Peter Briger serves in various executive positions at the Fortress Investment Group. Some of his roles include serving as the company’s principle and Co-Chairman. Peter is also one of the members of the board of governors of Fortress. To be specific, he started his role as the chairman and as a board member in 2009 and 2006 respectively. Since 2002, Peter has been serving at the company in the management committee. Briger takes full responsibility for the credit department as well as real estate operations.Before Briger started worked at Fortress Investment Group in 2002, he had served at Goldman, Sachs & Co., for about 15 years. Peter joined the company as a partner in 1996. Briger also works at Tipping Point which is an organization that offers assistance to low-income families. The non-profit organization focuses on people living in San Francisco.
Additionally, Peter serves at Caliber Schools as a board member. The group of schools is dedicated to ensuring that students are well prepared to succeed in college and after school. Peter’s expertise and his contributions towards the growth of Fortress Investment Company is as a result of his rich educational background and past experiences. Peter is an alumnus of Princeton University. He also attended the Wharton School of Business to advance his studies. Peter has earned a great reputation over the years due to his commitment, transformational leadership, and professionalism. At Fortress Investment Group, Peter oversees all credit operations. The company is made up of about 300 employees whose focus is on credit investments and undervalued assets. Peter, Gordon Ritter and another alumnus of Princeton University started a funding program for offering other alumni of the university to start companies.
The Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF) is highly recommended by the university’s advisory committee because it helps the institution to realize its vision. The organization encourages people to take well-calculated risks in business. The organization highly emphasizes innovation and creativity. The funds offered help other alumni to take advantage of their creative ideas.For an individual to be eligible to get funded he/she should be an alumnus of Princeton University who completed studies for not more than five years ago. A review is conducted by a team of six alumni to find the most suitable person. Peter says that most businesses in the world fail due to regular disruptions. He adds that it is the duty of Princeton University to prepare graduates for such challenges. The funds they offer significantly promote entrepreneurship.