Peter Briger: Investment guru and philanthropist
Peter Briger the Co-Chairman as well as a senior principal in the governing board of Fortress Investment Group. Fortress Investment Group is an internationally acclaimed investment managing firm which has its headquarters in New York. He is located at the San Francisco offices in California. His specialization is in the management of assets having 20 years of experience in the field. His board members elected him as their chairman in 2009. He has overseen the day to day operations of the company in various roles of management from 2002. He is currently running the credit fund as well as real estate business dealings of the company.
Peter Briger pursued his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. He also did a thesis in Business Administration at the University of Pennsylvania under the Wharton School of Business. Before joining Fortress Investment Group, he was the partner in Goldman Sachs where he handled various business operations of the company. He was also appointed as the co-principal of the Fixed Income Principal Investments Group branch of the company. He also served as the firms head in the departments of Whole Loan Sales as well as Trading Business. He also was included in the committees of the company including the Global Control & Compliance Committee as well as the Asian Management Committee. The Goldman Sachs Special Opportunities Fund is among some of the divisions that he manages and handles.
Peter Briger is also an avid philanthropist towards community causes. He is also a member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Council under the Global Fund for Children. He is also part of the Council on Foreign Relations. The council is an organization with no party affiliations that has its central role in promoting a better understanding of issues under foreign policies towards both elected officials as well as citizens.Peter Briger has had 15 years of experience working in Goldman Sachs & Co. he was made a partner for the company in 1996. He is also a member of the directing board at the Princeton University Investment Company. He has excellent support for the Central Park Conservancy Organization. He has donated over six hundred million U.S dollars to this cause. He also has interests in other social purposes such as quality education as well the alleviation of poverty. He is at position 962 at the Forbes list of billionaires with a net worth of about 1.2 billion U.S dollars.