The star of the world of finance, Peter Briger is the principal and co-chairman on the Board of Directors for the investment management firm Fortress Investment Group LLC based in New York City. The firm was founded as private equity in 1998. On February 2007 when the firm was launched on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) it was the first private equity firm to be traded publicly in the United States. Peter Briger joined the management committee of the firm in 2002. He became one the Board of Directors in 2006 and was elected as the co-chairman in 2009. Peter Briger was responsible for the Credit and Real Estate business. His name has appeared in the Forbes list of 400 top business professionals worldwide. Read the article at Wikipedia to learn more.
Before Peter Briger started working for the Fortress Investment Group he was at Goldman Sachs for 15 years and eventually became a partner in 1996. He is also on the board of Tipping Point, which is a non-profit organization for low-income families in San Francisco. That’s not all, he serves as one of the board members of Caliber Schools which is basically a network of charter schools. They prepare the students for success to be competitive enough to get accepted by four-year colleges and for more higher education. That’s not all, he is involved in serving other organizations like the Global Fund for Children, the Princeton University Investment Company, the Hospital for Special Surgery and Central Park Conservancy along with being a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and from the Wharton School of Business in the University of Pennsylvania received an M.B.A. The begging his professional career began when he joined Goldman Sachs an investment banking company where he performed various management, leadership, and operational roles. The time spent there proved to be fruitful for him as he learned most of his skills of dealing with foreign investments, real estate, trading, distressed debt and loans from there. With his excellent work ethic and vast knowledge, Peter Briger expanded the worth of the Fortress Investment Group to great heights. The firm caters to both private and institutional investors.