Collection agency ConServe, based in Fairport, N.Y., is listed on the seventh annual Inc. magazine 5000 list, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The company placed No. 2,971 on the list. Fuhu tops this year’s list, which also includes well-known firms such as LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock.

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

Mark E. Davitt, president of  ConServe, says the firm is excited to be recognized on the list. "Our continued growth is a true testament to our employees’ constant commitment and passion for providing exceptional service to our clients."

The companies on this year’s list report having created more than 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

ConServe started in 1985 and has provided accounts receivable management services in higher education, government and commercial markets. ConServe was ranked as the #1 performing collection agency on the U.S. Department of Education’s student loan collection contract from 2004-2010. In 2009, ConServe was again awarded a long term contract by the Department of Education and is among the top performers in this category.

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