Investor in San Francisco, California
Peter Briger is a self-made man who joined Fortress Investment Group in 2002. He is now the President and the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Fortress Investment Group, and he is the main reason that Fortress Investment Group is now a public company. Mr. Briger’s duties for Fortress Investment Group include being at the head of the credit fund and real estate business divisions of his current company. His main concern is for distressed debt and investments that are not currently liquid. Under Mr. Briger’s tutelage, Fortress Investment Group became an investment management company that is currently managing assets that amount to more than $65 billion.
Peter Briger started on his illustrious path to success at Princeton University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Goldman Sachs hired him, and he became a partner in 1996. While he was there, he had the opportunity to sit on several different committees, including the Japan Executive Committee, the Global Control and Compliance Committee and the Asian Management Committee. He also had the chance to learn the business from several angles, including in trading, loans, real estate, distressed debt and foreign investments.