NOTABLE PEOPLE IN REAL ESTATE: ADAM MILSTEIN
Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, an investor in the real estate industry and leader of Israeli native. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Southern California in 1981 then started his career in Real estate in 1983, still in southern California. He has served in IDF during the War of Yom Kippur. Currently he serves as a managing partner in a privately owned commercial real estate firm known as Hager Pacific Properties.
With his MBA specializing in Entrepreneurship major, Adam says he was driven to starting his own company-Hanger Pacific after realizing that the pay from formal employment was not sufficiently rewarding for the time, skills and knowledge he put in. He was driven to venturing in the real estate field because he had experience in the field and it also looked promising. He gained the experience from working as a broker. Moreover, Milstein also likes the industry because of the unpredictability on the field that makes it more profitable.
He collaborated in the founding of Israeli-American Council where he also serves as the chairman. He also serves as a board member of Jewish Funders Network, AISH Los Angeles, Hasbara Fellowships among others. As part of his philanthropic acts, Milstein founded the Sifriyat Pijama B’America together with his wife. The organization aims at promoting Jewish teachings to Israeli-Jewish- American communities living in the US.
In his personal life, Adam Milstein prefers to live one day at a time and approaching each day with an open mind. He believes that the more property one acquires property, the more one gets more organized, and the more one gives the more one gets. He is very determined and does not settle at anything less, he pushes till the end and accept as true that doing something by oneself is increases the chances of success. Adam enjoys all the jobs he has held before as all of them were learning opportunities. The best give away he can give to anyone he says is always following up with every contact because they create opportunities. He is a family man and treasures his family the most.