Peter Briger is a principle and co-chairman at Fortress investment firm. Fortress is an investment firm that manages asses on behalf of its clients. Mr Briger joined the firm when it was looking to diversify its portfolio. He is in charge of the company’s real estate ventures.Peter Briger built a name for himself while still working at Goldman Sachs. The company had a speciality of buying assets low and selling them high. This needed professionals with skill, patience and right timing. The company would scope out markets and buy struggling shares. It would then wait till the market stabilizes and sell at a profit. Mr Briger learnt how to judge markets since this was the key to buying and selling at the right time.
During Peter Briger’s tenure, the company made so much money in profits. This brought Mr Briger’s expertise to light. In March 2002, he joined Fortress at a managing position. Because of his expertise in the market, Peter Briger was appointed to be a board executive. His ability to judge markets has proved to be an asset to the board of management. His leadership position at Fortress has given him the opportunity to pass on his knowledge and expertise in the business. He mentors his juniors in the company. And as a result, he has been able to foster a culture of excellence at Fortress.Peter Briger believes in giving back to the society. Having studied his undergraduate in Princeton University, he serves as a board member in its investment company. His university education has is the cornerstone in his success.
After gaining the necessary experience, he went back to help the University help it make profit.Inspite of being a successful business man, Peter Briger cares about more than just making profits. He is a board member of the Central park conservancy. He, together with other board members, comes up with ways to engage the public in the conservation of the park. Mr Briger also serves on the board of Global Fund for Children and Hospital for Special Surgery. The thought of making someone’s life better gives him the motivation to go out of his way to help.As a result of his success in business and his selfless philanthropic ventures, Peter Briger was named one of the top 400 business men by Forbes magazine. His excellence in business has also awarded him prestigious positions. He is a member of the council of foreign relations.