Peter Briger, a co-chairman of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group, gives generously to philanthropic causes. Fortress Investment Group, based in New York City, is one of the world's premier investment funds. Peter Briger is on the Board of Tipping Point and Caliber Schools. Tipping Point is an organization based in San Francisco, California, that helps local low-income families. Caliber Schools is a collection of charter schools that prepare students for college and careers. Peter Briger joined Fortress Investment Group in 2002, as a member of the management committee. He became a member of Fortress’s Board of Directors in 2006 and was elected as a co-chairman in 2009. At Fortress Investment Group, Briger deals with credit and real estate business. In this position, Briger overseas a team of more than three hundred individuals. His team works with different credit investments, as well as undervalued assets.
Before joining Fortress Investment Group, Briger received his B.A. from Princeton University. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, earning an MBA. Briger worked at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. for fifteen years prior to joining Fortress Investment Group, He became a partner at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. in 1996. While at Goldman, Sachs, & Co., Peter Briger held several leadership roles and sat on many committees. Additionally, he was the co-head of such of a variety of groups within the organization. In 2014, Institutional Investor, a monthly magazine published by Euromoney Institution Investor, named Fortress Investment Group as the “Hedge Fund Manager of the Year.” The same year, Fortress was named “Management Firm of the Year” by HFMWeek. In previous years, Fortress Investment Group has received a number of other recognitions, including being named Institutional Investor’s Discretionary Macro-Focused Fund of the Year in 2012, and Credit-focused Fund of the Year in 2011.