New Rankings: Top 100 Accounting Firms For 2001

PricewaterhouseCoopers handily held on to the first position in Public Accounting Report's 2001 Top 100 survey which reflects rankings of the top 100 public accounting firms, ranked by revenue.

With net revenue of $8.299 billion, PwC maintained a large margin over the second-ranked firm, Deloitte & Touche, which reported in with $5.838 billion. The top 10 firms, according to the new ranking, are as follows:

  1. PricewaterhouseCoopers: $8.299 billion
  2. Deloitte & Touche: $5.838 billion
  3. KPMG: $5.449 billion
  4. Ernst & Young: $4.485 billion
  5. Andersen: $3.6 billion
  6. BDO Seidman: $420 million
  7. Grant Thornton: $342 million
  8. BKD: $198 million
  9. Crowe Chizek: $185 million
  10. McGladrey & Pullen: $167 million

Newcomers to this year's Top 100 list include:

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller/Indianapolis, IN (not on last year's list because it was part of HRB Business Services)
  • Rea & Assoc./New Philadelphia, OH
  • Yeo & Yeo/Saginaw, MI
  • Armanino McKenna/San Leandro, CA
  • Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman/Denver, CO
  • Vitale Caturano & Co./Boston, MA
  • Knight Vale & Gregory/Seattle, WA
  • Baker Newman & Noyes/Portland, ME

View the complete list of the 100 top accounting firms.

Accounting Today magazine publishes its own list of Top 100 firms. You can view the 2001 Accounting Today Top 100 Firms.