In 1975, Corzine moved to New Jersey and took a job as a securities trader at Goldman Sachs in New York. In 1980 he became a partner at Goldman. Rising rapidly through the ranks, he became chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs in 1994.
As CEO, Jon Corzine transformed Goldman Sachs from a private partnership to a public company. The IPO of Goldman stock created a huge windfall for the partners, including Corzine. Jon Corzine's current personal wealth is estimated at around $600 million.
Corzine turned his attention to politics in 1999 and won election as a U.S. Senator from New Jersey in 2000.
On 23rd March 2010, Corzine became chairman and CEO of MF Global, a leading financial futures and derivatives brokerage firm.
On 30th October 2011 MF Global files for bankruptcy after a possible deal to sell out the company fell apart.
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