Peter Briger joined the Fortress Investment Group Team in 2002. He is a Principal and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Fortress Investment Group, a highly diverse investment group based in New York City. Briger has also served on the board of directors since 2006. His current responsibility consists of a part of Fortress that he created himself, the Fortress Credit Business, as well as the real estate portion of the company. Briger effectively manages a team that consists of over 300 individuals. He, along with his team, concentrates on undervalued assets and distressed and illiquid credit investments. Briger is also credited with making Fortress one of the first alternative investment companies in the United States to go public.
Additionally, Peter Briger serves on the board of a non-profit organization called Tipping Point; an organization who is focused on helping the 1.3 million people in the Bay Area who do not have the financial means to support their basic needs. He also serves on the board of Caliber Schools, a group of charter schools with the goal of preparing their students for success at four-year college.Outside of his work, Briger is involved in a number of philanthropic endeavors. He is on the Silicon Valley Leadership Council for the Global Fund for Children, a worthy organization who works to ensure all children in the world are safe, strong, and valued. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; this organization promotes a greater understanding of foreign policy.
In addition to these great causes, Briger has invested more than $600 million to aid in maintaining and conserving the Central Park.Peter Briger earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and continued on to earn a Master of Business at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the Fortress team, Briger worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co, where he served in a number of operational, management, and leadership roles. He became a partner with the company in 1996. Briger’s various roles at Goldman, Sachs & Co gave him vast knowledge in foreign investments, distressed debt, real estate, loans, and trading.
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