Last updated: August 1, 2017

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Top 100 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - August 2017

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Company Name

Year
Founded

Revenue

Fulltime
Employees

Active
Clients

Client
Retention
Rate

Pricing

Major Clients

Other Core
Services

Needs Analysis

Creativity

Implementation

Reporting

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Change in Rank

Leaders

1

Konnect Public Relations

Los Angeles, California

Sabina Gault
213-988-8344
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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

32

50+

91%

L

Dave and Busters, Fatburger, Munchkin, Nestle Waters, Nautica

 

99

 

100

 

98

 

100

 

98

99%

NC

 

2

Janice McCafferty PR

Chicago, Illinois

Nick Brennan
855-585-9034
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2004

$1 million - $3 million

30

54

99

L

eDivv.com, Digital Color Group Inc., Rite Aid Corporation, Wright Entertainment Group, Dominion Enterprises

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

 

97

98.6%
Increased +3

+3

 

3

Hawkins International Public Relations

New York, New York

Jennifer Hawkins
212-255-6541
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2002

$250,000 - $1 million

40

70+

92

H

Jumby Bay, Caneel Bay, Gstaad Palace, Lake Arrowhead, Omni Resorts

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%
Increased +60

+60

 
Strong Performers

4

Alpine PR

Marietta, Georgia

Wendy Alpine
404-641-6170
More info

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2003

Under $250,000

10

32

92

H

Merial, UPS

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +80

+80

 

5

Gagen MacDonald, LLC

Chicago, Illinois

Maril Gagen MacDonald
312-673-7320
More info

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2010

$1 million - $3 million

20

74

96

H

Johnson & Johnson, HYATT, Deloitte, Exelon, Pfizer

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%
Increased +60

+60

 

6

PURE Brand Communications

Denver, Colorado

Larry G. Holdren
303-625-1067
More info

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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

30

55+

94

M

Confidential

 

96

 

98

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.2%
Increased +70

+70

 
Contenders

7

Anderson Group Public Relations

Los Angeles, California

Liza Anderson
323-655-1008
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2008

$1 million - $3 million

25

37+

96

H

Confidential

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%
Increased +23

+23

 

8

Richmond Public Relations

Seattle, Washington

Louis Richmond
206-682-6979
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1992

$3 million - $5 million

52

64

90

L

Canlis Restaurant, Charlie, Chow Foods, City of Everett, Coastal Hotels, CRISTA

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Increased +80

+80

 

9

Racepoint Global

Boston, Massachusetts

Ani Jigarjian
617-624-3200
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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

200

20+

98%

M

AT&T, ARM, Avery Dennison, Glidden, Kaiser Permanente

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%
Increased +50

+50

 

10

Barbara Peck Public Relations

Tucson , Arizona

Barbara J. Peck
520-360-5120
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

20

12+

90

H

ANS Distributing, blue+white BMW specialists, Blue Energy Solutions, Miraval

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +44

+44

 

11

Payton Communications, LLC

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Beverly M. Payton
215-357-5075
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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

H

Parks & Forests Foundation, NDPA, TE Connectivity, Drowning Prevention Foundation

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Increased +38

+38

 

12

Mutual PR

USA Division

Mr. Priyadarshi Sharma
+91-22-61271051/52
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1995

Under $250,000

60

32

93%

L

Yahoo India, STMicroelectronics, NComputing, Synopsys, Telit Wireless

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%
Increased +4

+4

 

13

Olson Communications, Inc.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Michelle A. Olson
480-368-7999
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2001

$250,000 - $1 million

30

15+

85

H

Camelot Homes, Castle Arch, Centex Homes, DC Ranch, DMB Realty Network

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +24

+24

 

14

MWW Group

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Michael W. Kempner
201-507-9500
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1995

$250,000 - $1 million

80

150+

91

H

Reckitt Benckiser, Hillshire, jetBlue, walgreens, verizon foundation, Samsung

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +69

+69

 

15

Edelman

New York, New York

Daniel J. Edelman
212-768-0550
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1952

Above $10 million

4000

10000+

97

M

Berliner Pilsner, Microsoft, PayPal, American Heart Association, Hewlett Packard

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Decreased -11

-11

 

16

Peak Communicators, Ltd.

USA Division

Jeff Domansky
604-689-5559
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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

30

50+

94%

M

7-Eleven Canada, New Gold Inc., NEXT Marketing Inc., Novo Textiles, Avigilon

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%
Increased +71

+71

 

17

Hermanoff Public Relations

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Sandy M. Hermanoff
248-851-3993
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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

75

125+

94

H

Detroit Housing Commission, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, CHEP Automotive and Industrial Solutions

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +30

+30

 

18

Dasko Communications Group, Inc.

