Rank
Organization
Phone/website
Top executive(s)
2010
operating expenses
(in millions)
1
Number of
employees2
2009
attendance3
2010
attendance
3
Year
end
1
Metropolitan Opera
Association Inc.
4
30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
212-799-3100
metopera.org
Peter Gelb
General manager
$289.8
n/d
n/d
n/d
7/31
2
Metropolitan Museum of Art5
1000 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10028
212-535-7710
metmuseum.org
Thomas P. Campbell
Emily Rafferty
Director, chief executive
President
$267.2
n/d
4,768,115
5,240,0006
6/30
3
New York Public Library's Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
188 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016
(212) 592-7080
www.nypl.org/sibl
Anthony W. Marx7
President, chief executive
$249.8
1,884
17,976,307
17,538,399
6/30
4
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts8
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
(212) 875-5000
lincolncenter.org
Reynold Levy
President
$210.3
425
n/d
624,003
6/30
5
Wildlife Conservation Society5
2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460
718-220-5100
wcs.org
Cristián Samper
President, chief executive
$175.1
4,0009
4,350,000
4,458,000
6/30
6
Museum of Modern Art5
11 W. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019
212-708-9400
moma.org
Glenn D. Lowry
Director
$150.4
750
2,839,197
3,100,000
6/30
7
American Museum of Natural History5
Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024
212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ellen V. Futter
President
$147.1
1,155
4,800,000
5,000,000
6/30
8
Thirteen (WNET New York and WLIW 21)
450 W. 33rd St., New York, NY 10001
(212) 560-1313
www.thirteen.org
Neal Shapiro
President, chief executive
$113.2
378
n/d
n/d
6/30
9
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 230-2100
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org
Linda E. Johnson10
President, chief executive
$105.3
n/d
n/d
n/d
6/30
10
Queens Borough Public Library's Business, Science and Technology Division
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 990-0760
www.queenslibrary.org
Thomas W. Galante
Chief executive
$99.7
1,440
14,500,000
14,100,000
6/30