Press Releases ORBA Ranked Among 2019 ‘Top Firms to Watch’ by Accounting Today


Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is named as one of the “Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch” for 2019 by Accounting Today. ORBA is also ranked among the top 20 firms in the Great Lakes Area.

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CHICAGO – Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, moved up to 115th among Accounting Today’s “Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch” list for 2019, an increase from the previous year. ORBA is also ranked among the top 20 firms in the Great Lakes Region.

The firms on the “Firms to Watch” list are positioned to become some of the top 100 accounting firms in the nation. ORBA is the only firm from Chicago featured on this list. Additionally, the firm is also ranked among the “Top Firms” in the Great Lakes Region for the eighth consecutive year. To learn more about ORBA’s accounting, tax and financial advisory services, visit

“ORBA is committed to consistently providing the highest quality accounting and exemplary client service,” said ORBA Managing Director Mark Thomson. “We are proud to improve our rankings nationwide each year as an acknowledgement to our great team of professionals and our goal of long-term, sustainable growth and superior client service. We take pride in the fact that ORBA is recognized as a dynamic, progressive firm in the Chicagoland market.”

Accounting Today presents its 2019 annual report as an editorial supplement to the magazine’s March issue. The publication obtains its data by conducting an annual survey of regional accounting firms across the nation. Accounting Today identifies and ranks the leading accounting firms throughout ten major geographic regions. The 2019 rankings are based on 2018 net revenue.

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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 or to subscribe to our blogs: Visit Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


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