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Salary Survey 2017: Steven Nasatir Of Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation Of Metro Chicago

Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation of Metro Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Category: Federation

Steven Nasatir


One of the largest not-for-profit social welfare institutions in Illinois, the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago was founded in 1900. It funds a network of nearly 70 programs and agencies, helping to bring a wide spectrum of services from health care to educational programming to emergency assistance to both Jewish and non-Jewish Chicago residents and millions of Jews internationally. Through its work with the Jewish Community Relations Council, the JUF helps coordinate the policies of 46 Jewish organizations in Chicago to advocate for Jewish interests and foster engagement with a variety of social issues.

Organization Website | Guidestar Page

Steven Nasatir has served as the president of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago for over 25 years. Prior to joining the Federation, he worked in academia and received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Nasatir serves on the board of Michael Reese Heath Trust, the board of directors of the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute in Jerusalem and the board of the Covenant Foundation. He has received numerous awards acknowledging his work in Jewish community organizing.


Institution Revenue: $172,300,000

Institution Total Expenses: $168,500,000

Employees: 375

Salary: 564,95520


Institution Revenue: $189,712,369

Institution Total Expenses: $151,594,108

Employees: 471

Salary: $526,17620

Underpaid by: 1%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish federations, see here.

1 Interim head of organization

2 Data from 2012

3 Data from 2011

4 Data from 2010

5 Data from 2009

6 Data from 2008

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

24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000

25 Data from 2017




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