SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE ROYAL ARCANUM

Address
61 Batterymarch Street
Boston, MA 02110
Contact
Website: http://www.royalarcanum.com
Phone: +1 (617) 426-4135
Nonprofit
NTEE: Y40 - Fraternal Beneficiary Societies
EIN: 04-1885430

Mission

To unite fraternally by providing quality financial products to its members and to assist in education of its members; both morally an intellectually. Also to donate time and money for community service and charitable causes.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1877
Subsection code08
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1123
Form of organization
Other form of orgTrue
Description of other form of orgFraternal Benefit Society
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$711,469.00$823,258.00$779,000.00$620,781.00$636,178.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$711,469.00$823,258.00$779,000.00$620,781.00$636,178.00
Number of employees2224202120
Number of people compensated >$100k34412
Number of volunteers400500500500500
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Bayliss, Tom
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personTom BaylissTom BaylissTom BaylissTom Bayliss 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org4444 
Reportable compensation from org$6,011.00$11,921.00$9,000.00$3,000.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0000 
Benoit, Nicholas
TitleDirector of OperationsDirector of OperationsDirector of OperationsDirector of OperationsDirector of Operations
Name of key/compensated personNicholas BenoitNicholas BenoitNicholas BenoitNicholas BenoitNicholas Benoit
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org4040404040
Reportable compensation from org$123,500.00$114,583.00$101,375.00$87,975.00$76,833.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
Brazas, Janice
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personJanice BrazasJanice BrazasJanice BrazasJanice BrazasJanice Brazas
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40444
Reportable compensation from org$9,000.00$9,000.00$9,000.00$9,000.00$9,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
Conforto, Errica
TitleSupreme RegentSupreme RegentSupreme Vice RegentSupreme Vice RegentSupreme Orator
Name of key/compensated personErrica ConfortoErrica ConfortoErrica ConfortoErrica ConfortoErrica Conforto
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org101010104
Reportable compensation from org$45,000.00$31,667.00$24,500.00$21,666.00$20,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
Crisanti, John
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personJohn CrisantiJohn CrisantiJohn CrisantiJohn CrisantiJohn Crisanti
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org4040404040
Reportable compensation from org$151,721.00$147,564.00$143,148.00$138,404.00$139,106.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
Dibartolo, Maria
TitleSupreme OratorSupreme Orator   
Name of key/compensated personMaria DiBartoloMaria DiBartolo   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org44   
Reportable compensation from org$20,000.00$6,667.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs00   
Ferrara, Peter
TitleSecretarySecretaryPast Supreme RegentPast Supreme RegentSupreme Regent
Name of key/compensated personPeter FerraraPeter FerraraPeter FerraraPeter FerraraPeter Ferrara
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org15154410
Reportable compensation from org$47,500.00$34,167.00$27,500.00$42,500.00$50,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
Kolek, Kenneth
Title SecretarySecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated person Kenneth KolekKenneth KolekKenneth KolekKenneth Kolek
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 15151515
Reportable compensation from org $31,667.00$47,500.00$47,500.00$47,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0000
Krzystofczyk, Carl
TitlePast Supreme RegentPast Supreme RegentSupreme RegentSupreme RegentSupreme Vice Regent
Name of key/compensated personCarl KrzystofczykCarl KrzystofczykCarl KrzystofczykCarl KrzystofczykCarl Krzystofczyk
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org44101010
Reportable compensation from org$27,500.00$39,166.00$45,000.00$31,667.00$25,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
Liadis, Craig
TitlePreNeed SalesPreNeed SalesPreNeed Sales  
Name of key/compensated personCraig LiadisCraig LiadisCraig Liadis  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org353535  
Reportable compensation from org$113,721.00$124,935.00$125,484.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs000  
Liadis, Nicholas
Title Sales DirectorSales DirectorSales DirectorSales Director
Name of key/compensated person Nicholas LiadisNicholas LiadisNicholas LiadisNicholas Liadis
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 35353535
Reportable compensation from org $111,186.00$100,993.00$91,902.00$124,739.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0000
MacOn, Cynthia
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personCynthia MaconCynthia MaconCynthia MaconCynthia MaconCynthia Macon
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3535353535
Reportable compensation from org$66,500.00$63,167.00$61,500.00$56,166.00$53,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00000
O'Neill, James
TitleChairmanChairmanChairmanChairmanChairman
Name of key/compensated personJames O'NeillJames O'NeillJames O'NeillJames O'NeillJames O'Neill
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2020202020
Reportable compensation from org$49,000.00$49,000.00$49,000.00$46,667.00$44,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00 00
Snyder, Herbert
Title   Board MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person   Herbert SnyderHerbert Snyder
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   44
