Top 5 Sports Management Agencies of 2016


riw-top-5-sports-management-agencySports management agency – the most lucrative business of today! Considering the athletes busy schedule, the changing culture and bankruptcies, now is the perfect time to get into this business. An agent in a sports management agency goes beyond the limits to serve their clients and make them as worry less as possible. They deal with their contracts, new opportunities and all the legal matters thereby filling up a bit of their pockets as well.

Let’s have a look at the top 5 management agencies of 2016!

1) Creative Artists Agency

Net Worth: $290.6 million
Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Golf
Number of Clients: 441
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California

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Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is a Los-Angeles based sports management agency which is ranked as No. 1 by Forbes. It holds around 441 clients and approximately $7.87 billion worth contracts. CAA serves several top athletes such as Eli Manning, Philip Rivers. Peyton Manning, Marcell Dareus, Dwyane Wade, Drew Brees, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Julio Jones, Luke Kuechly, Robinson Cano, Ryan Howard, Chris Bosh, Sam Bradford, Demarvius Thomas, Anthony Castonzo, Buster Posey, Evgeni Malkin, Ndamukong Suh and J.J. Watt. Its top agents include Tom Condon, Pat Brisson, Brodie Van Wagenen.

2) Excel Sports Management

Net Worth: $149.6 million
Sports: Golf, Baseball, Basketball
Number of Clients: 124
Headquarters: New York, New York

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Excel Sports Management is a New York’s sports management agency and it serves the biggest names in sports. It mostly deals with Basketball, Baseball and Golf athletes including Tiger Woods, Clayton Kershaw, Blake Griffin, Zack Greinke, Kevin Love, Masahiro Tanaka, Mark Teixeira, Joe Johnson, LaMarcus Aldridge, Deron Williams, Justin Rose, Matt Kuchar, Ryan Zimmerman, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gordon, Jeremy Guthrie, Tyson Chandler, Devin Harris, Al Jefferson, Kyle Korver. It bags around $3.09 million under management contracts and has top agents such as Casey Close, Jeff Schwartz, J.D. Smart.

3) Boras Corp

Net Worth: $132.3 million
Sports: Baseball
Number of Clients: 60
Headquarters: Newport Beach, California

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Boras Corp, owned by Scott Boras who is a lawyer and one of the finest sports agents, is based on Newport Beach, California. It mainly deals with Baseball players. This sports management agency makes around $2.19 billion from its 62 clients who include some humongous names such as Prince Fielder, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jayson Werth, Max Scherzer, Matt Holiday, Elvis Andrus and Stephen Strasburg.

4) Wasserman Media Group

Net Worth: $115.7 million
Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Soccer
Number of Clients: 399
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles based Wasserman Media Group ranks No. 4th in the list of top 5 sports management agencies. It serves athletes from a wide range of sports such as Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer and Golf. Having around 399 clients, it gathers approximately $2.3 billion from all its contracts. Its best agents include Joel Wolfe, Thad Foucher, B.J. Armstrong which deal with the most valuable clients including Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, Jason Day, Joe Johnson, LaMarcus Aldridge, Hanley Ramirez, Edwin Encarnacion, Yasiel Puig, Bartolo Colon, Pau Gasol, Brandon Roy, Steven Gerrard, Asik Omer, Bismack Biyombo, Green Draymond, Anthony Davis, Kenneth Faried, Jrue Holiday, Giancarlo Stanton and Yu Darvish.

5) Octagon

Net Worth: $104.9 million
Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey
Number of Clients: 149
Headquarters: New York, New York

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Octagon is a sports management agency based in Virginia which is considered to be one of the best when it comes to Hockey athletes. Serving athletes from other sports as well, it earns around $2.43 billion from its active contracts. Its top agents include Scott Pucino, Jeff Austin and Allan Walsh. Its most important clients are: Felix Hernandez, Stephen Curry, Rudy Gay, Kaka, Yovani Gollardo, Victor Martinez, Miguel Montero, Ben Zobrist, Ryan Anderson, Wesley Mathews, David West, Andrej Sekera, Ondrej Pavelec, Derick Brassard, David Perron, Jaroslav Tarasenko, Cory Schneider, Kari Lehtonen and Devan Dubnyk.

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