Pete Briger

Lecturer, Finance
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Pete Briger

Lecturer in Management

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Teaching Statement

After doing a variety of guest lectures, I am very excited to teach my first course at Stanford Graduate School of Business. I am passionate about mentoring bright young people and am truly looking forward to sharing my experiences with the students. My hope is that students will always feel I am approachable and accessible.


Pete Briger is the co-chief executive officer of Fortress Investment Group. Prior to joining Fortress in 2002, Briger spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs, where he became a partner in 1996. He serves on the board of several charitable organizations including Princeton University, the UCSF Foundation, Tipping Point Community, and the Peninsula Arts Guild. In addition, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Briger received a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1993
  • BA, Princeton University, 1986

Professional Experience

  • Co-Chief Executive Officer, Fortress Investment Group

Insights by Stanford Business

March 23, 2022
In this podcast episode, co-CEO of Fortress Investment Group Pete Briger shares his decision-making strategies.
March 08, 2022
In this podcast episode, investment legend Cliff Asness describes the “superpower” everybody needs when making decisions.