Adam Milstein has made philanthropy an important priority in his work and his charity work has become known all over the world, so much so that he made Richtopia’s list of the World’s Top 200 Do Gooders. That list has included billionaire businessmen like Warren Buffet, the Trump family, Mark Zuckerberg and TV personalities like Oprah Winfrey and politicians including the Clintons and Obamas. Milstein’s contributions to the Jewish community through financial giving and promoting a strong Israel also landed him the Jerusalem Post’s Top 50 Most Influential Jews list just 8 months ago and he and his wife Gila have also recently hosted a video production competition along with StandWithUs.
Adam Milstein is a founding member and current Managing Partner of Hager Pacific Properties, one of the largest and most affluent Jewish American real estate investment firms. He’s responsible for acquiring capital for property purchases and property administration tasks. Prior to real estate brokering, Milstein lived in Israel and served in the military for four years including fighting in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. He also worked in construction and building framing for several years with his father, and then also ran a business selling art to the temples while attending the Israeli Technion – Institute of Technology. He married Gila Elgrably in 1974 and has raised three daughters with her.
Adam Milstein founded the Milstein Family Foundation in the year 2000, an organization that has not only financially supported other Jewish American activists and resources, but has also supplied educational materials such as Hebrew learning and heritage books. The foundation’s values lie in active philanthropy, path life impact and philanthropic synergy. The Milsteins have been actively involved in every organization the foundation supports, they try to educate each Jewish American age group according to their appropriate time in life, and they call for Jewish leaders around the nation to join with them in building strong communities.
Adam Milstein helped found the Israeli-American Council where he currently serves as chairman, and has also been on the boards of organizations such as StandWithUs, Hillel International and its sister foundations, AIPAC and Hasbara Fellowships. He also is involved with student groups promoting Jewish culture on American campuses. Milstein has also been a keynote speaker at several political action conferences.