Fortress Investment Group LLC’s Peter Briger, CEO and Philanthropist

Before his tenure at Fortress Invesment Group LLC, Peter Briger spent an educational 15 years by accumulating experience at Goldman, Sachs where he gained a keen vision of his future path in the world of finance and asset management.Peter Briger is the Principal, Co-CEO, Co-Chairman, President & Head of Credit & Real Estate Business of Fortress Investment Group LLC is a private equity firm specializing in buyout, recapitalization, and turnaround situations. Founded in 1998, Fortress Investment Group manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide. As its Co-CEO, he oversees the company’s hedge funds, real estate funds, and private equity funds. Peter is also the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of Fortress Credit Corporation.

Fortress Credit Corp provides customized financing solutions, and specializes in originating and structuring complex and difficult financing for borrowers in areas of real estate, asset based and corporate. While his duties as a principal of Fortress Investment Group require his attention, Peter Briger has altruistic endeavors in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to his extraordinary business acumen, Peter has a strong sense of philanthropy. Peter bases his charity support in the areas of the education sector, alleviation of poverty, and juvenile justice in underserved communities. He is committed to ensuring that quality of services and the access to services reach the less privileged. Peter supports companies and organizations whose focus is assisting the most at-risk demographics in needy communities.Peter Briger contributes to two important charity organizations. He has taken an active interest in being part of the leadership of Silicon Valley Council of Non-Profits.

This organization aligns with Peter’s charity interests due to their involvement in youth restorative justice programs, affordable housing concerns, and transparency in public community services. He holds a board seat on Tipping Point Community in San Francisco. Tipping Point invests in a diverse portfolio of organizations working in the areas of early childhood, education, housing and employment. They have funded unrestricted grants which allow the grantee flexibility in more effectively serving their clients. They help to fight poverty by finding and funding the most promising non-profits in the Bay Area.Peter Briger’s formal education was provided by Princeton University where he received his BA and he received his MBA from the impressive Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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