Following a stint at Goldman Sachs, Peter Briger joined the Fortress Investment Group’s Board of Directors in 2006 when he became a member and in August in 2009, he was appointed Co-Chairman of the Board. Peter Briger began is work with Fortress Investment Group in 2002 when he became a member of the Management Group for the firm. Today, he is head of the Credit and Real Estate lines of business at Fortress. Peter Briger worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. for 15 years where he was named partner in 1996.
In addition to his dedication to the investors and employees at Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger pursues many outside philanthropic initiatives as well. He is active in many different types of charities, although a lot of them do focus on children and education. Briger is a graduate of Princeton University where he received his B.A. and he then went on to the prestigious Wharton School of Business where he was awarded an M.B.A.
He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Caliber Schools, an organization that is focused on education. This network of charter schools aims to provide the necessary educational foundation for disadvantaged students in the greater San Francisco area. The Caliver Schools network aims to provide its students with the fundamental skills needed to succeed at post-high school four-year universities. Tipping Point is one of the few non-educational charities with which Mr. Briger works. Although by helping low-income families in the San Francisco area through the work of this organization, he is also helping to improve the children’s future rate of success in their educational and job-related pursuits.
The businessman is also an active alumnus at both Princeton and Wharton and has contributed generously to their foundations. Briger is dedicated to providing opportunities to many people who have come from disadvantaged areas, and he believes that providing sound educational opportunities he can provide the best value. In addition to his charity work, Briger is also an advocate for the many employees of Fortress Investment Group and provides them with opportunities to grow in their careers and more