Peter Briger has been on the Board of Directors for Fortune Investment Group since 2006. Peter Briger is currently a principal and Co-chairman of the Board of Directors and he was elected for this position in August 2009. Peter Briger takes care of the real estate and the credit department for the Fortress Investment Group. Mr. Briger is well-educated he attended Princeton University and graduated with BA. He also attended Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and he graduated with an MBA. Prior to joining the Fortress Investment Group Mr. Briger worked at Goldman, Sachs & Company for 15 years. Peter Briger also is a philanthropists he serves on the board of a non-profit organization called Tipping Point. This organization assist low-income families in San Francisco. He also sits on the board of Caliber Schools these are charter schools that prepares youth for success in college and life.
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The company Fortress Investment Group was very successful before the arrival of Peter Briger he just helped to take the company to the next level. Peter brought something unique to the table he had an understanding and a connection to the Asian financial sector and his leadership. Peter Briger made some very big moves in 2006-2007 on the real estate side of the investment firm. The company purchase Intrawest, which is a Canadian ski resort company. The company also purchased Penn National Gaming, which operates casinos and horse racing venues, doing this 2006-2007 time period as well. Mr. Briger is listed as one of the top business professionals in the world by the Forbes 400. Mr. Briger has had a great career in every aspect of his life from education to professionally. He has accumulated billions of dollars but despite the money is still very active as a philanthropist. He gives back to the community and helps to educate and uplift the youth preparing them for success. A person of this stature who is this humble it speaks volumes about his character.