Peter Briger currently serves as the Principal and co chief executive officer of Fortress Investment Group. Briger currently manages the department in the firm that manages credit backed securities. At this position, Peter Briger has built on his previous experience of managing credit departments. Under his leadership, Briger has been able to lead a very knowledgeable team of investment professionals. Along with being in charge of the credit division of Fortress Investment Group, Peter also provides daily management of the firm and helps devise its strategy for growth and client service. He has been a member of the firm since the year 2002 and is a part of the firm’s management committee.
Before the year 2002, Peter Briger was a member of one of the top investment banking firms in the world. He worked at Goldman Sachs and was a major contributor to this firm. While he was a member of Goldman Sachs, Briger was managing the team that specialized in credit backed securities. He helped the firm with its rapid expansion into the Asian market. With this guidance and leadership, the credit division of Goldman Sachs was able to complete an important expansion into the very important markets in the Asian region. For his efforts and contributions, Peter would be named a partner in the firm by 1996. Due to his successful career as a investment firm executive, Peter Briger was recognized as one of the top executives in the field. He is regarded as one of the richest people in America.
According to Forbes magazine, Peter has been named to the billionaires list of richest Americans. This recognition is given every year to those who have achieved or who still remain at billionaire status. Over the years, Peter Briger has contributed to his community. One of the ways in which he has contributed is when he was a member of the Princeton University Investment Club. As a member of this organization he would provide advice and feedback about the financial markets and investment options to students. He also helped complete conservation projects at New York City’s Central Park. When he moved to San Francisco, he would reach out to families in need of affordable housing. With these contributions, Peter has been able to help provide a positive impact on his local community.