Peter Briger serves as a chairman and principal of Fortress Company. He went to Princeton University and graduated with a degree in Business administration. He went ahead for Masters in Business Administration at Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania. In 2002, he was appointed as the management committee, and later he became the members of the board of directors in 2006.
He was elected as co-chairman of the board of directors in August 2009. During his tenure as chairman of Fortress Group, he has created a Fortress Credit Business that comprises about 300 people. The business mainly concentrates on illiquid credit investments and undervalued assets.
Before joining Fortress group as a member, he had spent over 15 years at a Goldman company. He partnered with Goldman Company in 1996. During his time in Goldman, he sat in various committees such as Japan Executive Committee, Global Control Committee and Asian Management committee.
Apart from Fortress Group, He also works at Tipping Point in San Francisco. Tipping Point is a non-business organization that comprises of low-income earners. He is also responsible in chartering many schools to students who are yet to graduate. He is among the alumni advisory board which was started in 2015. The main core of the body is to foster entrepreneurship.
Peter Briger has US citizenship, but he stays in New York, the northern region of America. In 2013, members from Well Fargo Group visited Fortress Group to discuss matters concerning Bitcoins. Peter Briger was at the forefront talking about how Bitcoin advancement is a gold mine because it is a less expensive way of transferring money to various countries.
Peter Briger has become a reputable leader and a committed professional throughout his career life in investments and financial services. He has a network of connections form five different organizations located in different areas. This is the main reason why he reaches to many communities at large. He ensures that he works hard and ensures that he delivers his services to maintain good rapport with clients. He is al so a philanthropist. He takes part in many charitable organizations and events. He has contributed to an organization called Silicon Valley Council that raises funds which goes to children worldwide. A Force of Innovation: Two Decades of Fortress Investment Group