People: CoStar Group Inc (CSGP.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Klein

73 1987 Independent Chairman of the Board

Andrew Florance

51 1995 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Yinger

50 2015 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Linnington

46 2014 Executive Vice President - Sales

Francis Carchedi

57 Executive Vice President - Operations

Brian Radecki

44 2015 Executive Vice President

Eric Brodnax

2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer - Apartments

Becky Carr

2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Glosserman

69 2008 Independent Director

Warren Haber

74 1995 Independent Director

John Hill

55 2012 Independent Director

Christopher Nassetta

52 2002 Independent Director

David Steinberg

57 2011 Independent Director

Richard Simonelli

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Klein

Mr. Michael R. Klein is an Independent Chairman of the Board of CoStar Group, Inc since 1987. He has been the Chairman of our Board of Directors since he and Mr. Florance started the Company in 1987. Mr. Klein also currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of The Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit public education organization which he founded in 2005, and as Vice Chairman of the board of directors, Lead Director, Chairman of the compensation and corporate governance & nominating committees, and a member of the audit committee of Tutor Perini Corporation, a publicly-held construction company. From 1998 to 2011, he served on the board of directors of SRA International, Inc., a formerly publicly held provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions which was sold in June 2011. Mr. Klein is also a director of ASTAR Air Cargo, Inc. and ThinkFood Group, LLC, privately held companies. He also serves as Chairman of the board of directors of The Shakespeare Theatre Company, as a director of the American Himalayan Foundation, as a director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and as a trustee of the Aspen Music Festival and School and The Aspen Institute. From 1974 through 2005, he was a partner of the law firm now known as Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, LLP. Mr. Klein received a B.B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Miami and an L.L.M. from Harvard University.

Andrew Florance

Mr. Andrew C. Florance is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CoStar Group, Inc. As President and CEO of CoStar, Mr. Florance has directed CoStar Group’s successful expansion from start-up, to its IPO in July 1998, to its market-leading position today with a staff in excess of 2,400 worldwide, a client base that includes the commercial real estate industry’s leading brokerage firms and property owners and an international service platform that includes the entire United States, London, England, other parts of the United Kingdom, Paris, France and Toronto, Canada. Mr. Florance is a recognized authority for analysis of commercial real estate markets. He is a frequent speaker on commercial real estate at industry events. He conceived and co-authored the study resulting in the 2010 launch of the CoStar Commercial Repeat-Sale Indices (CCRSI), which is believed to be the most comprehensive and thorough commercial real estate repeat-sale price index available in the market today. The study was recognized as “Best Manuscript” by the James R. Webb American Real Estate Society (ARES) Foundation. He also co-authored the first comprehensive analysis of leasing and sales activity in energy-efficient office buildings in the United States. Mr. Florance received a B.A. in economics from Princeton University.

Scott Yinger

Mr. Scott L. Yinger is Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective August 3, 2015. Mr. Yinger will perform the duties of the principal financial officer and principal accounting officer of the Company. Mr. Yinger, 50, joined CoStar in June 2010 as Vice President of Finance and has been employed with the Company in that role since that time. As Vice President of Finance, Mr. Yinger has been responsible for the Company’s budgeting, forecasting and other financial analysis, including analysis of mergers and acquisitions, and supports the Company’s investor relations function, communicating with investors and analysts. Prior to joining CoStar, Mr. Yinger held various roles at AOL from 1999 to 2009, including divisional Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance.

Matthew Linnington

Mr. Matthew F. W. Linnington is Executive Vice President - Sales of the Company. In 2014, prior to joining CoStar, he served as Vice President of Sales for Scivantage, a financial technology firm, and prior to that he was the Founder and Managing Director at SpeedBird Ventures UK Ltd., a private investment firm, from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Linnington served in various roles at Bloomberg LP from 1995 to 2012, including his most recent roles as Regional Head, Emerging Markets from 2008 to 2012, where he led expansion of Bloomberg’s operations in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, and as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Bloomberg LP Americas from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Linnington received a B.A. Hons degree in Financial Services from the University of West England.

