David Sugarman

Founder and CEO of SugarTime Inc

David Sugarman, a prominent figure in the world of Private Equity, brings a wealth of experience and expertise shaped by a remarkable journey. Originally from New York and now a resident of Miami, David’s career trajectory saw him as a vice president and financial advisor for major investment banks. His pivotal moment arrived with the founding of SugarTime Sports Management, driven by a risk-taking spirit and a mission to unearth new talent through celebrity connections.

Becoming a NBPA Certified Player Agent and FIBA Certified Player Agent in November 2012 marked a significant milestone, amplifying David’s capacity to foster relationships and secure optimal contracts for his clients. His deeply personal approach extends beyond athletes to encompass their families, emphasizing strong relationships as a cornerstone of his work.

David’s impact reverberates through SugarTime Inc./SugarTime Ventures, where he consults across a diverse portfolio, spanning sports, commercial real estate, entertainment, insurance, and more. His strategic guidance encompasses investment relations, social media, marketing, and various key business facets, culminating in the successful facilitation of deals collectively amounting to over 1085+ Million USD.

With an illustrious career that includes significant roles at Merrill Lynch, Laidlaw & Company, Deutsche Bank Securities, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Citigroup Global Markets, UBS Financial Services, and CIBC World Markets Corp., David Sugarman’s trajectory exemplifies expertise, dedication, and a visionary outlook.

Recognized for his contributions, David received the Best of Miami Beach Award in the Sports Promoters, Managers, & Recruiters category in 2013, alongside the Small Business of the Year Award from the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Engage with the journey, insights, and expertise of David Sugarman, a trailblazer reshaping the landscape of Private Equity and athlete management.”


Professional Credentials


  • Founder and CEO of SugarTime Inc./SugarTime Ventures, a Private Equity firm (2016 – Present)
  • Founder and CEO of SugarTime Inc., a certified player agency (2010 – 2015)
  • Vice President at Merrill Lynch (2009 – 2011)
  • Managing Director at Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. (2008 – 2009)
  • Vice President at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. (2006 – 2008)
  • Vice President at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Inc. (2005 – 2006)
  • Second Vice President at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (2003 – 2005)
  • Financial Advisor at UBS Financial Services (2000 – 2003)
  • Advisor at CIBC World Markets Corp. (1998 – 2000)


  • Private Equity and Investment Relations
  • Athlete Management and Sports Contracts
  • Financial Advisory and Portfolio Management
  • Business Development and Strategic Planning
  • Marketing and Social Media Strategy
  • Client Relations and Family-Centric Approach
  • Fundraising and Endorsement Deals
  • NCAA Compliance and Talent Scouting

Connect with David Sugarman

For partnership inquiries, insights into Private Equity, or discussions regarding athlete management and strategic investments, reach out to David Sugarman. Join a vibrant community passionate about maximizing opportunities in sports, entertainment, and beyond.”


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