Peter Briger is an expert in investments and finance who has built a strong reputation as a dedicated professional and highly capable leader. Today, he serves as the Principle and CO-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Fortress Investment Group Inc. is an investment management company based in New York City. Peter Briger joined Fortress Investment Group in 2002 as a management committee member. He was appointed into the Board of Directors at the company in November 2006 before being elected as the co-chairman of the firm in August 2009. At Fortress Investments, he is responsible for managing the Credit and Real Eastste business.
Previously, Peter served at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. where he was appointed a partner in the firm in 1996. While serving at Goldman Sachs, Briger was on numerous committees such as the Asian Management Committee, the Japan Executive Committee, and the Global Control and Compliance Committee. Other leadership roles he has held include at the Asian Real Estate Private Equity where he was the chairman. Peter attended Princeton University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree. He later proceeded to the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvanian graduating with a master’s degree in Business Administration. Under his leadership, Fortress Investment Group has more than 2500 employees.
The company has been named by interns as among the best places to grow and learn in the investment banking industry The company has good working conditions including competitive pay. Peter Briger cares about education, children and fighting poverty. This explains why he is a member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Council for the Global Fund for children as well as Council on Foreign Relations which is a non-governmental organization whose main objective is expanding knowledge on foreign policy issues. In addition, Peter Briger serves in the board of Princeton University Investment Company. For the last 10 years, he has consistently sponsored Central Park Conservancy in the University. Other charitable organizations he is involved in their activities include the Tipping Point, an organization that serves low-income families in San Francisco Area. According to the recent Forbes Billionaires list released in 2018, he was ranked 43 with a net worth of $2.3 billion.