RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA INC

Address
1025 F STREET NW Suite 10th Fl
WASHINGTON, DC 20004
Contact
Website: http://www.riaa.com
Phone: +1 (202) 775-0101
Nonprofit
NTEE: S41 - Promotion of Business
EIN: 13-1669037

Mission

SUPPORTS AND PROMOTES THE CREATIVE AND FINANCIAL VITALITY OF THE MAJOR MUSIC COMPANIES. THE RIAA WORKS TO PROTECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF ARTISTS AND MUSIC LABELS; CONDUCT CONSUMER, INDUSTRY AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH; AND MONITOR AND REVIEW STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES. THE RIAA(R) ALSO CERTIFIES GOLD(R), PLATINUM(R), MULTI-PLATINUM(TM) AND DIAMOND SALES AWARDS AS WELL AS LOS PREMIOS DE ORO Y PLATINO(TM), AN AWARD CELEBRATING LATIN MUSIC SALES.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameRIAA
Year of formation1951
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$5,344,460.00$5,271,663.00$4,823,047.00$4,142,278.00$3,985,723.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$6,821,193.00$6,962,174.00$6,393,745.00$6,080,766.00$5,746,468.00
Number of employees5451545558
Number of people compensated >$100k2324232224
Number of volunteers00000
Number of highly compensated contractors21141111 
Personnel
Anthony, Michele
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personMichele AnthonyMichele Anthony   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
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 orgs0.00.0   
Ballantyne, Michele
TitleEVP, PUB POL&IND RELEVP, PUB POL&IND RELevp,pub pol& ind relEVP, Pub Pol & Ind RelEVP, PUBLIC POLICY&INDUST. RELATIONS
Name of key/compensated personMichele BallantyneMichele BallantyneMichele BallantyneMichele BallantyneMICHELE BALLANTYNE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$505,286.00$527,790.00$489,462.00$506,264.00$475,058.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$67,552.00$68,631.00$36,814.00$18,265.00$18,650.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Barros, Glen
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personGlen BarrosGlen BarrosGlen BarrosGlen BarrosGLEN BARROS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Bartels, Steve
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSteve BartelsSteve BartelsSteve BartelsSteve BartelsSTEVE BARTELS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Berman, Eric
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personEric BermanEric Berman   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.00.0   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
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 orgs0.00.0   
Bither, David
TitleDirectorDirectordirector  
Name of key/compensated personDavid BitherDavid BitherDavid Bither  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.0  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Borkowski, George
TitleSVP, LITIGATIONSVP, Litigation &Legal AffairsSVP, Litigation &Legal Affairs  
Name of key/compensated personGeorge BorkowskiGeorge BorkowskiGeorge Borkowski  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.0  
Reportable compensation from org$345,387.00$339,866.00$323,444.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$34,710.00$38,384.00$3,994.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0  
Bryan, Stephen
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   Stephen Bryan 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.0 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Buckles, Brad
TitleEVP, Anti-PiracyEVP, Anti-Piracy EVP Anti-PiracyEVP ANTI-PIRACY
Name of key/compensated personBrad BucklesBrad Buckles Brad BucklesBRAD BUCKLES
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.0 50.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$501,215.00$516,323.00 $489,390.00$470,709.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$42,333.00$43,652.00 $20,599.00$24,896.00
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 orgs0.00.0   
Buckles, Bradley
Title  evp, anti-piracy  
Name of key/compensated person  Bradley A Buckles  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  50.0  
Reportable compensation from org  $486,867.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $36,380.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Bunt, Ken
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKen BuntKen BuntKen BuntKen BuntKEN BUNT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Curb, Michael
Title   DirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   Michael CurbMICHAEL CURB
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.01.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
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
Curb, Mike
Title Former Directordirector  
Name of key/compensated person Mike CurbMike Curb  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.01.0  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
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 0.00.0  
Esposito, John
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personJohn EspositoJohn EspositoJohn EspositoJohn Esposito 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.0 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Evp, Mitch
TitleSenior Exec Vice PresidentSenior Exec Vice President   
Name of key/compensated personMitch Glazier EVPMitch Glazier EVP   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.0   
Reportable compensation from org$810,353.00$835,731.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$59,511.00$54,285.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.0   
Fernandez, Rafael
TitleSVP, STATE PUBLIC POLICY    
Name of key/compensated personRafael Fernandez    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.0    
Reportable compensation from org$274,391.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$51,564.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.0    
Finkelstein, Colin
Title  former director FORMER DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  colin finkelstein COLIN FINKELSTEIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  1.0 1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
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  0.0  
Flatow, Joel
Title Chief, W Coast Oper/SVP A&IR   
Name of key/compensated person Joel Flatow   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 50.0   
