As Vice President and Co-Founder, Jay Dassele brings over 19 years of Multi-Family Management experience. Jay joined Mark-Taylor Residential in 1999 working through onsite and multi-site management operations, prior to joining the executive team as Asset Manager in 2007. Jay offers his value in versatility, with a wealth of knowledge and experience in virtually all multifamily investment strategies. During his career, Jay oversaw the lease-up and stabilization of more than 20 Class-A Communities in the Phoenix valley. Within the broker community, Jay’s onsite teams are often revered as being highly effective and instrumental when communities are marketed for sale. Among them include Crescent Scottsdale Quarter, a high profile midrise in the Scottsdale that closed at a record-breaking $316K per door. His tenure at Mark Taylor concluded in 2018 as Sr. Asset Manager, while providing financial oversight for over $650M in assets throughout Metro Phoenix. Unilaterally, his experience and influence in onsite operations translates to operational harmony onsite and superior culture. Jay’s philosophy is that creativity exists in all individuals in every level of onsite operations. He is tenacious in his purpose and believes that teams and team members alike perform to their maximum potential once they are bereft of fear and their individual creativity is fully realized.
Jay is an active participant in the Arizona Multifamily Association (AMA), a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) through the National Apartment Association (NAA) and holds a real estate license with the Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE).