Peter Briger is a business spearhead and financial professional residing in San Francisco, California and has more than two years of experience in asset management.Currently, he works as the principal and the co-chairman at Fortress Investment Group, one of the top global investment management firm. From 2002, he had steered the firm’s operations in various management roles until August 2009 when he was elected as the co-chairman of the board of directors.Currently, he is responsible for the fortress investment group’s credit fund and real estate business. On the Forbes Billionaire list, he is ranked in position four hundred and seven currently.Peter Briger is a former student from the University of Princeton where he got a degree in Bachelor of Arts.
He then proceeded to the Wharton School of business at the University of Pennsylvania for his master’s degree in Business Administration.Before joining Fortress, he worked with Goldman Sachs and Co where he became a partner in the year 1996. He was tasked with the responsibility of supervising operations of various business areas.Along with helping on the various committees such as Global Control and Compliance Committee and Asian Management Committee, Peter Briger upheld duties as co-head of the firm’s Fixed Income Principal Investment Groups and Whole Loan sales and trading business group.Additionally, he helped in management branches, for example, the Asian Distressed Debt business and the Goldman Sachs Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund. He worked with the Goldman Sachs for fifteen years.
This enabled to obtain a lot of experience which later helped him to serve at Fortress.Besides his professional activities, Peter Briger supported several philanthropic and community-driven causes, for example, he is on the Silicon Valley Leadership Council for the Global Fund for children.Additionally, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent organization that is established to enhance an extensive understanding of external policy concerns among both citizens and elected officials.Peter Briger has supported Princeton entrepreneurship by coming up with programs and dynamically participating in the Princeton University Investment an organization that provided support to up-and-coming entrepreneurs.