Reportable compensation from org $265,502.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $28,571.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.0   
Glazier, Mitch
Title  Senior EXEC VICE PRESIDENTSenior Executive VPSENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  Mitch GlazierMitch GlazierMITCH GLAZIER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  50.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org  $755,015.00$756,312.00$695,183.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $38,380.00$20,304.00$20,775.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
Gore, Kevin
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   Kevin Gore 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.0 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Gray, Peter
TitleDirectorDirectordirector  
Name of key/compensated personPeter GrayPeter Graypeter Gray  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.0  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Harleston, Jeff
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJeff HarlestonJeff HarlestonJeff HarlestonJeff HarlestonJEFF HARLESTON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Hearn, Bill
Title  former director FORMER DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  Bill Hearn BILL HEARN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  1.0 1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
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  0.0  
Hemmings, Terry
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTerry HemmingsTerry HemmingsTerry HemmingsTerry HemmingsTERRY HEMMINGS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Horowitz, Zach
Title  former director FORMER DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  Zach Horowitz ZACH HOROWITZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  1.0 1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
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  0.0  
Hughes, David
TitleSVP, TechnologySVP, Technologysvp, technologySVP, TechnologySVP, TECHNOLOGY
Name of key/compensated personDavid HughesDavid HughesDavid HughesDavid HughesDAVID HUGHES
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$316,743.00$326,723.00$310,903.00$309,743.00$297,409.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$53,980.00$53,898.00$21,814.00$18,265.00$18,650.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Kallman, Craig
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personCraig KallmanCraig KallmanCraig KallmanCraig KallmanCRAIG KALLMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Kelleher, Kevin
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKevin KelleherKevin KelleherKevin KelleherKevin KelleherKEVIN KELLEHER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Koch, Michael
Title  former directorFormer DirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  Michael KochMichael KochMICHAEL KOCH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs  0.0  
Kooker, Dennis
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDennis KookerDennis KookerDennis KookerDennis KookerDENNIS KOOKER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Lamy, Jonathan
TitleEVP, COMM., STRATEGIC DATAEVP, Comm., Data Analistevp,communications, DATA ANALEVP, Comm & Strat DataEVP, COMM. & STRATEGIC DATA ANALYSIS
Name of key/compensated personJonathan LamyJonathan LamyJonathan LamyJonathan LamyJONATHAN LAMY
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$373,864.00$371,286.00$329,542.00$351,754.00$309,661.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$50,938.00$47,387.00$32,710.00$16,065.00$15,750.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Marks, Steve
TitleSecretarySecretary EVP & General CounselEVP & GENERAL COUNSEL
Name of key/compensated personSteve MarksSteve Marks Steve MarksSTEVE MARKS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.0 50.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$787,214.00$743,593.00 $710,989.00$630,458.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$67,909.00$68,744.00 $17,970.00$18,650.00
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 orgs0.00.0   
Marks, Steven
Title  SECRETARY, Chief Dig Bus & GC  
Name of key/compensated person  Steven M Marks  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  50.0  
Reportable compensation from org  $694,891.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $36,814.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0  
McDonald, Deirdre
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDeirdre McDonaldDeirdre McDonaldDeirdre McDonaldDeirdre McDonaldDEIRDRE MCDONALD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Moore, Deborah
Title CFO until 10/31/2014CFOCFOCFO
Name of key/compensated person Deborah MooreDeborah MooreDeborah MooreDEBORAH MOORE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 0.050.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org $167,573.00$356,497.00$354,207.00$343,791.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$35,900.00$18,912.00$17,150.00
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 0.00.0  
Pariser, Jennifer
Title   SVP, LitigationSVP, LITIGATION
Name of key/compensated person   Jennifer PariserJENNIFER PARISER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   50.050.00
Reportable compensation from org   $350,027.00$315,339.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $18,869.00$20,280.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Robinson, Paul
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personPaul RobinsonPaul RobinsonPaul RobinsonPaul RobinsonPAUL ROBINSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Sheckler, Victoria
TitleSVP, Deputy General CounselSVP, Deputy General CounselSVP, DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL  
Name of key/compensated personVictoria ShecklerVictoria ShecklerVictoria Sheckler  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.0  
Reportable compensation from org$308,615.00$299,363.00$284,045.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$46,526.00$48,489.00$19,314.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0  
Sherman, Cary
TitleCEO, PresidentCEO, PresidentChairman and CEOChair & CEO (See Sch J, III)CHAIRMAN & CEO (SEE SCH J, III)
