Peter Briger; A Financial Investment Expert
The Peter Briger has been an influential figure at Fortress serving at the frontline as a principal and co-chairman of the board of directors. He joined the company in 2002 as part of the management committee. He has steadily risen through the ranks owing to his dedication and exemplary skills and expertise in asset-based investing.
Before joining Fortress,Peter Briger served at Goldman Sachs for almost 15 years gaining valuable experience and perfecting skills in the finance world. He has displayed exemplary leadership in the company earning spots in some committees within the company. View Peter Briger’s profile on Linkedin
To give back to the community and the serve the society, Peter Briger sits in boards such as ate Hospital for Special Surgery, Global Fund for Children, Princeton University Investment Company and the Central Park Conservancy. These boards in one way or the other focus on uplifting the lives of the less-fortunate and ensuring environmental resource protection.
At Fortress, Peter Briger has contributed much to the success of the company. For instance, he is credited with the establishment of the Fortress Credit business which has today grown beyond the borders. He has been part of major strategic decisions at the company. Briger together with other executive members managed the successful acquisition of RailAmerica and the Canadian company Intrawest. He was part of the team that contributed to the successful launch of FIG’s IPO in 2007, becoming the first hedge fund in the US to achieve such a milestone.
With the experience gained and business connections made in the Asian markets during his tenure at Goldman, he was instrumental in the acquisition of Fortress by Softbank. Recently, the business big-wig was included in the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Board of Directors team under the intellectual agenda. He was named as one of the professionals in Forbes 400. He holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business at and a BA degree from Princeton University.
For almost two decades, Fortress Investment has tapped into Peter Briger’s business acumen. He continues to be a force to reckon with in the financial investment sector. He remains a hero in his quarters supporting community service undertakings.