Peter Briger is one of the top managers of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group. He is currently a member of the firm’s management committee as well as serving as both one of its principal’s and as the co chief executive officer. He has been with the firm for nearly two decades. Prior to serving as a high ranking executive with Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger was a member of Goldman Sachs which is another leading investment firm. When he was with Goldman Sachs, Peter played a major role in its expansion into other global markets. With his success in the financial services sector and as an executive, Peter has been able to establish himself as one of the richest Americans according to Forbes. As of today, he is on its list of billionaires.
Before starting his career in the financial sector, Peter Briger completed a couple of educational programs. His first educational program was an undergraduate bachelor’s degree. Peter attended the Ivy League school Princeton University. This allowed him to gain the necessary credentials to pursue a graduate degree in business. Shortly after completing his undergraduate education at Princeton, Peter would attend the University of Pennsylvania and complete a MBA degree at its renowned Wharton School of Business.
For a number of years, Peter Briger worked at Goldman Sachs. This would go down as one of his most notable career experiences. As a member of Goldman Sachs, Peter spent much of his time overseeing and managing the firm’s credit securities division. While in charge of this department, he would focus on expanding the firm into Asia. Briger was a key contributor to the firms’ expansion into this vital world market. Peter was a member of many committees that were associated with Asia. This allowed him to set goals, devise strategies and also help establish a strong presence in the Asian markets. Briger was eventually rewarded by being named as a partner of the firm in 1996.
Peter Briger has been quite active in the community during his career. When he was living and working in New York City, he helped maintain the Central Park Conservatory. While in San Francisco, he was a valuable contributor to helping with its housing crisis. Peter Briger helped a number of low income families get the affordable housing they needed. With his contributions to the community, Peter has provided a positive impact outside of his career field.