Skip to main content

Indianapolis Office
600 E. 96th Street
Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Office: (317) 218-5300

Indianapolis office page

Office // Industrial

Forest Bender

First Vice President Investments

Forest W. Bender is a Vice President of Investments based out of the Indianapolis office of Marcus & Millichap. Forest specializes in the acquisition, disposition, and 1031 exchange of investment grade Office and Industrial properties throughout the Midwest. Mr. Bender joined the office in July of 2013 and is an Associate Director of the National Office and Industrial Property Group. Forest spends a great amount of his time working with clients in the Indianapolis and Greenwood markets as well as Rockford, St. Louis, Dayton, OH and Columbus, OH. Forest's wide expertise in the Midwest allows him a unique skillset to help maximize his client's returns in Office and Industrial Investment Properties. In his short time at Marcus & Millichap, Forest has closed 68 deals totaling just over $207,000,000.

Forest holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University where he studied Philosophy, Property Management, and Professional Sales. At Ball State University, Forest was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, where he was the president of his class.

Prior to working for Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Bender worked as a property manager for a mixed used development in Muncie, Indiana and also worked as a leasing professional for Campus Crest.

In his free time, Forest enjoys Cooking, Fishing, and Traveling with his wife.

License: IN: RB14049223

Achievements

  • Sales Recognition Award: 2021, 2020

Featured Closings

Closed

Retail

Sandstone Commons

Fishers, IN

Closed

Office

Metro North Business Park

Dublin, OH

Closed

Industrial

A&P Building

Indianapolis, IN

Closed

Retail

Flatrock Landing Strip Center

Rushville, IN

Closed

Office

Polk Place Office Building

Greenwood, IN

Closed

Industrial

Stout Field Industrial Portfolio

Indianapolis, IN

Closed

Office

The Pointe

Schererville, IN

Closed

Medical Office

Meridian North Medical Building

Carmel, IN

Closed

Industrial

Corporate Headquarters Sale/LeaseBack

Confidential, IL

Closed

Office

Glendale Office Tower

Indianapolis, IN

Closed

Industrial

New Whiteland Business Centre

New Whiteland, IN

Closed

Medical Office

Emerson Medical Center

Indianapolis, IN

MM Texture Background