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​​Current Responsibilities
Dayana Rivero is a Project Manager for Project Development Services with the Hotels & Development group in the Northeast region. She also has over four years of experience in interior office renovation projects across multiple sectors including finance, media, retail and non-profit. 

Currently, Dayana is co-managing a three year multi-phased renovation of over 900 guestrooms and specialty suites at the New York Palace Hotel in excess of $65 million. She is involved in every stage of the project from conceptual scope and budget development through design development and construction execution. Her responsibilities include contract review and negotiation with consultants, overall proactive mitigation of project related issues to ensure continuous progression and minimize cost and schedule impacts and preparation of project deliverables including budget and cash flow reports. She also oversees the FF&E program in excess of $15 million by coordinating with the Purchasing Agent and vendors to ensure product is ordered and delivered on time. 

Prior Experience
Prior to transitioning to the Hotels & Development group Dayana focused on interior office build-outs. Select projects include the construction of JLL’s new 80,000 SF corporate office in New York; complete gut and renovation of seven story mix-use building to house retail and office space for luxury clothier totaling $12 million; build-out of the 18,000 SF North American headquarters for a Chinese news agency in Times Square totaling $7 million and 46,000 SF office build-out for a private non-profit organization totaling $17 million.

Prior to joining JLL, Dayana worked for several architecture firms in New York City as a Junior Designer.

Dayana has completed post graduate courses at New York University included RE Capital Markets, Hotel Development and RE Finance. She is a graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Architecture.