Adam Milstein is an Israeli-American philanthropist and investor. He was born in Israel by Eva and Hillel Milstein. Hillel was a real estate developer while his mother was a homemaker. Adam Milstein spent his childhood life at KiryatMotzkin. He speaks both English and Hebrew languages.
Adam joined the Israeli army in 1971 for his compulsory service to the nation. He was part of the defense forces which fought at the Yom Kippur War. He left the army and joined Israel Institute of Technology. While in college, Adam Milstein started helping his father to manage their real estate construction and development family business.
Milstein married Gila Elgrably in Haifa, Israel. They are endowed with two children, Merav and Lyron. The family moved to the United States shortly after Lyron was born. Adam Milstein furthered his studies at the University of Southern California. After his studies, Adam Milstein started working as a Sales Agent in the Real Estate Industry.
Adam serves as the managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties. His main role is to manage accounts, disposition, as well as financing. Hager Pacific properties deal with acquiring repositioning and rehabilitating office, home, as well as retail properties.
Adam and his wife Gils, founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The main aim of the organization is to sponsor special Jewish education of young professionals as well as students to help them identify with their Jewish culture, build their Jewish pride, and help them connect to their State, Israel. The special education also impacts knowledge and skills to help the students advocate for their people, the Jews, and help strengthen the Jewish-U.S relationship.
Adam’s philanthropic activities are based on three operational principles. The first principle is active philanthropy. Adam and the entire staff believes that investing their skills, expertise, and time into the foundation is as important as financial investments and they are all necessary to achieve the foundation’s objectives.
The second principle is life path impact. Adam and his staff search for organizations that have continuous programs to train students throughout their childhood, adolescence, and adulthood life. The third principle is philanthropic synergy. Adam Milstein offers both funding and guidance to the organizations that work with his foundation. This is done to improve the performance and impact of the organizations. Adam Milstein was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year Award for his outstanding philanthropic activities.