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Top PR Firms With Major U.S. Operations - 2015

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Overall 2015 Ranking of PR Firms

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1.
Edelman
New York, NY
Employees: 5,308
$797,328,238 
+8.6
2.
APCO Worldwide
Washington, DC
Employees: 635
$118,112,600 
-1.9
3.
WE
Bellevue, WA
Employees: 705
$106,676,000 
-9.3
4.
W2O Group
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 402
$82,625,000 
+10.1
5.
Ruder Finn
New York, NY
Employees: 522
$73,891,000 
+16.8
6.
Finn Partners
New York, NY
Employees: 339
$52,796,000 
+19.0
7.
MWWPR
New York, NY
Employees: 248
$51,775,000 
+7.8
8.
ICR
New York, NY
Employees: 144
$50,687,714 
+19.4
9.
DKC Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 199
$41,500,000 
+26.2
10.
Zeno Group
New York, NY
Employees: 276
$39,921,576 
+11.2
11.
Allison+Partners
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 207
$37,000,000 
+28.3
12.
Global Strategy Group
New York, NY
Employees: 76
$32,378,000 
+29.5
13.
PadillaCRT
Minneapolis, MN
Employees: 185
$31,624,111 
-2.2
14.
Racepoint Global
Boston, MA
Employees: 188
$27,274,597 
+14.0
15.
G&S Business Communications
New York, NY
Employees: 140
$25,438,112 
+13.1
16.
Coyne PR
Parsippany, NJ
Employees: 154
$23,010,000 
+14.8
17.
Taylor
New York, NY
Employees: 108
$21,700,000 
+2.8
18.
Prosek Partners
New York, NY
Employees: 85
$20,300,000 
+17.0
19.
Hunter PR
New York, NY
Employees: 101
$20,250,000 
+10.2
20.
5W Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 112
$18,961,046 
+18.4
21.
French | West | Vaughan
Raleigh, NC
Employees: 87
$18,753,747 
even
22.
Fahlgren Mortine
Columbus, OH
Employees: 110
$18,616,471 
+10.5
23.
LEVICK
Washington, DC
Employees: 61
$17,231,618 
+40.4
24.
Sparkpr
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 63
$16,424,750 
+44.6
25.
Peppercomm
New York, NY
Employees: 90
$16,294,726 
+14.4
26.
Jackson Spalding
Atlanta, GA
Employees: 115
$16,129,010 
+19.7
27.
Cooney/Waters Unlimited
New York, NY
Employees: 52
$15,438,041 
+10.1
28.
LaunchSquad
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 103
$14,062,803 
+24.0
29.
SSPR
Northfield, IL
Employees: 74
$13,977,000 
+3.6
30.
Makovsky
New York, NY
Employees: 60
$13,200,000 
-7.4
31.
Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
Boston, MA
Employees: 50
$13,189,973 
+32.5
32.
RF | Binder Partners
New York, NY
Employees: 77
$12,700,000 
+3.3
33.
Zimmerman Agency
Tallahassee, FL
Employees: 46
$12,200,000 
+10.9
34.
Max Borges Agency
Miami, FL
Employees: 55
$10,693,735 
+17.8
35.
Crosby
Annapolis, MD
Employees: 49
$10,438,755 
+34.5
36.
Current Lifestyle Marketing
Chicago, IL
Employees: 45
$10,309,101 
+4.2
37.
Hoffman Agency, The
San Jose, CA
Employees: 30
$10,270,000 
+12.2
38.
Merritt Group
McLean, VA
Employees: 48
$10,186,230 
+18.5
39.
Davies
Santa Barbara, CA
Employees: 31
$9,992,391 
-9.0
40.
Development Counsellors Int'l (DCI)
New York, NY
Employees: 44
$9,079,895 
+9.9
41.
Inkhouse Media + Marketing
Waltham, MA
Employees: 68
$9,017,618 
+41.3
42.
ReviveHealth
Nashville, TN
Employees: 46
$8,780,000 
+65.7
43.
Highwire PR
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 42
$8,208,694 
+36.3
44.
Podesta Group
Washington, DC
Employees: 18
$8,181,127 
+10.9
45.
