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Fifth annual ranking of the IPA 200 public accounting firms

LGT Top 200 Group Photo 2014

DALLAS – INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) is pleased to present its fifth annual ranking of the IPA 200 public accounting firms. Lane Gorman Trubitt, PLLC (LGT) has made a substantial move up in rankings, from No. 182 to No. 175, an astounding 8.2 percent growth.

“With more than 540 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,” said Kelly Platt, principal of The Platt Group, the publisher of IPA.

For the most recent fiscal year, IPA 200 firms range in size from $14 million to $31 million, and from 60 to 235 staff members. These firms employ more than 12,000 staff across the nation, up 9 percent from last year.

“Similar to their IPA 100 peers, the IPA 200 are also engaged in acquisitions to grow in size, scope and capability, with 21 mergers reported for the group last year, pulling more than 200 staff and more than $22 million into the aggregate numbers of the group,” said Platt.

LGT is honored to be named in the 2014 IPA 200. Every employee has made a significant contribution to our recent growth and success.

“We are proud of the work we are doing and of what our work is doing for our clients,” said Scott Cote, director of Practice Growth at LGT. “I can’t wait to see where we will be next year.”

Highlights of the IPA 200:

5.4 percent – Average revenue growth

6.2 percent – Average net income growth

13.1 percent – Average staff turnover

$76,657 – Average pay per professional staff

$443,502 – Average equity partner compensation

For the complete list of 2014 IPA 200 firms, go to

About Lane Gorman Trubitt, PLLC

Founded in 1950, Lane Gorman Trubitt PLLC (LGT) is one of the largest certified public accounting firms headquartered in the Southwest. Dedicated to serving the middle market, the firm represents a broad range of clients, from individuals to public companies, in a variety of industries. LGT offers traditional accounting, audit and tax services, as well as various other specialized services. In an effort to expand the services we provide to our valued clients, LGT has launched three affiliated companies, LGT Financial Advisors, LLC, LGT Insurance Services Inc. and LGT Retirement Plan Solutions.

Please visit for more information on Lane Gorman Trubitt PLLC.

About The Platt Group and INSIDE Public AccountingINSIDE 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 advises, consults and helps firms move to a more successful level. With more than 26 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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Phone: (317) 733-1920, fax: (317) 663-1030,

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Elizabeth Dahlgren, communications coordinator, Lane Gorman Trubitt PLLC

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