Peter Collins is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Forge Capital Partners. He directs all private equity activities and is the CEO of Forge’s real estate private equity fund business. Over the last 20 years, Mr. Collins has overseen more than $1.5 billion of real estate and corporate transactions. He is a former trustee of the FSU Foundation and served a 2-year term as Chair of the FSU Endowment. Peter is a past Executive Committee member of the FSU College of Business Board of Governors. He was appointed by the Governor and Cabinet to the Florida Pension Investment Advisory Council. Peter serves on the Board of the Florida Council and is active with the Urban Land Institute, the Southern Region Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America and is currently President of the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance and MBA from Florida State University.