Encinitas, California

Elyse Dasko
760-633-4811
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1990

$250,000 - $1 million

36

300+

94

M

Allergan Inc., Novalar Pharmaceutical, Biomatrica, Toronto Hydro green energy, Motorola, Rogers Cantel

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Increased +59

+59

 

19

Germinder & Associates, Inc.

New York, NY

Lea-Ann Germinder
212-367-2170
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

70

120+

89

L

Confidential

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +50

+50

 

20

Dur

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Duree Ross
954-723-9350
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1999

Unknown

10

36+

100

M

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Can't Stomach Cancer: A Foundation of Debbie's Dream, Chocolate 4 Charity, Elegant Hotels Group

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Increased +50

+50

 

21

PetersGroup

Austin, Texas

Lauren Peters
512-794-8600
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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

50

100+

95

L

HooVers, BancVue, mutual mobile, Motorola, IBM

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Increased +68

+68

 

22

Paul Werth Associates, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

Maria Gomez
614.224.8114
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1997

$250,000 - $1 million

70

100+

92

L

Insuring Ohio Futures, The President Club, Cefaclor, Castle Shares

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Increased +7

+7

 

23

GaileyMurray Communications

Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Thomas A. Gailey
484-368-3321
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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

45

45

95

L

American Revolution Center, Bank of America, Comcast, Drexel University, GeoInvesting

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Increased +12

+12

 

24

Prosek Partners

New York, New York

Jennifer Prosek
212-279-3115
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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

55

39+

96

L

Ally Bank, BNY Mellon, Braemar Energy Ventures, BTIG, Dow Jones, Edward Jones

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Increased +75

+75

 

25

Harris Forbes Associates

West Hartford, Connecticut

Cheryl Harris Forbes
860-232-0277
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2006

$250,000 - $1 million

25

40+

94

H

University of Hartford, Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut , Oxygen

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +57

+57

 

26

On3PR

Tallahassee, Florida

Christina Johnson
850-339-5773
More info

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2008

Under $250,000

40

38+

94

M

Alzheimer, Uber Technologies, Jupiter Medical Center, Charter Schools USA, American Eldercare

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Increased +54

+54

 

27

Clearpoint Agency, Inc.

Encinitas, California

Bonnie Shaw
760-230-2424
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2003

Under $250,000

58

100+

91

M

Across Systems, Inc., CUSO Financial Services (CFS), HERAE, Localization World Conference, Sorrento Pacific Financial, Synteract

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Increased +24

+24

 

28

NP Strategy

Columbia, South Carolina

Marcia Purday
803-318-3188
More info

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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

L

Embattled Clippers, Gulbrandsen Chemicals

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%

NC

 

29

SQM Public Relations LLC

North Bethesda, Maryland

Sabrina McGowan
240-401-2092
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2013

$250,000 - $1 million

58

10+

92

L

Aldridge LLP, National Lime Association, Strategic Design Studio, Barkley Kalpak Agency

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Increased +67

+67

 

30

Renata Parker PR LLC

Greenville, South Carolina

Renata Parker
864-346-3303
More info

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2004

Under $250,000

25

45

95

H

cirquedusoleil.com

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Decreased -18

-18

 

31

Blue Water Communications

West Bradenton, Florida

Lynnette J. Werning
800-975-3212
More info

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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

25

37

97

H

Black & White Transportation, Princeton University Art Museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Decreased -9

-9

 

32

Concept Communication

USA Division

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
More info

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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Increased +66

+66

 

33

Hagen PR

USA Division

Bernhard Hagen
+43-5572408300
More info

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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

94

H

Blaser.swisslube, getzner, blum, ecoplast, sulzer

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%

NC

 

34

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc.

Monona, Wisconsin

Charlene Blohm
608-216-7300
More info

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2001

Under $250,000

35

20+

93

M

Atomic Learning, Brain Parade, Califone, Filament Games, Robokind

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Increased +24

+24

 

35

Publix Northwest

Portland, Oregon

Dianne Danowski smith
503-201-7019
More info

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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

19

35

93

L

Confidential,

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Increased +62

+62

 

36

42 West

New York, New York

Tom Reno
212-277-7555
More info

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2006

$5 million - $10 million

30

100+

98

M

References available upon request

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Increased +49

+49

 

37

Patriot Strategies

Washington , District of Columbia

George Seymore
202-559-9048
More info

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2008

$250,000 - $1 million

10

42

95

H

JPMorgan Chase, MetLife, Aetna, P&G, American Diabetes Association, comcast

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Decreased -28

-28

 

38

Pilot PMR

USA Division

David Doze
+1-416-462-0199
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

48

54

99

H

Burger King, Electrolux, TEDx Toronto, FirstOntario Credit Union, Clover Leaf

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Increased +7

+7

 

