ORT America

Location: New York, NY

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Martin Greenberg

Executive Director

ORT America is the American branch of World ORT, an international network of schools and vocational training programs for both Jews and non-Jews. ORT America operates technical colleges in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and runs a resource center for Jewish educators in Michigan. ORT America also supports the work of World ORT, which operates in more than 60 countries and serves over 200,000 students each year.

Martin Greenberg is the executive director of ORT America. He is known for bringing transformative change to nonprofits, and for a history of success reenergizing Jewish organizations. Having grown up in a city housing project in the Bronx, he is particularly sensitive to the work ORT does to educate and empower those who are trying to raise themselves to a better life. He has a master’s degree in social work from Yeshiva University and has worked in many different areas of the not-for-profit world, as a family therapist, running a center for disabled adults and fundraising for the Anti-Defamation League in New York.


Institution Revenue: $27,435,97121

Institution Total Expenses: $27,905,88921

Employees: 10021

Salary: $227,9289

Underpaid by: 41%


Institution Revenue: $16,485,9242

Institution Total Expenses: $14,493,7822

Employees: 1072

Salary: $226,6002


Institution Total Expenses: $14,734,231

Employees: 97

Salary: $226,031

Underpaid by: 28%


Institution Total Expenses: $17,421,118

Employees: 94

Salary: $220,358


Institution Total Expenses: $17,421,118

Salary: $220,3584


Salary: $220,000


Salary: $220,0007

  • 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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