Peter Briger, the Power behind Fortress Investment Group

Peter Briger has been an instrumental figure in Fortress Investment Group, and his expertise is credited to the consistent growth of the company. He is currently the Principal and Co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the firm besides being the President and Head of Credit and Real Estate Business at the same firm. He has also held other positions in the company including being the Cochairman since 2009, the Director since 2006, and Co-Chief Executive Officer since 2017. His ability to bring positive change in every department under him has seen him ascend the ranks to become the Principal of the company.

Before joining Fortress Investment Group in 2002, Peter Briger had worked in various organizations; he worked at Goldman Sachs and Co. for 15 years where he oversaw the implementation of different transformative agendas. Here, he was the Co-head of Loan Sales and Trading Business, Co-Head of Fixed Income Principal Investments Group, Co-Head of Asian Real Estate Private Equity business, and Co-Head of Asian Distressed Debt business. Peter Briger also doubles as a Member of the Advisory Board at Spearhead, Member of the Board of Caliber Schools, and Director of Tipping Point and Princeton University Investment Company.

Besides working at Fortress Investment Group and other organizations, Peter Briger is a renowned philanthropist who supports children organizations to improve their lives globally. He is a member of the leadership team at Silicon Valley Council, a charity organization that oversees funds meant for disadvantaged children globally. Also, he is a member of the Council of Foreign Matters, an organization that seeks to educate people on foreign issues and protocols. Primarily, his philanthropic work is directed at improving the state of vulnerable children, poverty alleviation, and enhancing world education.

Peter Briger attended Princeton University for his undergraduate where he attained his Bachelor of Arts Degree. He acquired a Master’s from Wharton School of Business in the University of Pennsylvania. Peter has built his legacy from hard work and consistency, and it is no wonder he appears in the Forbes Top 400 Business Professionals. Meet Pete Briger: A Titan in the Investment and Finance World