David Forrest started his real estate career in Melbourne in the early 1980,s where he became a principal and an accomplished Auctioneer. He has been a partner of First National Real Estate Framptons from 1991 to 2019. During that time, he took a position on the First National SA/NT council. David served on the REINT board for many years and was Vice Chairman. He has accepted two ministerial appointments and has worked in an advisory capacity for the NT Government. David moved to Queensland and opened another office in Cairns, First National Cairns Central in 2012. He was appointed to the First National Queensland council in 2013. He was made Chairman of the Queensland council in 2015 and appointed to the First National, National Board of Directors in 2016. He has served as National Chairman for two years stepping down this year in May.