Name of key/compensated personCary ShermanCary ShermanCary ShermanCary ShermanCARY SHERMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$1,650,070.00$1,693,310.00$1,592,977.00$1,612,393.00$1,570,495.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$47,096.00$45,827.00$34,786.00$17,971.00$18,650.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Silhol, Karen
TitleSVP, Finance & AdminSVP, Finance & AdminSVP, Fin & Admin  
Name of key/compensated personKaren SilholKaren SilholKaren Silhol  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.0  
Reportable compensation from org$233,640.00$223,502.00$141,919.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$37,555.00$39,624.00$8,938.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0  
Silverman, Tom
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTom SilvermanTom SilvermanTom SilvermanTom SilvermanTOM SILVERMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Swidler, Julie
TitleDirectorDirectordirectorDirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJulie SwidlerJulie SwidlerJulie SwidlerJulie SwidlerJULIE SWIDLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Tanous, Will
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorFormer DirectorDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personWill TanousWill TanousWill TanousWill TanousWILL TANOUS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00.01.01.01.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Turkewitz, Neil
TitleEVP, InternationalEVP, Internationalevp,internationalEVP, InternationalEVP, INTERNATIONAL
Name of key/compensated personNeil TurkewitzNeil TurkewitzNeil TurkewitzNeil TurkewitzNEIL TURKEWITZ
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org50.050.050.050.050.00
Reportable compensation from org$714,415.00$651,612.00$628,183.00$639,687.00$638,365.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$71,020.00$71,023.00$36,814.00$18,265.00$18,650.00
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 orgs0.00.00.0  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo support & promote the creative & financial vitality of its members who create, manufacture & distribute 85% of the legitimate recorded music produced & sold in the US.To support & promote the creative & financial vitality of its members who create, manufacture & distribute 85% of the legitimate recorded music produced & sold in the US.To support and promote the creative and financial vitality of its members.To support & promote the creative & financial vitality of its members who create, manufacture & distribute 85% of the legitimate recorded music produced & sold in the US.TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE CREATIVE AND FINANCIAL VITALITY OF ITS MEMBERS WHO CREATE, MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTE 85% OF THE LEGITIMATE RECORDED MUSIC PRODUCED AND SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES.
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Anti-piracy operations: Anti-piracy operations include online and physical enforcement. Efforts address music piracy occurring online and through the manufacture and sale of counterfeit sound recordings.
Program descriptionAnti-piracy operations: Anti-piracy operations include online and physical enforcement. Efforts address music piracy occurring online and through the manufacture and sale of counterfeit sound recordings.Anti-piracy operations: Anti-piracy operations include online and physical enforcement. Efforts address music piracy occurring online and through the manufacture and sale of counterfeit sound recordings.Anti-piracy operations: Anti-piracy operations include online and physical enforcement. Efforts address music piracy occurring online and through the manufacture and sale of counterfeit sound recordings.Anti-piracy operations: Anti-piracy operations include online and physical enforcement. Efforts address music piracy occurring online and through the manufacture and sale of counterfeit sound recordings.ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS: ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS INCLUDE ONLINE AND PHYSICAL ENFORCEMENT. EFFORTS ADDRESS MUSIC PIRACY OCCURRING ONLINE AND THROUGH THE MANUFACTURE AND SALE OF COUNTERFEIT SOUND RECORDINGS.
Business and legal affairs: Business and legal affairs protects the rights of record companies and copyright owners, provides counsel to members of the RIAA and leads industry statutory license negotiations. The department also integrates the technology objectives and goals of the recording industry through projects, analyses and studies.
Program descriptionBusiness and legal affairs: Business and legal affairs protects the rights of record companies and copyright owners, provides counsel to members of the RIAA and leads industry statutory license negotiations. The department also integrates the technology objectives and goals of the recording industry through projects, analyses and studies.Business and legal affairs: Business and legal affairs protects the rights of record companies and copyright owners, provides counsel to members of the RIAA and leads industry statutory license negotiations. The department also integrates the technology objectives and goals of the recording industry through projects, analyses and studies.Business and legal affairs: Business and legal affairs protects the rights of record companies and copyright owners, provides counsel to members of the RIAA and leads industry statutory license negotiations. The department also integrates the technology objectives and goals of the recording industry through projects, analyses and studies.Business and legal affairs: Business and legal affairs protects the rights of record companies and copyright owners, provides counsel to members of the RIAA and leads industry statutory license negotiations. The department also integrates the technology objectives and goals of the recording industry through projects, analyses and studies.BUSINESS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS: BUSINESS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS PROTECTS THE RIGHTS OF RECORD COMPANIES AND COPYRIGHT OWNERS, PROVIDES COUNSEL TO MEMBERS OF THE RIAA AND LEADS INDUSTRY STATUTORY LICENSE NEGOTIATIONS. THE DEPARTMENT ALSO INTEGRATES THE TECHNOLOGY OBJECTIVES AND GOALS OF THE RECORDING INDUSTRY THROUGH PROJECTS, ANALYSES AND STUDIES.
Public Policy and Industry Relations: Public policy and industry relations engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy for the recording industry.
