IPA Announces the Best of the Best Pyramid Awards

Carmel, Ind.-based INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has announced that three Best of the Best firms are being recognized with Pyramid Awards this year at the third annual PRIME Symposium, Nov. 4-6, in Indianapolis:

Nigro, Karlin, Segal & Feldstein is the recipient of IPA’s “Pyramid of Excellence” award this year, for the firm’s stellar performance in the 23rd annual IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms. The firm scored No. 1 on the IPA Best of the Best Firms list this year. The firm debuted on the IPA 100 list in 2012, at No. 73. Nigro, Karlin, Segal & Feldstein was also named one of the Top 10 Fastest-Growing Firms among the IPA 100 in 2013.

 Novogradac & Company is receiving the third annual IPA Best of the Best “Fastest-Growing Pyramid Award.” With an impressive 16.6% organic growth rate, with no mergers to boost that number, the firm has seen continued success in a tentative economic environment. This is the third year that Novogradac & Co. has appeared on IPA’s Fastest-Growing Best of the Best list, and has been a Best of the Best firm since 2002. Novogradac is an IPA 100 firm and this year, the firm was also named an IPA All-Star Firm and one of the Top 10 Fastest-Growing Firms among all IPA survey participants.

Katz, Sapper & Miller is receiving the third annual IPA Best of the Best “Pyramid Award” this year. Katz Sapper & Miller debuted on the IPA Best of the Best list in 1996, and has been named a Best of the Best firm 12 times during that time span. Katz, Sapper Miller is an IPA 100 firm, ranking at No. 63 this year.

The IPA Best of the Best firms come in all sizes and are geographically dispersed across the U.S. They demonstrate long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. IPA’s independent ranking of the nation’s best-managed firms is one of the highest honors within the profession today. Selections were based on responses from more than 500 participating accounting firms on over 70 metrics. 2013 is the 18th year for the IPA Best of the Best ranking