The role played by Peter Briger in the growth of Fortress Investment Group

For over two decades, Peter Briger has had a successful career in finance and investments. Most of the people know Peter as a highly talented and capable leader, who will rest at nothing other than the best.

Early life and career

Peter Briger currently resides in San Francisco, CA. He went to Princeton University where he graduated with a Bachelors degree of Arts. After graduating from Princeton University, Peter went on to enroll at the prestigious Wharton School of business where he earned his MBA.

Before joining Fortress Investment Group, Peter worked with Goldman, Sachs & Co where he became a partner in 1996. During his time at Goldman Sachs, he served in various committees that include the Global Control and Compliance Committee, the Asian Management Committee, and the Japan Executive Committee. Peter proved to be an outstanding leader when he served as the co-head of various groups such as the Special Opportunities (ASIA) Fund LLC, Asian Real Estate Private Equity business, Fixed Income Principal Investment Group, the Asian Distressed Debt business, and Whole Loan Sales & Trading business.

Current role at Fortress Investment Group

Currently, Peter is a co-founder and principal of Fortress Investment Group, a New York-based alternative asset management firm. He joined the organization in 2002, and his main role includes overseeing the Fortress Credit business, a portfolio he created upon joining the company in 2002. Peter Briger manages a team of about 300 employees who focus on undervalued assets and liquid credit investments.

In 2009, Peter Briger was elected the co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group. Since then, he has played a crucial role in the growth of the firm’s real estate and credit portfolio. Some of his notable achievements include raising of $4.7 billion in financing for the Fortress Group in 2015.

Appearing in the Forbes billionaires list

In February 2007, Peter Briger appeared in the Forbes’ list of billionaires when Fortress Investment Group went public on the NYSE via an IPO. At this time, Peter held more than 66 million shares valued at over $2 billion. Currently, his net worth stands at about $2.3 billion ranking him on position 407 on the Forbes’ list of billionaires.

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