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Michael J. Desmarais, insider at CoStar Group

Michael J. Desmarais Insider Information

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 $2.97 million as of August 3rd, 2022. Mr. Desmarais owns 39,619 shares of CoStar Group stock worth more than $2,965,086 as of August 15th. 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?

During the last quarter, Michael J. Desmarais has sold $145,020.00 of CoStar Group stock. Most recently, Michael J. Desmarais sold 2,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.51, for a transaction totalling $145,020.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 39,619 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,872,773.69. 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 7 times. They sold a total of 19,510 shares worth more than $1,558,924.25. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 10th when Director John W Hill sold 1,400 shares worth more than $104,286.00. 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 8/10/2022.

Michael J. Desmarais Insider Trading History at CoStar Group

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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 information, analytics, and online marketplace services to the commercial real estate, hospitality, residential, and related professionals industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. It offers CoStar Property that provides inventory of office, industrial, retail, multifamily, hospitality, and student housing properties and land; CoStar COMPS, a robust database of comparable commercial real estate sales transactions; CoStar Market Analytics to view and report on aggregated market and submarket trends; and CoStar Tenant, an online business-to-business prospecting and analytical tool that provides tenant information. The company also provides Lease Comps and Analysis, a tool to capture, manage, and maintain lease data; CoStar Lease Analysis; Public Record, a searchable database of commercially-zoned parcels; CoStar Real Estate Manager, a real estate lease administration, portfolio management, and lease accounting compliance software solution; and CoStar Risk Analytics and CoStar Investment Analysis that provides market research, consulting and analysis, portfolio and debt analysis, and management and reporting services, as well as STAR Report that offers benchmarking and analytics services for the hospitality industry. In addition, it offers apartment marketing sites, such as ApartmentFinder.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, WestsideRentals.com, AFTER55.com, CorporateHousing.com, ForRentUniversity.com, Apartamentos.com, and Off Campus Partners; LoopNet Premium Lister; LoopNet Diamond, Platinum, and Gold Ads; LandsofAmerica.com, LandAndFarm.com, and LandWatch.com for rural land for-sale; BizBuySell.com, BizQuest.com, and FindaFranchise.com for operating businesses and franchises for-sale; Ten-X, an online auction platform for commercial real estate; and HomeSnap, an online and mobile software platform, as well as Homes.com, a homes for sale listings site. CoStar Group, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.
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Today's Range

Now: $75.39
Low: $74.55
High: $75.66

50 Day Range

MA: $63.13
Low: $55.16
High: $75.06

2 Week Range

Now: $75.39
Low: $49.00
High: $101.05


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