Opened in 1995, New York Model Management is a young, dynamic modeling agency
committed to promoting prestigious talent and exciting new faces to the fashion
Sister to L.A. MODELS, an established full-service agency on the United States' West
Coast, and L.A. TALENT, a television and commercial agency for beauty in Hollywood,
New York Model Management currently is one of the top 5 agencies in New York. Some
of the top models represented by New York Models are Sui He, Nadja Bender, Karlina
Caune, Chiharu Okunugi, Olga Sherer, Querelle, Tess Helfeuer, Liberty Ross as well as
the upcoming stars – Sanne Vloet, Sarah Brannon, Sarah Stewart, Florence Kosky,
Anna Grostina. Their men's division has male stars Will Chalker, Ed Wilding, Jamie
Weiss, Gryphon O’Shea, Daisuke, Thiago Santos, Guerrino Santulliana and Harvey
New York Model Management's international staff brings a wealth of fashion savvy and
experience to anticipate trends in fashion. Its owner, Heinz Holba, started L.A. Models
in 1985, after many years of running agencies in Canada and Southern California.
Cory Bautista, Director and co-owner of New York Model Management, started his
career in Miami with Ford Models where he was the youngest Director of any agency
and handling models such as Valeria Mazza, Ines Sastre, Patricia Velasquez and
Naomi Campbell. He now handles the top names in the business as well as rising stars
that are featured in advertising campaigns and editorials for prestigious brands such as
Ralph Lauren, Shiseido, H&M, Italian Vogue, Marc Jacobs, Lanvin, Stella McCartney,
and the list goes on and on.
Marion Smith, the Vice President of New York Models, started in 1969 at Ford Models,
working under Eileen Ford. While there, Marion became President and handled such
supermodels as Christy Brinkley, Rachel Hunter, Jerry Hall, Elle Macpherson, Naomi
Campbell and Bridget Hall, just to name a few before joining Heinz in 2001 in running
the New York office of New York Models.
As it continues to develop top talent and promote to clientele worldwide, New York
Model Management grows in renown, respected for its professionalism, creativity, and
dedication to the present and future of fashion.