Peter Briger Helps Princeton Entrepreneurs Succeed

Peter L. Briger, Jr. serves on the Board of Directors of the Fortress Investment Group. He is a principal of the company, and he has held the position of Co-Chairman on the board since 2009. The Fortress Investment Group is a large asset manager and private equity firm. The company was founded in 1993. It currently manages assets valued in the vicinity of $43.6 billion. Peter Briger is employed in San Francisco, California. The company is one of the largest asset management firms in the industry. Briger started at the company in 2002. Prior to that, he was an executive at the investment firm of Goldman Sachs, then a giant in the investment field. He was employed at Goldman Sachs for over 15 years.

At Fortress Investment Group, he works in the specialized areas of credit and real estate. The company employs over 2,500 people. He is one of the three key people of the company, the other two being Wesley R. Edens and Randal A. Nardone. The latter two people are also co-founders and principals of Fortress Investment Group. Its primary business interests just include, but are not limited to private equity, alternative investments, capital investments, vehicles, and credit. Peter Briger attended Princeton University, from which he graduated in 1986.

As an alumni of Princeton, he has gifted the University with a generous funding program for entrepreneurs. As a successful entrepreneur in his own right, he wants to help others build their own successful career. The program will provide funding for new startup companies, and will be granted to Princeton University graduate entrepreneurs. Peter, and other alumni are now planning a second phase of contributions to the entrepreneur program. Students who have graduated in the past five years are eligible. The intention of the program is to help encourage young people to expound upon their ideas, and together with the education they have received at Princeton, they will have the means to pursue, and grow their ideas for the greater good.