Peter Briger is a core chairman of the board of Directors and is also Co- principle at Fortress Investment Group. He joined the company in March 2002 and heads Credit and Real Estate Business departments. He has served as the co-chairman of the company’s board since 2009. In 2006, Peter was appointed the director of Fortress Investment Group. In 2017 he was appointed to serve as a Co-Chief Executive Officer and also a member of the Advisory Board of Spearhead LLC. He also sits and is a member of Caliber schools board and serves as a director at Princeton University Investment Company.
Before he joined Fortress, he had spent 15 years working at Goldman Sachs &Co. He became a partner at the company in 1996. At Goldman, he held the position of Co-Head of Trading business and whole loan sales, he also held the position of the Co-head of Asian Real Estate and also held the position of a Co-Head of Asian distressed Debt Business. He is a financial expert and an advisor on distressed debt matters.
Peter Briger is a US citizen residing in New York, married with 4 children. He joined Fortress Investment Group to manage hedge fund operations. He owns about 66.6 million shares at Fortress worth about $2 billion. Since 2005, he has received close to $150 million cash pay-outs from the company.
He is a graduate of Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania) where he received an MBA. He is also a Princeton University B.A holder.
Peter Briger is a titan in Finance and is among Forbes 400 top business professionals. He is credited with helping Fortress Investment group attain its current status. He heads the business division of Fortress investment and is primarily concerned with distressed debt and illiquid investment. At Goldman, he served in both leadership and managerial roles. He gained vast experience at an investment bank where he honed his skills in foreign investment, real estate, distressed debt management and loans and trading. He used these skills to turn around Fortress investment.
Peter Briger has engaged himself in a lot of philanthropic activities including investing more than $600 million in maintaining and conserving Ney York’s Central Park. He also participates in social causes including programs that alleviate poverty, helping children and providing quality education. Fortress Executives to Cash In $1.39 Billion From SoftBank Sale
What employees say about Peter Briger
He has made Fortress Investment what it is and employees say that he is smart and quite thoughtful. He has created a fast-paced environment at the company. Employees are well remunerated and the company has created a favorable working environment. A Force of Innovation: Two Decades of Fortress Investment Group