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

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