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Salary Survey 2017: Jonathan Greenblatt Of The Anti-Defamation League

Anti-Defamation League

Location: New York, NY

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Jonathan Greenblatt

National Director

The Anti-Defamation League is a prominent civil rights organization dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry worldwide. The ADL was founded in 1913 by B’nai Brith, a popular Jewish service organization, in response to increasing attacks on Jews. Today, the organization frequently publishes reports documenting cases of anti-Semitism across the globe, lobbies politicians to advance Jewish interests, and has 29 offices in the United States and three offices in other countries.

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Jonathan Greenblatt is the national director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League. Greenblatt’s relationship to the organization started with a college internship, continuing with his participation in an ADL professional leadership program. He is a social entrepreneur, government official and corporate executive with extensive experience in building and creating innovative public-private partnerships. He has served as special assistant to the president and director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation since 2011. A graduate of Tufts University, he is the grandson of a Holocaust survivor who escaped from Nazi Germany. He has had a lifelong commitment to Jewish social causes.

2016

Institution Revenue: $65,971,077

Institution Total Expenses: $58,428,555

Employees: 388

Salary: $545,441

2014

Institution Revenue: $55,295,291

Institution Total Expenses: $54,166,490

Employees: 408

Salary: $689,830 9

Overpaid by: 57%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish advocacy and public service leaders, 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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