Former New Jersey Governor Becomes CNBC Contributor

By Andrew Gauthier

Jon Corzine may have lost the New Jersey governorship, but he is not disappearing from public view.

Corzine has arranged to be a regular guest host and commentator on the financial-news network CNBC, among other national outlets, and will be guest lecturing at Princeton University and, perhaps, Harvard, according to two Corzine confidantes familiar with the ex-governor’s plans.

The officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, stressed that no formal agreements have been signed because Corzine is still finalizing the biggest part of his post-Statehouse plans: return in some fashion to the world of finance, which made him wealthy while he led Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. Corzine spent about $130 million of that fortune on running for office. More…