Within the Jewish community, Adam Milstein is perceived as being a leader and pioneer to the Pro-Israel cause. While growing up throughout his youth as a native of Israel, he began assuming a role of leadership within his cultural community at the age of 19 when he joined the Israeli Defense Forces to fight in the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Following his term of service within the war, he earned his Industrial and Business Management degree in 1978 from the Israel Institute of Technology and then proceeded to move to the United States with his family in 1981. Upon coming to the U.S., he chose to reside in the state of California where in 1983 he graduated with his MBA. Nonetheless, it was after earning his second degree that he began to pursue the business of real-estate.
As a newcomer to the real-estate industry, Adam Milstein started out working as a sales agent. However, after having invested years of dedicated service within his profession, he was promoted to the title of being a managing partner for Hager Pacific Properties in Encino, California. Within the business of real-estate, Hager Pacific Properties is recognized as being a privately-owned firm that undertakes investment in several real-estate industries across the U.S. (warehouses, office buildings, apartment buildings, etc.) and assists in the development of vacant properties. Furthermore, as one of the company’s managing partners, Adam Milstein is more than well-equipped in business knowledge and experience to oversee the property management, disposition, and financing obligations of the firm.
In addition to handling business affairs within his career, Adam Milstein spends the rest of his time participating within and establishing philanthropic projects to support the Jewish community. Yet, of all his active involvements that regard fighting the societal issues that arise from the global spread of anti-Semitism, one of his main projects was founding the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Based out of Los Angeles, California, the nonprofit foundation was created in 2000 upon the purpose to preserve the cultural identity of American Jews by educating and training the youth to become professionals and to self-identify with their Jewish ancestry in the State of Israel. Milstein’s second biggest commitment involves his service as a chairman of the Israeli-American Council (IAC)—another nonprofit organization based out of Los Angeles, California that supports over 250,000 Israeli-Americans. The main objective of the IAC is to fortify cultural affairs between the United States and the State of Israel for the sake of the livelihood of future generations.