Mark Wilf Member of the Board of Governors

Mark Wilf is the Chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees and an attorney and partner in Garden Homes, a real estate development firm. He is also owner/president of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings. Most recently, Mark led two of the most significant initiatives in the team’s history with the completion of US Bank Stadium and the successful bid to bring Super Bowl LII to Minnesota, both creating a significant impact on the community and state. Mark graduated from Princeton University and then received his law degree from NYU School of Law.
Mark has long been involved in efforts locally, nationally, and globally, to ensure the welfare and vitality of the Jewish community. As the son of Holocaust survivors, Elizabeth and Joseph Wilf, he has drawn upon his parents’ experiences to become an unwavering advocate for needs of the Jewish people, wherever they may be. The Wilf family, a major and longtime supporter of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, is the largest contributor to its world-renowned Holocaust History Museum. The Wilfs are also key sustained benefactors of Yeshiva University in New York. In 2002, the family made a substantial donation to enhance the main campus, renamed as the Wilf Campus of Yeshiva University.
Mark has served as UJC National Campaign Chair, UJA National Young Leadership Cabinet Chair, and as President of the Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey. Currently, Mark chairs JFNA’s national initiative that addresses the needs of impoverished Holocaust survivors living in the United States. He serves on a variety of educational, philanthropic, and educational boards including JFNA, JDC, Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest, American Society for Yad Vashem, ADL, NYU School of Law, Princeton University President’s Advisory Council, Yeshiva University, Vanderbilt University, and NFL Business Ventures.
Mark and his wife Jane are members of Congregation Etz Chaim in Livingston NJ and Park East Synagogue in New York.  Mark and Jane reside in Livingston NJ and have four children Steven, Daniel, Rachel, and Andrew. He is a Board member since June 2018.