Adam Milstein is a real estate investor. He is also a philanthropist and a managing partner of Hagar Pacific Properties. Adam Milstein was born 1952, in Haifa, Israel to parents Eva (nee Temkin) and Hillel Milshtein. His mother was a homemaker and his father was a real estate developer. In 1949 Adam Milstein’s mother immigranted from Mexico to Israel and his father immigrated from Argentina to Israel in 1948. Adam’s parents eventually moved from Haifa to Kiryat Yam then to Kiryat Motzkin. Adam Milstein joined the Israeli Defense Forces in 1971, fulfilling his mandatory service.
He also served during the Yom Kippur War in 1973. After his military service of Adam Milstein obtained his Bachelor’s degree in business and economics in 1978 from Technion. In between serving in the Israeli defense forces and obtaining his degree, Milstein married his wife Gila Elgrably.
They married in Haifa and had their first child in 1976, a daughter named Merav and a second daughter Lyron in 1980. After moving to the United States Milstein attended the University of Southern California where in 1983, he received his Master of Business Administration Degree. He later worked as a sales agent in commercial real estate.
Adam and his wife Gila founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation in 2000. The foundation sponsors students and young professionals helping them stay connected to their Jewish history and fostering Jewish pride. The youth is also given educational tools and knowledge to become advocates for the Jewish people and the state of Israel.
Adam Milstein and his wife are very active in the support of Jewish causes. Milstein and his wife Gila co-founded Sifriyat Pijama B’America and Adam Milstein sits on the board of many organizations. Organizations such as Birthright Israel, StandWithUs, Israel on Campus Coalition, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
Milstein is also the co-founder and National Chairman of the fastest growing Jewish organization in America, the Israeli-American Council. Milstein’s current position as managing partner requires him to oversee the firm’s finances. The firm acquires and rehabilitates retail, industrial, office and multi-family properties. Adam Milstein and his wife have 3 daughters and currently reside in Ca