Peter Lionel Briger, Jr., is a graduate of the prestigious ivy league school Princeton University, New Jersey where he received a degree in Business Administration. Peter also attended the renowned Wharton School of Business, Pennsylvania graduating with a Master’s in Business Administration.Peter is the Co-Chairman and a Principal on the Board of Directors with the Fortress Investment Group. Fortress oversees financial and physical assets that are a part of real estate transactions, capital assets, and more.Both Briger and The Fortress Investment Group have received many accolades. These honors have included:
- Hedge Fund Manager of the Year in 2014.
- Management Firm of the Year by HFM Week.
- Discretionary Macro-Credit Focused Hedge Fund of the Year for three consecutive years.
Billionaire Peter Briger is a global investment manager who is regarded as a financial genius in asset management. His financial vocation began in 1996 when he went to work at Goldman, Sachs and Company which was a 15-year successful career.While working at Goldman Sachs, Peter held many managerial titles which included Partner, Co-Director of Asian financial business and loan sales in areas involving:
- distressed debt business
- fixed income
- private equity
- real estate
- special opportunities
He also participated on key Asian executive and management committees of Goldman Sachs which helped to grow the company’s global investment prominence.In an earlier career Peter Briger worked for the U.S. Treasury Department as an officiate and counselor during the presidential administrations of Kennedy and Johnson. Working with the Treasury Department’s International Finance Corporation Peter was sought-after on a number of financial management debt issues. In addition to his paramount success at the Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger sits on the Board of Directors of his alma mater Princeton University’s Investment Company. Mr. Briger and two alumni colleagues supports the Princeton Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund which provides up to $100,000 to any Princeton alum who wants to become an entrepreneur and start their own business.
In March 2018, Peter Briger joined the Board of Directors of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Board of Advisors. CNAS consists of individuals representing education, the military, the government, and the private sector. Their goal is to inform, research, analyze, shape, and prepare national security leaders for today and tomorrow. Peter enjoys working with the medical industry by supporting organizations like the Special Surgery Hospital, the Central Park Conservatory of New York, and The Global Fund for Children Foundation where he serves as a board member.