UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey

Location: Paramus, NJ
Category: Federation

Jason Shames CEO & Executive VP

The UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey was established in 1908. Through its support of a wide array of programs, it aims to foster Jewish life, build a social safety net and strengthen the community's relationship with Israel.

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A Bronx native, Jason Shames has been the CEO and executive vice president of the UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey since 2011. Before his appointment as CEO, Shames served as chief development officer at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington for three years, during which time he was responsible for overseeing the Federation's fundraising efforts. Prior to that, he was professionally involved with the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County for seven years.

Institution Revenue $15,223,832
Institution Total Expenses $11,756,612
Employees 81
Salary $267,127
Institution Total Expenses $12,209,067
Employees 77
Salary $225,144
Underpaid by 26%
Institution Total Expenses $12,094,171
Employees 80
Salary $230,323 9
Institution Total Expenses $12,370,680
Salary $248,400 9
Salary $274,117 9
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
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7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013
22 Data from 2014
23 Data from 2015

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