Meet the Team

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Josh Ihde | Managing Partner

Josh Ihde is a Founding Partner of Forge Realty. He is responsible for all business development, strategically sourcing new projects, generating corporate alliances, securing relationships with physicians and medical facility operators, as well as raising and structuring capital to fund each project. Mr. Ihde is a proven operator in medical real estate, spanning two decades in commercial real estate. He successfully founded and launched a Dallas-based firm specializing in the acquisition and development of medical projects.

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Mike Austin | Partner

Michael Austin has been involved in leadership of many startup ventures in the health care industry and has successfully funded multiple companies through equity transactions or using leverage. Mr. Austin serves as the Chairman of Total Surgical Management, LLC and L2 Surgical, LLC.  Total Surgical Management, LLC, a Texas Corporation, is a consulting and management group focused on supplying implantable items used in surgery.  L2 Surgical, LLC is a Texas Corporation and is a wholesaler and distributor of surgical implants and biologics.

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