Last month Richardson signed on as a consultant with the global energy and power group of Citigroup's Salomon Smith Barney. It will be the third job, on top of eight board seats, that he's accepted since leaving government service last year. The 53-year-old Richardson, who lives in Washington, also teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and works three days a week for Kissinger McLarty Associates, a strategic advisory firm run by former secretary of state Henry Kissinger. "The quick pace is returning, and it's all lucrative. It's quite pleasant," says Richardson, who also spent seven terms in Congress, representing his home state of New Mexico from 1983,'97. Richardson's latest gig resulted from a conversation with Citigroup vice chairman Bill Rhodes, who suggested that he talk to Citi CEO Sandy Weill. "Sandy's assembled a first-rate team," Richardson says. "He has very ambitious goals and takes big risks, which are paying off." Could Richardson's ambitious ex-boss ever be recruited to Citi or Wall Street? "There's nothing that could surprise me in the breadth of activity and curiosity of President Clinton," he says.