Longtime David Letterman producer is now a big-shot broker

Los Angeles /
Jun.June 03, 2016 09:30 AM

There’s no business like show business, but real estate apparently comes close.

David Letterman’s longtime producer Robert Morton has quit the entertainment industry to sell houses.

For 14 years, Morton was an executive producer on Letterman’s late-night talk shows on CBS and NBC. But he got tired of it, he told the New York Post. That’s why Morty, as he is known, got his broker’s license last year and recently became an agent with Partners Trust in L.A.

Partners Trust has a history with show business veterans. CEO Nick Segal was an actor himself before transitioning to real estate.

Leaving New York for a new gig and a new coast, Morton is now listing Beverly Hills mansions and even the largest vineyard in L.A. County.

“I highly recommend midlife career changes,” he told the newspaper. “I got tired of the rat race. I want to be with my kids.”

But real estate came naturally for Morton. He has experience selling his own houses in Malibu and the Hamptons, after all. His latest house on the market is La Costa beachfront house in Malibu. It’s on the market for $9 million. [NYP]Cathaleen Chen 


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