When Forbes magazine named him among the top 400 business professionals in America, it was not a mere coincidence, but a confirmation of what most of his colleagues had always believed. Peter Briger is one of the most decorated business professionals in the country which stems from the various positions he has held in different organizations and what he went on to achieve in the said organizations. Peter Briger is a graduate of Princeton University, where he graduated with a B.A. this would spur his love for business and propel him to the Wharton school of business where he did his MBA. This would be followed by an illustrious career that began at Goldman Sachs. He was with Goldman Sachs & Co for fifteen years and had made partner by 1996.
This would expose him to a whole new would of conducting business in the big leagues. It was not long before Fortress noticed his abilities and it came calling. He joined the organization at management level and from his experience at Goldman he could only move up. Peter Briger was elected to become a director in 2006. This was at a time when he was the Head of Credit and Real Estate Business at the organization. In August 2009 he was elected as Co-Chairman of the Board which would later be followed by President and Principal at Fortress Investment Group LLC. As of December 2017, he serves as a Co-Chief Executive Officer of the firm. These positions have been a confirmation of his leadership skills and have continued to grow his business acumen. He is also Member of Advisory Board of Spearhead, LLC.
This was a position given to him to help spearhead grow its business based on his experience. He is a Director of Tipping Point and Princeton University Investment Company. For him Princeton holds a special place as it’s the place where he learnt a lot about business and it’s the reason why he continues to be a very active Alumnus. He has been very supportive of the Entrepreneurship route that the university is keen to follow and he continues to contribute a substantial amount of resources to keep it running. This has led to various success stories from the same and he hopes it can grow to be a hub for entrepreneurs from all over the country. Mr. Peter Briger also serves on the Board of Caliber Schools as well as a Member of Board of Advisers of the Hospital for Special Surgery, Inc.