Spectrum
Washington, DC
Employees: 35
$8,085,455 
+32.5
46.
FoodMinds
Chicago, IL
Employees: 29
$8,072,494 
+25.5
47.
PAN Communications
Boston, MA
Employees: 56
$7,800,000 
+29.8
48.
HORN
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 42
$7,700,000 
-3.8
49.
Airfoil
Southfield, MI
Employees: 47
$7,170,140 
-2.9
50.
Dodge Communications
Alpharetta, GA
Employees: 53
$6,957,425 
-1.0
51.
Lambert, Edwards + Associates
Grand Rapids, MI
Employees: 44
$6,840,000 
+10.5
52.
Gregory FCA
Ardmore, PA
Employees: 44
$6,800,000 
-6.8
53.
Bliss Integrated Communication
New York, NY
Employees: 39
$6,783,000 
+8.9
54.
McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations
Nashville, TN
Employees: 56
$6,764,064 
+20.7
55.
Lou Hammond & Associates
New York, NY
Employees: 40
$6,748,039 
+2.9
56.
Bateman Group
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 40
$6,700,000 
+52.3
57.
Singer Associates, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 16
$6,658,905 
+31.5
58.
360 Public Relations
Boston, MA
Employees: 40
$6,547,095 
+6.1
59.
Pierpont Communications Inc.
Houston, TX
Employees: 36
$6,434,096 
+10.3
60.
rbb Public Relations
Miami, FL
Employees: 38
$6,401,985 
+10.2
61.
Public Communications Inc.
Chicago, IL
Employees: 47
$6,312,563 
+1.6
62.
DVL, part of Finn Partners
Nashville, TN
Employees: 53
$6,184,000 
+12.4
63.
Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock
Brentwood, TN
Employees: 24
$6,092,616 
+20.5
64.
GYMR
Washington, DC
Employees: 23
$6,004,742 
-1.0
65.
Quinn
New York, NY
Employees: 41
$5,460,472 
+21.0
66.
Sachs Media Group
Tallahassee, FL
Employees: 27
$5,130,720 
+20.8
67.
Cerrell Associates
Los Angeles, CA
Employees: 22
$5,015,110 
+25.3
68.
J Public Relations
San Diego, CA
Employees: 37
$4,808,622 
+45.4
69.
CooperKatz & Co.
New York, NY
Employees: 30
$4,790,810 
+7.3
70.
L.C. Williams & Associates
Chicago, IL
Employees: 25
$4,710,899 
+1.1
71.
JPA Health Communications
Washington, DC
Employees: 17
$4,630,541 
+27.6
72.
Walker Sands Communications
Chicago, IL
Employees: 44
$4,563,028 
+19.5
73.
Dukas Linden Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 20
$4,543,306 
+21.4
74.
SevenTwenty Strategies
Washington, DC
Employees: 33
$4,503,628 
-7.0
75.
Seigenthaler PR, part of Finn Partners
Nashville, TN
Employees: 28
$4,292,620 
+17.9
76.
Paul Werth Associates
Columbus, OH
Employees: 16
$4,231,152 
+23.1
77.
Moore Communications Group
Tallahassee, FL
Employees: 26
$4,109,564 
-1.2
78.
LANE
Portland, OR
Employees: 22
$3,846,887 
-6.4
79.
Standing Partnership
St. Louis, MO
Employees: 24
$3,824,984 
+3.3
80.
Intermarket Communications
New York, NY
Employees: 15
$3,815,447 
-7.6
81.
Nancy J. Friedman Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 22
$3,542,000 
+6.3
82.
Hawkins Int'l Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 28
$3,432,000 
+18.3
83.
Konnect Public Relations
Los Angeles, CA
Employees: 29
$3,229,239 
+37.9
84.
Trevelino/Keller
Atlanta, GA
Employees: 19
$3,178,744 
+15.5
85.
Hotwire
New York, NY
Employees: 20
$3,121,032 
+47.7
86.
KYNE
New York, NY
Employees: 15
$3,096,952 
+37.7
87.
Fiona Hutton & Associates
Los Angeles, CA
Employees: 9
$3,070,243 
+30.5
88.
MCS Healthcare Public Relations
Bedminster, NJ
Employees: 17
$2,848,364 
+57.2
89.
