Hailing from Israel, Adam Milstein is a passionate community leader, a devoted philanthropist, and a smart investor in the real estate sector. He was part of Israeli Defense Force (IDF) that fought the Yom Kippur War. He acquired his degree from Technion in 1978. After arriving in the U.S. back in 1981, Milstein enrolled in USC and received an executive MBA. He started his commercial real estate career in Southern California back in 1983. Milstein handles daily operations of Hager Pacific Properties, a globally recognized commercial real estate company.
Adam Milstein is among the founders of the Israeli-American Council and acts as its national chairman. He oversees national expansion strategies for this organization. Adam offers strategic direction as a board member of nonprofits, such as AISH Los Angeles, Birthright Israel, StandWithUs, and Israel on Campus Coalition. The books enlighten over 15,000 Israeli-Jewish-American families residing in the U.S. on Jewish values.
While at the University of Southern California, Milstein noticed that many people who sourced for employees from their campus did not appreciate his skills and life experience. They offered to pay him lower than what undergraduates students were earning. Thus, he decided to venture into the commercial real estate sector as a broker. Upon completing three successful years as a broker, Milstein decided to become a full-time real estate investor.
Milstein believes that running a business becomes difficult, as new assets are acquired, and day-to-day activities increase. He actively engages in numerous philanthropic endeavors to make his day job more exciting and fulfilling.
Adam Milstein invests heavily in executing new ideas. In case there is no one to oversee the implementation of a new concept, Milstein will do the job by himself. He demands consistent updates from his employees. That way, he can rest assured that his firm is operating smoothly. Adam Milstein is aware that getting tangible results in the real estate sector requires time and patience.