President, CoStar Real Estate Manager
M. Andrew (Andy) Thomas, the President of CoStar Real Estate Manager (formerly Virtual Premise), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, joined Virtual Premise as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2001 when the company was still in the start-up phase. He currently leads CoStar Real Estate Manager’s overall strategy development and operations. Prior to joining Virtual Premise, he spent 12 years at Equitable Real Estate, serving as an Executive Vice President with involvement in acquisitions, debt placement, CMBS investment and servicing, and asset management of commercial real estate assets. Mr. Thomas received an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and a B.S. in Building Construction from the Georgia Institute of Technology.