Michael J. Desmarais net worth and biography

Michael Desmarais Biography and Net Worth

Insider of CoStar Group
Michael Desmarais, CoStar Chief Human Resources Officer, is focused on building and developing the next generation of CoStar’s industry leading team of researchers, experts and innovators. Bringing more than 20 years of experience in human resources and professional services, he is responsible for ensuring CoStar has a dynamic, inclusive, high performing culture that evolves as the company continues to grow. Through his oversight of Corporate Facilities, Michael creates strategies to leverage CoStar’s physical space to foster a world class employee experience.

Prior to joining CoStar, Michael was a Managing Director within Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs & Co. Over the course of more than 17 years, he contributed innovative thought leadership and held a variety of senior positions including, Head of Human Resources for Engineering, Co-Head of Global Business Partners, Head of Global Recruiting and the Chief Operating Officer for the Human Capital Management division.

Michael began his career in public accounting at KPMG and later Grant Thornton, becoming a Certified Public Accountant. Additionally, he spent 10 years in Executive Search where he was responsible for establishing and managing the New York City region for Vedior Professional Services, NV.

Michael graduated from Stonehill College with a BS in Accounting.

What is Michael J. Desmarais' net worth?

The estimated net worth of Michael J. Desmarais is at least $2.83 million as of October 28th, 2022. Mr. Desmarais owns 36,900 shares of CoStar Group stock worth more than $2,825,802 as of February 6th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Desmarais may own. Learn More about Michael J. Desmarais' net worth.

How do I contact Michael J. Desmarais?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Desmarais and other CoStar Group executives is 1331 L STREET NW, WASHINGTON DC, 20005. CoStar Group can also be reached via phone at (202) 346-6500 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Michael J. Desmarais' contact information.

Has Michael J. Desmarais been buying or selling shares of CoStar Group?

Michael J. Desmarais has not been actively trading shares of CoStar Group during the last quarter. Most recently, Michael J. Desmarais sold 1,296 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, October 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.81, for a transaction totalling $107,321.76. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 36,900 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,055,689. Learn More on Michael J. Desmarais' trading history.

Who are CoStar Group's active insiders?

CoStar Group's insider roster includes Michael Desmarais (Insider), Andrew Florance (CEO), John Hill (Director), Laura Kaplan (Director), Lisa Ruggles (VP), Frederick Saint (Insider), and Scott Wheeler (CFO). Learn More on CoStar Group's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of CoStar Group?

During the last year, insiders at the technology company sold shares 6 times. They sold a total of 11,096 shares worth more than $807,698.26. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 3rd when Director John W Hill sold 3,650 shares worth more than $288,058.00. Insiders at CoStar Group own 1.4% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at CoStar Group.

Information on this page was last updated on 11/3/2022.

Michael J. Desmarais Insider Trading History at CoStar Group

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/28/2022Sell1,296$82.81$107,321.7636,900View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2022Sell2,000$72.51$145,020.0039,619View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2022Sell1,000$63.14$63,140.0041,619View SEC Filing Icon  
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Michael J. Desmarais Buying and Selling Activity at CoStar Group

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CoStar Group Company Overview

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CoStar Group, Inc. provides commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces to the commercial real estate and related business communities. The firm's suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values and market conditions. Its brands include CoStar, which is the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data, LoopNet, which is the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace, Apartments.com, which is the rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners, STR, which provides performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry, BizBuySell, which is the online marketplace for businesses-for-sales, and Lands of America, which is the operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate. The company was founded by Andrew C. Florance and Michael R. Klein in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.
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