Adam Milstein, a prominent businessman and strong proponent for Israel, lives a life many people only dream about. Through his hard work, strenuous study, and continual positive outlook on life he has reached the pinnacle of achievement in many areas of life.
Adam was born in Haifa, Israel to parents who were original settlers of the country. His father immigrated from Mexico and his mother from Argentina. After being raised in Kiryat Motzkin, he joined the Israeli Defense Forces in 1971. He served with distinction in the 1973 Yom Kippur war under Ariel Sharon. After military service, he enrolled in the Israeli Institue of Technology and graduated cum laude in 1978 with a major in business and economics. He went to work with his father and helped build and expand the family’s real estate development and construction business. He credits his success during this time to a strong work ethic instilled in him by his parents.
A Family Changes Things
1974 was a big year for Adam, he married Gila Elgrably in Haifa. They had two daughters and set up a family home. The hard-charging young executive had a family to support, and a future to plan. In 1974, they moved to the United States, a short time later they had a third daughter.
Success In America
Adam enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Southern California. After graduation, he drew upon his extensive real estate experience and became a commercial real estate agent. Adam is now a managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties, a private real estate investment firm. He lives in Encino, California with his wife and is the grandfather to three beautiful grandchildren.
Adam and his wife founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, dedicated to preserving the Israeli State’s interests and continued strong ties to the United States. Additionally, he co-founded the Israeli-American Council and sits on the boards of numerous other charities and organizations.