Peter Briger is a Principal of Fortress Investment Group LLC. He is also a Board member, and he serves as a Co-Chairman. The company was founded in 1998. Peter joined the firm four years after its inception, in 2002.He is a Princeton University graduate. He also attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, at which he achieved an MBA. Prior to taking on the position at Fortress Investment Group, Peter was with the investment firm of Goldman Sachs for 15 years. He was a partner of the firm. His areas of responsibilities there were primarily including, but not limited to real estate, distressed debt, and with a major focus on illiquid investments. Additionally, he possesses vast experience in the area of foreign investments.
In his current role, he heads up the credit funding business division and the real estate division. Peter’s colleagues on the executive committee of Fortress Investment Group are its co-founders Wesley Edens, Rob Kauffman, and Randal Nardone.The company is a private alternative investment firm, and it is located in New York City. Peter Briger was largely instrumental when Fortress Investment Group went public. It was the first in the category of alternative investment companies, and of those located in the United States, to have transitioned from a private firm into a publicly held company. The Fortress Investment Group has been trading on the New York Stock Exchange since 2007.
It has a large and diversified client base, including those that are institutional investors and individual high wealth investors. The company manages asset portfolios which in aggregate total over $70 billion.Peter Briger has accumulated a great amount of wealth for himself over the years. He has had a highly successful career, and he is considered one of the top in his field. Peter is a keen investor who has made wise investment choices, not only for his clients, but also in his own portfolio. Peter is a self made billionaire. He is on the Forbes top 400 list of billionaires. As of the last count available, he ranks number 407 on the Forbes list.