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Salary Survey 2017: Gil Preuss Of The Jewish Federation Of Greater Washington

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Location: Rockville, MD

Category: Federation

Gil Preuss


The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington serves Jews in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia and Maryland. Founded over 200 years ago, the Federation aims to mobilize resources to strengthen local Jewish communities and address their needs, and to facilitate engagement in Jewish life. It supports 40 local agencies, Jewish schools and youth groups, and community service programs, reaching over 270,000 people.

Organization Website | Guidestar Page

Gil Preuss previously worked at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston for 13 years, most recently as the Executive Vice President. As the Executive Vice President, Preuss oversaw strategic planning, financial resource development and community allocations. Prior to CJP, Preuss worked at the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland where he supervised agency allocations. Before moving to work at the Cleveland Federation, Preuss was an Assistant Professor at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Preuss received a B.S. from the University of Michigan, his M.S. from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Institution Revenue: $36,813,528

Institution Total Expenses: $27,998,603

Employees: 94

Salary: $487,4509


Institution Revenue: $35,424,479

Institution Total Expenses: $35,218,859

Employees: 100

Salary: $449,182

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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