Peter Lionel Briger is a world-renowned figure in the field of financial management and alternative investment. He possesses a powerful charisma as well as reputation in his line of business. Peter Briger is a graduate from Princeton University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. In his quest for additional knowledge and expertise in financial services, he joined the University of Pennsylvania. In 2002, he graduated from the Wharton Business School with a Masters of Business Administration. Peter Briger was employed at Goldman Sachs and Co after graduating where he worked for fifteen years. In 1996, he became a partner at the company through a promotion. During the period of working at Goldman Sachs and Co, he also served as a committee member in various boards. They included the Japan Executive Committee, the Asian Management Committee, and the Global Control & Compliance Committee and more
Favored by his profession and proficiency, Peter Briger worked as the co-head in the Special Opportunities Fund LLC, and the Asian Real Estate Private Equity. Also, he co-headed the Asian Distressed Debt, and Whole Loan Sales as well as trading industry. Currently, Briger is the chief and co-chair of the Fortress Investment Group Board of Directors.
With its headquarters in New York, United States, Fortress is an investment supervision firm that manages substitute assets in hedge funds, private equity, and credit funds. The company oversees operations of more than 1,500 institutional investors and private clientele globally. Since its establishment, Fortress has been a pacesetter to many financial industries. According to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the trendsetter rank was obtained from its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2007. Fortress stepped-in as the first large-scale reserved equity company to go public.
Fortress Investment Group’s success is attributed to three key figures Peter Briger (principal and co-chairman of the Board of Directors), Randal Nardone (co-founder, principal, and Director), and Wes Edens (co-founder). According to the Wings Journal, Wes Edens established Brightline, a privately owned rail line, to offer a solution for South Florida commuters. Brightline Smart Service provides a one-way ticket at $10 in comparison to other services like Uber at $40 on the same distance. Brightline is reliable when it comes to efficiency as it travels at the speed of 80 mph from Miami and Fort Lauderdale.