Peter Briger: Head of Fortress Investment Group, Credit Division

Peter Briger, also known, Pete, is the co-chairman and principal of Fortress investment group. He has been a member of the board of directors since 2006. He has worked his way up the ladder in the company. In 2002, he was the member of the management committee of the Fortress. He is in charge of the credit and real estate business in the company. He has also worked for Goldman, Sachs, and Co. before joining fortress.

In addition to being the co-chairman and principal, he is the head of credit and real estate business. He is the co-chief executive officer at fortress since 2017. He is a member in different organizations, Peter Briger is a member of the advisory board of spearhead, he sits on the board of caliber schools and a member of the board of advisors of the hospital for specialized surgery.

Fortress group has been a trendsetter ever since it was formed in 1998. The company was founded as an equity firm. It was the first investment firm to go public and the first to be bought. Softbank group purchased the company for £3.3 billion. However, fortress continues to operate independently with its headquarters in New York. The principals Nardone, Briger, and Edens, remain in the company top management position. The company has three operating segments which are private equity, credit, and permanent capital vehicle.

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Peter Briger leads the credit division which was formed in 2002. The division comprises of fortress Japan opportunity funds, fortress credit opportunities funds, fortress Japan income fund, fortress real estate opportunities and Drawbridge long dated value funds. Briger manages the credit division with Dean Dakolias who joined the Fortress group in 2001. The credit division focuses on the credit and real estate of the firm.

Peter Briger has been listed as global business professionals on Forbes. Briger is an active supporter of the tipping point a non-profit organization. The organization serves low-income families in the San Francisco area. He did his undergraduate studies at Princeton. He went to the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton school of business for his master’s in business administration.

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