Top PR Firms - 2022 Firm Rankings

PR firms with Major U.S. Operations (ranked by worldwide fees)

    O'Dwyer's has been conducting its PR firm rankings for 53 years. PR firms have distinctive financials. At least half of income is used for staff pay. Our rankings measure counseling and media contact services, not advertising or production expenses. 

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Past Rankings

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1.
Edelman
New York, NY
6,004
$984,921,000
17.2
2.
Real Chemistry
San Francisco, CA
1,848
$475,000,000
36.0
3.
ICR
New York, NY
378
$194,890,669
83.4
4.
Evoke
Philadelphia, PA
850
$181,000,000
7.7
5.
APCO Worldwide
Washington, DC
926
$172,398,000
20.6
6.
Finn Partners
New York, NY
1,032
$162,200,000
48.9
7.
Zeno Group
New York, NY
709
$118,643,933
39.9
8.
Ruder Finn Inc.
New York, NY
860
$112,200,000
27.8
9.
Prosek Partners
New York, NY
299
$80,050,000
29.2
10.
245
$49,977,947
31.2
11.
Spectrum
Washington, DC
181
$48,850,000
48.5
12.
Hotwire
New York, NY
293
$48,223,657
15.5
13.
MikeWorldWide
New York, NY
198
$45,390,416
16.8
14.
imre, LLC
Baltimore, MD
239
$45,052,000
22.5
15.
Hunter
New York, NY
210
$42,300,000
33.4
16.
Kivvit
Chicago, IL
134
$39,788,291
12.9
17.
123
$36,727,448
10.8
18.
Padilla
Minneapolis, MN
179
$36,198,229
1.0
19.
Coyne PR
Parsippany, NJ
169
$36,000,000
28.6
20.
254
$30,116,000
33.6
21.
178
$30,039,544
20.2
22.
Crosby
Annapolis, MD
107
$29,421,739
1.1
23.
Highwire PR
San Francisco, CA
116
$29,248,298
21.1
24.
Citizen Relations
Los Angeles, CA
185
$29,123,190
24.4
25.
Walker Sands
Chicago, IL
180
$28,486,242
41.2
26.
Havas Formula
New York, NY
152
$26,718,617
17.8
27.
168
$26,683,000
14.2
28.
153
$24,802,633
-1.2
29.
Inkhouse
Waltham, MA
125
$24,782,746
29.2
30.
Jackson Spalding
Atlanta, GA
118
$24,045,390
15.0
31.
Taylor
New York, NY
92
$22,057,000
12.0
32.
39
$20,158,000
33.4
33.
118
$19,143,913
5.4
34.
LaunchSquad
San Francisco, CA
114
$18,328,796
13.1
35.
Vested
New York, NY
98
$17,543,000
41.4
36.
Lansons
New York, NY
95
$17,408,394
21.8
37.
Bliss Group, The
New York, NY
77
$17,100,000
20.4
38.
JPA Health
Washington, DC
80
$16,900,782
14.0
39.
Lambert
Grand Rapids, MI
86
$16,671,000
22.1
40.
M Booth Health
New York, NY
51
$16,290,421
12.9
41.
Gregory FCA
Ardmore, PA
118
$16,287,822
51.0
42.
Zimmerman Agency
Tallahassee, FL
44
$16,200,000
5.2
43.
Clarity
New York, NY
93
$14,428,176
59.7
44.
48
$14,005,144
3.7
45.
Wachsman
New York, NY
102
$13,958,572
even
46.
82
$13,948,231
6.5
47.
JeffreyGroup
Miami, FL
301
$13,886,967
14.0
48.
Bospar
San Francisco, CA
82
$12,403,254
83.2
49.
49
$12,402,707
42.6
50.
J Public Relations
New York, NY
79
$12,118,000
32.9
51.
Davies
Santa Barbara, CA
33
$11,250,000
-4.3
52.
70
$11,047,862
11.2
53.
Moore, Inc.
Tallahassee, FL
41
$10,638,221
12.5
54.
56
$10,406,000
-12.6
55.
360PR+
Boston, MA
58
$10,056,301
17.3
56.
53
$9,741,816
21.8
57.
Merritt Group
McLean, VA
44
$9,410,209
24.8
58.
Peppercomm
New York, NY
29
$9,163,618
10.2
59.
48
$9,124,225
11.5
60.
