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Salary Survey 2017: Eric Goldstein Of UJA Federation Of Jewish Philanthropies Of New York

UJA Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York

Location: New York, NY

Category: Federation

Eric Goldstein


The UJA Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York was established in 1917. Close to 60,000 donors support the Federation, which provides services to 4.5 million people and is the largest local philanthropic organization in the world. It funds nearly 100 beneficiary agencies, Jewish organizations and synagogues. In 1986, it was formed from the merger of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York and the United Jewish Appeal.

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Before joining UJA in 2014, Eric Goldstein was a leading partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Goldstein has served as vice chair of UJA’s board, has been a member of UJA’s Executive Committee, and served as chair of the Lawyers Division, the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal, and the Global Strategy Task Force. He is a founding board member of Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and has served as chair of the board of Manhattan Day School; a board member of the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), a UJA-Federation partner; president of the Beth Din of America; a board member of the Ramaz School; and was an honorary board member of DOROT, also a UJA-Federation partner.


Institution Revenue: $223,386,000

Institution Total Expenses: $235,547,000

Employees: 415

Salary: $530,000


Institution Revenue: $241,318,000

Institution Total Expenses: $219,205,000

Employees: 489

Salary: $555,0009

Underpaid by: 3%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish federations 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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