WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets, proudly announced today that Corey Durant, Vice President of Research, was named to the 2022 EMPower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists.
Created by diversity and inclusion membership organization INvolve and supported by Yahoo Finance, the lists showcase leaders who are smashing the ceiling for people of color within global business. Durant was included in the 100 Senior Executives list, which recognizes senior executives who are leading by example and removing barriers on the pathway to success for ethnically diverse employees. Each person on the list was scored on the influence of their role, their impact on ethnic minority inclusion inside and outside the workplace and their business achievements.
“I’m honored to have been selected as an EMpower Role Model and recognized alongside so many inspirational leaders who are helping foster inclusive communities, especially in the workplace,” said Durant.
Since 2020, Durant has been the Founder and Executive Sponsor of CoStar Group’s Black Excellence Network (B.E.N.), the company’s first African American employee resource group. With more than 600 active members, the group hosted over 25 events in its inaugural year. B.E.N. seeks to promote positive workplace dynamics and elevate the contribution of Black people within the organization by increasing visibility and education and bringing awareness to Black history and culture, such as through books clubs and a speaker series.
Additionally, Durant actively attends recruiting events and career fairs at HBCUs and all universities to support building a diverse talent pool at CoStar Group. Through B.E.N., Durant promotes mentorship and leadership development opportunities for CoStar Group’s Black employees and facilitates corporate philanthropic opportunities that impact and influence the Black community, including overseeing the donation of 500 Chromebook laptops to Richmond Public Schools students for virtual learning.
Outside of CoStar Group, Durant serves on the Board of Directors of the Maymont Foundation, a 100-acre historic estate and park in Richmond, Virginia that puts on films and exhibits detailing the experiences of the domestic workers in the social, economic and technological context of the era. In this role, Durant helps to carry out the Foundation's founding principles to ensure the museum is open to everyone and fosters community engagement, citizen leadership and private philanthropy.
About CoStar Group, Inc.
CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. STR provides premium data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights for the global hospitality industry. Ten-X provides a leading platform for conducting commercial real estate online auctions and negotiated bids. LoopNet is the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online. Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, Westside Rentals, AFTER55.com, CorporateHousing.com, ForRentUniversity.com and Apartamentos.com form the premier online apartment resource for renters seeking great apartment homes and provide property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. Homesnap is an industry-leading online and mobile software platform that provides user-friendly applications to optimize residential real estate agent workflow and reinforce the agent-client relationship. Homes.com offers real estate professionals advertising and marketing services for residential properties. Realla is the UK’s most comprehensive commercial property digital marketplace. BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France. CoStar Group’s websites attract tens of millions of unique monthly visitors. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Canada and Asia. From time to time, we plan to utilize our corporate website, http://www.costargroup.com, as a channel of distribution for material company information. For more information, visit www.costargroup.com.