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Last updated: August 1, 2016

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Top 100 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - August 2016

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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

Overall Performance

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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

Crenshaw Communications

New York, New York

Dorothy Crenshaw
212-367-9700
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2009

$3 million - $5 million

18

100+

97%

H

Exponential Interactive, Verizon, Silverpop, Magzter, Edible Arrangements

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

 

97

98.6%

NC

 

3

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

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%

NC

 
Strong Performers

4

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

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +37

+37

 

5

iprex

New York, NY

Bobbie Goodwin
414-755-2170
More info

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1983

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

90%

M

Confidential

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%
Increased +15

+15

 

6

Ink Link Marketing

Pembroke Pines, Florida

Kimberly T. Miller
305-333-2809
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2012

$1 million - $3 million

20

65

98%

M

The Krystal Company, Tahoe Joe's, Ovation Brands, MIC Food, Primecard

 

96

 

98

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.2%

NC

 
Contenders

7

Colangelo & Partners Public Relations

New York, New York

Gino Colangelo
646-624-2885
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2006

Under $250,000

12

100+

97

L

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%
Increased +73

+73

 

8

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

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Increased +15

+15

 

9

Reilly Group Communications, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

Susan J. Reilly
773-348-3800
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1996

$250,000 - $1 million

20

35+

92

M

Joseph Abboud, Furla, Escada, Capelli, butter London

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%
Increased +27

+27

 

10

Media Profile

Toronto, ON, Canada

Alison M. King
416-504-8464
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1985

Unknown

40

65

93

H

abbvie, ancestry.ca, Brown-Forman, Caamp Accha, Brioche Doree

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +17

+17

 

11

IPG

New York, New York

Michael I. Roth
212-704-1200
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1998

Under $250,000

50

100+

92

L

IW Group, Mccann, Jack Morton, The Martin Agency, Cassidy & Associates

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Increased +40

+40

 

12

20kgroup

Houston, Texas

Deborah A. Fiorito
713-224-1877
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2003

Under $250,000

10

30+

95%

L

Preng & Associates , Prepared 4 Life , Rely Energy , Rice University , Rotorcraft Inc.

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%
Increased +25

+25

 

13

Fujita & Miura Public Relations, Inc.

Chalfont, Pennsylvania

MIURA
808-245-3677
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

95

H

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

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +22

+22

 

14

Fine Point PR

Washington, District of Columbia

Jill Marie Wodtley
330-634-9811
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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

10

35

94

L

Union Plus, Votizen, Hello FLO, Arabella, Rock The Vote

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +34

+34

 

15

Morningstar Communications

Overland Park, Kansas

Eric M. Morgenstern
913-851-8700
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1997

$1 million - $3 million

15

20+

87

H

Karen Covington, Stinson Morrison Hecker

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Increased +46

+46

 

16

Alpine PR

Marietta, Georgia

Wendy Alpine
404-641-6170
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2003

Under $250,000

10

32

92

H

Merial, UPS

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%
Increased +5

+5

 

17

Blue Water Communications

West Bradenton, Florida

Lynnette J. Werning
800-975-3212
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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

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +33

+33

 

18

Kaplow

New York, New York

Liz Kaplow
212-221-1713
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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

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Increased +56

+56

 

19

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

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +79

+79

 

20

Blaze

Santa Monica, California

Matt Kovacs
310-395-5050
More info

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1990

Under $250,000

10

100+

96

M

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

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Increased +73

+73

 

21

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

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Increased +5

+5

 

22

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

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Decreased -6

-6

 

23

Prosper for Purpose

Brecksville, Ohio

Lorraine Schuchart
216-469-7977
More info

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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

19

45

94%

L

Driftwood Restaurants and Catering, The Holden Arboretum,

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Increased +21

+21

 

24

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

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Decreased -19

-19

 

25

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

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +39

+39

 

26

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

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Decreased -1

-1

 

27

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

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Increased +1

+1

 

