Fortress Investment Group Principal & CEO Peter Briger

Peter Briger is an executive of Fortress Investment Group. Today, Briger is located at the firm’s office location in San Francisco, California. Before become a member of Fortress Investment Group, Peter worked at the firm Goldman Sachs. He spent over a decade at this firm and was helpful in its expansion. Briger has spent a lot of his time contributing to community development projects as well as helping students better understand investing and the financial markets.Prior to beginning his career, Peter Briger looked to build a foundation for himself with a solid education. Peter attended two of the top universities in the United States. He is a graduate of two top Ivy League universities; Princeton and University of Pennsylvania. When he was an undergraduate, Peter attended Princeton University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree.

This educational background would allow Peter to get top positions at leading investment banking firms.During his career, Peter Briger spent a number of years at one of the prominent investment firms in the industry. He worked at the firm Goldman Sachs for many years. While he was working at Goldman Sachs, Peter spent much of his time overseeing and managing the firm’s expansion into Asia. He was a member of  investment committees in the Asian markets. This allowed him to help Goldman Sachs invest in key assets as well as acquire lucrative clients in Asia.In 2002, Peter Briger decided to pursue an opportunity with another investment firm. When he first arrived at Fortress, he would become a part of its management committee.Eventually, Peter would become the co chief executive officer and the principal of the firm.

Similar to his experience at Goldman Sachs, Briger would manage and supervise professionals who oversee credit securities. Briger is also active in providing daily leadership and strategy of the firm.During his career, Peter Briger spent time giving back to his community. As a student at Princeton, Peter was a member of the school’s investment club. This allowed him to learn about the financial markets and on how to invest. He would also spend time helping other students better understand how investing works. Along with being a member of the investment club, Peter would participate in a number of community projects. Peter would work towards improving Central Park and helping it remain as one of New York City’s top attractions. He also helped provide housing for low income families in San Francisco as well.