The chairman and Co-founder of Israeli-American council is Adam Milstein. He is an Israelite who holds a master’s degree in arts. Moreover, he and his wife set up a foundation that donates Hebrew books which contain values of the Jewish people to the communities. This man is involved in real estate management, he is a philanthropist and more to that, a community leader who tries to instill morals and values to the people. Adam Milstein is in partnership with the Pacific Hager company which deals in private and commercial real estate management. Adam Milstein is a member of the National Council, Los Birthright Board and the Jewish Founders Network.
In an interview conducted by IdeaMensch, Milstein Adam said that what made him successful in his career were commitment, passion, consistency, and working extra hard until his goals are achieved. The advice he gave was that for one to succeed they have to go through hardships, a lot of struggles and patience to attain their goals. He also added that his family is the first priority and he spends a lot of time with them. Above that, Adam Milstein mentioned of the software he uses that helps him keep records and the contacts of people he works with.
On the other hand, he pointed out that Mr. Hager David is one of the people behind his success because he is well equipped in the world affairs and economy. Adam Milstein always thinks ahead of others and he is a smart thinker. The most important thing he mentioned was that as an entrepreneur, one should stay away from critics. The people who talk ill of one’s actions are a distraction when one needs to be focused and committed to attain the desired results. For one to know where a certain problem is, the most important thing to do is to know and understand yourself well, try to know where the problem is and look for ways of finding a solution rather than looking for other people to help you solve your problems. In his view, he has always been happy with all what he does. Isn’t this some quality advise for anyone trying to engage in business?
Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, an investor in the real estate industry and leader of Israeli native. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Southern California in 1981 then started his career in Real estate in 1983, still in southern California. He has served in IDF during the War of Yom Kippur. Currently he serves as a managing partner in a privately owned commercial real estate firm known as Hager Pacific Properties.
With his MBA specializing in Entrepreneurship major, Adam says he was driven to starting his own company-Hanger Pacific after realizing that the pay from formal employment was not sufficiently rewarding for the time, skills and knowledge he put in. He was driven to venturing in the real estate field because he had experience in the field and it also looked promising. He gained the experience from working as a broker. Moreover, Adam Milstein also likes the industry because of the unpredictability on the field that makes it more profitable.
He collaborated in the founding of Israeli-American Council where he also serves as the chairman. He also serves as a board member of Jewish Funders Network, AISH Los Angeles, Hasbara Fellowships among others. As part of his philanthropic acts, Milstein founded the Sifriyat Pijama B’America together with his wife. The organization aims at promoting Jewish teachings to Israeli-Jewish- American communities living in the US.
In his personal life, Adam prefers to live one day at a time and approaching each day with an open mind. He believes that the more property one acquires property, the more one gets more organized, and the more one gives the more one gets. He is very determined and does not settle at anything less, he pushes till the end and accept as true that doing something by oneself is increases the chances of success. He enjoys all jobs he has held before as all of them were learning opportunities. The best give away he can give to anyone he says is always following up with every contact because they create opportunities. He is a family man and treasures his family the most.