Who is Peter Briger? Peter Briger is a renowned financial professional who lives in San Francisco, California. He is a well-known business leader across the globe with expertise in asset management. He studied at Princeton University where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree. Today, he holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Currently, he is a board member of the Princeton University Investment Company. He serves as a board member in the Hospital for Special Surgery as well as Global Fund for Children. In 2002, he brought a vast wealth of experience to Fortress Investment Group when he joined the company. Details of his career at Fortress Investment Group and other experiences .Peter Briger Joined Fortress in 2002. He is the Co-Chairman as well as the Principal of Fortress Investment Group.
Although he became a director in 2006, he was appointed Co-Chair in August 2009. Today, he oversees the credit and real estate business of this revered global company. As a Co-Chairman since August 2008, he holds other key leadership positions in Fortress. Although Peter Briger joined Fortress in the year 2002 as a member of management, he has remained a vital asset. Before this, he worked for 15 years at Goldman Sachs. In 1996, he was made a partner in Goldman Sachs where he got exposed to asset management. While in Goldman Sachs, he oversaw the daily operations of several business sectors. In Goldman Sachs, he headed the trading business as well as the whole loan sales. While working in Goldman Sachs, he Co-Chaired the fixed income principal investment group. In the Global Control and Compliance Committee, he served as a committee member.He was an advisor in the International Finance Corporation. In this capacity, he handled distressed debt related matters.
Current Position of Forbes Billionaire’s list
Although a self-made billionaire, his is worth approximately $2.3 billion. He is the number 407th billionaire on the famous Forbes Billionaire’s list. After the public IPO of Fortress Investment Group in February 2017, he became a billionaire. Today, he has touched many lives through his philanthropic gestures.
What Philanthropic causes does he support?
Other than being a principal in Fortress Investment Group, he is an astute philanthropist. As a philanthropist, he supports the Central Park Conservancy. In fact, estimates show he has spent above $600 supporting this cause. More so, he is an avid supporter of causes that focus on the provision of quality education. He contributes towards causes that help children overcome societal vices as well as reduce poverty. The truth is; this revered world business leader has funded many lives-changing projects. An example is a Professorship at Princeton University.He serves as a Director in a Non-profit Organization called Tipping Point. This organization which operates in San Francisco helps low-income families to overcome poverty.