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


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