MMGY NJF
New York, NY
46
$8,993,878
9.6
61.
41
$8,588,700
66.2
62.
Lou Hammond Group
New York, NY
40
$8,558,240
16.4
63.
30
$8,510,029
33.4
64.
Stanton
New York, NY
32
$8,492,565
12.2
65.
28
$8,487,507
48.7
66.
31
$7,385,651
8.6
67.
Infinite Global
New York, NY
34
$7,325,323
30.6
68.
28
$7,143,239
11.5
69.
Trevelino/Keller
Atlanta, GA
38
$7,110,207
40.1
70.
34
$6,432,200
23.6
71.
Touchdown PR
Austin, TX
12
$6,227,591
11.2
72.
37
$6,214,066
21.4
73.
18
$5,726,799
18.3
74.
28
$5,244,718
40.8
75.
Fish Consulting
Fort Lauderdale, FL
23
$5,041,502
45.2
76.
720 Strategies
Washington, DC
15
$4,819,678
-8.8
77.
17
$4,771,127
-16.0
78.
20
$4,768,403
-19.2
79.
33
$4,689,324
27.0
80.
34
$4,674,060
-2.7
81.
21
$4,610,799
9.6
82.
Tunheim
Minneapolis, MN
19
$4,602,723
-11.0
83.
26
$4,472,387
9.4
84.
19
$4,423,142
12.9
85.
23
$4,226,115
34.8
86.
IW Group, Inc.
West Hollywood, CA
10
$3,975,640
33.2
87.
CashmanKatz
Glastonbury, CT
25
$3,885,000
16.8
88.
Idea Grove
Dallas, TX
25
$3,761,922
5.3
89.
BLAZE
Santa Monica, CA
12
$3,700,000
44.6
90.
18
$3,687,430
20.5
91.
20
$3,626,301
40.9
92.
18
$3,585,681
-18.6
93.
18
$3,490,674
13.8
94.
BoardroomPR
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
18
$3,400,000
even
95.
BRG Communications
Alexandria, VA
16
$3,376,473
47.6
96.
7
$3,303,255
11.7
97.
Alloy
Atlanta, GA
24
$3,292,710
9.0
98.
Inspire PR Group
Westerville, OH
17
$3,281,000
21.4
99.
Franco
Detroit, MI
28
$3,272,855
16.1
100.
Montieth & Company
New York, NY
13
$3,259,567
38.3
101.
26
$3,206,649
10.2
102.
Brownstein Group
Philadelphia, PA
17
$3,084,405
-10.4
103.
Ehrhardt Group, The
New Orleans, LA
18
$3,051,725
8.7
104.
17
$3,036,654
19.7
105.
11
$3,002,200
34.4
106.
25
$2,988,001
33.6
107.
7
$2,764,285
2.2
108.
Slide Nine Agency
Columbus, OH
21
$2,700,885
51.8
109.
Karbo Communications
San Francisco, CA
22
$2,450,000
45.8
110.
Otter PR
St. Petersburg, FL
43
$2,364,347
238.8
111.
Bellmont Partners
Minneapolis, MN
16
$2,292,411
10.7
112.
Lavidge
Phoenix, AZ
66
$2,250,144
4.9
113.
9
$2,123,518
21.1
114.
9
$2,049,482
3.6
115.
7
$2,000,000
even
116.
7
$1,811,117
-6.4
117.
8
$1,662,129
118.1
118.
Akrete
Evanston, IL
6
$1,634,326
44.2
119.
8
$1,606,553
11.4
120.
Landis Communications
San Francisco, CA
8
$1,601,000
-23.8
121.
7
$1,484,000
39.6
122.
10
$1,359,730
11.6
123.
Lowe Group
Wauwatosa, WI
8
$1,359,684
26.9
124.
6
$1,290,000
146.0
125.
8
$1,289,292
3.4
126.
17
$1,273,813
64.9
127.
8
$1,216,536
-23.3
128.
5
$1,128,100
137.7
129.
8
$1,109,019
-14.1
130.
Hemsworth Communications
Fort Lauderdale, FL
18
$1,080,588
-5.9
131.
8
$1,062,000
9.0
132.
Violet PR
Montclair, NJ
5
$1,040,139
46.3
133.
Virgo PR
New York, NY
8
$1,000,000
even
134.
12
$987,945
-9.3
135.
8
$939,970
4.7
136.
7
$925,000
14.2
137.
6
$816,365
3.7
138.
Stuntman PR
New York, NY
6
$807,161
31.0
139.
3
$709,684
22.5
140.
Lawlor Media Group
New York, NY
7
$694,957
9.7
141.
5
$630,960
14.5
142.
1
$535,911
115.2
143.
3
$469,611
-5.1
144.
Milk & Honey PR
New York, NY
4
$420,000
2.4


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