Gene Boxer

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at CoStar Group

Gene Boxer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, serves as a member of the executive team and maintains overall responsibility for the company’s legal and compliance function. Prior to joining CoStar Group, Gene served as Chief Strategy Officer & Group General Counsel of Sirius International Insurance Group from August 2016 until the sale of the firm in February 2021.

From January 2011 through September 2015, Gene served as the Global General Counsel of Cushman & Wakefield, where he headed the Legal and Compliance functions and served as a member of the Executive Committee and Global Management Committee, and Co-Chaired the Global Enterprise Risk Management Committee, of the firm. Gene was a core member of the management team overseeing the strategic review and sales process resulting in the sale of Cushman & Wakefield to DTZ, creating one of the largest global commercial real estate services companies.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Gene served as a senior member of the Restructuring Group of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), where he was responsible for managing multi-functional teams executing several of its most high-profile worldwide asset dispositions, restructurings and other strategic transactions. Prior to September 2008, Gene served as a member of AIG’s Legal Mergers & Acquisitions Group overseeing the legal aspects of AIG’s worldwide strategic transactions in a broad range of insurance and financial services sectors.

Gene began his career in the late ‘90s at Milbank, LLP, where he represented private equity funds and public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, reorganizations, divestitures, securities offerings and other significant corporate matters. He also provided ongoing securities and general corporate advice to public companies.

Gene is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and New York University, where he received a B.S. in Finance and International Business from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.


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