Peter Briger is the co-chairman and principal of the board of directors for Fortress Investment Group in San Francisco. The firm was founded in 1998 and he is a co-founder. He attended Princeton University and earned his bachelors’ degree and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he received his master’s in business administration. He has more than 20 years of experience as an investment banker and was previously a partner for Goldman Sachs. He has worked for the Global Control, Compliance Committee and the Asian Management Committee for Goldman Sachs and in their Whole Loan Sales and Trading divisions.
The Fortress Group is an established financial management company that provides clients with investment strategies. They have an international clientele with more than 1,750 clients and investors. They are headquartered in New York City and have offices in Germany, Hong Kong, China, Japan and Australia. Their offices in the United States are located in Georgia, Texas, California and Connecticut. They manage over $70 billion in assets that include private equity, hedge funds and credit funds. They have investments in financial services, transportation, energy and healthcare. These investments are held in North America, the Caribbean and Western Europe, and provide a continual form of residuals to investors.
Peter Briger handles the credit business division for the Fortress Group that manages international investments and illiquid credit investments. This team has more than 500 members that are experts in financial industry. They purchase bonds and bank debt from companies that are in distress and turn them into profitable investments. He is a self-made billionaire and is #962 on the Forbes list. He spends time with his community and supports the Tipping Point which is a non-profit that serves low-income families. He is a member of the Caliber Schools a charter school that teaches students how to continue their education and become successful leaders.
Peter is not only a wealthy business leader, but he gives back to his community. He has plenty of knowledge to share with his colleagues and has made a positive impact on The Fortress Group.