Peter Briger is the principal and co-chairman at fortress investment Group, a leading global investment firm based in New York. He is also the Head of Credit and Real Estate Business at Fortress Investment. He became the co-chairman of the board in 2009 and co-Chief Executive Officer in 2017.
Educational Background and Career Achievement
Peter Briger holds Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business in the University of Pennsylvania.
Before joining fortress, Briger worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co for fifteen years before partnering with them in 1996. He was a member of the Asian committee, and his job revolved around real estate and debt vehicles. He was also the Co-Head of Whole Loan Sales and Trading business, Co-Head of Fixed Income Principal Investments Group, Co-Head of Asian Distressed Debt business and Co-Head of Asian Real Estate Private Equity business
Peter Briger joined fortress in 2002 and heads the Credit division, which focuses on credit and real estate business. The skills that he acquired at Goldman enabled him to achieve more as a leader in fortress investment.
Boards and Advisory Roles
Peter Briger holds leadership positions on many boards. Peter Briger contributes on the board of Tipping Point, a non-profit organisations that helps low-income families based in San Francisco. Briger is a leader at Caliber Schools board, a network of charter schools committed to preparing students for success in competitive four-year colleges and beyond. Peter also served as an Advisor to International Finance Corporation on matters related to distressed debt and also a Member of Advisory Board of Linktone Ltd.
Briger Appears on Forbes 400 List
Peter’s investment tendency has made him be a billionaire. He was listed on Forbes 400 billionaires list. Forbes magazine lists the global business professionals who are making good money in the investment sector. He appeared as a self-made billionaire with a net worth of $1.2 billion.
Peter Supports Princeton Entrepreneurship
Peter was among the alumni who donated funds to support the fresh graduate’s entrepreneurial ideas. He recommended Princeton to invest in the new ideas generated by the fresh graduates. The alumni entrepreneurs are allowed to share their experiences as entrepreneurs and also receive funding for their companies.
Peter has proved to the world that he is not only a successful entrepreneur and business investor but also spirited with a heart that gives back to society by helping fresh graduates grow as entrepreneurs. etc