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Salary Survey 2017: Naomi Adler Of The Jewish Federation Of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Category: Federation

Naomi Adler


Founded 1901, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia serves the sixth-largest U.S. Jewish community. It has established a number of campaigns, including Operation Moses, which helped with the resettlement of Ethiopian Jews in Israel in 1984-85, in support of its mission to provide resources and facilitate Jewish community-building in Philadelphia, Israel and internationally. After the recent departure of its CEO, Ira Schwartz, the Federation has been engaged in a search for new leadership.

Organization Website | Guidestar Page

Naomi Adler became the CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia in May 2014. Prior to this position, she was the president and CEO of two different United Way organizations in New York for 14 years. Originally from Rochester, NY, Naomi worked in private practice there after graduating from Mount Holyoke College and SUNY Buffalo School of Law. In 1992, she became an assistant district attorney. Her reputation as a successful prosecutor in cases of violence against women and children, and later as a community advocate, led to a number of honors, including national recognition at the State of the Union address to Congress in 2013.


Institution Revenue: $29,836,969

Institution Total Expenses: $34,792,328

Employees: 117

Salary: $432,199


Institution Revenue: $48,670,118

Institution Total Expenses: $37,975,470

Employees: 177

Salary: $390,000

Underpaid by: 5%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish federation 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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