About O’Reilly DePalma

O’Reilly DePalma is a public relations and marketing agency that specializes in the design + construction industries.

We know how building products and services go to market.

We know what motivates and influences your customers and prospects.

We know contractor and designer pain points, and consumer/DIYer purchase triggers

Our purpose is to help design + construction industry brands increase sales by identifying, influencing, energizing, expanding and diversifying customer bases. Learn more about our services.

Our expertise is the bottom line impact from strategic communications that fosters trust, enthusiasm and collaboration throughout the complex building product channels. Access our portfolio of marketing success stories.

Our people have deep experience succeeding as teams in every aspect of the industry. We deliver a breadth of connections and relevant experience that no generalist agency can match.  Meet our practice leaders.

We are senior-level personnel deeply, yet affordably engaged in your business, supported by well-trained support and execution teams.

We make your life easy. We execute on time and on budget. We require no long-term contracts. We can work on a project-bases or retained basis: your choice, your control.


  • 2012 PRSA-Chicago Skyline Award of Excellence – B2B Media Relations on behalf of American Standard Brands
  • 2012 Publicity Club of Chicago, Golden Trumpet Award – Excellence in Media and Publicity Campaigns on behalf of American Standard Brands
  • 2011 PRSA-Georgia Phoenix Awards – Feature Story Writing on behalf of American Standard Brands
  • 2010 Kitchen and Bath Design News Reader Response Award on behalf of American Standard Brands
  • 2008 Davey Awards, “The Next Big Thing” on behalf of Heat Transfer Products
  • 2008 Davey Awards, “Rethinking Density” on behalf of Bassenian/Lagoni Architects
  • 2007 Davey Awards, Silver Winner, “Green that Grows Your Bottom Line” on behalf of Takagi USA


  • Green Earth PR Network
  • Public Relations Society of America
  • Southface
  • National Kitchen & Bath Association
  • National Association of Real Estate Editors