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Fortress Investment Group Reviews

Updated June 29, 2018
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  • "You will have less work-life balance" (in 16 reviews)

  • "long hours in some groups, but standard for industry" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great Co-Workers"

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    Current Employee - Office Manager/Executive Assistant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Office Manager/Executive Assistant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fast-paced, really smart people work here.

    Cons

    No clearly defined career path


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Associate in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Highly intelligent group working on interesting real estate deal. Managing Directors are very knowledgeable and provide great guidance.

    Cons

    Highly experience asset management group results in several reporting processes

    Advice to Management

    None.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Friendly people but unclear upward promotion path"

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    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fortress Investment Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work within and across the division. Further, collaboration between teams was easy. For company this size, the flat organization structure helps promote communication across the team members.

    Cons

    Annual review process did not provide clear pathway on upward promotion or cross division transfers. The flip side of flat organization structure results in unclear availability of roles which one can aspire into. Most promotion appears relationship based rather than hard metrics which calibrates performance across employees.


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Extremely valuable experience, great benefits

    Cons

    No structure within the firm, no structure around promotions and career development, everything is discretionary.

    Advice to Management

    pay more attention at the culture


  5. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time

    Pros

    - manager is great
    - internal HR exceptional
    - you get chance to get to know different industries
    -flat management

    Cons

    Communication can be improved
    Career development


  6. "Fortress Summer Internship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It is a big company and respected

    Cons

    It is greedy in business operations.


  7. "fortress private equity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fortress Investment Group full-time

    Pros

    smart, thoughtful people, fast paced environment

    Cons

    long hours, high stress environment

  8. "Receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fortress Investment Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    it was quiet and easy job

    Cons

    the other receptionist there was awful,rude and very disrespectful person to be around


  9. "internship"

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everyone is there to help. Great name, great expierience. A lot of opportunities if you take them.

    Cons

    Not enough work at times.


  10. "Tough place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fortress Investment Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very interesting stuff comes through

    Cons

    no work life balance at all


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