Bond Beebe Named in Top 200 Accounting Firms by Inside Public Accounting

INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) is pleased to present its sixth annual ranking of the IPA 200 public accounting firms.

“With more than 500 firms participating in the IPA annual Survey and Analysis of Firms this year, along with many CPA firm associations contributing to the search to identify the IPA 200, this prestigious group joins the IPA 100 as the definitive ranking of the nation’s largest public accounting firms,” says Kelly Platt, principal of The Platt Group, the publisher of IPA.

For the most recent fiscal year, IPA 200 firms range in size from $15 million to $32.4 million, and from 58 to 235 staff. These firms employee more than 11,600 staff across the nation, down 3% from last year.

“The IPA 200 averaged 5.4% top-line growth, and 4.7% growth in the bottom line,” says Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group.

“Similar to their IPA 100 peers, the IPA 200 are also engaged in acquisitions to grow in size, scope and capability, with 18 mergers reported for the group last year, pulling more than 180 staff and more than $13 million into the aggregate numbers of the group,” says Kelly Platt.

Nineteen firms debuted this year on the IPA 200. They are: No. 123 Rochester, N.Y.-based EFP Rotenberg; No. 158 Pleasanton, Calif.-based Sensiba San Filippo; No. 167 Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Porte Brown; No. 181 San Francisco-based DZH Phillips; No. 183 Oaks, Pa.-based Maillie LLP; No. 185 Great Bend, Kan.-based Adams Brown Beran & Ball Chtd.; No. 186 Tanner of Salt Lake City; No. 187 San Francisco-based Shea Labagh Dobberstein; No. 188 Union City, Tenn.-based Alexander Thompson Arnold; No. 189 Cincinnati-based Barnes Dennig & Co.; No. 191 Edina, Minn.-based Abdo Eick & Meyers; No. 192 San Francisco-based OUM & Co.; No. 193 The LBA Group of Jacksonville, Fla.; No. 194 Philadelphia-based Smart Devine; No. 195 Indianapolis-based H.J. Umbaugh & Associates CPAs; No. 196 Abbott Stringham & Lynch of San Jose, Calif.; No. 197 Smith & Gesteland of Middleton, Wis.; No. 198 Henderson Hutcherson & MuCullough of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and No. 199 Bethesda, Md.-based Bond Beebe A Professional Corporation.

Highlights of the IPA 200:

5.4% – Average revenue growth
4.7% – Average net income growth
13.3% – Average staff turnover
$78,564 – Average pay per professional staff
$477,552 – Average equity partner compensation

View the complete list of 2015 IPA 200 firms.

About INSIDE Public Accounting
INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), founded in 1987, is published by The Platt Group. The Platt Group publishes both the award-winning INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter and the award-winning National Benchmarking Report. The Platt Group also consults with firms to help them become more successful. The Platt Group works with managing partners, CFOs and thought leaders across the nation to provide practical ideas, benchmarking data and information to take firms to the next level of improvement.

For copies of the 2015 IPA 200 Firms September issue of IPA, reprints and customized reprints, and pricing information, please contact Chelsea Page at (317) 733-1920; cpage@plattgroupllc.com.

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