Peter Briger is a finance and investment professional who has built a reputation as an able and successful leader. Throughout his career, he has held various leadership roles, marking a mark in one way or the other. Since 2009, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC Peter serving as the Principal and Co-Chairman.
Before joining Fortress, Peter Briger worked at Goldman, Sachs where he displayed exemplary leadership, sitting on many committees including the Global Control and Compliance Committee, the Japan Executive Committee, and the Asian Management Committee. At the company, he also headed areas like the Asian Real Estate Private Equity business the Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund LLC and the Whole Loan Sales and Trading business among others. Learn more about Peter Briger at Crunchbase.
While working at Fortress Investment Group, Peter displayed leadership skills, being chosen to hold leadership skills. Aside from his duties as the principal and co-chairman of the Board, Briger heads the Credit and Real Estate Business at FIG. He was the brainchild of the Fortress Credit business which has today gone global with a team of more than 300 people. Being a member of the Managing Committee at FIG since 2002, Peter Briger was part of the team that oversaw the successful many key acquisitions including; RailAmerica, the Canadian company Intrawest, Florida East Coast Industries and Penn National Gaming. In 2007, FIG became the first hedge fund in the US to launch an IPO making one of the most successful alternative asset managers in the world. Briger’s experience in the Asian markets enabled the successful purchase of Fortress by a Japanese banking conglomerate.
Recently, Peter Briger’s outstanding leadership skills informed his inclusion into the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Board of Directors charged with the responsibility of participating in developing and executing the organization’s intellectual agenda. Mr. Briger also forms part of Forbes 400 which recognizes global business professionals. He has an MBA FROM Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and BA from Princeton University.
Peter Briger actively participates in community service supporting courses like Central Park Conservancy, Tipping Point, Caliber Schools, the Global Fund for Children and the Hospital for Special Surgery among others.