Peter Briger, Fortress Investment
Peter Briger is #962 on the Forbes Billionaire List with a net worth of $1.2 billion. As Co-Chairman of the Fortress Investment Group, he started in November 2006, having been elected co-chairman in August 2009. Briger is in charge of credit and real estate business at Fortress.Before joining Fortress Investments in March 2002, Briger worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he was a partner in 1996, serving on the board of Tipping Point, which is a non-profit that serves low-income families in San Francisco. Briger has a B.A. from Princeton University as well as an M.B.A from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
In addition, Briger helps serve on various philanthropic groups such as the Silicon Valley Leadership Council for the Global Fund for Children. He is also on the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-partisan group that works to promote understanding of foreign policy issues. Briger also supports the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, which is supported by the individual generosity of the Princeton alumni interested in entrepreneurship. Princeton helps fund $100,000 of alumni startups in matching funds as well as mentoring opportunities.
Alumni try to serve as mentors to students.Fortress Investment Group LLC has $43.6 billion of assets under management as of December 31st, 2017. Fortress Investment was founded in 1998 and manages a workforce of 953 asset management employees including 216 investment professionals at their New York headquarters in New York as well as offices around the world. Asset-based investing is what Fortress businesses specialize in. Fortress Investment’s expert advice increases to cover pricing, owning, financing. Fortress watches over the management of physical as well as financial assets that cover real estate or capital assets by diversifying the cash flow. Fortress takes pride in its deep knowledge of investment professionals with sector-specific experience.
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