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PRESS RELEASE

September 8, 2014

Contact:
Laura Cyrek
312.670.7444
lcyrek@orba.com

ORBA Ranked Among the Top 200 Public Accounting Firms for 2014 by INSIDE Public Accounting

CHICAGO – Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest accounting firms, is pleased to announce that it has been named among INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA) Top 200 Public Accounting Firms in its fifth annual rankings survey.

“We are pleased to be included among the IPA 200,” said Mark Thomson, Managing Director of ORBA. “ORBA’s growth and success across various industry sectors is the direct result of the confidence and trust our clients have in our work and our service."

This year, more than 540 firms participated in the IPA annual survey and analysis of firms along with many CPA firm associations who contributed to the search to identify the IPA 200. ORBA joins this prestigious group ranked at No. 134, up from last year’s debut at No. 138.

According to Michael Platt, the Publisher of IPA, the IPA 200 averaged 5.4% top-line growth, an increase from last year’s 4.3%. IPA 200 firms range from $14 million to $31 million in revenue and range in size from 60 to 235 staff. Collectively, they account for more than 12,000 staff across 300 offices, generating $2.1 billion in revenues. The IPA 200 serve more than 250 publicly traded companies and have generated $350 million in revenues from non-traditional services.

INSIDE Public Accounting was founded in 1987, and 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. With more than 27 years of independent reporting and more than 24 years of surveying and benchmarking experience, 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.

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Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA) is a full-service accounting, tax and business consulting firm located in downtown Chicago serving privately-held companies, individuals and not-for-profit organizations. ORBA’s Certified Public Accountants have experience with accounting and assurance, business advisory services, financial and estate planning, fraud investigation, tax, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. With some of the highest levels of direct client involvement in the industry, ORBA is where clients go to build long-standing, meaningful and successful relationships with resourceful, proactive business and tax advisors. For more information, visit www.orba.com, subscribe to our blog www.orbablog.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.