Adam Milstein has become one of the country’s most successful real estate investors and currently he’s the managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties. He later became involved in philanthropy and started the Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation. Milstein was born in Israel but sees himself as an Israeli-American.
In the early 70’s, Adam Milstein joined the Israeli Defense Forces and served in the Yom Kippur War. He was also under the leadership of future Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. After he left the IDF, he decided to continue his education and enrolled in Technion. Milstein did well and ended up graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. During his spare time, he helped his father expand his real estate and construction business.
Adam Milstein and his wife soon moved to the United States. They arrived in California, and Adam Milstein immediately enrolled in the University of Southern California. At the University of Southern California, he gradated with a Masters Degree in Business Administration. After graduation, Adam Milstein began work as a commercial real estate agent. He continued to rise in the ranks at Hagar Pacific Properties and became a managing partner, giving him more duties and responsiblities including manage the accounting and finance department as well as handling issues that concern the disposition of real-estate contracts.
Milstein always believed philanthropy and giving back comes first. As part of that belief, he started the Israeli American Council. Milstein was then named National Chairperson of this foundation. Milstein has even sat on several boards including Birth Right Israel, Stand With Us, Hasbara Fellowships and others aimed at the Jewish population.
In 2016, Milstein received the honor of being considered as one of the people who has had a “Definite and Positive Influence on preserving the rights and traditions of the Jewish People”. Milstein has even taken to social media, especially Twitter to provide other material on support of the Jewish people. Adam Milstein continues to grow in the real estate field and as a philanthropist. Milstein is a respected name not just in Israel but also in the United States.