United States

Accounting Today ranks RSM McGladrey Number 5 of Top 100 Firms


CHARLOTTE, NC Accounting Today has ranked RSM McGladrey, together with CPA firm McGladrey & Pullen (M&), the fifth largest accounting, tax and business consulting firm in the United States for the fourth consecutive year.

The accounting industry trade publication issued the 23nd annual list of the Top 100 Accounting & Tax Firms this week. RSM McGladrey, combined with M&P, also ranked No. 5 on the publication’s Audit & Attest, Tax and MAS (consulting) lists.

According to Accounting Today’s story, “Signs of Growth,” the past 18 months have tested many firms like never before, as evidenced by the fact that the 2010 Top 100 saw a 2.85 percent drop in aggregate revenues – the first ever decline since the publication began compiling a Top Firms study. Still, the Top 100 firms are building their businesses through a variety of strategies, including new practice groups and placing renewed focus/investment on marketing and selling initiatives.

“We are pleased to have secured the fifth largest ranking again this year, making us the largest accounting firm after the Big Four,” said C.E. Andrews, RSM McGladrey’s president and chief operating officer. “Our goals and focus are on our clients and the delivery of outstanding client service. Size is not the goal but the outcome when we fulfill our client service commitments. At RSM McGladrey, we recognize clients always come first. We take the time to get to know our clients and, as a result, we understand what they need. This understanding sets us apart and, we think, will help ensure not only our clients’ success, but the success of our firm, as well.”

“The fact that we also ranked No. 5 on Accounting Today’s Audit & Attest, Tax and MAS lists further validates our firm’s standing in the industry,” said Managing Partner of McGladrey & Pullen Dave Scudder. “We’re looking forward to continuing to build our business and, despite the current economic pressures, we see enormous opportunities for the future.”

To learn more about M&P and RSM McGladrey’s awards and recognitions, visit our Web site.

About RSM McGladrey
RSM McGladrey is a leading professional services firm providing accounting, tax and business consulting. RSM McGladrey operates in an alternative practice structure with McGladrey & Pullen LLP, a partner-owned CPA firm that delivers audit and attest services. Through separate and independent legal entities, they work together to serve clients’ business needs. Together, the companies rank as the fifth largest U.S. provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services (source: Accounting Today), with 7,000 professionals and associates in nearly 90 offices. RSM McGladrey and McGladrey & Pullen LLP are member firms of RSM International, an affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms. Learn more about RSM McGladrey at mcgladrey.com.


Terri Andrews
Director, National Public Relations



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