Peter Briger is a well-known executive who works in the financial services industry. He is the current principal and chief executive officer of Fortress Investment Group. Over the last two decades, Briger has established himself as one of the more successful professionals in the financial services field. Briger has spent many years at top investment firms such as Fortress Investment Group and Goldman Sachs. At these two firms he helped manage the credit departments. With his experience, he has been able to provide valuable knowledge and insight on how to help both investment firms thrive as well as help investors get better returns. Peter has also been quite involved in charitable activities throughout his career as well.
After completing business school, Peter Briger pursued an opportunity to work at Goldman Sachs. Once he started at Goldman Sachs, Briger would be in charge of managing the credit securities division as well as helping the firm expand into other markets around the world. For many years, he served as a manager of the investment team responsible for overseeing credit backed securities such as private equities. He also spent a number of years working with Asian investors as well. His participation in the Asian markets allowed him to join a number of the committees associated with this region of the world. Towards the end of his stint at Goldman Sachs, Peter would serve as a partner until he left the firm in 2002.
Once he left Goldman Sachs, Peter Briger was looking to take on a new opportunity. He found this with the emerging investment firm Fortress Investment Group. This firm was quite young, but Peter Briger saw that it had a lot of potentials. As a result, he decided to join Fortress Investment Group and become a member of its management committee. This opportunity helped him hold a very valuable position at an investment firm. It also allowed him to demonstrate his expertise of both management and knowledge of the financial markets. Eventually, Peter would become the principal and chief executive officer of the firm. Similar to the position he held at Goldman Sachs, Peter Briger manages the department that oversees the investment of private equity securities.