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA -- 1,994,343 -1.9 (14 empl.)

100. Crosswind Media & Public Relations, Austin, TX -- 1,900,000 +7.8 (21 empl.)

101. Marketing Maven Public Relations, Camarillo, CA -- 1,825,595 +48.9 (14 empl.)

102. BLAZE, Santa Monica, CA -- 1,768,589 +5.0 (10 empl.)

103. O'Malley Hansen Communications, Chicago, IL -- 1,730,000 +2.4 (15 empl.)

104. Perry Communications Group, Sacramento, CA -- 1,674,250 +5.2 (9 empl.)

105. Devine + Partners, Philadelphia, PA -- 1,449,683 +18.2 (6 empl.)

106. Wise Public Relations, New York, NY -- 1,430,000 +30.0 (5 empl.)

107. Rosica Communications, Paramus, NJ -- 1,375,533 +3.9 (9 empl.)

108. Butin Integrated Communications, St. Simons Island, GA -- 1,314,646 +16.7 (7 empl.)

109. Power Group, The, Dallas, TX -- 1,235,829 +18.4 (9 empl.)

110. Maccabee, Minneapolis, MN -- 1,198,973 +9.4 (10 empl.)

111. Champion Management Group, Dallas, TX -- 1,081,225 +38.3 (11 empl.)

112. Rock Orange, Miami, FL -- 1,059,917 +11.4 (26 empl.)

113. Red Sky PR, Boise, ID -- 1,052,566 even (9 empl.)

114. KCD Public Relations, San Diego, CA -- 1,014,928 +58.5 (7 empl.)

115. TransMedia Group, Boca Raton, FL -- 1,007,231 -15.9 (6 empl.)

116. Feintuch Communications, New York, NY -- 819,467 +22.9 (4 empl.)

117. Butler Associates LLC, New York, NY -- 811,425 -1.7 (5 empl.)

118. Leverage PR Inc., Austin, TX -- 805,596 +28.3 (7 empl.)

119. Karbo Communications, San Francisco, CA -- 758,572 +99.8 (10 empl.)

120. WordWrite Communications LLC, Pittsburgh, PA -- 718,655 +3.4 (6 empl.)

121. Hemsworth Communications, Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- 669,108 +138.1 (7 empl.)

122. Weiss PR, Baltimore, MD -- 651,925 +17.6 (3 empl.)

123. Stuntman PR, New York, NY -- 617,500 -6.3 (4 empl.)

124. Bizcom Associates, Addison, TX -- 595,490 +7.5 (5 empl.)

125. AMP3 Public Relations, New York, NY -- 248,501 +21.7 (4 empl.)

126. Notability Partners LLC, Austin, TX -- 30,364 even (1 empl.)

The firms ranked above 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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