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Peter Schaffer

Founder, President, Certified NFL Agent

Meet Peter Schaffer, a visionary sports agent whose exceptional career has redefined the standards of sports representation. With an impressive track record spanning multiple decades, Schaffer has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to his clients and a deep understanding of the sports industry.

Throughout his career, Schaffer has represented a diverse roster of athletes from various sports, and a plethora of top-tier athletes, ranging from rising stars to established legends. Schaffer's unique ability to build real relationships with his clients and understand their individual needs has been pivotal in helping them achieve success both on and off the field.

Not content with only elevating his clients' careers, Schaffer is deeply committed to empowering individuals and actively encouraging involvement in charitable endeavors and community initiatives, using their influence to positively impact society.

Peter Schaffer

Peter's Upbringing:

  • Born and raised in Upstate New York, Cortland NY

  • Attended the prestigious Hill School in Pottstown PA

  • Graduated in 1980 with honors. 

  • Attended Franklin & Marshall University (est 1787)

  • Graduated in 1984 with honors

  • Played varsity lacrosse and hockey. 

  • Graduated at the top of his class from Law School.

  • Played professional Lacrosse for the Denver Rifles

  • NFL agent for 25 years

  • Named “Top 10 Agents in the NFL”  -Street and Smith’s Business Journal

Peter Schaffer
Peter Schaffer

Peter by the Numbers:

  • $1 Billion in contracts negotiated, and growing by the day

  • 4 Hall of Fame Clients: (William Roaf, Barry Sanders, Jerome Betis, Joe Thomas) 

  • 8 Players Highest Paid at their Position

  • Countless All Pro and Pro Bowl Players

  • 2 of the 5 Players to Make 10 Pro Bowls in 10 Years

Countless:

  • Represents Numerous NFL Coaches

  • Represents NFL General Managers

  • Represents several national sports media members

Peter Schaffer has been a certified NFL agent for  over 25 years. He has negotiated over one billion dollars in contracts, and has had the honor of representing multiple Hall of Fame greats, such as Barry Sanders, Jerome Bettis, William Roaf and Joe Thomas.

 

In addition to players, Schaffer represents numerous NFL coaches, general managers, and national sports media members as his clients.

 

He has been named “Top 5 Agents in the NFL” by Street and Smith’s Business Journal.

 

In addition to being an agent, Schaffer is highly regarded as an expert on the business of sports, appearing on ABC Nightly News, Fox Sports, the Dan Patrick Show, HBO Real Sports and 60 Minutes. He has also co hosted shows on KFFN (Denver) and Altitude Sports Network. His thoughts on the NFL can be read regularly in his national column for the Washington Post’s “Inside the League.” He has served as a Professor of Sports Law at the University of Denver, and has lectured at Tulane University Law School, University of Colorado Business School, Johnson and Wales University, University of Colorado Law School and the University of New York-Cortland among others.

Additionally Schaffer  has also served as Chairman of the Denver Cable Commission and the Denver Professional Lacrosse Commission. He is a member of the Agent Advisory Board of the NFL Players Union and is a member in good standing of both the NFLPA and NHLPA.

 

He resides in beautiful Denver, Colorado, with his wife and two young children.

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Joe Thomas, NFL Hall of Famer

I thank Peter not becuase of what he did for me contractually, but because of the best friend he was and the guidence he gave me. Our relationship was strong as rock, and allowed me to be the best on the field.
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