Adan Milstein is real estate investor and a philanthropist from Israel. In 1973, Adam joined Israeli Defense Forces during the Yom Kippur War. He later enrolled in the Technion, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in business and economics.
After moving to the United States, Adam Milstein acquired a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Being a managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties, Adam oversees the firm’s financing, disposition, and accounting. This real estate investment firm majors in acquiring, rehabilitating and positioning retail, industrial and multi-family properties.
Adam and his wife, Gila co-founded an organization, Sifriyat Pijama B’America that provides free books, to benefit more than 15,000 Israel-Jewish-American families in the United States. Milstein is also the co-founder of the Jewish organization in America, Israeli- American Council that he also chairs. Apart from that, he is a board member of several organizations including, Jewish Funders Network, StandWithUs, AIPAC National Council, Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel and the Israel on Campus Coalition.
The idea of starting a real estate firm came about after disappointments while in Campus where his experiences were not unappreciated as an undergraduate. He decided to venture into real estate as a broker and finally became a real estate investor after several years of success as a commercial broker. Adam Mis believes in pushing ideas into reality and following up.
Although Milstein says that he does not have a particular day line-up as a businessman, he claims that philanthropy satisfies his day-to-day job and recognizes his partner David Hager as his most influential person.
As an entrepreneur, he believes in follow-up, consistency, and persistence and knowing issues himself and be part of the solution and avoid wanting to succeed in a short period by not setting specific goals.
Adam reads too and recommends Dana Perino’s book, “And the Good News Is” and has a favorite web service, Constant Contact that manages his many contacts. He enjoys working and says that real estate is exciting and believes that he has made the right decisions in his business.
Learn more about Adam Milstein: http://hasbarafellowships.org/milstein-aishla