39

Phelps Group

Santa Monica, California

Joe Phelps
310-752-4400
More info

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1981

$3 million - $5 million

68

500+

93

L

Dunn-Edwards Paint, LuxuryLink.com, Monrovia Nursery, NuSil Technology, Tahiti Tourisme, Tetra Pak

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Decreased -1

-1

 

40

Morningstar Communications

Overland Park, Kansas

Eric M. Morgenstern
913-851-8700
More info

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1997

$1 million - $3 million

15

20+

87

H

Karen Covington, Stinson Morrison Hecker

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%
Decreased -1

-1

 

41

Maslowski & Associates

Roseland, New Jersey

Irene Z. Maslowski
973-226-1494
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

50

80+

91

H

Jaeger Lumber, Club Purchasing Service, Inc, Atlantic Region Energy Expo, Association Master Trust

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Decreased -1

-1

 

42

Perry Communications Group

Sacramento, California

Kassy Perry
916-658-0144
More info

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2001

Under $250,000

50

34+

92

H

Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Increased +50

+50

 

43

Global Communicators

Washington, District of Columbia

James Harff
202-371-9600
More info

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1997

Under $250,000

47

100+

94

M

Copenhagen Consensus Center, Kohler Co., Montana State University Foundation, Plastics Engineering Co., Royal Thai Embassy Office of Commercial Affairs

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Decreased -25

-25

 

44

Hart Associates Inc.

Maumee, Ohio

Mike Hart
419-893-9600
More info

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1965

$1 million - $3 million

50

500+

97

M

Paramount Health Care

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Decreased -19

-19

 

45

Frause

Seattle, Washington

Bob Frause
206-352-6402
More info

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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

20

100+

92

L

3D Digital, Advanced Composite Systems, Annie Wright Schools, BlueVolt , Boys & Girls Clubs

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Increased +3

+3

 

46

Patriot Strategies

Washington , District of Columbia

George Seymore
202-559-9048
More info

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2008

$250,000 - $1 million

10

42

95

H

JPMorgan Chase, MetLife, Aetna, P&G, American Diabetes Association, comcast

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Decreased -37

-37

 

47

The Kula Group

Dallas, Texas

Wendy Browder Kula
972-668-9583
More info

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2004

Under $250,000

10

30+

92%

L

Johnson & Johnson, Texas Back Institute Research Foundation

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Decreased -39

-39

 

48

Crenshaw Communications

New York, New York

Dorothy Crenshaw
212-367-9700
More info

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2009

$3 million - $5 million

18

100+

97%

H

Exponential Interactive, Verizon, Silverpop, Magzter, Edible Arrangements

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Decreased -46

-46

 

49

Elasticity

St. Louis, Missouri

Brian Cross
314-561-8253
More info

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2010

Under $250,000

30

100+

92

H

Anheuser-Busch-Inbev, Capital One, Charter Communications, Dot Foods, Geostellar, Lanworth

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Decreased -29

-29

 

50

CapWest Strategies, LLC

Houston, Texas

Hector Carre
713-426-4300
More info

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1996

Under $250,000

56

100+

91

M

ARAMARK, Community Education Partners, DCI Group, Icon Brands Company, K9's4Cops, Latino Business Roundtable

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Increased +41

+41

 
Needs Analysis

It is important for a PR firm to have an in-depth understanding of your needs as a client. During our evaluation we gauge the overall amount of needs analysis performed by the PR firm in order to identify your existing strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that the PR firm will be able to develop a strategy which captures exactly what your company needs in your public relations strategy.

51

Hoffman Agency, The

San Jose, California

Lou Hoffman
408-286-2611
More info

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1994

$1 million - $3 million

10

15+

86

L

Axis Communications, ARM, AppNeta, Alcatel-Lucent, acer

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%
Increased +28

+28

 

52

Bruce Clay Inc.

Moorpark, California

Bruce Clay
805-517-1900
More info

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1996

Above $10 million

40

200

90%

M

Caesars Enterprises, Target Stores, Victoria's Secret, Rosetta Stone, Cirque Lodge

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Decreased -20

-20

 

53

gabbegroup

New York, New York

Jill S. Gabbe
212-220-4444
More info

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1980

Under $250,000

15

100+

94

L

American Red Cross Sept. 11 Recovery Grants Program, American Management Assn., Art Students League of New York, Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, BD (Becton Dickinson), Beldon Fund

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Increased +37

+37

 

54

Arment Dietrich Public Relations

Chicago, Illinois

Gini Dietrich
312-787-7249
More info

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2003

$1 million - $3 million

18

45

94

L

Confidential

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Decreased -18

-18