Peter Briger is the current Principal and co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group. Briger joined the investment group in 2002. At just more than $1.2 billion, Peter Briger Jr. ranks as the 962nd richest person in the United States according to Forbes. He is a bitcoin enthusiast as he watched a $6,000 investment go up by 551 percent. Peter Briger received his bachelor’s degree at Princeton University in 1986. A couple years later, Peter Briger had earned his MBA at Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Mr. Briger was born in 1964.Prior to joining Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger worked at Goldman Sachs in 1997. Briger spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs, eventually becoming a partner. Briger was in charge of the Asian Management Committee, the Global Control Committee, and the Japan Executive Committee. Briger is responsible for a team of 300 people.
Briger oversees the Fortress Federal Credit Business. At Fortress Investment Group, Mr. Briger became part of a committee involved in management. Since 2006, Briger became a member of Fortress’ Board of Directors, and was elected Chairman in 2009. The co-chairman was responsible for credit and realestate. Briger is on the Board of Caliber Schools that is a charter school network that prepares their students to compete in four-year colleges. Briger is also on the Board of Tipping Point that is a non-profit organization for low-income families in the city of San Francisco. Briger is on the Board of Princeton University and has a program to help recent business major graduates with start up businesses.
Briger is involved in Central Park Conservatory. Employees give Fortress Investments a four-year rating. The first reviewer worked at Fortress Investments right after college graduation. This reviewer believes that Fortress is a great place to learn about hedge funds. The other reviewers in general say that the pay is great, the benefits are wonderful, and the co-workers are very intelligent. Most of the full-time employees are willing to take time out of their work to help interns to lead their job. Workers are expected to learn about swap transitions, futures, fixed incomes, and more. Learn More.