Jim Berkus Portrait

Jim Berkus

Board Member (Chairman)

Jim Berkus co-founded UTA in 1991 following the merger of his Leading Artists Agency with the Bauer-Benedek Agency. An architect of UTA’s growth strategy over the last two decades, he has also guided the careers of many of the world’s most celebrated and recognized artists over his storied career. Berkus is an avid art collector who helped champion the company’s creation of the Fine Arts division and the UTA Artist Space.