Adam Milstein is a native of Israel. His parents immigrated there and began a successful business in real estate development. Adam Milstein served his obligatory time in the Israeli Army before joining his father in the family business. Adam also used this time to further his education. He studied as a technician at the Israeli Institute of Technology. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in science and economics.
Adam married his wife Gila in 1974. In 1981 they decided to move to the United States with their two children. They eventually had a third daughter in the United States. Adam enrolled in the University of Southern California’s master of Business Administration program. He received his degree from USC and began to build a career in real estate.
Adam Milstein studied to be an entrepreneur at USC and proceeded to do just that after 3 years of working in the market. He took the time to gain some knowledge while working as a broker and then went out on his own as an investor in real estate.
Adam Milstein has used philanthropy as a way to balance his life between career success and personal satisfaction. He is very active in the community. Adam co-founded the Israeli American Council. Milstein is also on the board the Israeli On Campus Coalition, Hasbara Fellowships, Stand With Us and American Israel Public Affairs Committee National Council. Adam’s wife Gila is an active participant in philanthropy as well.
In 2000 the couple founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The organization has a specific focus and looks to maintain a strong connection with the Jewish homeland and nurture its special ties to the United States. The Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation is structured to educate young professionals on the importance of their Jewish roots. They are motivated to connect with the state of Israel and identify with Jewish pride. Young students are encouraged to have be an advocate for the state of Israel and connect with Jewish persons on their campuses, schools and surrounding communities.
Adam Milstein has been able to build up his business through persistence and consistency over the years. He always follows up on a viable contact and gives every business idea a chance. Adam believes that you miss 100% of the chances that aren’t taken.