Last updated: October 1, 2017

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Top 100 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - October 2017

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Company Name

Year
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Revenue

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Employees

Active
Clients

Client
Retention
Rate

Pricing

Major Clients

Other Core
Services

Needs Analysis

Creativity

Implementation

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Leaders

1

Konnect Agency

Los Angeles, California

Sabina Gault
213-988-8344
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2009

$5 million - $10 million

40

60+

91%

M

Dave & Buster's, Lyft, Fatburger, KRAVE Jerky, Nautica

 

99

 

100

 

98

 

100

 

98

99%

NC

 

2

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

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

 

97

98.6%
Increased +19

+19

 

3

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc.

Monona, Wisconsin

Charlene Blohm
608-216-7300
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2001

Under $250,000

35

20+

93

M

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

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%
Increased +55

+55

 
Strong Performers

4

JFK Communications, Inc.

Trenton, New Jersey

John F. Kouten
609-456-0822
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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

34

300+

97

L

Addex Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Oncology, Aerocrine, Novo Nordisk, American Cancer Society

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +43

+43

 

5

Permitting Partners

WASHINGTON, Washington

Lindsey Johnson
802-342-0519
More info

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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

40

34

94

H

GenPower, Access Energy, Omya, Vermont Railway, Ridge Road Quarry

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%
Increased +49

+49

 

6

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

 

96

 

98

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.2%
Increased +74

+74

 
Contenders

7

Blaze

Santa Monica, California

Matt Kovacs
310-395-5050
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1990

Under $250,000

10

100+

96

M

7-Eleven, AmaWaterways, BrunchButler, Claremont Hotel, Club & Spa, Dripp Coffee, Grill Concepts

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%
Increased +81

+81

 

8

Kaplow

New York, New York

Liz Kaplow
212-221-1713
More info

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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

30

500+

94

L

Avon Foundation, Case-mate, Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), CVS/Pharmacy, Demand Media (Livestrong.com and eHow.com), Enterproid

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Increased +1

+1

 

9

Hirons Company

Farmington, Connecticut

Tom Hirons
317-977-2206
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1995

$250,000 - $1 million

20

30+

92

H

watchfire, Speedway Redevelopment Commission, United Way, The Villages, St Elmo Steak House

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%
Decreased -2

-2

 

10

Janice McCafferty PR

Chicago, Illinois

Nick Brennan
855-585-9034
More info

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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

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +41

+41

 

11

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

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Increased +17

+17

 

12

The Dilenschneider Group Inc.

New York, New Jersey

Robert L. Dilenschneider
212-922-0900
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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

100

200+

94

H

Confidential

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%
Increased +60

+60

 

13

AMDG Public Affairs

Buffalo, New York

Marissa A. Wilson
716-523-6817
More info

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2011

$250,000 - $1 million

10

15+

91

H

Confidential

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +13

+13

 

14

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

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +23

+23

 

15

Behan Communications, Inc.

Glen Falls, New York

Mark L. Behan
518.792.3856
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

40

70+

91

L

Confidential

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Increased +76

+76

 

16

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

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%
Decreased -13

-13

 

17

AM:PM PR

Portland, Oregon

Allison McCormick
503-232-1015
More info

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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

10

25

94

L

Soulcake, Apprise Health, CCK Resturants, oandc.com, citrusbyte.com

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +24

+24

 

18

JB Cumberland Public Relations

New York, New York

Joanna Cumberland
646-230-6940
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1999

Under $250,000

10

100+

93

L

Bodum, Cat Cora Cooking Tools, Caffe, Fusionbrands, Focus Products Group, iSi North America

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Increased +60

+60

 

19

Regan Communications Group

Boston, Massachusetts

George Regan
617-488-2800
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1984

$1 million - $3 million

65

300+

92

M

Simon Malls, New Balance, Simon Malls, Bank of America, MercuryMedia

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +43

+43

 

20

Gagen MacDonald, LLC

Chicago, Illinois

Maril Gagen MacDonald
312-673-7320
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2010

$1 million - $3 million

20

74

96

H

Johnson & Johnson, HYATT, Deloitte, Exelon, Pfizer

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Decreased -14

-14

 

21

Carr Marketing Communications Inc.

Buffalo, New York

Robert P. Carr
716-831-1500
More info

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1996

$250,000 - $1 million

100

170+

92

H

citibank, CPA Financial Network, First Niagara, Morgan Stanley, Paramax

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Increased +71

+71

 

22

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

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Increased +37

+37

 

23

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

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Increased +17

+17

 

24

Bruce Clay Inc.