Status Labs
Austin, TX
Employees: 26
$2,835,873 
+88.1
90.
Vantage PR
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 27
$2,807,787 
+18.5
91.
Beehive PR
St. Paul, MN
Employees: 11
$2,714,513 
+39.4
92.
Schneider Associates
Boston, MA
Employees: 18
$2,641,524 
-1.8
93.
Ripp Media/Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 8
$2,506,223 
+7.8
94.
SPM Communications
Dallas, TX
Employees: 16
$2,397,828 
+14.3
95.
IW Group
West Hollywood, CA
Employees: 12
$2,309,000 
+10.2
96.
BoardroomPR
Ft. Lauderale, FL
Employees: 13
$2,300,000 
even
97.
Cashman + Katz Integrated Comms.
Glastonbury, CT
Employees: 25
$2,135,000 
+14.5
98.
North 6th Agency (N6A)
New York, NY
Employees: 13
$2,070,036 
+39.5
99.
Hodges Partnership, The
Richmond, VA
Employees: 14
$2,033,497 
+3.2
100.
Idea Grove
Dallas, TX
Employees: 22
$1,959,699 
+36.5
101.
Gatesman+Dave
Pittsburgh, PA
Employees: 72
$1,800,000 
+28.6
102.
Crosswind Media & Public Relations
Austin, TX
Employees: 15
$1,750,000 
+59.1
103.
M/C/C, Inc.
Dallas, TX
Employees: 30
$1,700,000 
even
104.
O'Malley Hansen Communications
Chicago, IL
Employees: 12
$1,690,000 
+2.4
105.
BLAZE
Santa Monica, CA
Employees: 11
$1,684,371 
+6.0
106.
Ward Creative Communications
Bellaire, TX
Employees: 9
$1,672,863 
+27.1
107.
Perry Communications Group
Sacramento, CA
Employees: 9
$1,591,404 
+3.1
108.
Wilbert Group, The
Atlanta, GA
Employees: 10
$1,560,021 
even
109.
Landis Communications
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 10
$1,500,000 
+7.1
110.
Didit Communications, LLC
New York, NY
Employees: 10
$1,495,583 
+100.1
111.
Rosica Communications
Paramus, NJ
Employees: 11
$1,430,930 
-5.5
112.
LaVoieHealthScience
Boston, MA
Employees: 8
$1,257,575 
+24.4
113.
Marketing Maven Public Relations
Camarillo, CA
Employees: 11
$1,226,093 
+31.2
114.
TransMedia Group
Boca Raton, FL
Employees: 6
$1,197,102 
-11.0
115.
Wise Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 5
$1,100,000 
+87.7
116.
Maccabee
Minneapolis, MN
Employees: 7
$1,095,868 
+4.4
117.
Champion Management Group
Dallas, TX
Employees: 6
$1,068,622 
+33.5
118.
Red Sky PR
Boise, ID
Employees: 9
$1,056,620 
+5.1
119.
Power Group, The
Dallas, TX
Employees: 9
$1,043,422 
+68.8
120.
Bizcom Associates
Addison, TX
Employees: 4
$861,222 
-3.5
121.
Butler Associates LLC
New York, NY
Employees: 6
$825,817 
+2.7
122.
WordWrite Communications LLC
Pittsburgh, PA
Employees: 6
$695,163 
-13.3
123.
Feintuch Communications
New York, NY
Employees: 4
$666,646 
+3.6
124.
KCD Public Relations
San Diego, CA
Employees: 7
$613,263 
+7.5
125.
Weiss PR
Baltimore, MD
Employees: 3
$554,402 
+37.4
126.
Style House PR
New York, NY
Employees: 4
$408,062 
-26.7
127.
Karbo Communications
San Francisco, CA
Employees: 5
$379,679 
even
128.
Malen Yantis Public Relations
Vail, CO
Employees: 2
$335,820 
+29.9
129.
CJ Public Relations
Southington, CT
Employees: 4
$287,606 
-18.3
130.
Hemsworth Communications
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Employees: 6
$281,000 
even
131.
AMP3 Public Relations
New York, NY
Employees: 1
$204,205 
-21.9

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