David Sugarman

Certified Player Agent with NBPA and FIBA since November 2012

Welcome to the heart of davidsugarman.org, where the essence of sports management comes to life through the remarkable journey of David Sugarman. A native of New York turned Miami resident, David’s story unfolds from his role as a vice president and financial advisor at major investment banks to the visionary force behind SugarTime Sports Management.

In November 2012, David became a certified player agent with both NBPA and FIBA, marking a pivotal moment in his career. His dedication to discovering new talents through celebrity connections has become the cornerstone of SugarTime’s success.

Beyond the accolades, David’s approach is deeply personal. He forges strong relationships not only with athletes but also with their families. This philosophy extends to The Agency, ensuring the recruitment team shares his commitment to excellence in scouting and talent acquisition.

Explore the diverse chapters of David’s career, from founding SugarTime Inc./SugarTime Ventures to his roles at prestigious institutions like Merrill Lynch, Laidlaw & Company, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Citigroup, and UBS Financial Services.

Professional Credentials


  • Founder and CEO of SugarTime Inc./SugarTime Ventures, leading a diverse portfolio in sports, real estate, entertainment, and more.
  • Certified Player Agent with NBPA and FIBA since November 2012, bringing extensive experience in athlete management and contract negotiation.
  • Vice President and Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, overseeing $250 million in assets and managing portfolios for professional athletes.
  • Managing Director at Laidlaw & Company, where David created and launched the Sports & Entertainment Division in the UK and the USA.


  • Expertise in Professional Athlete Management, demonstrating a track record of securing contracts and endorsement deals.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a keen eye for identifying market trends and investment opportunities.
  • Extensive experience in Financial Management, overseeing portfolios and managing household accounts.
  • Proven success in Business Development, including deal facilitation and fundraising activities.
  • Strategic Recruiting, implementing plans for collegiate athletes while adhering to NCAA guidelines.
  • Recognition with awards such as the 2013 Best of Miami Beach Award and the 2013 Small Business of the Year Award.

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