Montreal-born billionaire hints at run for New York mayor


Billionaire press baron Mortimer Zuckerman (LLD’11), the Montreal-born former rival of Conrad Black, says he is being encouraged to run for New York mayor — by the man who holds the title.

“I would love to be in that job,” said Mr. Zuckerman in a New York Times article Monday hinting that current Mayor Michael Bloomberg — a fellow billionaire media magnate — was considering the 75-year-old as a potential successor.

Read full article: National Post, January 8, 2013