Peter Briger is the principal of Fortress Investment Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the world that manages currently more than $70 billion in assets for its investors and clients. Peter Briger is located in San Francisco, United States, and is also the co-chairman at the Fortress Investment Group. He is also the part of the committee of management at Fortress Investment Group and under his leadership; the company has been able to sustain the many highs and lows in the business. His employees look up to him and go to him for any financial advice that they need.
Peter Briger has done his graduation from Princeton University and Masters in Business Administration from Wharton School of Business. The credit funding and real estate investment business of Fortress Investment Group is a high-income generator, and he is responsible for managing these businesses for the company. Before joining Fortress Investment Group, he worked for Goldman Sachs for nearly fifteen years. It helped him make a name for himself in the financial sector, and it is what led him to the position in Fortress Investment Group that he is in today. Even though he enjoyed working for Goldman, he wanted to do something of his own and went on to cofound Fortress. During the quarter of joining the company, the team was able to raise about $4.7 billion for a fund that was named Fortress Credit Opportunities Fund IV.
During the financial crisis, while other investment companies were unable to save the investment of their clients, Peter Briger saw it as an opportunity and was able to purchase assets at a much higher discount that proved to be an excellent decision for Peter Briger. He is also an angel investor and is the lead investor in Wauwa, which is an online start-up company. Peter Briger is on the board of many leading companies including Center for a New American Security, Tipping Point Community, CNBC, and more. The innovative marketing strategies and product development ideas that he brings to the table is one of the primary reasons why he has become one of the most sought-after financial executives in the global financial market.