FORTRESS KINGPIN-PETER BRIGER

Fortress Investment Group is well versed in the liquid hedge fund, traditional asset management, credit management, and private equity matters. They have offered services to 1700 institutional clients and has also extended the services to private investors. This has been possible through Fortress abled leaders among them Peter Briger. Peter is the principal of the firm as well as the co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group board. He has been at Fortress since 2002 exercising his roles and applying his knowledge on finance and investment in the firm’s day-to-day activities. Peter Briger had a successful career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. before joining fortress. He worked there for 15 years and that period built Peter professionally. At Goldman, Peter held the positions of Co-head to the Asian Distressed Debt, Asian Real Estate Private Equity, Special Opportunities Fund, and many others.

Peter Briger helped co-found Goldman’s Special Situation Group with Mark McGoldrick in 1997. The group invested in fallen assets and later sell them after their markets stabilize. From selling troubled mortgages in Japan to car loans Thailand, Peter and his team emerged winners and delivered in huge profits. Goldman Sachs shaped Peter in the leadership roles in more than one way. He was also a member of several committees while at this firm. The Global Control and Compliance Committee, Japan Executive Committee and Asian Management Committee are among these committees.

After joining Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger continued to prosper. Before becoming the co-chairman at Fortress in 2009, he held a position in the firm’s board as the director in 2006. Up-to-date, Peter is still the co-chairman, and in 2017 he was made the Co-Chief Executive Officer. To contribute to the society, Peter Briger has spread his leadership traits to the Central Park Conservancy, Princeton University Investment Company, and Global Funds for Children and the Hospital for Special Surgery boards. Together with other board members, he has held intact these groups to their success. Peter was once a student of Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania; this proved he can be counted on in the way he has handled his duties at Fortress Investment Group. His career remains bright as he guides fortress to the future. Learn More.