Steve Walsh has been hired as a managing editor of CoStar’s real estate news operation.
He started on Monday.
Walsh will be sharing managing editing responsibilities with Tim Trainor, who led the CoStar news operation before executive editor Dan Beyers arrived in April to expand the operation.
Walsh has been securities editor at CQ Roll Call for the past five years, manage teams developing and launching products covering capital markets, exchanges, mergers, corporate governance, health insurance and financial regulators.
He’s been the top editor for the Washington Securities Briefing, a daily online legal and regulatory report that provides news and analysis to CQ.com, CQ Magazine and Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw.
Before that, Walsh worked at Bloomberg News for 17 years, including a four-year stint as Chicago bureau chief and as an enterprise editor.