Peter Briger serves as a Principal and Co-Chairman of the Directors board for Fortress Investment Group, a leading international investment management firm. Fortress was managing about $44 billion worth of assets as of 2010. The company offered traditional and alternative investment products. Fortress opened the doors to the public in 1998. Peter Briger served as the board member at Fortress Investment Group since 2006 and assumed the Co-Chairman position in 2009 August. He joined the committee that manages the company in 2002 and was heading the credit and Real Estate sector at Fortress Investment Group. Peter attended the Princeton University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and furthered his education in Wharton Business School in the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about Peter Briger at Crunchbase.
Peter Briger worked in Goldman, Sachs & Co. for fifteen years among which he was made a partner in 1996. He works as a board member at Tipping Point, a San Francisco based non-profit organization that supports low-income earners families. Peter Briger is also a board member in Caliber Schools, a series of charter schools that are dedicated to making students have a successful foundation through the four-year programs in college and beyond. While working at Goldman, Sachs, Peter, he was a member of the Asian Management, Japan Executive Board, and the Global Governor and Compliance. He was focusing on Asia’s real estate sector and debt vehicles. With this great background in finance, he played a crucial role in the acquisition of Fortress Investment Group by the Japanese giant Tech company SoftBank.
Under the managed of Peter Briger, Fortress Investment Group has expanded and grown its market and the total amount of property under management. He helped in the acquisition of companies including the 2006-2007 Ski Resort Operator based in North America, and Intrawest- a Canadian company. With the new management on board led by Peter Briger, Fortress Investment Group grew and made a huge splash in 2007 when it took the middle financial stage by offering stocks with IPO. The company was the original company to start an IPO by starting its high priced and high risk-reward.