How Peter Briger Came to be a Highly Regarded Money Manager

Peter Briger is considered to be one of the top leaders in the financial industry and in business in general. He started his career in 1987 when he joined the investment powerhouse Goldman Sachs. He has a unique skill when it comes to determining whether a distressed debt will be profitable or not. He is also highly skilled when it comes to making money from real estate. It was at Princeton University that he earned his bachelor’s degree. He is also a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

At Goldman Sachs, he specialized in Asian debt and real estate. He developed many connections to business leaders throughout Asia and a deep understanding of its financial sector. His experience in this area led to him earning membership on two influential committees within Goldman Sachs. These were the Asian Management, Global Control, and Compliance Committee and the Japan Executive committee.

He has worked as an executive at Fortress Investment Group since 2002. He is currently one of three principals of this alternative assets management firm. Peter Briger is in charge of the Fortress Credit division which manages its real estate and credit investments. He also has a seat on the board of directors and has been its co-chairman since November 2006.

For many years Peter Briger has been deeply involved with the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. He mentors students and alumni of this educational institution and helps them start their own businesses, including providing funding. Another way he reaches out and helps others is by serving on the Investment Committee for US Soccer as its chairman. He serves on the board of directors for Caliber Schools which is a charter school organization that provides an education to students that will prepare them to excel at four-year colleges.

Peter Briger is presently based in Fortress Investment Group’s San Francisco offices. Since moving there from New York City he joined the board of Tipping Point. This is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to lift low-income families out of poverty and has supported countless families.

Learn more: https://www.cnas.org/people/pete-briger