Adam Milstein is a well-established investor in the real estate industry who is also appreciated for his charity work. He is an Israeli-American and formerly served as a soldier at the IDF when he was based in Israel. Milstein was part of the troops that went to the 1973’s Tom Kippur War. In 1981, he moved to the United States with his family. He enrolled for his MBA from the University of Southern California in 1983 and also holds a business and economics degree from a top higher learning institution in Israel.
The entrepreneur started working in the real estate sector by being a sales agent and later became Hager Pacific Properties’ managing partner. The privately held enterprise is based in Southern California where it manages industrial and commercial real estates. It has focused on acquiring and the redeveloping properties. The roles of Milstein at real estate business include accounting, planning, and financing. His workmates and friends appreciate him for being an excellent business leader and entrepreneur.
Milstein has been involved in charity work for about two decades. He learned from his business partner about ma’aserrishon, which is a Jewish culture where philanthropists donate 10 percent of their revenue to charity. In 2000, the businessman and his wife joined efforts to establish the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Gila Milstein is also the proprietor a charity institution that is known as SifriyatPijama B’ America and has been using it to donate books that enlighten Jewish children in the U.S about their traditions. Over 15,000 families have currently benefited from the foundation’s undertakings.
The liberal businessman has supported the Israeli-American community in various ways. In 2007, he joined efforts with other Israelis to establish the Israeli-America Council, which is devoted to ensuring that America and Israel have strong ties. Over 100,000 Israeli-Americans had participated in the activities of IAC by 2012. Milstein sits on the boards of various charity organizations that include AIPAC National Council, AISH Los Angeles, Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, Jewish Funders Network, and Hasbara Fellowships. He has been offering $1 million annually through the Milstein Family Foundation to support various pro-Israeli programs.