Reportable compensation from org   $17,667.00$24,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   00
Young, Deborah
TitleSupreme Vice RegentSupreme Vice RegentSupreme OratorSupreme Orator 
Name of key/compensated personDeborah YoungDeborah YoungDeborah YoungDeborah Young 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1010104 
Reportable compensation from org$52,016.00$48,568.00$35,000.00$11,667.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0000 
Zavitz, Carol
Title   Past Supreme RegentPast Supreme Regent
Name of key/compensated person   Carol ZavitzCarol Zavitz
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   44
Reportable compensation from org   $15,000.00$22,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs   00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo unite fraternally by providing quality financial products to its members and to assist in education of its members; both morally an intellectually. Also to donate time and money for community service and charitable causes.To unite fraternally by providing quality financial products to its members and to assist in education of its members; both morally an intellectually. Also to donate time and money for community service and charitable causes.To unite fraternally by providing quality financial products to its members and to assist in education of its members; both morally an intellectually. Also to donate time and money for community service and charitable causes.To unite fraternally by providing quality financial products to its members and to assist in education of its members; both morally an intellectually. Also to donate time and money for community service and charitable causes.To unite fraternally by providing quality financial products to its members and to assist in education of its members; both morally an intellectually. Also to donate time and money for community service and charitable causes.
Program service expenses, total$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
As a beneficiary Society the Fraternal provides life benefits to its members as well as fraternal activities to its lodges.
Program descriptionAs a beneficiary Society the Fraternal provides life benefits to its members as well as fraternal activities to its lodges.As a beneficiary Society the Fraternal provides life benefits to its members as well as fraternal activities to its lodges.As a beneficiary Society the Fraternal provides life benefits to its members as well as fraternal activities to its lodges.As a beneficiary Society the Fraternal provides life benefits to its members as well as fraternal activities to its lodges.As a beneficiary Society the Fraternal provides life benefits to its members as well as fraternal activities to its lodges.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$12,717,890.00$12,710,203.00$13,577,534.00$12,639,746.00$15,166,524.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$5,589,716.00$5,387,574.00$5,306,162.00$5,623,624.00$5,538,192.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$57,505.00$17,037.00$50,796.00$24,795.00$60,166.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$7,070,669.00$7,305,592.00$8,220,576.00$6,991,327.00$9,568,166.00
Gross receipts$22,234,732.00$22,889,643.00$20,551,469.00$23,204,670.00$24,853,445.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$5,221,783.00$5,261,379.00$5,127,137.00$5,139,778.00$5,749,376.00
Net rental income$57,505.00$17,037.00$50,796.00$24,795.00$60,166.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$12,779,732.00$13,071,232.00$13,417,280.00$12,616,799.00$15,307,834.00
Total functional expenses: program service $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$105,476.00$122,458.00$108,106.00$93,790.00$110,263.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$34,590.00$34,962.00$59,757.00$52,096.00$45,645.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$110,994,099.00$109,423,179.00$105,125,970.00$105,722,150.00$105,299,955.00
Total assets, beginning of year$109,423,179.00$105,125,970.00$105,722,150.00$105,299,955.00$100,376,521.00
Total liabilities$98,575,251.00$97,328,093.00$92,586,608.00$92,004,287.00$90,942,984.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$97,328,093.00$92,586,608.00$92,004,287.00$90,942,984.00$86,150,217.00
Net assets$12,418,848.00$12,095,086.00$12,539,362.00$13,717,863.00$14,356,971.00
Net assets, beginning of year$12,095,086.00$12,539,362.00$13,717,863.00$14,356,971.00$14,226,304.00
Other liabilities$98,566,977.00$97,318,172.00$92,577,368.00$91,995,406.00$90,923,952.00
Other assets$5,788,553.00$5,893,500.00$5,863,749.00$5,825,241.00$5,830,104.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$103,809,823.00$102,324,016.00$97,622,169.00$98,470,562.00$97,590,661.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,209,437.00$993,033.00$1,498,824.00$1,254,469.00$1,676,664.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$993,033.00$1,498,824.00$1,254,469.00$1,676,664.00$879,472.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$61,842.00-$361,029.00$160,254.00$22,947.00-$141,310.00
Advertising (total)$38,212.00$39,438.00$43,333.00$39,646.00$170.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$8,274.00$9,921.00$9,240.00$8,881.00$19,032.00
Total net assets or fund balances$12,418,848.00$12,095,086.00$12,539,362.00$13,717,863.00$14,356,971.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$18,848.00$21,132.00$19,000.00$4,928.00$11,649.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members6262616162
Number of independent voting members00000
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Has local chaptersTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-272017-08-182016-08-222015-08-042014-09-16
IRS schema version2017v2.02016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201830799349300513201700949349300420201630909349300608201541289349301254201401139349300830
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