David Mele

President, Homes.com at CoStar Group

David Mele, President of LoopNet, oversees overall business strategy and day-to-day operations for LoopNet, the world’s largest commercial real estate marketplace. Mele previously served as president of Homes.com, a leading real estate technology provider and home search platform, which was acquired by the CoStar Group in May 2021. Prior to joining Homes.com, Mele served as publisher of The Virginian-Pilot, the largest daily metro newspaper in Virginia, and president of Pilot Media, a diversified media company based in Norfolk, Virginia. He also served as general manager of Pilot Interactive, where he was responsible for online and digital operations including PilotOnline.com, HamptonRoads.com, online vertical marketplaces for homes, jobs, and autos, and a digital services division that delivered search engine marketing, social media and web development solutions. Earlier in his career, Mele served in corporate development, marketing and human resources management positions with Landmark Media Enterprises. Mele began his career with Accenture, a global management consulting and technology services company, where he worked with a number of Fortune 100 companies on new product development and innovation.

Mele holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.


  • President, Homes.com

    Current role

  • President, LoopNet

  • President, Homes.com & LoopNet

  • President, LoopNet

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