Adam Milstein is an accomplished real-estate investor, philanthropist, and a community leader. He was born in Israel where he spent his childhood years. During his early years, Milstein served in the Israel Defense Forces during the Yom Kippur War.Adam Milstein graduated from Technion in 1978. After his graduation, Milstein traveled to the United States for further studies. He arrived in the U.S. in 1981 and enrolled at USC, a top American University. Adam Milstein earned his undergraduate and MBA degrees from the USC University.
After completing his studies, Adam Milstein launched his career in the real-estate sector. He began marketing properties in Southern California in 1983 and achieved a lot of success in a short time. Adam Milstein co-founded a real-estate firm known as Hager Pacific Properties where he serves as a managing partner.
Besides his leadership roles at Hager Pacific Properties, Adam Milstein is also a co-founder of the Israel-American Council. Milstein serves as the National chairman of the organization and also chairs the national expansion committee.
Milstein is also a board member of several organizations that include, StandWithUs, Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships, AISH Los Angeles, Jewish Funders Network, Los Angeles Board of BirthRight Israel, and the AIPAC National Council.
Milstein also co-founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America with his wife, Gila. This is an organization provides free books written in Hebrew. These books seek to teach the Jewish values to the Israel-Jewish-American individuals living in the U.S.
In an interview with ideamensch, Milstein answered several questions about his life and career. During the interview, Milstein noted that he conceived the idea of establishing Hager Pacific Properties when he traveled to the U.S. to pursue higher studies. While at school, various companies representatives visited schools recruiting for jobs. He realized that most of the recruiters did not recognize nor appreciate his knowledge and life experience. They offered Milstein less than what they offered other graduates. This was when he decided to go out on his own.
Armed with his entrepreneurial skills and determination to succeed, Milstein began working as a real-estate broker. He worked as a commercial real-estate broker for three years and achieved a lot of success. He then decided to establish his real estate firm, which has earned him a fortune.