Program descriptionPublic Policy and Industry Relations: Public policy and industry relations engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy for the recording industry.Public Policy and Industry Relations: Public policy and industry relations engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy for the recording industry.Public Policy and Industry Relations: Public policy and industry relations engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy for the recording industry.Public Policy and Industry Relations: Public policy and industry relations engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy for the recording industry.PUBLIC POLICY AND INDUSTRY RELATIONS: PUBLIC POLICY AND INDUSTRY RELATIONS ENGAGE IN LEGISLATIVE, REGULATORY AND LEGAL ADVOCACY FOR THE RECORDING INDUSTRY.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$26,743,818.00$26,340,052.00$25,400,885.00$24,171,291.00$24,586,495.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$390,000.00$56,500.00$95,829.00$102,000.00$585,000.00
Investment income, current yr$785.00$0.00$0.00$0.00-$1,556.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$390,000.00$56,500.00$95,829.00$102,000.00$585,000.00
Total unrelated business revenue-$103,623.00-$162,915.00-$155,071.00-$140,126.00-$132,746.00
Other revenue, current yr-$70,541.00-$154,685.00-$137,362.00-$161,512.00-$168,016.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$103,873.00-$162,915.00-$155,071.00-$140,126.00-$132,746.00
Program service revenue (total)$26,423,574.00$26,438,237.00$25,442,418.00$24,230,803.00$24,171,067.00
Gross receipts$27,332,837.00$26,927,532.00$25,951,170.00$24,716,235.00$25,129,933.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$390,000.00$56,500.00$95,829.00$102,000.00$585,000.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$35,386.00$10,725.00$19,904.00$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$785.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$402.00
Net rental income-$105,927.00-$165,410.00-$157,266.00-$161,512.00-$168,016.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$26,494,247.00$26,324,510.00$25,638,560.00$24,497,226.00$24,756,634.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$2,039,946.00$1,787,541.00$1,853,906.00$2,250,972.00$2,048,954.00
Legal fees (total)$1,976,488.00$2,463,139.00$2,412,688.00$1,288,988.00$914,185.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$4,700.00$22,500.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$16,055,643.00$14,619,600.00$13,806,963.00$13,162,067.00$14,213,258.00
Total assets, beginning of year$14,619,600.00$13,806,963.00$13,162,067.00$14,213,258.00$16,999,622.00
Total liabilities$9,766,683.00$8,580,211.00$7,783,116.00$6,904,871.00$7,292,723.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$8,580,211.00$7,783,116.00$6,904,871.00$7,292,723.00$10,108,362.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$6,288,960.00$6,039,389.00$6,023,847.00$6,257,196.00$6,920,535.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net assets$6,288,960.00$6,039,389.00$6,023,847.00$6,257,196.00$6,920,535.00
Net assets, beginning of year$6,039,389.00$6,023,847.00$6,257,196.00$6,920,535.00$6,891,260.00
Other liabilities$3,881,612.00$2,774,185.00$2,289,721.00$2,342,538.00$2,158,721.00
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other assets$1,815,001.00$1,637,442.00$1,513,895.00$1,351,760.00$1,454,842.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$11,352,278.00$12,316,069.00$5,286.00$5,179.00$5,174.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$12,316,069.00$5,286.00$5,179.00$5,174.00$5,357.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Grants payable$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use$19,963.00$1,452.00$3,691.00$3,856.00$8,053.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$249,571.00$15,542.00-$237,675.00-$325,935.00-$170,139.00
Advertising (total)$78,357.00$80,159.00$26,100.00$0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$11,207,799.00$9,730,014.00$8,495,759.00
Accounts receivable, net$2,516,598.00$75,128.00$281,661.00$424,471.00$2,837,187.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$248,488.00$245,414.00$158,940.00$659,177.00$142,404.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$3,016,940.00$2,428,741.00$2,600,957.00$2,778,034.00$2,434,267.00
Deferred revenue$2,184,783.00$2,600,090.00$2,025,094.00$829,827.00$1,662,060.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$683,348.00$777,195.00$867,344.00$954,472.00$1,037,675.00
Total net assets or fund balances$6,288,960.00$6,039,389.00$6,023,847.00$6,257,196.00$6,920,535.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$241,152.00$268,574.00$296,878.00$306,552.00$317,124.00
Payment to affiliates$2,050,000.00$2,553,681.00$2,614,561.00$2,610,000.00$2,687,500.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1919161718
Number of independent voting members1818151617
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-04-012015-04-012014-04-012013-04-012012-04-01
Tax year end date2017-03-012016-03-012015-03-012014-03-012013-03-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entityTrueTrue   
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-162017-08-032016-07-132015-03-032014-04-09
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v6.02013v4.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201800459349302115201740469349301359201600479349301870201500449349302910201430439349301688
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