Peter Briger has a solid reputation in the financial industry. This is why he has made so many strides and accomplishments over the years. Because of his tremendous skill set and professionalism, Peter Briger was recently named CEO of Fortress Investment Group. Fortress Investment Group is one of the largest hedge fund investment groups in the U.S. Founded by Wesley Edens in 1998, the company has seen rapid growth and even managed to bounce back in the wake of the Housing crisis of 2008.
In his current role, he oversees a 300-person team that focuses on underrated and distressed investments. In addition to his time at Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger worked with industry giant Goldman Sachs for over 15 years. He was in charge of Asian investments, Asian distressed debt, Asian private real estate and loans. He also sat on various executive committees. Briger also worked for Princeton University. He has also worked for a number of other successful businesses over the years. He is considered a hard worker, who puts people before product and more
A remarkable philanthropist, he gives generously to a number of organizations. He is part of the Silicon Valley Counsel that funds children globally. Peter Briger also works at several other global organizations dedicated to stamp out hunger and promote education worldwide. He is currently ranked one of the top 400 professionals in the U.S. according to Forbes.
Most financial experts believe Briger will be the man who brings the company into the 21st century. His vast financial experience coupled with a desire to help others succeed are the perfect recipe for success. Briger says he will continue to keep Fortress Investment in the public eye and work hard to keep customer relations solid. Briger holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Wharton School of Business.