Peter Briger is the current Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group. Fortress is a global investment company that manages around $41 billion in assets. Mr. Briger has performed several diverse functions over his career.
Peter Briger earned a B.A from Princeton University in 1986. From there, he earned a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Peter was employed by Goldman Sachs for over 15 years. During his career there he served in many different functions, including;
- Co-Head of Whole Loan Sales and Trading business
- Co-Head of Fixed Income Principle Investments Group
- Co-Head of Distressed debt business
This list was capped off when he was named partner in 1996.
In 1992 Mr. Briger embarked on a new journey in his career. He joined Fortress Investment Group as a member of the management group. In 2006 he was made a member of the board of directors and became co-chairman in 2009. In his current capacity at Fortress he is responsible for the credit and real estate business at Fortress.
In a addition to his business acumen Mr. Briger has a philanthropic side. He serves on the board of Tipping Point, which is a San Francisco non-profit that serves low income families. He also serves on the board of Caliber Schools. Caliber Schools is a group of charter schools that seek to prepare children for entrance into 4 year universities.
Peter Briger has made a long career of being diverse. He has worked for some of the biggest names in finance and helped to build Fortress into a $41 billion dollar investment firm. During the course of his career Peter Briger has also supported and helped to grow non-profit organizations that benefit low-income families and help children to get a quality education. Peter Briger Jr: Fortress Investment Group’s King of Debt