Ms. Forbes is the firm’s Treasurer and is responsible for overseeing Hines’ Central Finance and Ownership group, which includes Central Finance and Accounting, the worldwide tax function, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Legal, and non-real estate investments. She plays a key role in reviewing the financial needs and controls, and the related risks, of the firm. She provides an important bridge between the requirements of the real estate business and the interests of the Hines family to determine and manage structure, liquidity, and investments in an optimal and coordinated fashion.
Forbes earned her BA in Economics and Political Science and her Master of Accounting from Rice University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.