An Israeli philanthropist and real estate investor, Adam Milstein, is working in Hager Pacific Properties as a managing partner. In 2000, he with his wife founded the Adam & Gila Milstein Family Foundation. In 1949, his mother migrated to Israel from Mexico, when she was 18 years old.
In 1978, Milstein graduated with a BS in economics and business. During his higher education, he united with his father and helped him to expand their family business of real estate development and construction business.
In 1974, he married with Gila Elgrably in Haifa. And in 1981, Milstein family went back to their motherland, the United States. Here he completed his MBA from the University of Southern California. And then he started his career as real estate broker.
After joining Hager Pacific Properties as a managing partner, he began to look for the financing, accounting, and disposition of the firm. Hager specializes in rehabilitating, acquiring and repositioning retail, office, industrial and multi-family properties.
This week, Milstein officially listed in 200 Most Influential Do-Gooders, as part of a list of leading social entrepreneurs and philanthropists on social media, by Richtopia, A London-based publication, in coordination with Rise, a social media ranking system.
Milstein rank No. 187 on that list and that based on his Facebook and Twitter accounts’ inspiration in the philanthropic world. Milstein is the Chairman and co-founder of Israeli-American Council (IAC), and a leader in different other prominent Jewish organizations, including Hasbara Fellowships, the Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs, and AIPAC.
This list also contains politicians such as Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, and numerous other highly dominant philanthropic public figures such as Oprah Winfrey, J.K. Rowling, and much more.
Adam Milstein said that his philanthropic work is the most gratifying and important part of his life, and he is honored to count amongst other leaders in this field. He said that his wife assisted him and especially the team of IAC along with other organizations that they partnered with to make a difference.