Margy Sweeney and Team

Bold content and impactful media engagement for real estate, financial services and professional services

High-performance culture, high-impact results. Akrete is an award-winning, national public relations, content development and marketing firm shaping clear and effective business narratives for clients in real estate, financial services and professional services.

We articulate, humanize and amplify ideas that accelerate your business growth, elevating the voices of industry leaders by creating strong content and strategic media engagement. For our hardworking team of senior-level communicators, no content premise is too complex, no target media outlet too ambitious.

Our results-driven model means you can expect:

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Big agency outcomes, with high-touch, expert service delivering direct and consistent value

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Articulate content and high-quality media results in the places that matter most to your business

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Personalized, flexible and fast service, supported by our agile model to help you pivot as quickly as the media cycle and your business needs demand

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Always-on collaboration, with a deep bench of players who have each others’ backs—so we always have yours, whether to prep for a last-minute media interview, write a heady white paper with swift turnaround, or craft a press release that inspires the right kind of attention

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Strategic counsel that tracks trends and opportunities in your industry, and propels you to the forefront of conversations that count

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Tailored, creative campaigns grounded in real-world experience to achieve your business aspirations—and surpass them

Focused and passionate, we don’t just think fresh. We think breakthrough—and it shows. We’ve flipped the conventional agency model on its head with our senior-driven PR and content teams, who unite to vault industry leaders like you onto platforms of choice.

Imagine what our team can do for yours. Better yet, let’s start mapping out the potential together, today.

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Team Akrete

Go ahead, call us NERDS—As voracious learners and hotshot communicators we know it’s a compliment.

News junkies. Grammar nerds. Lifelong storytellers. We’ve got all the right interests—and proven skills sets—to connect your business with the audiences that matter most.

Team Akrete is made up of 20+ specialized public relations, content and marketing professionals who sit coast-to-coast, in Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, California and Florida. Our experts have spent an average of 20 years in the business, and several have worked together for decades.

We offer a senior team at competitive rates thanks in part to our low-overhead hybrid model, which long pre-dated COVID-19. Our unique style—plus the chance to work with all-stars—attracts and retains the best talent in the business.

Our Clients

Major brand leaders choose Team Akrete

Name-dropping, because it’s true: We have deep experience partnering with global firms and those establishing new industry paradigms, including some of our focus industries’ most respected names.

Here’s a sampling of brands who’ve chosen us for our results, high-touch service, and extraordinary return on investment:

What inspires our clients’ commitment to Team Akrete? Read about our awards and accolades.


Our commitment to diversity, sustainability and philanthropy makes us stronger

Team Akrete pros are innately driven to make an impact, and demonstrate our social commitment collectively in a variety of ways.

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A Certified Women-Owned Business, we are committed to upholding and enacting inclusive work practices that promote and honor racial, cultural and gender diversity both in and out of the workplace.

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We are community-minded, having performed significant pro-bono and in-kind communications programs for organizations including The Goldie Initiative, CoreNet Global, Commercial Real Estate Executive Women (CREW) and other organizations.

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CEO Margy Sweeney is Chairman of the Board of SomerCor, an SBA Certified Development Corporation offering real estate and equipment lending, and is a board director of IMEC, a non-profit focused on manufacturing excellence and positioning manufacturers for global growth.

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Our senior communicators frequently serve as trusted collaborators for client impact initiatives, from social responsibility reports to position statements advocating for gender parity in their industry.

What social impact goals are you most proud of? Let’s talk about how we can help amplify your good work.