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Salary Survey 2017: Jeffrey Finkelstein Of United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh

United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Category: Federation

Jeffrey Finkelstein

President & CEO

Since 1912, the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh has endeavored to sustain its local Jewish community by funding social and educational programs and fostering Jewish communal leadership. Its mission is guided by the Jewish values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), chesed (kindness), klal Yisrael (one Jewish people) and tzedakah (charitable giving).

Organization Website | Guidestar Page

Jeffrey Finkelstein serves as president and CEO of the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh. Finkelstein joined the Federation in 1998 as director of the annual community campaign before being promoted to vice president in 2001. Previously, he worked at THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. He received a bachelor’s in Talmud from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and a bachelor’s in sociology from Columbia University, as well as a master’s in Jewish communal service from Brandeis University.


Institution Revenue: $28,059,367

Institution Total Expenses: $23,816,542

Employees: 90

Salary: $359,574


Institution Revenue: $29,808,915

Institution Total Expenses: $24,992,603

Employees: 72

Salary: $334,336

Underpaid by: 12%

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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