Peter Briger is the principal and co-chairperson of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group. The company has its headquarters in New York City and has employees amounting to over nine hundred. He has been a member of the board since November 2006.
In the year 2009 August, he was elected a co-chairman of Fortress Board. He is also a member of the management committee of Fortress Investment Group. It is a position he holds since March 2002 hitherto. Moreover, he is in charge of the credit and real estate business at Fortress Investment Group and many other top-level management capacities. Before coming on board at Fortress Investment Group, he was at Goldman Sachs and Company for fifteen years where he was a partner since 1996. View Peter Briger’s profile on Linkedin.
Peter also worked for a not-for-profit organization that served families that were in the low-income earners’ category. As an education enthusiast, Peter Briger continues to serve at Caliber Schools Board of Management as well as a Governance Committee member of the same institution. The franchise (Caliber Schools) aims to deliver equity among underprivileged students from some historically marginalized communities.
Peter Briger has a Bachelor of Arts from the University Princeton and a Master’s degree from Watson School of Business after which he started his professional career. Among his most highly regarded achievements is that of making Fortress Investment Group publicize itself in the United States. His peers also view him highly for being a leader that delivers as he promises and is widely known for contributing in the conservation and maintenance of the famous Central Park in New York City as well as his philanthropic deeds.
Peter Briger is ranked number nine hundred and sixty-two on Forbes Billionaires list courtesy of his evident hard work and proper work ethics, and for that, he is referred to as a finance guru. Not long ago, Fortress Investment Group was bought by Softbank Group Corporation which is an Asian company. However, despite the change of ownership, Peter Briger, Wes Eden’s et al. still hold principal positions in the company.