Jon Corzine net worth: Jon Corzine is an American finance executive, philanthropist and political figure who has a net worth of $300 million. Jon Corzine is a former governor of New Jersey and primarily funded his first two campaigns by selling off shares of Goldman Sachs that he received after leaving the company in 1999. Born Jon Stevens Corzine on January 1, 1947, in central Illinois, Jon Corzine is the former chairman and CEO of MF Global Holdings Ltd. After he graduated from the University of Illinois in 1969 and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1973, Corzine moved to Columbus, Ohio to pursue a career in banking. Two years later, he joined Goldman Sachs where he spent more than 20 years. Having started as a fixed income trader, Corzine was rising rapidly through the ranks. Soon he served as chief financial officer, and eventually turned into a chairman, CEO and senior partner, from 1994 through 1999. Shortly after his 1999 departure from Goldman Sachs, he was elected as a United States Senator from New Jersey from 2001 to 2006. As a Senator, he was the initiator of plentiful actions related to expanding the health care for children, as we ll as one of only 23 Senators to vote against authorizing the Iraq War, among many other actions. Having served five years of a six-year Senate tenure, Corzine was the 54th Governor of New Jersey from 2006 to 2010. Under his term, New Jersey became the first state to abolish the death penalty.