Forum Investment Group hires industry veteran Mick Manning to lead the construction of the broker and dealer platform

DENVER, June 20, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Forum Investment Group (“Forum”), a Denverreal estate-based investment and asset management company announced this today Mick Manning joined the company as Managing Director, Capital Markets Manager to facilitate the strategic addition of a new brokerage and dealership in support of the company’s real estate distribution efforts and 1,031 exchange platforms.

“Our vision is to use our experience and a fully integrated platform to provide investors with retail fascinating opportunities for multi -family investment in any economic environment,” said Darren Fisk, Chief Executive Officer of Forum Investment Group. “Mick is talented, respected and trusted in the entire wealth management arena and is an integral part of the success of many wholesale distribution companies. We are excited to have him join our executive management team.”

In his new role, Manning will be responsible for building a new broker-dealer to support the development, positioning and dissemination of real estate investment strategies to wealth advisers across the financial services industry, including independent registered brokers. investment advisors and institutional channels, while managing critical relationships between senior broker and dealer and analyzing competitors.

Manning has more than 30 years of experience in the Forum’s financial services industry, with diverse experience in retail and operations, wholesale and team building. Most recently, Manning was CEO of Pacific Oak Capital Markets, where he helped shape the company’s strategy and launched his first DST product line. He also acquired two of the multifamily assets in the Pacific Oak Opportunity Zone. He also played an important role in the acquisition of the public company REVN in the Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT.

Prior to Pacific Oak, Manning was the CEO of KBS Capital Market Group, a leading real estate company. During his tenure at KBS, the company rose $ 6.5 billion of capital. Prior to KBS, he held several leadership roles in Travelers / MetLife, MFS / Sun Life, MassMutual and Northwestern Mutual Life.

Manning received his bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado Boulder, where he served as a member of the International Advisory Board of the CU Real Estate Program, which provides advice, curriculum advice, mentoring, and industry insights to the next generation of innovative community leaders. It holds its FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.

The forum sponsors several private investment funds, covering equity ownership of multifamily assets, as well as investments in public and private debt for real estate and preferred shares. Since 2007, the Forum has invested in over 15,000 multi-family apartments worth over $ 2.4 billion in total capitalization financed over $ 1.4 billion in multifamily assets in the US and build a debt platform with more than $ 73 million in assets under management.

“As we expand the distribution of our investment proposals outside the institutional sphere, we will remain focused on what we believe the Forum is doing best – identifying unique investment opportunities up and down the capital stock and through market cycles that seek to create long-term value with attractive risk / return profiles for our investors, ”they said Michael BellPresident of the Forum Investment Group.

About Forum Investment Group

Forum Investment Group * is an innovative asset management company that provides access and expertise to multi-family investments up and down the capital stack and through economic cycles. The company specializes in multi-family acquisitions, development, real estate debt and structured finance solutions for owners, operators and developers in the United States since 2007. The forum has built experience that seeks to generate reliable current income with an attractive risk / return profile . For more information, visit

* Forum Investment Group is not a legal entity. References to Forum Investment Group or Forum refer to Forum Capital Advisors LLC (registered investment adviser to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which acts as investment advisor to all Forum vehicles) and Forum Real Estate Group, LLC (Guide to the Real Estate Direct Investment Forum).

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