For many years, Peter Briger has proved to the world that it is possible for someone to rise from nothing to something. Peter’s life is a true reflection of what a person can do not only to the rich and wealthy but also to be able to help others achieve their dreams. Mr. Briger’s life is full of lessons. Nonetheless, Peter attests that one has to work hard in order to propel. Otherwise, it is easy to lose hope and tire along the way.
Valuable Lessons From A Philanthropist
Briger graduated with his first degree, a bachelor’s of arts from the Princetown University. Not long afterwards, Peter got another degree. This time, it was a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania. After gaining these valuable credentials, Peter got a job at Goldman Sachs where he worked for 15 years. Over the years while at Goldman Sachs, Peter held and chaired several work meetings and was part of many committees. Most of these committees helped many people get financial consultancy. In time, many of those who took part in those committees become financially independent.
When Peter Briger was working with Goldman Sachs, he rose the ranks to become a partner in the business. But it was not long before he left to join Fortress Investment Group. Some time before he left, Peter chaired several committees that include Japan Executive Committee, Global Control and Compliance Committee, Asian management Committee, Asia Opportunities Special Fund LLC, Asian Real Estate Private Equity Business; Whole Loan Sale and Trading Business, the Fixed Income Principal Investments Group, and the Asian Distressed Debt Business among others.
Chairs More Committees
After Peter Briger left Goldman Sachs, he joined Fortress Investment Group in 2002. Since his joining of the team, Fortress has seen tremendous growth. Today, Peter is one of the three principals and is the co-chairman of the group. He presides of then credit and real estate section. Thanks to Peter Briger’s input Fortress Investment Group now has over $43.6 billion of assets that belong to over 1750 satisfied clients. In 2007, Forbes listed Peter Briger at number 407 on its list of the world’s richest men. Truly, Peter, the father of four is a man who wants to see others grow.