2017 IPA 100 Fastest-Growing Firm Profile: Prager Metis

Ranked No. 86 last year, New York-based Prager Metis jumped 18 spots up the IPA 100 list this year due to an impressive organic growth rate of 16%. INSIDE Public Accounting asked MPs Glenn Friedman and David Neste to offer insights into the firm’s success, growth goals, top clients and predictions on how the accounting profession may change over the next 10 years. Congratulations to the entire Prager Metis team.


To what do you attribute your ability to grow the firm so significantly?

Prager Metis has put a lot of time and resources into developing our vision and our strategic planning. We pride ourselves in our whole team effort and cohesiveness. Our ability to attract talented staff has helped the firm grow. Our growth and reputation for quality attracts more opportunities as well as the desire of smaller local and regional firms to want to join us.

Tell us about the types of services you provide to your top three clients.

Business management services, private wealth services, assurance services. We help create and implement proactive strategies that support clients and their assets around the world.

What are your growth goals for the next five years?

Our goal is a continuation of 20%+ year-over-year growth.

What type of client is an ideal fit for your firm?  

We service individuals and corporate clients of all sizes and industries. However, our ideal client would be a small to mid-market firm needing full services of tax, assurance and advisory.

Can you predict how accounting firm services will change over the next 10 years?

Advice will rule as compliance will become more and more automated.