Francis Carchedi

Mr. Francis A. Carchedi is Executive Vice President - Operations of Costar Group Inc. He has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from May 1997 through June 2007. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President of Operations in early 2013, Mr. Carchedi served as Vice President of Corporate Development. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Carchedi was Chief Financial Officer of Avectra, Inc., a provider of enterprise and software as a service (SAAS)-based software and services. From 1995 to 1997, he was with ITC Learning Corporation, a publicly held publisher and distributor of multi-media training products, where he served as Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Carchedi was with Ernst & Young, LLP for ten years, most recently as a consultant in the firm’s New York-based Mergers and Acquisitions Group and Entrepreneurial Services Group in Washington, DC. He received a B.S. in accounting from Wake Forest University.

Brian Radecki

Mr. Brian J. Radecki has been appointed as Executive Vice President of the Company., effective August 3, 2015 He resigned as Chief Financial Officer of CoStar Group, Inc. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in 2007, Mr. Radecki served as Vice President of Research Operations, the Company’s largest operating area, and before that he was Director of Accounting and Finance where he was involved in every aspect of the Company's accounting and finance functions in the United States and United Kingdom. From February 2000 until February 2001, Mr. Radecki was Chief Financial Officer of Comps, Inc. (formerly a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company). Before joining CoStar, Mr. Radecki was the Accounting Manager at Axent Technologies, Inc., a publicly-held international security software company. Prior to Axent, Mr. Radecki worked at Azerty, Inc. and the public accounting firm, Lumsden & McCormick, LLP, in Buffalo, NY. Mr. Radecki received a B.S. in business administration and a dual degree in both accounting and finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Eric Brodnax

Mr. Eric Brodnax is Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer - Apartments of the Company. Mr. Brodnax will be responsible for driving growth in traffic and online revenue for our apartment rentals marketplaces. He has been focused on business to consumer markets for the last 15 years and brings deep experience in digital marketing and ecommerce. Mr. Brodnax was previously with National Geographic where he served as the Executive Vice President, Digital Products. In addition, he worked for Orbitz Worldwide and The Away Network where he held executive level roles leading digital marketing, digital product management and a divisional General Manager. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and an MBA from The Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Brodnax is also an accomplished Olympic athlete in equestrian having participated in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea.

Becky Carr

Ms, Becky Carr is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Ms. Carr will lead and execute a global marketing strategy that we expect will grow sales and market share for CoStar Group, engage key stakeholders, increase customer demand and attract new customers. She will lead and develop a world-class marketing organization. Her first and primary responsibility will be focusing on the Apartments.com and Apartment Finder initiatives. Ms. Carr’s previous roles have included Chief Marketing Officer of CenturyLink Technology Solutions, Chief Marketing Officer for Foxwoods Resort Casino, Vice President of Global Marketing for Verizon, and Vice President of Marketing for MCI and WorldCom. She also had a highly successful sales career at MCI. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Smith College.

Michael Glosserman

Mr. Michael J. Glosserman is an Independent Director of CoStar Group, Inc since June 2008. He has served as a Managing Member of The JBG Companies, a real estate investment and development firm, since 1998, and is Chairman of its Executive Committee. He began his career as a staff attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, shortly thereafter moving into commercial real estate investment and development with the Rouse Company in 1972 and then joining JBG in 1979. His non-professional affiliations include: Honorary Trustee, National Building Museum; Trustee, Federal City Council; and Advisory Board Member of the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Urban Research. He received a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School.

Warren Haber

Mr. Warren H. Haber is an Independent Director of CoStar Group, Inc. has been, for more than 40 years, Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of Founders Equity, Inc. and its affiliates, private investment concerns. Mr. Haber is also Managing General Partner of FEF Management Services, LLC, which manages Founders Equity SBIC I, L.P. and Founders Equity NY L.P, and a Partner of Founders Property LLC, an affiliate of FEF Management Services, LLC. Mr. Haber served on the board of directors of Warnex, Inc. (Toronto Stock Exchange) and currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies, including Core BTS (formerly known as Core Business Solutions); Richardson Foods, Inc.; Stone Source, Inc.; and Pay-O-Matic, Inc. Mr. Haber currently serves as a Trustee of LEDA (Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America), as a Trustee on the Board of Overseers, on the Executive Committee of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, and as a Council Member of The University Club (NYC), for which he also previously served as Chairman of the finance committee. Mr. Haber holds a BBA in finance from Baruch College.

