Peter Briger and Fortress Investment Group: Reshaping Global Finances
Peter Briger, the Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board at the New York firm Fortress Investment Group, is a well-respected Financial Advisor. At Fortress Investment Group, Mr. Briger is responsible for running the Fortress Credit and Real Estate Business, which is a worldwide investor specializing in working with illiquid and undervalued investments. As the head of this enterprise, Briger manages over 500 employees across the globe. Peter Briger joined the Fortress Investment Group in 2002, but before that he worked for 15 years with another prestigious financial institution, Goldman, Sachs & Co. With Goldman Sachs, Briger co-headed much of the company’s Asian business holdings and entities, and was also the co-head of their Fixed Income Principal Investments Group.
Besides his endeavors with Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger, as gained notoriety by becoming number 317 on Forbes’ elite list of billionaires and professionals, known as the Forbes 400. He is also well-respected for his academic achievements, being a graduate of multiple highly prestigious institutions. Briger earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University.
Along with his financial work, Peter Briger is known for being involved with many philanthropic causes. One such cause is the Grace Science Foundation which focuses on researching new and innovative approaches to finding a cure for NGLY1 Deficiency. Briger has also invested millions of dollars towards conserving and maintaining the Central Park in New York. Peter Briger also actively supports many educational institutions. He is a member of the board of directors for Caliber Schools, and is a member of the board of overseers for the University of California San Francisco. Mr. Briger also plays an active role in several charities that cater specifically to helping children from at risk and impoverished environments receive quality educations.
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