28

Barbara Peck Public Relations

Tucson , Arizona

Barbara J. Peck
520-360-5120
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

20

12+

90

H

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

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%
Increased +24

+24

 

29

Regan Communications Group

Boston, Massachusetts

George Regan
617-488-2800
More info

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1984

$1 million - $3 million

65

300+

92

M

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

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Increased +60

+60

 

30

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

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Increased +48

+48

 

31

Headwall Marketing

Sacramento, California

Casey Hartwell
415-730-5073
More info

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2013

$1 million - $3 million

15

28+

93

H

Confidential

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Increased +3

+3

 

32

Pilot PMR

Toronto, Canada

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

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Increased +53

+53

 

33

GolinHarris

Chicago, Illinois

Al Golin
312-729-4000
More info

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1956

$5 million - $10 million

830

1000+

95

M

truth Campaign, Dow Chemical, Toyota Motor, Johnson & Johnson, Dove

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%
Increased +5

+5

 

34

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

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Increased +48

+48

 

35

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

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Decreased -3

-3

 

36

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

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Increased +30

+30

 

37

PMK BNC

Los Angeles, California

Michael Nyman
310-854-4800
More info

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2009

$5 million - $10 million

250

35+

94

L

Confidential

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Increased +39

+39

 

38

Concept Communication

Mumbai, India

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
More info

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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Decreased -19

-19

 

39

Pierce Mattie Communications

New York, New York

Serge Gurin
212-243-1431
More info

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2001

Unknown

20

36+

94

H

Company Kids, Old Navy, JOICO, GUESS, Ethan Allen

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Decreased -26

-26

 

40

Blick & Staff Communications

St. Louis, Missouri

Harriet Blickenstaff
314-727-5700
More info

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2003

Under $250,000

40

50+

92

H

Confidential

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%
Increased +41

+41

 

41

PetersGroup

Austin, Texas

Lauren Peters
512-794-8600
More info

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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

50

100+

95

L

HooVers, BancVue, mutual mobile, Motorola, IBM

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Increased +6

+6

 

42

Peak Communicators, Ltd.

Vancouver, Canada

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

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Increased +46

+46

 

43

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

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Decreased -25

-25

 

44

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.

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Increased +42

+42

 

45

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

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Increased +46

+46

 

46

DoubleDimond Public Relations LLC

Houston, Texas

Margot Dimond
713-426-4111
More info

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2006

Unknown

10

50+

94

H

City of Galveston Recovers, CDM Smith, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology at Rice University, Dynamic Auction Solutions, ESCAPE Family Resource Center, GroundFORCE Building Systems

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Increased +21

+21

 

47

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

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Increased +16

+16

 

48

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

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Increased +52

+52

 

49

Redington, Inc.

Westport, Connecticut

Thomas Redington
203-222-7399
More info

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1972

Under $250,000

45

35+

92

L

InspireMD, Crucell, Lpath, Dynavax, Medgenics

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Decreased -10

-10

 

50

JFK Communications, Inc.

Trenton, New Jersey

John F. Kouten
609-456-0822
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

34

300+

97

L

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

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Increased +22

+22

 
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

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

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%
Increased +8

+8

 

52

Mutual PR

Andheri (E), Mumbai, India

Mr. Priyadarshi Sharma
+91-22-61271051/52
More info

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1995

Under $250,000

60

32

93%

L

Yahoo India, STMicroelectronics, NComputing, Synopsys, Telit Wireless

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Decreased -44

-44

 

53

JB Cumberland Public Relations

New York, New York

Joanna Cumberland
646-230-6940
More info

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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

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Increased +37

+37

 

54

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

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Decreased -30

-30

 

55

Racepoint Global

Boston, Massachusetts

Ani Jigarjian
617-624-3200
More info

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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

200

20+

98%

M

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

 

84

 

85

 

86

 

83

 

84

84.4%
Decreased -2

-2

 

56

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

 

83

 

85

 

83

 

85

 

84

84%
Increased +43

+43