TALENT. SKILL. EXPERIENCE.
In November 2005, Jeffrey Wechsler founded 24••7 Sports Management, LLC. An exclusive full-service management and marketing company, 24••7 Sports Management will provide its clients with a standard of excellence unparalleled in the sports industry. Since 2011, 24••7 Management has partnered with Las Vegas based agency PRP on all basketball related efforts.
Over his 14-year tenure with SFX Basketball, Wechsler was instrumental in recruiting and expanding the firm’s roster of basketball clients. A certified NBA player agent, Wechsler represented and managed the careers of some of SFX Basketball Group’s top clients, including All-Stars Kenny Anderson, Alonzo Mourning, and Glen Rice, as well as rising stars Larry Hughes, Darius Miles, and Quentin Richardson. In addition to his duties as a basketball agent, Wechsler managed the company’s Miami office.
In the summer of 2005, Wechsler negotiated a 5 year, $70 million contract for unrestricted free agent Larry Hughes with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
In the summer of 2004, Wechsler negotiated a 6 year, $48 million contract for restricted free agent Darius Miles with the Portland Trail Blazers. For Quentin Richardson, another restricted free agent, Wechsler negotiated a contract with the Phoenix Suns worth $47 million over 6 years.
In 2011, Wechsler signed NBA Draft lottery 1 st pick, Rookie of the Year, NBA All-Star, and NBA World Champion, Kyrie Irving.
Wechsler has a strong commitment to personal service for his clients. He has helped raise in excess of $2.4 million for “Zo’s Fund for Life,” and organization founded by Mourning to raise awareness and provide grants for those touched by kidney disease.
Jeffrey Wechsler joined Falk Associates Management Enterprises (FAME) in 1992 as Director of the firm’s Southeast region and was promoted to Vice President in 1996.
In May 1998, FAME was acquired by SFX Entertainment, which formed the SFX Sports Group. Wechsler was promoted to Senior Vice President of SFX Basketball in June 2011.
53-year old Florida native graduated from the University of Florida in 1986 with a B.S.B.A. degree in Finance. He received an M.B.A. with academic excellence in 1991 from the University of Miami. Prior to joining FAME, Wechsler worked in the investment banking field and was an Adjunct Professor in the Management Department at the University of Miami. Wechsler has participated on the steering committee for Zo’s Summer Groove, Mourning’s annual charity weekend, which has raised in excess of $3 million. For South Florida area charities. He has been a member of the Board of Governors of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Miami and Mentoring Resource Center. Wechsler resides in the Miami area with his wife Debi and children, Oliver, Dana, Brian, and Alex.