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


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