John Hill

Mr. John W. Hill has been Independent Director of Costar Group Inc since September 27, 2012. He is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of J Hill Group, a professional services practice specializing in assisting clients in improving their management operations. As of November 2013, Mr. Hill was also named Chief Financial Officer of the City of Detroit, Michigan on a non-employment, personal services contract. Prior to starting his consulting practice, from 2004 to 2012, Mr. Hill served as Chief Executive Officer of Federal City Council, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the Nation’s Capital. Mr. Hill has previously served in multiple other executive and financial leadership positions, including as Chief Executive Officer of In2Books, Inc. and as a Partner at Andersen, LLP. Mr. Hill currently serves as a trustee, and the Chair of the compensation committee and as a member of the audit and nominating & corporate governance committees of Chesapeake Lodging Trust, a publicly traded REIT, and he previously served as a member of the audit committees of various public companies, including Highland Hospitality Inc., and various private entities, including Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Hill also serves as Treasurer on The Shakespeare Theatre Company board of trustees, and as Chair of the board of directors of the National Minority Aids Council. Mr. Hill received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland, passed the CPA exam and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1977.

Christopher Nassetta

Mr. Christopher J. Nassetta is an Independent Director of CoStar Group, Inc. has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hilton Worldwide (fka Hilton Hotels Corporation), a global hospitality company, since December 2007. Mr. Nassetta currently serves on the board of directors of Hilton Worldwide. Prior to joining Hilton Worldwide, Mr. Nassetta served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Host Hotels & Resorts (fka Host Marriott Corporation), a lodging real estate investment trust and owner of luxury and upper upscale hotels, from May 2000 to December 2007. Mr. Nassetta joined Host Hotels & Resorts in 1995 as Executive Vice President and was elected the Chief Operating Officer in 1997. Prior to joining Host Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Nassetta served as President of Bailey Realty Corporation from 1991 until 1995, and he had previously served as Chief Development Officer and in various other positions with the Oliver Carr Company from 1984 through 1991. Mr. Nassetta serves as a member of the Real Estate Roundtable, as an Advisory Board member for the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, and as Vice Chairman of the Corporate Fund for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Nassetta received a degree in finance from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce

David Steinberg

Mr. David J. Steinberg is an Independent Director of Costar Group Inc. has been the Chief Executive Officer of SnappCloud, Inc., a technology company that integrates online cloud software applications for distribution by large PC and software OEMs, since September 2009. From November 2008 to September 2009, Mr. Steinberg worked with investors and the board of directors of SnappCloud (formerly known as ARPU) on funding and revising the company’s operational focus. Prior to joining SnappCloud, Mr. Steinberg was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SwapDrive, Inc., an online storage cloud solution from May 2001 to October 2008, during which time SwapDrive was sold to Symantec. Mr. Steinberg also founded bridge2bridge, where he helped companies at all stages with strategy in the areas of business development, channels, and capital formation. Prior to founding bridge2bridge, Mr. Steinberg was Vice President of BioNetrix Software, Inc., where he was responsible for worldwide sales and market development. Mr. Steinberg also previously served as the director of worldwide vertical channels at then start up Check Point Software, Inc. and as a founding member of SynOptics Communications, Inc. (which became Bay Networks after a merger), establishing SynOptics’ U.S. Eastern and federal systems operations. Mr. Steinberg serves on the boards of directors of four privately-held companies, SolSystems, Pendo, Inc., Radius Networks for which he serves as Chairman, and The Wireless Registry for which he serves as Chairman. He is a member of the advisory board of the Washington, DC venture capital firm Core Capital Partners, and he serves on the board of directors of the MidAtlantic Venture Association (MAVA). He also serves on the boards of directors of the following not-for-profit entities: SEED School of Washington, DC and We are Family, all located in Washington, DC. Mr. Steinberg received a B.S. in physiological psychology from the University of Cincinnati.

Richard Simonelli

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