A principal and Co-chairman of the board of directors of the Fortress Investment group, Peter Briger has worked his way up since March 2002. He started out on the board in November 2006 as a member and his leadership skills awarded by the election of the board’s co-chairman in August 2009.
Upon joining the group, Peter Briger started out in management the same month he joined. At Fortress he has been delegated the responsibility of Real Estate business and Credit.
His leadership traits and competencies were picked up and nourished along the path of his career which was groomed in Princeton University.
He graduated from this Ivy league with A B.A. He has also gone through the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an M.B.A. Peter was at Goldman, Sachs & Co, for Fifteen years before joining Fortress Investment Group. At Goldman, he became a partner in 1996. Moreover, Peter holds advisory roles on various boards. He serves in Tipping Point, non-profit organizations that serve low-income families in San Francisco.
Peter Briger also serves on the Caliber Schools board which is a network of charter schools that are dedicated to the preparation of students to be successful in competitive four-year colleges and forth. Mr.Briger is also a director at Princeton Investment Company.
His advisory services extend to board of advisors for Hospital for special surgery on top of being a member of Spearhead LLC where he is a member of the advisory board. Mr. Briger has also devoted himself to philanthropic causes outside his profession. The Silicon Valley has a leadership council for a Global Fund for children, which he is on.
A nonpartisan organization committed to educating and promoting a wider understanding and knowledge of foreign policy issues, to elected officials and among citizens called Foreign relations, has his services as a member of the council.
Peter Briger has booked a number for himself on the Forbes billionaires list ranking at number 307 in the 2007 list and with a net worth of $1.5 billion, his fortune attributed to being self-made.
He moreover had an interest in bitcoin that saw a meeting with executives of Wells Fargo. he referred to it as digital gold and an instant and cheap way to transfer money. This meeting ended inconclusively and gave Wall Street time to slowly develop this technology.Fortress Executives to Cash In $1.39 Billion From SoftBank Sale
He went on to say that wall street’s venture into this technology has only just begun.
Under such leadership, the employees have been happy and even known to recommend the company to their friends. they feel it offers good challenges and a learning environment. A Force of Innovation: Two Decades of Fortress Investment Group