Peter Briger is a member of the Management Committee of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group. He teamed up with Wesley Edens and Randal Nardone to manage one of the top asset management firms in the world. At the end of the 2000’s, Peter became a billionaire by getting an IPO. For many years, Peter has provided sound management and leadership for Fortress Investment Group by helping build it into the top firm it is today. Prior to becoming the co chief executive officer and a member of its board of direcors, Peter worked for the firm Goldman Sachs for 15 years. He was a partner of the firm beginning in 1996, As well as being a high ranking executive in the finance industry, he is also quite active in his community. Peter is part of a number of charitable organizations that include helping low income families with housing in San Francisco. He has also been part of the Princeton University Investment Company as well.
One of the key experiences of Briger’s career was when he worked at Goldman Sachs. At this firm he would serve as a leading executive. Under his leadership, Goldman Sachs would be able to more effectively serve clients and expand in the Asian region. While he was at Goldman Sachs, Briger would frequently oversee the firm’s Asian market operations. He held a number of key positions such as the Asian Management Committee and the Japan Executive Committee. Peter would also be part of the Global Control and Compliance Committee and the Special Opportunities Fund LLC. While he was at Goldman Sachs, he would also oversee the firm’s Asian Distressed Debt business and the Whole Loan Sales and trading business as well. All of these positions enabled Peter to gain a considerable amount of valuable experience with global markets in the finance industry.
As of today, Peter is in a high ranking leadership position at Fortress Investment Group. He is currently overseeing the firm’s San Francisco office location. Since 2002, Peter has been part of the firm’s management committee. Briger oversees the Fortress Credit business. In this role, he manages over 300 professionals who look to help clients take advantage of undervalued assets and distressed and illiquid credit securities. Under his leadership, the division of the firm has been able to help a number of clients get significant returns by investing in a number of distressed securities.
Along with being a top executive in the financial services sector, Peter Briger is quite active in other activities. He is the board of directors of the Princeton University Investment Company as well as providing support for the Central Park Conservancy. Peter also makes charitable contributions to local hospitals to help those recofving from illnesses and other medical conditions. In terms of his educational background, Peter earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. All of these things have allowed Peter to establish himself as a businessperson with a diverse background.
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