Adam Milstein was born in Israel in 1952. His father was a real estate developer. The famous businessman lived in Kiryat Motzkin. Adam enrolled in the Israeli Defence Forces and worked in the brigade for the Yom Kippur War. Mr. Milstein married his wife Gila Elgraby in 1974. He studied Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Economics at the Technion and graduated in 1978. He moved to the United States in 1981. Adam pursued Masters of Business Administration at the University of Southern California.
Adam is the National Chairman of Israeli American Council. He has played a significant role in the real estate market while working as the managing partner to Hager Pacific Properties. He was the sales agent for commercial real estate properties, and after some years, he became a managing partner for the same company. The firm has a net worth of more than $2 billion.
Mr. Milstein is also recognized for his philanthropic actions towards the Jewish community. He was first introduced to philanthropy at the time when he worked at Hager Pacific Properties. Adam is remembered for his contribution to the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The organization mentors students in different parts of the world keeping them in touch with their Jewish roots. Thanks to the organization, and the contribution of Adam, many students have an opportunity to learn about their heritage and gain an invaluable experience learning about their culture.
Adam was recently named among the top two hundred Philanthropist & Social Entrepreneurs. Mr. Milstein has given back to his society by founding the Israeli-American Council that is dedicated to fostering good relations between Israel and the U.S. HE is not shy of standing up for the Jewish community and he frequently writes about his culture and encourages his people to learn Hebrew to connect with their roots.
He is dedicated to increasing the opportunities for the Jews to learn Hebrew and generously shares resources towards the same. Adam is different from other philanthropists since he goes the extra mile of looking for new ways to bring positive change to the people.