Peter Briger is a respected figure in the financial industry. He is a trained business administrator who has managed major financial companies, real estate firms, as well as private equity businesses.
Mr. Briger has a bachelor’s degree in Arts and a master’s degree in business administration. He pursued his undergraduate at Princeton University and the postgraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Briger’s career background
Briger started his administrative career in 1996 when Goldman Sachs appointed him as one of its partners, a role he served for 15 years. Besides the partnership position, Mr. Briger served as the financial giant’s Global Control and Compliance committee member.
At present, Mr. Briger is the co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group LLC, an investment consultancy headquartered in New York City. Mr. Briger supervises a team of 300 experts who specialize in real estate, as well as undervalued and distressed assets. He has served Fortress for 12 years.
Peter Briger’s top accomplishments
Mr. Briger is one of the business executives listed on Forbes’ top 400. He is ranked among the world’s respected business figures like Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Chris Larsen, Lynsi Snyder, and Drew Houston.
Forbes 400 is an annual list that features United States’ wealthiest citizens. Most of the people who appear on the list have exceptional entrepreneurial energy topped with bizarre managerial skills.
Besides appearing in Forbes’ 400, Mr. Briger’s exceptional managerial skills contributed to the growth of Goldman Sachs.
Peter Briger’s philanthropic activities
Aside from his administrative career, Mr. Briger volunteers in charity organizations helping the disadvantaged citizens. He supports the Central Park Conservancy, a New York-based not for profit environmental conservancy.
Besides the Central Park Conservancy, Mr. Briger volunteers in the Silicon Valley’s Global Fund for children. The global organization supports charities that help kids from disadvantaged communities. Currently, the Global Fund for Children supports over 600 charity organizations.
Moreover, Peter Briger works as a committee member of the Council of Foreign Relations, Caliber Schools, and Tipping Point. These charity organizations work to advance the living standards of the underprivileged citizens around the world.