Adam Milstein is an Israeli-American entrepreneur, community leader, real estate investor, and philanthropist. Before arriving in the United States in 1981, he graduated from the Technion in Israel and served in the IDF during the Yom Kippur War. After obtaining a degree in 1983, he began his career in the real estate industry. A few decades later, he spends much of his time at Hager Pacific Properties, a real estate investment firm where he works as a Managing Partner.
Milstein isn’t just a successful real estate investor. He is also an active philanthropist and community leader. He is the National Chairman and co-founder of the Israeli-American Council. He sits on the board at numerous other organizations like StandWithUs, the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, Hasbara Fellowships, the Israel on Campus Coalition, and the Jewish Funders Network. He and his wife Gila even founded an organization that gives free books in Hebrew to more than 15,000 Israel-Jewish-American families all over the country, named Sifriyat Pijama B’America.
In a recent interview, Adam Milstein spoke about what has helped him become successful and how his passion has led him. His creation of Hager Pacific Properties came from a simple idea and from the desire to acquire what he found himself worthy of. He takes comfort in small achievements and knows that structure doesn’t always mean success. His achievements in business did not always make him successful either, pushing him to venture further into the philanthropic world.
Milstein brings his ideas to life by pushing the ideas until they become true. Relying on others will never allow one to achieve what they desire, as he points out. He believes that three habits that will make any entrepreneur or businessman more successful- consistency, persistency, and follow-up.
Adam Milstein knows that being patient is part of running a successful business; big-time success doesn’t happen in a short time. Making every decision should be wagered against the risk of regret. Adam Milstein regrets no decision he has made in his life, ensuring his life has not only been successful but also full of happiness.
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