Source: Byrne feeling out gubernatorial run

Former Democratic State Party Chairman Tom Byrne, son of former Gov. Brendan Byrne, is interested in running for governor, a source told PolitickerNJ.com.

The principal of Byrne Asset Management of Princeton, Byrne is a former Lehman Brothers salesman with an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a Fordham University law degree.

Byrne has told at least one party chairman of his serious interest in the job, the source said.

"The governor still has to come to bat."
—Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson, on Atlantic City.