United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey

Location: Whippany, NJ

Category: Federation

Max Kleinman

Executive VP & 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).

Since 1995, Max Kleinman has served as executive vice president and CEO of the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey. A graduate of the City College of New York, Kleinman received his master’s in social work from Yeshiva University. He previously served as the executive director of the Jewish Federation in Minneapolis and as president of the World Council of Jewish Communal Service. In 2013, he received the Lasting Impressions Award from the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey.


Institution Total Expenses: $40,838,316

Employees: 130

Salary: $322,97620

Underpaid by: 17%


Institution Total Expenses: $25,639,154

Employees: 157

Salary: $307,604


Institution Total Expenses: $27,610,033

Salary: $318,3369


Salary: $314,5209


Salary: $248,548

  • 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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