Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel to a homemaker mother and a real estate developer for a father. His father’s business endeavors would have a positive impact on Milstein’s life and help decide his first career.
Military service is mandatory in Israel, and 1971 Milstein joined with the Israeli Defense Forces. He ended up serving during the time of the Yom Kippur War in 1973. After his military career had ended, he went to the University of Technion and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics.
1974 was a big year for Milstein. He married, and two years later the first of his two daughters was born. His second daughter was born in 1980. In 1981 Milstein and his family decided to move to the United States. They moved to Southern California, where Milstein ended up getting an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Currently Milstein, one of the managing partners of the Hager Pacific Properties which is a private real estate investment firm.
Philanthropy is a crucial part of Adam Milstein’s life. In 2000 he and his wife founded the Adam and Gila Milstein family foundation, and he is also the co-founder of the Israeli-American Council. This council has quickly become the largest and fastest growing Jewish Organization that is in America.
Milstein is an entrepreneur through and through. He believes that any idea is possible and he continues to push any idea he has until it eventually becomes a reality. Adam was recently asked if he would change anything about his past and he is quoted as saying he believes he has made all the right choices. Adam was recently asked in an interview what is one tip he would share with others, and that is to “follow-up with every lead and contact. Every single time.”
One of the most endearing qualities of entrepreneur Adam Milstein is that even though by any standard he has become a very successful businessman; he still believes his family comes first.