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O'Dwyer's PR Firm Rankings Magazine The 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 2014
Net Fees
Empl. % Fee
Change
from
2013
1.  Edelman, New York, NY $797,328,238 5,308
+8.6
3.  Waggener Edstrom Communications, Bellevue, WA 106,676,000 705
-9.3
2.  APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC 118,112,600 635
-1.9
5.  Ruder Finn, New York, NY 73,891,000 522
+16.8
4.  W2O Group, San Francisco, CA 82,625,000 402
+10.1
6.  Finn Partners, New York, NY 52,796,000 339
+19.0
10.  Zeno Group, New York, NY 39,921,576 276
+11.2
7.  MWWPR, New York, NY 51,775,000 248
+7.8
11.  Allison+Partners, San Francisco, CA 37,000,000 207
+28.3
9.  DKC Public Relations, New York, NY 41,500,000 199
+26.2
14.  Racepoint Global, Boston, MA 27,274,597 188
+14.0
13.  PadillaCRT, Minneapolis, MN 31,624,111 185
-2.2
16.  Coyne PR, Parsippany, NJ 23,010,000 154
+14.8
8.  ICR, New York, NY 50,687,714 144
+19.4
15.  G&S Business Communications, New York, NY 25,438,112 140
+13.1
26.  Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA 16,129,010 115
+19.7
20.  5W Public Relations, New York, NY 18,961,046 112
+18.4
22.  Fahlgren Mortine, Columbus, OH 18,616,471 110
+10.5
17.  Taylor, New York, NY 21,700,000 108
+2.8
28.  LaunchSquad, San Francisco, CA 14,062,803 103
+24.0
19.  Hunter PR, New York, NY 20,250,000 101
+10.2
25.  Peppercomm, New York, NY 16,294,726 90
+14.4
21.  French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC 18,753,747 87
even
18.  Prosek Partners, New York, NY 20,300,000 85
+17.0
32.  RF | Binder Partners, New York, NY 12,700,000 77
+3.3
12.  Global Strategy Group, New York, NY 32,378,000 76
+29.5
29.  SS|PR, Northfield, IL 13,977,000 74
+3.6
101.  Gatesman+Dave, Pittsburgh, PA 1,800,000 72
+28.6
41.  Inkhouse Media + Marketing, Waltham, MA 9,017,618 68
+41.3
24.  Sparkpr, San Francisco, CA 16,424,750 63
+44.6
23.  LEVICK, Washington, DC 17,231,618 61
+40.4
30.  Makovsky, New York, NY 13,200,000 60
-7.4
54.  McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 6,764,064 56
+20.7
47.  PAN Communications, Boston, MA 7,800,000 56
+29.8
34.  Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL 10,693,735 55
+17.8
62.  DVL, part of Finn Partners, Nashville, TN 6,184,000 53
+12.4
50.  Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA 6,957,425 53
-1.0
27.  Cooney/Waters Unlimited, New York, NY 15,438,041 52
+10.1
31.  Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Boston, MA 13,189,973 50
+32.5
35.  Crosby, Annapolis, MD 10,438,755 49
+34.5
38.  Merritt Group, McLean, VA 10,186,230 48
+18.5
49.  Airfoil, Southfield, MI 7,170,140 47
-2.9
61.  Public Communications Inc., Chicago, IL 6,312,563 47
+1.6
42.  ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN 8,780,000 46
+65.7
33.  Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL 12,200,000 46
+10.9
36.  Current Lifestyle Marketing, Chicago, IL 10,309,101 45
+4.2
40.  Development Counsellors Int'l (DCI), New York, NY 9,079,895 44
+9.9
52.  Gregory FCA, Ardmore, PA 6,800,000 44
-6.8
51.  Lambert, Edwards + Associates, Grand Rapids, MI 6,840,000 44
+10.5
72.  Walker Sands Communications, Chicago, IL 4,563,028 44
+19.5
48.  HORN, San Francisco, CA 7,700,000 42
-3.8
43.  Highwire PR, San Francisco, CA 8,208,694 42
+36.3
65.  Quinn, New York, NY 5,460,472 41
+21.0
58.  360 Public Relations, Boston, MA 6,547,095 40
+6.1
56.  Bateman Group, San Francisco, CA 6,700,000 40
+52.3
55.  Lou Hammond & Associates, New York, NY 6,748,039 40
+2.9
53.  Bliss Integrated Communication, New York, NY 6,783,000 39
+8.9
60.  rbb Public Relations, Miami, FL 6,401,985 38
+10.2
68.  J Public Relations, San Diego, CA 4,808,622 37
+45.4
59.  Pierpont Communications Inc., Houston, TX 6,434,096 36
+10.3
45.  Spectrum, Washington, DC 8,085,455 35
+32.5
74.  SevenTwenty Strategies, Washington, DC 4,503,628 33
-7.0
39.  Davies, Santa Barbara, CA 9,992,391 31
-9.0
69.  CooperKatz & Co., New York, NY 4,790,810 30
+7.3
