Peter L. Briger Jr.’s immaculate career began after he earned his B.A. from Princeton University in 1986 and his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. His peers and anyone who knew Peter immediately realized his potential, which is why in 1987 right after graduated from Wharton Goldman Sachs was quick to hire the young prodigy. After 15 incredible years at Goldman Sachs where he became a partner in 1996, Peter Briger joined Fortress. He is currently the Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and is solely responsible for the oversight of Fortress’s Real Estate division and Credit business. He is responsible for over 300 employees who he mentors and trains.
As an avid philanthropist and active member of several charitable organizations, peter Briger strives to make his local community and the world a better place for his children and generations to come. He is on the board of San Francisco’s non-profit organization, Tipping Point and also serves on the board of Princeton University’s Investment Company, Hospital for Special Surgery and the Global Fund for Children. He has personally invested more than $600 million in the Central Park Conservancy organization. Fortress Investment Group manages over $70 billion in assets and is the first private equity firm to be publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Peter Briger’s determination to succeed has earned him a place on the Forbes Billionaires List. He is on the Forbes 400 top Business Professionals Worldwide list as well. The vast knowledge and experience he gained at Goldman Sachs and his intense business acumen make for an incredibly powerful force to be reckoned with.
Every project Mr. Briger takes on becomes a grand success. His role as an investment leader at Goldman Sachs and his rise to the top of Fortress Investment Group is proof that the top-notch financial professional is a titan in the world of investments. His passion and drive for success as a professional and as a human being has led to his invaluable input in charitable causes such as, helping children who are less advantaged and attempting to alleviate the most poverty stricken areas of America. It is with sheer determination and individuals like Peter Briger jr. that America will become great again. Individuals who have the means to help others should put there whole hearted attention and time into this very cause. Peter Briger is one such individual who I believe is the right man for Fortress and every charitable and non-profit organization he is a part of. With Peter at the helm every endeavor will seem possible.