Women on Long Island corporate boards

Women made up 13.6 percent of the members of corporate boards on Long Island in 2018, a higher percentage than in 2008 or 1998.

Women made up 13.6 percent of the members of corporate boards on Long Island in 2018, a higher percentage than in 2008 or 1998 but still well below their percentage of the population.

For 2008 and 2018, Newsday's Ken Schachter examined data based on SEC filings for the 25 largest publicly traded companies. The figure for 1998 comes from Newsday's archive and was for a broader group of large Long Island companies, many of which no longer exist as separate entities. You can read more about the trend in female board members here. Here are the details, which were posted on Dec. 20, 2018.

Six charts about female board members on Long Island

Click the arrow to cycle through the graphics on corporate directors, and click on any bar for details.

Name Annual sales, 2017 HQ All board members 2018 Female board members 2018 % Female board members 2018 Board members 2008 Female board members 2008 % Female board members 2008 Percentage change in female percent
Name Henry Schein Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $12.46 billion HQ Melville All board members 2018 15 Female board members 2018 4 % Female board members 2018 26.7% Board members 2008 13 Female board members 2008 2 % Female board members 2008 15.4% Percentage change in female percent 73.3%
Name Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $4.14 billion HQ Lake Success All board members 2018 10 Female board members 2018 2 % Female board members 2018 20.0% Board members 2008 8 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 12.5% Percentage change in female percent 60.0%
Name MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $2.89 billion HQ Melville All board members 2018 9 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 11.1% Board members 2008 5 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Hain Celestial Group Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $2.85 billion HQ Lake Success All board members 2018 11 Female board members 2018 3 % Female board members 2018 27.3% Board members 2008 11 Female board members 2008 2 % Female board members 2008 18.2% Percentage change in female percent 50.0%
Name New York Community Bancorp Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $1.8 billion HQ Westbury All board members 2018 11 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 9.1% Board members 2008 15 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 6.7% Percentage change in female percent 36.4%
Name Systemax Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $1.26 billion HQ Port Washington All board members 2018 7 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 7 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 14.3% Percentage change in female percent -100.0%
Name Kimco Realty Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $1.20 billion HQ New Hyde Park All board members 2018 10 Female board members 2018 3 % Female board members 2018 30.0% Board members 2008 9 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $1.19 billion HQ Carle Place All board members 2018 10 Female board members 2018 3 % Female board members 2018 30.0% Board members 2008 8 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 12.5% Percentage change in female percent 140.0%
Name Verint Systems Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $1.13 billion HQ Melville All board members 2018 8 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 12.5% Board members 2008 16 Female board members 2008 2 % Female board members 2008 12.5% Percentage change in female percent 0.0%
Name Aceto Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $638.9 million HQ Port Washington All board members 2018 7 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 14.3% Board members 2008 2 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Lifetime Brands Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $579.5 million HQ Garden City All board members 2018 12 Female board members 2018 2 % Female board members 2018 16.7% Board members 2008 9 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 11.1% Percentage change in female percent 50.0%
Name Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $550.4 million HQ Melville All board members 2018 6 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 7 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Veeco Instruments Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $484.7 million HQ Plainview All board members 2018 8 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 12.5% Board members 2008 10 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Arbor Realty Trust Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $343.7 million HQ Uniondale All board members 2018 9 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 11 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 9.1% Percentage change in female percent -100.0%
Name Standard Diversified Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $285.8 million HQ Mineola All board members 2018 6 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 9 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Flushing Financial Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $245 million HQ Uniondale All board members 2018 12 Female board members 2018 2 % Female board members 2018 16.7% Board members 2008 13 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 7.7% Percentage change in female percent 116.7%
Name Bridge Bancorp Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $167.9 million HQ Bridgehampton All board members 2018 13 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 7.7% Board members 2008 10 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 10.0% Percentage change in female percent -23.1%
Name Cedar Realty Trust Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $146 million HQ Port Washington All board members 2018 7 Female board members 2018 2 % Female board members 2018 28.6% Board members 2008 7 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 14.3% Percentage change in female percent 100.0%
Name First of Long Island Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $125.1 million HQ Glen Head All board members 2018 11 Female board members 2018 2 % Female board members 2018 18.2% Board members 2008 12 Female board members 2008 2 % Female board members 2008 16.7% Percentage change in female percent 9.1%
Name Cemtrex Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $120.6 million HQ Farmingdale All board members 2018 5 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 2 Female board members 2008 1 % Female board members 2008 50.0% Percentage change in female percent -100.0%
Name Getty Realty Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $120.1 million HQ Jericho All board members 2018 6 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 4 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Park Electrochemical Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $111.2 million HQ Melville All board members 2018 5 Female board members 2018 1 % Female board members 2018 20.0% Board members 2008 4 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name BRT Apartments Corp. Annual sales, 2017 $105.4 million HQ Great Neck All board members 2018 10 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 10 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Nathan's Famous Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $96.6 million HQ Westbury All board members 2018 8 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 9 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A
Name Lakeland Industries Inc. Annual sales, 2017 $96 million HQ Ronkonkoma All board members 2018 5 Female board members 2018 0 % Female board members 2018 0.0% Board members 2008 7 Female board members 2008 0 % Female board members 2008 0.0% Percentage change in female percent N/A

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