Primary Wave Management

Primary Wave Management


Primary Wave Talent Management
116 East 16th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Ph: (212) 661-6990
Fax:(212) 661-8890
General Inquires:


Primary Wave Talent Management passionately and meticulously guides the careers of our clients to enhance, shape, and extend their brand — providing a solid foundation for longevity in an ever-changing industry. From multi-platinum selling recording artists to hit-making songwriters and producers, we represent some of the biggest and brightest brands in entertainment. We leverage the full strength of Primary Wave’s internal resources to ensure our clients’ creative and commercial success. Our talent management division is powered by all divisions of Primary Wave including our in-house press division, A&R/writer-producer relations team, our branding company Brand Synergy Group, digital marketing arm BrightShop, as well as our in-house film, television, video game, commercial advertising and TV development team.

Management Partners

Larry Mestel - CEO
Clients: CeeLo Green, Eric Benet , Melissa Etheridge, Goodie Mob, Gipp

Hosh Gureli (Hoshg)
Clients: Deborah CoxAudienPaperCha$er, Baggi Begovic, Marc Stout, Databoy, Jenaux, Ares Carter

Steve Greener
Clients: Melissa Etheridge, Natalie Imbruglia, Jane Lynch

Deborah Klein (Hands On Management)
Clients: Flyleaf, DWNTWN, Middle Class RutThe Go Go'sMelissa EtheridgeCypress Hill

Tom Maffei
Clients: Trevor Jackson, Printz Board

Christa Shaub (Shaub Entertainment)
Client: Luke Elliot, Bleona Qereti

Chris Maltese (Maltese Management)
Clients: Cris CabBronze Radio Return, Secondhand Serenade, The Natural, Val Emmich

Laurel Stearns & George Augusto (Dilettante)
Clients: Jenny O, Red Fang, Linda Perhacs, Black English, Babes, Rodrigo Amarante

David Simone & Winston Simone (DSW Ent.)
Client: Nightbus, Natalie Imbruglia

Jake Livingston
Clients: Jerrod Bettis, Jon Levine, Ryan Hadlock, Tom Meredith, Dre Skull, Paro, Mag, Mitch Allan, Captain Cuts, Autumn Rowe

Tanya Brown
Clients: Eric Benet

Benjamin Peterson
Clients: CeeLo Green, Cameo, Jillian Edwards, Calvin Richardson

Lakeisha Orange 
Clients: Ginuwine

Aimee Berger
Clients: Nicole Ryan

Zev Perilman (Untapped Management, Inc.)
Clients: The AgencyHot Trak Entertainment, BeLL/Caroline Brooks, The Opposite Kids.


Sports Management

Michael Dean - Partner

Larry Fox - Partner

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