Over the course of three decades, Peter Briger has gained a solid reputation for accomplishment within the global financing and investment industries. Currently serving as a Principal at the leading private equity firm Fortress Investment Group, LLC. and ranked on the Forbes Top 400 business professionals in the United States, Briger is the holder of a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, as well as an Master of Business Administration from Wharton School of Business.
The San Francisco-based Briger has served on the Board of Directors for the Princeton University Investment Company, and for fifteen years held the position of partner with Goldman, Sachs and Co., exercising membership in committees such as the Global Control & Compliance Committee and the Asian Management Committee during his tenure. Peter Briger also served as co-head of the firm’s Asian Distressed Debt sector and Asian Real Estate Private Equity sector, among others.
Fortress Investment Group was founded in 1998 by Wesley Edens, Rob Kauffman, and Randal Nardone; Peter Briger would join the firm’s Management Committee four years later, eventually rising to become a Principal and Co-Chairman of the firm’s Board of Directors and heading a team of over 300 employees as well as a Fortress Credit task force assigned to the oversight of underrated and distressed liquid credit investments in the firm’s portfolio. Meet Pete Briger: A Titan in the Investment and Finance World
Peter Briger also serves on the board of Caliber Schools, an interconnected network of charter schools designed to serve students and position them for success in highly-rated four-year universities. Fortress Executives to Cash In $1.39 Billion From SoftBank Sale
Briger’s successful financial career has been complimented by his dedication to charity and philanthropy; a dedication that is reflected in his contributions in cash and kind to non-profit initiatives and organizations. He serves on the board of Tipping Point, a charity dedicated to underprivileged families in San Francisco. He occupies a leadership position on the Silicon Valley Leadership Council, which monetarily aids children across the globe living in poverty through its Global Fund for Children. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-partisan non-profit that advocates for improved education on foreign relation matters. A Force of Innovation: Two Decades of Fortress Investment Group