ELEC: Gubernatorial candidates’ spouses family breadwinners

ELEC today posted the personal financial disclosure (PFD) reports of both Gov. Chris Christie and his Democratic challenger, state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18), Metuchen.

Required to report income over $1,000, the governor’s personal financial disclosure shows Mary Pat Christie receiving salary from Cantor Fitzgerald in New York, and shows Christie receiving salary from the State of New Jersey.

The governor’s report shows royalties jointly held by Christie and his wife with Listenne Royalty Rights, McNeill-PPC of New York.

The report shows individual blind interest and dividends trusts held by Christie and his wife.

In her personal income disclosure, Buono reported income from her spouse.

Dr. Martin Gizzi receives salary from JFK Medical Center.

The report shows Gizzi receives dividends from Ameriprise Trust Co., Mass Mutual Financial Group, Riversource Life Insurance Company, the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, and JF Health System Cash Balance Retirement Plan.

Buono receives income from the estates of Marie Forgino of Salt Lake City and the estate of Thea Stachura of Franklin Park.

The report also shows Gizzi collecting fees from Baum, Hedlund, Aristei and Goldman PC of Los Angeles; Blume, Goldfaden, Berkowitz, Donnelly, Fried and Forte, PC of Chatham; Epocrates, Inc. of California; Keefe Bartels, LLC; Mazie, Slater, Katz and Freeman, LLC; MD Advantage Insurance Company of NJ; Niewdweske, Barber, Hager, LLC; Nolan, Nolan and Shafer, PLC; Podiatry Insurance Company of America; Post, Polak, Goodsell, MacNeill and Strauchler; Princeton Insurance Company; Prudential Insurance Company and others.

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—Michael Kempner, addressing a roomful of Democratic powerbrokers organizng for Hillary Clinton