Agent Peter Burke is one of the main protagonist in White Collar. Burke is an excellent FBI agent in white collar division, his biggest bust was arrest a con-man named Neal Cafferrty. Neal escaped from jail, when he was about to be released from jail. To find his girlfriend Kate, but she left him a note that she dumped him. Peter found him and send him back to jail. Neal made a deal with Peter, that he takes on as FBI consultant in the white collar division for a work release program. Peter was reluctant at first, but gives in and let him out of jail. Peter and Neal became partners and Neal helps him track down a lot of white collar criminals for him. With the help of their friend Mozzie, these two guys became fast friends.