Jay Sures
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Sures was elevated to co-president of UTA, along with David Kramer, in September 2017. Along with CEO Jeremy Zimmer and Kramer, he oversees some 350 agents and 1,000 employees with a focus on the TV divisions — scripted and non-scripted, news and broadcasting, talent and speakers divisions. Sures helped steer the 2014 acquisition of N.S. Bienstock — a preeminent indie outfit for news talent including Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon and Norah O’Donell — and, in 2017, the speakers bureau Greater Talent Network. He co-founded the UTA Foundation, which aids clients with philanthropy. In 2018, he was instrumental in the strategic sale of minority stakes in UTA by global firms Investcorp and PSP Investments. Sures joined UTA when it was founded in 1991.


  • UTA
  • Entertainment Industry Foundation
  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences


  • University of California–Los Angeles (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
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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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