Peter Briger began his career at Fortress Investment Group in early 2002 as a member of their Management Committee. Throughout the years, he has advanced up the corporate ladder and is currently their co-chairman. He has held this position since August 2009. Prior to that in November 2006, he was named to their board of directors.
Before joining Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger was employed with big names such as Goldman Sachs. He had been with this company for a decade and a half before leaving for Fortress. Before earning his MBA at the University of Pennsylvania, Peter Briger attended Princeton University where he received his bachelors degree.
With his previous experience in the financial industry, he was able to help Fortress Investment Group grow their business substantially. The alternative investment company became the first of its kind to go public in the United States. This event got the attention of many investors in the world of Wall Street and helped build the reputation of the company.
Throughout the years, he has learned how to be a leader in business and other aspects of his life and the community. He is a member of the board for several organizations and institutions. In addition, he thoroughly enjoys being a philanthropist. One of the favorite causes that Peter Briger supports is the upkeep of Central Park in New York. He has invested at least $600 million in order to maintain the park and keep it in the condition that residents and tourists have grown to love. He is also dedicated to helping children escape poverty by getting a quality education no matter what their background is.
He has managed to become very successful in his life and his wealth and accomplishments continue to grow. Due to his work with Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger has built himself into a millionaire through hard work and intense dedication. Even though he is already a billionaire, he has no plans to stop working hard. He works with nations that are saddled with debt to help them come up with solutions to overcome their problems financially.