Peter Briger is one of the top executives of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group. He serves as the principal and co chief executive officer. Since 1998, he has held these positions. Along with being a top executive of this firm, Peter has also been a member of the firm’s board of directors. During his career, Peter has been a part of one of the most successful and prominent financial services firms such as Goldman Sachs. He spent 15 years at the firm and helped it expand to its Asian markets. Briger has gained a lot of experience in managing investment professionals and credit securities departments. As well as being a top executive in the finance industry, Peter is also quite active in his community. He has been involved in investment clubs as well as participating in philanthropic causes. Before Peter began working at Fortress Investment Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs. For 15 years he would occupy a significant role at this firm. While working at this firm, he oversaw the division that manages the Asian markets. As a result, he was placed in charge of many entities that specialize in both the Asian markets and distressed securities.
During his stint at Goldman Sachs, Peter would manage a number of professionals who were assigned to help establish a greater presence in Asia.Peter would become a key participant in helping the firm as well as Asian investors take advantage of distressed securities. As a result, Briger was partially responsible for helping Goldman Sachs expand into one of the worlds most valuable markets. In 1996, Peter would become a partner of the firm. After he spent over ten years at Goldman Sachs, Peter Briger would join the new firm known as Fortress Investment Group. Once he started at this firm, he would immediately occupy top level leadership positions. With his experience and expertise, Peter would help Fortress Investment Group become one of the top investment firms in the world. While at Fortress Investment Group, Briger would manage the credit securities division. He would continue to help the firm provide advice to investors who are looking to capitalize in credit backed securities.
Peter is also responsible for managing over 300 employees who act as advisors to the firm’s investors.Peter has been very active in his community and his alma mater Princeton University. Briger is part of the Princeton Investment Company where he acts as an advisor to students looking to gain experience in the finance industry. Along with being involved in a college investment company, Peter has also participated in the Central Park Conservancy. This has allowed him to help make one of New York City’s top sites a more appealing place to visit for residents and tourists. Peter has helped low income families find affordable housing in San Francisco as well.In terms of his educational background, Peter studied at Princeton and received a bachelor’s degree. Shortly after finishing college at Princeton, he would go on to attend the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.