Philanthropic, experienced and an industry icon, you will never really run out of words to describe Peter Briger Jr. as the co-chairman and principal of Fortress Investment Group. Peter Briger is an experienced and skilled asset manager.The Princeton University graduate and holder of an MBA from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business is a business leader with an experience of about 20 years in the assets management industry. Before Peter Briger Jr. making a move to Fortress in 2002, he worked at Goldman Sach. At Goldman Sach, he was a partner, and he worked in several positions overseeing the company’s operations. Goldman Sach gave him a wealth of experience which he brought with him in 2002 when he joined Fortress Investment Group. His move to Fortress was one which has since benefited both parties.
Fortress is an assets management company that boasts of managing an estimated $65 billion worth of assets for its numerous clients. His excellent performance makes him fit for the hedge fund firm.He has held some positions at Fortress. Some of the notable locations include the following. He was elected back in 2009 to sit in the firm’s board as the co-chairman. This only serves to highlight the confidence that people put in him and his leadership capabilities.Currently, he is in charge of the company’s real estate and credit fund business. Fortress has received excellent reviews from its employees. Other than the conducive working environment, employees have spoken about the hedgefund firm’s benefits to its employees and the learning opportunities they often get.
Responsible for creating this is none other than Peter Briger Jr. and his colleagues. Some of those employees that have spoken highly about the place come from his Credit Business wing which directly attests to his leadership since he is in charge of this function at Fortress.His hardworking and entrepreneurial skills have seen him rise the ranks to rank at position 962 in the Forbes list of billionaires with a worth of $1.3 billion.In addition to his excellent work at Fortress, he is entirely philanthropic.At a personal level, he gives back to the society in some ways. He sits on the Silicon Valley Leadership Council which focuses on providing support to needy children. Additionally, he is member of the Council of Foreign Relations.This is an entity that concentrates on creating awareness and helping politicians and regular citizens comprehend the foreign policies.