Peter Briger; Principal of Fortress Investment Group.Pete Briger is a highly dedicated professional with an immense level of experience in the field of finance. His educational background is compelling, having acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and further got a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.One of the major contributors to his knowledge in finance is his 15-year work experience at Goldman, Sachs, and company, where he eventually became a partner in 1996. During his time at Goldman, Pete Briger held a seat in various committees such as the Asian Management Committee, the Japan Executive Committee and the Global Control and Compliance Committee.
In addition to that, Peter Briger also gained more leadership roles in some companies, mostly serving as a co-head in firms such as the Asian Real Estate Private Equity Business, the Fixed Income Principal Investment Group, the Special Opportunities Fund and the Asian depressed debt business.Peter Briger later joined Fortress Investment Group in 2002 and is now the principal of Fortress and serves as co-chairman of the board of directors. He oversees the Fortress credit business. His strong business acumen has enabled him to venture into trading assets that no one else would want to buy and with a unique specialty in distressed debt, he has been able to consistently propel himself to success.
Working with approximately 300 employees in Fortress Investment Group, most of them have enjoyed their working experience at fortress since it pushes them to learn quickly as the work environment is filled with very smart individuals to learn from.Peter Briger has been able to support various philanthropic causes throughout the years. For example, holding a seat on the board of directors at the Princeton University Investment Company has enabled him to foster entrepreneurship among the students. Peter Briger also supports Central Park Conservancy, Hospital for special surgery and Global Fund for children.