When Peter Briger graduated from Princeton University with a B.A, he may never have seen himself where he is today, but through sheer hard work and discipline, he is today one of the most respected business leaders. Pete Briger is the current Principal, Co-CEO, Co-Chairman, President and Head of Credit and Real Estate Business at Fortress Investment Group LLC. He also attended the prestigious Wharton School of Business where he graduated with an MBA. Peter Briger was elected to this position in 2009 and is, therefore, one of the most important figures in the organization, helping oversee assets in excess of sixty-five billion dollars both in personal and institutional investments. He joined fortress investment group in 2002, and it is the various management positions he held here that helped him become one of the most trusted hands when it came to taking leadership positions in the organization.
His earlier years had also been quite exciting career wise as he had served as a partner at Goldman Sachs. He was a member of various committees that include the Global Control and Compliance Committee and the Asian Management Committee. This, according to him has been very instrumental in learning various aspects of business and as such equipped him with variable lessons that he applies to date at fortress investment group. Apart from career, Peter Briger has dedicated a lot of resources in terms of money and time towards Philanthropic causes. He is very passionate about helping the less privileged in the society with special causes meant to help less privileged kids. He is a firm believer in the ability of education as an effective tool in the elimination of poverty, and as such he continues to encourage both government and individuals to continue making more and more investments in this area.
As a member of the Council on Foreign matters, he continues to grow the interaction and understanding of foreign relations matters among citizens as well as elected leaders.At only 53 years of age, Peter Briger has a lot to contribute both in the business field as well as to the society. He continues to share his strong leadership skills in various other sectors and has become quite respected not only in San Francisco but also around the country. In recognition of his immense contributions, it was not surprising when he was listed as part of the top 400 business professionals in the United States by Forbes magazine.