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Salary Survey 2017: Dov Ben-Shimon Of United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey

United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey

Location: Whippany, MJ

Category: Federation

Dov Ben-Shimon

President & CEO

For the last 90 years, the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey has promoted Jewish community building and served as a communal safety net, providing social services, emergency relief and educational programming to Jews locally and internationally. The largest philanthropy in New Jersey, the Federation’s activities are guided by the values of klal Yisrael (one Jewish people) and tikkun olam (repairing the world).

Organization Website | Guidestar Page

Dov Ben-Shimon joined the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey in the fall of 2015. Previously, Ben-Shimon served as an assistant executive vice president of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Before joining the Jewish nonprofit sector, Ben-Shimon worked in government in Israel. At 18, Ben-Shimon moved to Israel and conscripted to the IDF, serving as an air force rescue medic and infantry combat medic. Afterwards, he became an assistant spokesman to former Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, and the charge d’affaires at the Israeli Embassy in Luanda, Angola.

2016

Institution Revenue: $28,285,466

Institution Total Expenses: $26,253,816

Employees: 125

Salary: $352,236

2014

Institution Revenue: $30,149,952

Institution Total Expenses: $37,634,335

Employees: 178

Salary: $351,9789

Underpaid by: 14%

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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