Jay Spivey

SVP, CoStar Analytics at CoStar Group

Jay Spivey, CoStar Senior Vice President, CoStar Analytics, leads more than 120 economists, quantitative analysts, consultants, and software engineers dedicated to delivering CoStar’s unmatched data to clients using innovative tools that examine commercial real estate activity and provide transparency to the industry.

CoStar’s analytic offering includes thousands of market and submarket reports, property-level forecasts, same-store rent and price series, and intuitive research tools that allow users to compare and filter markets and submarkets in order to make informed decisions.

Upon joining CoStar in 1999, Mr. Spivey developed the standardized analytic definitions and methodologies still used by CoStar’s research team, many of which have become industry-wide standards. He is responsible for the launch of CoStar’s first ever analytic product offering, and has been the chief architect of the product since then. He has also presented on hundreds of occasions to CoStar clients and at industry events, and was the creator of CoStar’s popular State of the Market webinar series.



  • SVP, CoStar Analytics

    Current role

  • SVP, CoStar Products

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