Peter Briger, Principle of Fortress Investment Group runs the Credit Division of Fortress Investment Group, a New York-headquartered manager firm. He brings expertise and experience in the fields of international trading, hedge fund management, mergers, acquisitions, leadership, credit investments, and real estate. It was in 2002 when Peter left Goldman, Sachs & Company to work for the global investment firm as Principle and a Member of the Management Committee Board. He serves on various committees for institutions, non-profit organizations, and companies. Learn more about Peter Briger at cnas.org
Princeton Entrepreneurship Council features Peter Briger as co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group’s Board of Directors, since 2006. It was when the firm experienced marvelous growth through acquisitions of Florida East Coast, RailAmerica, and other companies. When Briger joined the investing management company, it was still in its startup process and had been operating for four years. He became Principle of the Credit Division overseeing a strategic portfolio of credit, income, and real assets funds.
As a devoted leader, Peter Briger serves on the Boards of Council on Foreign Relations and Princeton University Investment Company. In San Francisco, where he conducts business out of his office, he contributes to non-profits including Tipping Point and Caliber Schools. He serves on the Board for those organizations that help low-income families in local communities with necessities and a quality education. Other organizations he serves on the board are Hospital for Special Surgery, Central Park Conservancy, and the Global Fund for Children. Charter Schools Caliber dedication is to offer students an opportunity to pursue a high school education and to preparing them for college.
Peter Briger is a graduate from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania earning a BA and MBA consecutively. He found employment with Goldman, Sachs & Company and worked his way up becoming a partner by 1996. After his departure, he started the first Credit Division for Fortress Investment Group in real estate, credit, troubled assets. Briger is a Forbe’s 400 member on the List of Global Business Professionals with a net worth over $1 billion in 2008. He became a billionaire while working for the largest global hedge fund management firm in the America.