Peter Briger is a longtime finance professional who has spent the last two decades as an executive. During his career, he has been a leading executive of two major investment firms that are among the best in the entire financial services industry. As a member of these firms, he has been able to provide valuable leadership and expertise. Peter has experience with managing investment professionals as well as managing credit backed securities. Briger is also very active in his community as he has participated in a number of charitable activities. He has recently been listed on the Forbes Billionaires list as well.
Prior to beginning his career in finance, Peter Briger completed his post secondary education. Peter went to Princeton University to complete his undergraduate program. With this degree he would then go on to attend business school at the University of Pennsylvania. Peter would complete a master of business administration degree from the Wharton School of Business. This educational background would help Briger get involved in the investment banking field.
After completing his education, Peter Briger would accept a position at Goldman Sachs. When he began his stint at Goldman Sachs, he helped the firm establish a presence in the Asian markets. Briger joined a number of committees that specialize in the Asian region. As a result, he was able to assist the firm in expanding its operations and client base in Asia. For his efforts, Peter would be awarded a top level position at the firm. For the remaining six years at Goldman Sachs, Peter would provide assistance with establishing the overall business direction of the firm.
In 2002, Peter Briger joined the new investment firm Fortress Investment Group. This was a relatively young firm that had lots of potential. Peter was assigned to manage the investment professionals that were in charge of private equity securities. As well as being a supervisor of these professionals, Peter would also become a member of the firm’s management committee. Today, Peter is the current co chief executive officer and principal of the firm. These positions allow Peter to provide general leadership for the firm.