Peter Briger, Principal of Fortress Investment Group

Peter Briger is a talented individual and a capable leader who has gained a lot of respect among his peers in the investment banking industry. He has gained vital leadership skills working at Fortress Investment Group and Goldman Sachs, & Co. where he has held several senior leadership roles. He currently serves as the principle and co-chairman of the board of directors at the Fortress Investment Group. In his capacity, he is responsible for directing and managing the credit and real estate business at the company. Fortress Investment Group is an investment company based in New York City. It provides wealth management solutions to individuals and companies across the world.

Previously, Peter Briger worked at Goldman Sachs & Co where he held senior positions for fifteen years. These positions included co-head of Whole Loan Sales and Trading Business and the co-head of Fixed Income Investments Group. He attended Princeton University graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Arts. He then attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania for his postgraduate degree in Business Administration. According to a recent report by Forbes, he was ranked among the wealthiest individuals in the United States with a new worth of $2.3 billion. Since he took over Fortress Investment, the company has grown tremendously and today boasts of more than 2533 employees. The company is now considered as among the best places to work for because of its good working conditions, competitive pay and good benefits.

Moreover, interns believe that while working at the company, they grow and learn to be the best professionals. Besides investment banking, Peter Briger cares about education, alleviation of poverty and children. As a result, he several in various capacities in charity organizations that deal with these issues. As such, he actively participates in the activities of a Silicon Valley Leadership Council for the Global Fund for Children as well as Council on Foreign Relations as a member. In the last few years, he has also consistently sponsored the Central Part Conservancy with Princeton University. Peter Briger is also a thought leader in the wealth management circles where he once stated that Bitcoin would be the new digital goldmine which would enable people across the world to send money instantly. According to him, Bitcoins would solve challenges that faced banks in a controlled American based exchange including network payment.

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