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American Federation of Teachers, Local - New York State United Teachers

Basic Information

Quick Facts

Address

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
800 TROY SCHENECTADY ROAD
LATHAM, NY 121102455

Financial Information

The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA), which is enforced by the Office of Labor-Management Standards, requires labor unions to file annual reports detailing their operations. Contained in those reports are breakdowns of each union's spending, income and other financial information.

Basic Financials

Total Assets $202,368,024
Total Liabilities $671,186,621
Total Income $258,899,112
Total Spent $260,488,288

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $76,089,035 (-2.0%)
Accounts Receivable $20,680,367 (+33.1%)
Investments $56,428,086 (+50.4%)
Fixed Assets $38,979,113 (+50.4%)
Treasury Securities $5,612,915 (+178.3%)
Other Assets $-662,739 (-65.0%)
Loans Receivable $5,241,247 (-16.2%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $18,959,292
Other Liabilities $652,227,329
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $134,493,842
Per Person Tax $2,860,716
Investments $302,528
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $6,502,537
Interest $2,740,832
Dividends $0
Rents $2,161,273
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $26,224,026
Affiliates $83,591,308
Members $22,050
Reinvestments $8,785,894
All Others $1,068,085

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Spending

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) requires unions to report how they spent their money in a number of categories. For the first five, OLMS requires unions to provide detailed information on any recipient that received more than $5,000 per year.

Spending Overview

Spending Breakdown

Representational $81,931,885 (31.45%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $9,623,084 (3.69%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $449,660 (0.17%)
General Overhead $6,178,566 (2.37%)
Union Administration $4,301,114 (1.65%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $2,318,455 (0.89%)
To Union Employees $31,526,100 (12.10%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
2002368,455
2003373,557
2004374,201
2005511,000
2006518,000
2007559,500
2008577,657
2009587,297
2010610,949
2011592,256
2012593,872
2013596,957
2014612,297
2015618,018
2016631,034
2017643,047
2018664,238
2019663,681

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
ANDREW PALLOTTAPRESIDENT$298,841
PAUL PECORALE2ND VP$277,067
J PHILIPPE ABRAHAMSECRETARY TREASURER$273,061
JOLENE DIBRANGOEXEC VP$261,454
DANIEL KINLEYDIR-POLICY&PROGRAM DEV$246,169
MELINDA PERSONEXEC DIR AND POL DIRECTOR$242,979
ROBERT REILLYGENERAL COUNSEL$234,340
$233,752
CHRISTOPHER BLACKDIR-LEGISLATION$217,136
JEFFREY LOCKWOODDIRECTOR OF FINANCE$216,419

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021