Fortress investment group is a company in San Francisco, California that deals with global investment management. It is a world leader in this field. Peter Briger is the man behind this successful company. He is the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Principal at the company. Peter Briger has an essential background in his career. Peter, the professional business leader, received his degree from Princeton University and obtained a Masters from Pennsylvania University in Business Administration at Wharton School of Business. He has served for fifteen years as a partner at Goldman Sachs since 1996. His tasks were to oversee operations in some business areas and serve on committees like the Global Control and Compliance Committee and Asian Management Committee.
The experience at Goldman Sachs helped Peter to become an expert in the financial world. Responsibilities like co-heading of the firm’s Fixed Income Principal Investments Group and Whole Loan Sales and Trading business have played a part. In March 2002, Peter joined Fortress Investment Group management committee. He was part of the Fortress board of directors since November 2006 and was later on elected Co-Chairman in August 2009. His primary responsibility at Fortress is dealing with the Real Estate and credit business.The Fortress Investment Group has a team of around three hundred employees who keep it on the move. Working at Fortress is like a dream come true because the environment is conducive to growth and the team is welcoming. They do not discriminate while hiring as they consider qualifications and not preferences, age, gender or religion.
According to Forbes in September 2007, Peter Briger was number 317 on the Forbes List of Billionaires. Peter and other two Princeton University Alumni established a pilot funding program to assist recent University alumni entrepreneurs and their startup companies in 2015. Peter Briger has more to his profile than a successful business person does. He is involved in various humanitarian causes and community development initiatives. Peter is a member on multiple boards like the Council on Foreign Relations, the Tipping Point board in San Francisco, Caliber Schools, which prepare students for achievements in colleges and life in general. Also, he is on the Silicon Valley Leadership Council for the Global Fund for Children. Peter has given his thoughts on Wall Street joining the bitcoin business. He thinks that it is a worthy risk to venture into, as it is the new way of business.