The Fortress Investment Group is a non-governmental equity firm that is very innovative. Its launching was in 1998, and it has come a long way. From the time Fortress Investment Group was established, it has been setting trends for the financial firms. In the year 2007, the Fortress Investment Group was the leading large-scale substitute independent investing company to develop into the public. The Fortress firm was the first to be bought in 2017 by the Softbank. The success of the Fortress Investment Group is as a result of the hard work of its three principles namely; Randal Nardone, Peter Briger, and Wes Edens. Peter Briger has a long career history in the field of business as well as finance. Peter studied his bachelors’ degree at the Princeton University and later he joined the University of Pennsylvania for his masters in Business Administration.
After Peter completed his masters, he began to work with Goldman, Sachs & Co. He worked there for 15 years, in 1996 he was promoted and became a partner. During his term at Goldman Sachs, Peter served in several committees which include the Global Control and Compliance Committee, Asian Management Committee, and Japan Executive. When Peter Briger left Goldman Sachs, he became part of the Fortress Investment Group Management Committee when he served as a member. In 2006, Mr.Bridger worked at Fortress as a member of its board of directors. Around three years later, Peter Bridger was appointed as the principal of San Francisco as well as Fortress Investment Group’s co-chairman. The responsibility of Peter Briger as Fortress Investment Group’s co-chairman and principle were retaining and supervising the Real Estate business and Credit of the firm.
The credit team of the Fortress Investment has increased to around three hundred people, and they focus on the undervalued assets and also the credit investment. Apart from his career, Peter Briger as well has dedicated his time and cash to the charity causes. Among the reasons that he has supported is; Caliber Schools, the Tipping point, Central Park Conservancy, and his Alma mater too. Peter serves on the board of Tipping Point which is a non-profit organisation, Caliber Schools the public, non-selective charter schools. He also helps in the Princeton University Investment Company Board of Directors. Currently, Mr Briger supports his entrepreneurship program in Princeton University where he studied his bachelor’s degree. The program helps the fresh alumni entrepreneurs and the newly established companies with the startup capital.