Ben Forrest

Ben Forrest

Managing Director, Municipal & Infrastructure


Ben Forrest is Managing Director and Head of Originations for ORIX Corporation USA’s Municipal & Infrastructure business, responsible for origination and underwriting of private credit opportunities. He joined the firm in 2017 and is based in Dallas.

Prior to joining ORIX USA, Mr. Forrest served as an Executive Director for Oppenheimer in its Municipal Capital Markets Group providing investment banking services to healthcare, senior housing and multifamily housing companies, and structured investment-grade, credit-enhanced, short-term bond obligations. He began his career at Stern Brothers.

Mr. Forrest holds a BA in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs and a minor in Political Science from Southern Methodist University.