A Partner with the firm, Dayo is responsible for the Project Development Unit. He brings to the role close to two decades experience in various specialty areas of real estate. Dayo rules the world of Aviation Valuation and Project Development. He has led an avalanche of aviation valuation projects with the firm. Presently, in addition to his role as Partner in charge of Project Development Unit, has an oversight function on aviation valuation projects for the firm.

Prior to the present role, he was the head of the Financial Derivative Unit of JTC. His deep understanding of investment and investment options were brought to bear as the role enabled him to once again draw from the insights he gained while he served as Head of Property Investment with Profound Securities Limited.

A good negotiator, Dayo is detail oriented and analytical. He is versatile having at various times held roles in project development, valuation marketing, valuation execution, sales, leasing, real estate consulting, financial modeling and property investment analysis. His rich knowledge of the real estate industry in Nigeria is as a result of the experiences he had gathered while working in these various units.

Dayo was a member of the team that executed the valuation of the assets of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Standard Trust Bank and Global Bank during the consolidation era in Nigeria. He also served as the lead executor in the Valuation of DAAR Communications Plc. assets throughout Nigeria.

Additionally, his versatility in valuation execution was noticed by Jide Taiwo and Co. as he was chosen as a member of the team that executed the assets valuation for Nigeria operations of Total and Elf merger, Transcorp Hilton Hotels, Abuja, Federal Palace Hotels, Lagos amongst many other valuation projects for over a decade.

He fulfilled a childhood career aspirations when he joined the firm of Kayode Opejin and Co. as an Estate Surveyor. In 2002, He resigned his two year stint with the firm to link up with the best in class Jide Taiwo and Co. valuation team. He was on the move to Profound Securities Limited in 2003 as head of Property Investment. Two years later, he returned as a manager in the valuation execution team of Jide Taiwo and Co.

Dayo is a product of the Yaba College of Technology where he studied Estate Management. He is an Associate Member of the Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) Presently he is on the board of the Rating and Valuation Committee of the institution. He is a registered member of Estate Surveyors and Valuation Registration of Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON). To underscore his versatility in the industry, Dayo is an associate member of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria.

Jide Taiwo & Co, Estate Surveyors & Valuers