37.  Hoffman Agency, The, San Jose, CA 10,270,000 30
+12.2
103.  M/C/C, Inc., Dallas, TX 1,700,000 30
even
46.  FoodMinds, Chicago, IL 8,072,494 29
+25.5
83.  Konnect Public Relations, Los Angeles, CA 3,229,239 29
+37.9
82.  Hawkins Int'l Public Relations, New York, NY 3,432,000 28
+18.3
75.  Seigenthaler PR, part of Finn Partners, Nashville, TN 4,292,620 28
+17.9
66.  Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,130,720 27
+20.8
90.  Vantage PR, San Francisco, CA 2,807,787 27
+18.5
77.  Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL 4,109,564 26
-1.2
89.  Status Labs, Austin, TX 2,835,873 26
+88.1
97.  Cashman + Katz Integrated Comms., Glastonbury, CT 2,135,000 25
+14.5
70.  L.C. Williams & Associates, Chicago, IL 4,710,899 25
+1.1
63.  Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN 6,092,616 24
+20.5
79.  Standing Partnership, St. Louis, MO 3,824,984 24
+3.3
64.  GYMR, Washington, DC 6,004,742 23
-1.0
67.  Cerrell Associates, Los Angeles, CA 5,015,110 22
+25.3
100.  Idea Grove, Dallas, TX 1,959,699 22
+36.5
78.  LANE, Portland, OR 3,846,887 22
-6.4
81.  Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations, New York, NY 3,542,000 22
+6.3
73.  Dukas Public Relations, New York, NY 4,543,306 20
+21.4
85.  Hotwire, New York, NY 3,121,032 20
+47.7
84.  Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 3,178,744 19
+15.5
44.  Podesta Group, Washington, DC 8,181,127 18
+10.9
92.  Schneider Associates, Boston, MA 2,641,524 18
-1.8
71.  JPA Health Communications, Washington, DC 4,630,541 17
+27.6
88.  MCS Healthcare Public Relations, Bedminster, NJ 2,848,364 17
+57.2
76.  Paul Werth Associates, Columbus, OH 4,231,152 16
+23.1
94.  SPM Communications, Dallas, TX 2,397,828 16
+14.3
57.  Singer Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA 6,658,905 16
+31.5
102.  Crosswind Media & Public Relations, Austin, TX 1,750,000 15
+59.1
80.  Intermarket Communications, New York, NY 3,815,447 15
-7.6
86.  KYNE, New York, NY 3,096,952 15
+37.7
99.  Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA 2,033,497 14
+3.2
96.  BoardroomPR, Ft. Lauderale, FL 2,300,000 13
even
98.  North 6th Agency (N6A), New York, NY 2,070,036 13
+39.5
95.  IW Group, West Hollywood, CA 2,309,000 12
+10.2
104.  O'Malley Hansen Communications, Chicago, IL 1,690,000 12
+2.4
105.  BLAZE, Santa Monica, CA 1,684,371 11
+6.0
91.  Beehive PR, St. Paul, MN 2,714,513 11
+39.4
113.  Marketing Maven Public Relations, Camarillo, CA 1,226,093 11
+31.2
111.  Rosica Communications, Paramus, NJ 1,430,930 11
-5.5
110.  Didit Communications, LLC, New York, NY 1,495,583 10
+100.1
109.  Landis Communications, San Francisco, CA 1,500,000 10
+7.1
108.  Wilbert Group, The, Atlanta, GA 1,560,021 10
even
87.  Fiona Hutton & Associates, Los Angeles, CA 3,070,243 9
+30.5
107.  Perry Communications Group, Sacramento, CA 1,591,404 9
+3.1
118.  Power Group, The, Dallas, TX 1,043,422 9
+68.8
117.  Red Sky PR, Boise, ID 1,056,620 9
+5.1
106.  Ward Creative Communications, Bellaire, TX 1,672,863 9
+27.1
112.  LaVoieHealthScience, Boston, MA 1,257,575 8
+24.4
93.  Ripp Media/Public Relations, New York, NY 2,506,223 8
+7.8
123.  KCD Public Relations, San Diego, CA 613,263 7
+7.5
115.  Maccabee, Minneapolis, MN 1,095,868 7
+4.4
120.  Butler Associates LLC, New York, NY 825,817 6
+2.7
116.  Champion Management Group, Dallas, TX 1,068,622 6
+33.5
121.  WordWrite Communications LLC, Pittsburgh, PA 695,163 6
-13.3
126.  Karbo Communications, San Francisco, CA 379,679 5
even
114.  Wise Public Relations, New York, NY 1,100,000 5
+87.7
119.  Bizcom Associates, Addison, TX 861,222 4
-3.5
128.  CJ Public Relations, Southington, CT 287,606 4
-18.3
122.  Feintuch Communications, New York, NY 666,646 4
+3.6
125.  Style House PR, New York, NY 408,062 4
-26.7
124.  Weiss PR, Baltimore, MD 554,402 3
+37.4
127.  Malen Yantis Public Relations, Vail, CO 335,820 2
+29.9
129.  AMP3 Public Relations, New York, NY 204,205 1
-21.9
 
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