David Kramer
John Russo
United States




Kramer was elevated to co-president of UTA, along with Jay Sures, in 2017. He oversees more than 350 agents and 1,000 employees in the agency’s literary, independent film, talent, media rights and production departments, as well as heads up UTA’s comedy touring, licensing, endorsement, publishing and IQ divisions. He co-founded the nonprofit UTA Foundation, which among its other benevolent work, sponsors an annual day for the firm’s worldwide staff to donate their time to a charity. He was named partner in 2002 and joined the board in 2008. In 2018, Kramer, along with Sures and CEO Jeremy Zimmer, led the strategic sale of minority stakes in UTA by two global investment firms — Investcorp and PSP — to expedite the company’s growth. 



  • UTA
  • Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center board
  • Harold Ramis Film School


  • University of Georgia (GA, USA)
  • University of Southern California (CA, USA)


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UTA Promotes David Kramer and Jay Sures to Co-Presidents

UTA Promotes David Kramer and Jay Sures to Co-Presidents

David Kramer and Jay Sures have been named co-presidents of United Talent Agency.The elevation of the agency veterans reflects the pair's work in running the tenpercentery with CEO Jeremy Zimmer.UTA has significantly expanded its operations in recent years and brought in an outside investor, Jeffrey Ubben, for the first time. Kramer and Sures had served as managing directors since 2010.“Jay and David embody the greatest parts of UTA, and I couldn’t ask for better, smarter or more creative partners,” said...


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