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COMPS.COM, Inc, Chairman, President and CEO Executive Vice President

"Cyber Tools for Commercial Pros"


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CHRISTOPHER A. CRANE Christopher A. Crane is President, Chairman and C.E.O. of COMPS.COM, Inc., a leading national provider of real estate proprietary sales information with fully confirmed coverage of 103 counties representing 40 major metropolitan markets and potential expansion to full coverage of 74 major markets.

Chris acquired the majority interest in COMPS.COM, Inc. in 1992 in a turnaround situation. He returned the company to profitability within a year, obtained venture financing from Summit Partners, and expanded the company from a regional player to the dominant national Commercial Real Estate proprietary content company that it is today. The firm's capabilities have been significantly expanded through recent acquisitions and mergers, a strategy, which Crane plans to continue. Through his leadership and management, COMPS.COM, Inc. has also been nationally recognized and awarded. Most recently, Crane and COMPS.COM were honored with the 1999 San Diego Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. The REALBID Division won the 1998 Inman Innovator Award for Best Web/Online Service in the "Industry" category. The company also was a finalist in the Arthur Andersen's 1998 Best Practices Award for "Unleashing the Power of Technology".

Chris entered the electronic database publishing industry in 1986 when he was employed as Vice President of Corporate Development for Oster Communications, Inc., a $50 million (sales) international financial database publishing company. From 1988 to 1992, he served as a board member and president of a publicly traded apparel company with sales of $150,000,000.

Chris received his BS in Finance summa cum laude from Boston College. Two of his undergraduate years were spent at the University of Vienna in Austria, where he was awarded a full academic scholarship and elected chairman of the Foreign Students' Forum. He earned his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Contact Information:
:Christopher A. Crane
President, Chairman and CEO
COMPS.COM, Inc
9888 Carroll Centre Road
San Diego, CA 92126
Tel: 858-578-3000
Fax: 858-684-3292
E-mail: ccrane@comps.com
Web Page: http://www.comps.com

WALLY PAPCIAK Wally Papciak is Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Development for COMPS.COM, Inc. Since joining COMPS.COM, Inc. in late 1995, Wally has structured new sales, marketing and product teams and led the company through major changes in the way it does business -- shifting from a report publishing business to an electronic media company providing products through new desktop software, CD- ROM and online services. Under his direction, COMPS has launched E-COMPS, an Internet product that gives Commercial Real Estate professionals easy online access to hundreds of thousands commercial sales transactions in major U.S. markets which can be viewed, purchased and delivered in real time and in color.

Before joining COMPS.COM, Wally was Senior Vice President of Computer Intelligence, the computer and communications industry research and market information arm of Ziff-Davis. Wally Papciak has consulted in the online Internet database arena and to market research and information companies. Early in his career, he served with IBM in a number of management positions including marketing/sales and systems engineering.

Wally holds an M.B.A. in Information Systems and a B.S. in Physics from Wayne State University. While at IBM, he attended the Advanced Business Institute at Harvard Business School.

Contact Information:
Wally Papciak
Executive VP of Sales, Marketing and Product Development COMPS.COM, Inc.
9888 Carroll Centre Road
San Diego, CA 92126
Tel: 858-578-3000
Fax: 858-684-3288
wpapciak@comps.com
http://www.comps.com


Contact Information:

Chris Crane & Wally Papciak
Chairman, President and CEO Executive Vice President , COMPS.COM, Inc
9888 Carroll Centre Road
San Diego, CA 92126