United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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).
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
Institution Revenue: $29,808,915
Institution Total Expenses: $24,992,603
Underpaid by: 12%
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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
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