Peter Briger made it to the list of top four hundred most influential business professionals. While some may not have seen this coming those who know his work ethic knew that it was just a matter of time before he started receiving recognition from Forbes and the likes. His career has been filled with achievement, and these achievements have seen him go through the ranks to get to where he is today. He began this growth at Princeton University, where he studied for his B.A. This would then enable him to get a job at Goldman Sachs, where he had made partner by 1996. Peter Briger understood the need to constantly better yourself, and this is the reason why he joined various professional organizations before returning to school at the Wharton School of Business for his MBA. He would then get back to Goldman where he joined various committees and lead a number of funds established within Goldman all designed to cater for various markets at a time when investment opportunities were popping up from virtually all corners of the globe. Asia was a hot spot at the time, and he would focus a lot of his effort and resources to this market, something that made his somewhat of an expert on Asian markets and investing here.
Peter Briger was then headhunted to join the Fortress Investment Group where he would be in charge of the credit division that the group was about to establish. The Fortress Investment Group has been growing rapidly and had spotted an opportunity in credit financing something they were keen on investing in given their need for growth from the three-billion-dollar group they had become. Once Peter Briger was at the head of this division he embarked on growing it and by 2006 it had earned him a spot on the Board of Directors. He would continue his rise in the organization and is today the Co-CEO of the group which is now responsible for assets worth more than 32 billion dollars. The group recently announced a new round of funding targeting 5 billion dollars, which he shall be firm be in control of. Meet Pete Briger: A Titan in the Investment and Finance World