Adam Milstein is a prosperous real estate investor, philanthropist, and activist. As a managing partner for Hager Pacific Properties, Mr. Milstein manages the financial, accounting, and disposition departments of the company. Hager Pacific Properties is a privately owned real estate investment business that invests in, and develops properties, either to add to its portfolio of acquired properties, or to sell for a substantial profit.
Adam Milstein is also known for being a generous philanthropist and a fervent activist. In 2000, Mr. Milstein and his wife, Gila, established a charitable organization that contributes money and opportunities for Jewish students and professionals to attain higher education. The charity is called the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation or MFF. MFF champions for their home country of Israel and the American Jewish people, particularly those who originate from Israel.
Adam Milstein is chairman and co-founder of the Israeli-American Council and is a member of other boards of directors for several Jewish groups such as Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs, Birthright Israel, Hasbara Fellowships, Jewish Funders Network, Stand By Me, and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Council.
Adam Milstein was instrumental in organizing the Campus Maccabees summit in June 2015, with collaborators Haim Saban and Sheldon Adelson. The summit involved 50 organizations that pledged to unite and fight against any type of anti-Semitism that appears on any national college campus. Mr. Milstein is also a forthright opponent against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement.
Adam Milstein was born Tuvia Milsztein in 1952 in his home country of Israel. In Haifa, Israel, Mr. Milsztein married his wife, Gila, and attended the Technion, graduating in 1978, with a Bachelor of Science degree in both economics and business. In 1981, Tuvia Milsztein and his wife migrated to the United States. After arriving in the U.S., he changed his name to Adam Milstein and settled in California. He attended the University of Southern California, earning his MBA in 1983. His first job was as a real estate sales agent in the commercial real estate industry. He currently lives in Encino, California with his wife, Gila, three daughters, and three grandchildren.