Moorpark, California

Bruce Clay
805-517-1900
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1996

Above $10 million

40

200

90%

M

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

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Increased +72

+72

 

25

Payton Communications, LLC

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Beverly M. Payton
215-357-5075
More info

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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

H

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

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +18

+18

 

26

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

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Increased +16

+16

 

27

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

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Increased +3

+3

 

28

Firefly Publicity

Red Wing, Minnesota

Kim Emery
651-388-7896
More info

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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

27

54

93

L

Soc Clay, Fising Tackle Retailer, fishingclub.com, Red Wing Shoe Company

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%
Increased +71

+71

 

29

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

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Increased +35

+35

 

30

Concept Communication

USA Division

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
More info

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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Increased +27

+27

 

31

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

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Increased +40

+40

 

32

Dur

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Duree Ross
954-723-9350
More info

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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

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Increased +12

+12

 

33

gabbegroup

New York, New York

Jill S. Gabbe
212-220-4444
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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

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%
Decreased -10

-10

 

34

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc

DC , Washington

John J. Seng
202-955-0044
More info

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1998

$250,000 - $1 million

20

64

92

H

Avanir, Medicare Diabetes, Onlife Health, Sorin Group, Zeltia

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Increased +19

+19

 

35

Anderson Group Public Relations

Los Angeles, California

Liza Anderson
323-655-1008
More info

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2008

$1 million - $3 million

25

37+

96

H

Confidential

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Decreased -15

-15

 

36

Beattie Communications Group

USA Division

Douglas Mackay
08448-425260
More info

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2002

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

94

H

Cardonald College, Agilent Technologies, Marks & Spencer, The Miller Group, Warburtons in Scotland

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Decreased -21

-21

 

37

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

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Increased +40

+40

 

38

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

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Decreased -7

-7

 

39

Energi PR

USA Division

Esther Buchsbaum
888-764-6322
More info

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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

36

45

95

L

Ford Canada, Olay, Astellas Pharma, Gillette Venus, Choice Hotels Canada

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Increased +56

+56

 

40

Zeno Group

New York, New York

Barby K. Siegel
212-299-8888
More info

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1998

$3 million - $5 million

100

50+

96

M

All State Foundation, Associated Builders & Contractors, AstraZeneca, Bacardi, Bausch & Lomb, Blistex, Inc.

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%
Decreased -22

-22

 

41

Powell Tate

Washington, District of Columbia

Sheila Tate
202-383-9700
More info

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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

30

1000+

96%

M

American Council on Education, Bank of America, Entertainment Software Association, Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, Mexico City, US Chamber of Commerce

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Increased +27

+27

 

42

Prosek Partners

New York, New York

Jennifer Prosek
212-279-3115
More info

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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

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Decreased -9

-9

 

43

Colangelo & Partners Public Relations

New York, New York

Gino Colangelo
646-624-2885
More info

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2006

Under $250,000

12

100+

97

L

Arnaldo Caprai, Bio+Green Crystals, BOLD Organics, Ferrarelle, Frescobaldi, Kusmi

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Increased +44

+44

 

44

Fujita & Miura Public Relations, Inc.

Chalfont, Pennsylvania

MIURA
808-245-3677
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

95

H

Kauai Realty, Inc., Kiahuna Golf Club, Kymry Perez, Matsuri Kauai, Mark

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Decreased -5

-5

 

45

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

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Increased +49

+49

 

46

Peak Communicators, Ltd.

USA Division

Jeff Domansky
604-689-5559
More info

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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

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Increased +6

+6

 

47

Olson Communications, Inc.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Michelle A. Olson
480-368-7999
More info

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2001

$250,000 - $1 million

30

15+

85

H

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

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Increased +23

+23

 

48

Mpact PR, LLC

Spring, Maryland

Jacqueline Lara
240-305-2133
More info

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2009

$3 million - $5 million

20

35+

86

L

Tamara E. Holmes, spiritualessenceyoga.com, bread.org, forwardtogether.org , vibrantdesigngroup.com

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Decreased -16

-16

 

49

Richmond Public Relations

Seattle, Washington

Louis Richmond
206-682-6979
More info

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1992

$3 million - $5 million

52

64

90

L

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

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Decreased -13

-13

 

50

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

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Increased +19

+19

 
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

AMDG Public Affairs

Buffalo, New York

Marissa A. Wilson
716-523-6817
More info

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2011

$250,000 - $1 million

10

15+

91

H

Confidential

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%
Decreased -25

-25

 

52

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

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Decreased -35

-35

 

53

Germinder & Associates, Inc.

New York, NY

Lea-Ann Germinder
212-367-2170
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

70

120+

89

L

Confidential

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Increased +21

+21

 

54

GaileyMurray Communications

Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Thomas A. Gailey
484-368-3321
More info

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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

45

45

95

L

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

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Increased +12

+12