David Forgash

Head of Leveraged Loan Portfolio Management


Mr. Forgash is an executive vice president and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. He is head of PIMCO’s global leveraged loan business, head of high yield portfolio management in Europe, and is also responsible for broader leveraged finance strategies encompassing high yield and multi-sector credit. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was a senior portfolio manager at Millennium Capital Partners, investing across European credit. Previously, he was an executive director of European credit trading at Morgan Stanley, a managing director of U.S. credit trading at Greenwich Capital and a vice president in credit trading at Lehman Brothers. He has 27 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He received an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Delaware.