Since November 2006, Mr. Peter Briger has been serving as the Director of Fortress Investment Group LLC. He is the current Co-Chairman and Principal of the firm. Briger also serves as the Head of Credit and Real Estate Business at the firm and has remained the Board’s Co-Chairman since August 2009.Since joining the firm in March 2002, Mr. Peter Briger has remained a serving member of the management committee. In December 2017, he was appointed to serve as a Co-CEO at Fortress. He had a 15-year stint with Goldman Sachs & Co. prior to joining Fortress. Basically, he joined the investment group with the aim of leading the real estate and debt securities. As at the time, the company (Fortress Investment Group) was seeking to diversify away from the core private equity business to extend its financial management services to various businesses including private groups, institutions, and corporate officials.
Ever since arriving at the firm, Mr. Bridger has helped in several ways to expand its client base.He, no doubt, played a very instrumental role in the exponential growth of the firm which is said to have an asset base that is estimated at about $44 billion. Thanks to his excellent acumen for trading assets as well as his broad experience in financial services, Peter Briger has helped to build a significant wealth for himself earning a current net worth of about $350 million. Prior to working at Fortress, Mr. Peter Briger has served as a Member of Advisory board of Linktone Limited, as well as handled matters relating to distressed debt while serving as an Advisor to International Finance Corporation. He has also held several positions in various organizations over the course of his career.
Also known as Pete, Mr. Briger has co-headed the Asian Real Estate Private Equity business, managed the Asian Distressed Debt business, co-headed Fixed Income Principal Investments Groups, and also served as a Co-head of Whole Loan Sales and Trading business.Peter Briger is an alumnus of the world famous Princeton University from where he backed a Bachelors degree in business administration. He also attended Pennsylvanian’s Wharton School of Business where he obtained an MBA. Today, he is officially recognized at Princeton University as a member of the alumni advisory board which was established by President Eisgruber Peter and Provost Lee in July 2015. This was mainly organized to empower entrepreneurship among students of the university.