Peter Briger was born and raised in California, San Francisco. He was born on 17th December 1963 and then attended Princeton University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then went on to pursue his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Watson School of Business. Shortly after getting his master’s degree is when he began his professional career.
He later married Devon Briger, and they were blessed with four children. Peter Briger worked at Goldman Sachs and Company and was made partner in 1996. He worked for the company for about fifteen years, after which he joined another non-profit organization that served the less fortunate families in California. It is through the non-profit organization that Peter joined the board members for a group of schools whose goal was to deliver equity among children from the less fortunate families.
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Fortress Investment Group
Fortress Investment Group is a firm located in New York City and is among the top employers in New York with about nine hundred employees. Peter Briger became a member of Fortress Investment Group in 2002, and then became a member of the board in 2006. In 2009, he was elected the co-chairperson of the board, and he still holds the position to date.
Alongside his role as the co-chairperson of the committee, Peter is the overall head of the credit and real estate department of Fortress Investment Group. Not so long ago, Fortress Investment Group was bought by Softbank Group Corporation which is an Asian company. Peter alongside other executives still holds their positions in the company despite the other significant changes that came with the sale.
Peter Briger’s Reputation and Achievements
Peter helped Fortress Investment Group in publicizing itself in the United States, especially in an era where there was little regard for private corporations. Moreover, he is ranked number 962 on the Forbes Business Billionaires list.
According to his colleagues, he has been very hardworking, and he also makes proper use of his time while at work as he maintains the company’s ethical code. His excellent reputation is reflected in the numbers that he has drawn to Fortress Investment Group, and this has earned him the name ‘finance guru.’