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

Basic Information

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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 $110,515,341
Total Liabilities $416,109,150
Total Income $246,127,310
Total Spent $243,981,000

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $19,630,115 (+12.3%)
Accounts Receivable $21,200,863 (+7.2%)
Investments $22,574,410 (+2.4%)
Fixed Assets $40,927,060 (+2.4%)
Treasury Securities $1,386,905 (+24.7%)
Other Assets -$2,561,908 (+186.2%)
Loans Receivable $7,357,896 (+32.3%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $16,770,357
Other Liabilities $399,338,793
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $126,276,942
Per Person Tax $2,657,884
Investments $174,708
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $4,465,866
Interest $850,769
Dividends $0
Rents $2,100,771
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $34,235,169
Affiliates $75,347,987
Members $17,214
Reinvestments $9,630,248
All Others $1,459,989

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

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 $86,179,269 (35.32%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $14,368,846 (5.89%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $854,150 (0.35%)
General Overhead $7,085,642 (2.90%)
Union Administration $5,234,380 (2.15%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $2,560,185 (1.05%)
To Union Employees $33,704,792 (13.81%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

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

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
KAREN MAGEEPRESIDENT$287,712
PAUL PECORALE2ND VP$263,211
MARTIN MESSNERSECRETARY TREASURER$258,667
ANDREW PALLOTTAEXEC VP$255,698
CATALINA FORTINO1ST VP$247,406
RICHARD CASAGRANDEGENERAL COUNSEL$241,203
THOMAS ANAPOLISEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / COO$237,096
$235,055
ROBERT LESNIEWSKIDIRECTOR OF FINANCE & ADM$231,357
DANIEL KINLEYDIR-POLICY&PROGRAM DEV$227,809

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016