Peter Briger is an executive who currently works in the financial services industry. For many years he has served as a leading executive for two main investment firms. As an executive, Peter demonstrated his leadership and expertise to help these two firms reach their goals of becoming leading organizations in the finance industry. His efforts have brought him high rewards as he was able to amass a billion dollar fortune. As a result, he was named to the Forbes list of billionaires.
After finishing up business school, Peter Briger joined Goldman Sachs. As a member of Goldman Sachs, Briger would hold a key role in the firms’ expansion and operations. During his time working at Goldman Sachs, the firm wanted to expand to Asia. Therefore, Briger was assigned to numerous committees that specialize in the Asian markets. Peter would supervise investment professionals who work directly with the Asian clients. He would also help the firm expand to Asia and enable Goldman Sachs to establish a presence in this region of the world. With his ability to expand the firm, Briger was awarded a top management position of the firm.
His career at Goldman Sachs was very successful. However, Peter Briger was looking to move on and pursue other opportunities. The next opportunity for Peter came in 2002 when he joined the firm Fortress Investment Group. Once joining this firm, Briger became a member of the firm’s management committee. He would also eventually become a co chief executive officer and principal of the firm as well. Similar to his experiences at Goldman Sachs, Briger would supervise investment professionals and manage a number of tasks pertaining to client service. With his leadership, Peter was able to help Fortress Investment Group emerge as a leading firm in the financial sector.
Prior to getting involved in the financial services sector, Peter Briger completed a couple of important educational programs. He would first complete a bachelor’s degree at Princeton University. While studying at Princeton, he was a member of the investment club. His next educational endeavor was at the University of Pennsylvania. He attended its renowned business school and completed a master’s degree in business administration.