Adam Milstein is a businessman and philanthropist. He was born in Israel and following the completion of his military training he enrolled in the Israeli Institute of Technology at Technion, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics. Milstein joined his father in the family real estate and construction business. Milstein moved to the United States in 1981 and attended the University of Southern California and earned a Master of Business Administration.Upon earning an MBA, Milstein continued in the real estate industry as a sales agent.
Milstein became a Partner at Hagar Pacific Properties (HPP). The company is an investment firm focusing on commercial real estate that owns and manages more than three million square feet of industrial and commercial real estate in the United States.
Milstein is also the co-founder, as well as the National Chairman of the Israeli – American Council. He is a board of director of several other organizations and they include Stand With Us, Israel on Campus Coalition, Jewish Funders Network and Hasbara Fellowships. Milstein also co-founded an entity providing no cost Hebrew books that teach Jewish values to thousands of United States based Israeli – Jewish American families.
Milstein’s philanthropic interest led him to co-found, along with his wife, the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The Foundation is a charitable entity and offers philanthropic services to organizations dedicated to strengthening U.S. – Israel relationships, the State of Israel and Jewish people. The Foundation’s services include fundraising in the areas of Pro-Israel advocacy, Jewish continuity and Jewish education.
The Milstein’s philanthropic philosophy is based on three unique principals and includes active philanthropy, philanthropic synergy and life path impact. It is important to the Milstein’s that the entire foundation staff not only offer financial support, but invest expertise, as well as time to each cause. The foundation identifies organizations that engage their target audience through life’s many stages. The organizations that create and offer programs for children, adolescences and the different levels of adulthood have the ability to maintain a connection with their target audiences. Milstein and his foundation provide guidance and funding to enhance the impact organizations make by developing programs and partnerships with other organizations who are working toward a common goal.