Dave Black

Senior Vice President & National Lead, Valuation Advisory, JLL Canada

Dave specializes in the valuation of major institutional grade retail, office and industrial assets across the country. For over ten years, he has been directly involved in appraising and advising on some of the most prestigious real estate in Canada.

In 2019, his Toronto-based team valued over $35 billion in commercial real estate on behalf of some of Canada’s largest real estate owners  as well as other local and international clients.

Dave leads JLL Canada’s growing group of valuation professionals as National Practice Lead, and is focused on the goals, results, and strategy surrounding the best-in-class platform. He also sits on JLL’s Valuation Advisory Americas Executive Committee.

Prior to joining JLL, Dave spent over six years at Cushman & Wakefield in a variety of positions. In his last role, he was responsible for the valuation of high-profile investments across the country for many of the larger pension funds and REITS, as well as institutional and other industry leaders.

Dave earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation from The University of British Columbia. He was awarded his AACI designation in 2013, and is also recognized as a Chartered Valuation Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

In his spare time, Dave enjoys spending time at home with his wife, Kaitlin; son, Benjamin;  and golden retriever, Yukon. He is also an avid golfer, having been a member of St. George’s Golf and Country Club for over 25 years.