People: CoStar Group Inc (CSGP.OQ)

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16 Sep 2019
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Florance, Andrew 

Mr. Andrew C. Florance serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of CoStar Group, Inc. He founded the Company in 1987. 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 of over 3,700 worldwide and a client base that includes the real estate industry’s leading brokerage firms, property owners, and lenders. He manages an international service platform that includes the United States, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany and Canada and was utilized by an average of 40 million users a month in 2018. While leading CoStar Group, he has identified, negotiated, and closed more than 30 acquisitions across six countries. Mr. Florance is a recognized authority for analysis of real estate markets. He co-authored a study about the utilization and usefulness of a massive data set to track apartment rents effectively, titled “What’s Really Happening With Apartment Rents.” The study received a 2016 Manuscript Prize Award from the American Real Estate Society (ARES), an association of real estate thought leaders. He conceived of 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. In addition, Mr. Florance is the recipient of numerous other awards recognizing his accomplishments as an entrepreneur and corporate leader. He served on the board of directors of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. from November 2012 to May 2016 and previously served on the Governing Boards of Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School and of St. Albans School.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 2,475,000
Restricted Stock Award, USD 9,021,740
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 3,143,730
Fiscal Year Total, USD 14,640,500

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised 80,055 23,139,600.00