Association of Jewish Family and Children's Agencies

Location: East Brunswick, NJ

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Lee Sherman

President & CEO

The Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies is the umbrella membership organization for over 145 agencies in North America, which provide a range of services to the hungry, elderly, disabled and others in need. Founded in 1972, AJFCA facilitates networking and promotes better communication among its member groups through conferences and online forums. It offers consultations and training for member agencies’ staffs and advocates on legislative issues affecting Jewish social services.

Lee Sherman was appointed president and CEO of the Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies in 2009. Sherman previously worked as director of strategic development in the community services division of Associated Catholic Charities in Baltimore. He co-founded and served as president and COO of American Sports Classics, Inc., a sports memorabilia company. Sherman has served on boards of several Baltimore Jewish community groups and was president of the board of directors of Jewish Family Services of Central Maryland. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and received a doctorate of law from the William & Mary Law School.


Institution Total Expenses: $1,081,970

Employees: 8

Salary: $194,192

Overpaid by: 5%


Institution Total Expenses: $852,918

Employees: 8

Salary: $205,000


Institution Total Expenses: $792,549

Salary: $184,167


Salary: $160,00010


Salary: $260,8837

  • 1Interim head of organization
  • 2Data from 2012
  • 3Data from 2011
  • 4Data from 2010
  • 5Data from 2009
  • 6Data from 2008
  • 7Data from 2007
  • 8Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
  • 9Predecessor's salary
  • 10Partial year
  • 11Not a 501(c)3
  • 12Annualized
  • 13Position currently vacant
  • 14As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
  • 15Base salary
  • 16Data from president-elect period
  • 172010 Employees
  • 18Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
  • 19Highest paid professional, not CEO
  • 20Paid from two related organizations
  • 21Data from 2013
  • 22Data from 2014
  • 23Data from 2015
  • 24Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
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