Sarasota, FL Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked one of the Top 300 Accounting Firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA 300).  The IPA Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms is one of the longest-running and most comprehensive Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) surveys in the U.S.  In all, there were more than 540 participating firms.  The list includes national, regional, and local accounting practices.  The rankings and the accompanying analysis create a comprehensive picture of the state of the accounting profession today.

"The IPA 300 is a prestigious group, and we are proud to have made it into the ranking.  We believe our success is a result of the relationships we have built with the people who have helped us grow - our clients, staff and the community we serve," said Rob Lane, Managing Shareholder.

About Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

Kerkering, Barberio & Co. is one of the largest independent certified public accounting firms in Southwest Florida and offers a wide range of services to businesses, organizations, and individuals.  The firm has been serving clients since 1972.  Kerkering, Barberio & Co. has three locations:  1990 Main Street, Suite 801, Sarasota, FL; 9423 Town Center Parkway, Lakewood Ranch, FL; and 4350 West Cypress Street, Suite 930, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit or