Recently, Adam Milstein was ranked number 187 on a list of the Top 200 Most Influential Philanthropists in the World, by Richtopia, a London based magazine. He co-founded the Israeli-American Council, and currently serves as their Chairman. He is very active in Jewish charities, including StandWIthUs, the Israel on Campus Coalition and others.
Other well-known names on the list include Eric Trump, Elon Musk, Bill and Melinda Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Adam claims that his philanthropic involvement is one of the most important parts of his life.
Along with his wife Gila, Adam runs the Milstein Family Foundation, which focuses on giving to charities around the world. They focus on giving with a key element being the life path of their giving. They want to be able to see the lifelong effect of the problems they support. They will continue to support the Jewish American community and the State of Israel.
Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel. His father was a real estate developer. He served with the Israeli Defense Forces during the 1973 War of Yom Kippur. After he completed his military duties, he earned a B.S Degree from Technion, Institute of Technology. He then began working with his father in the real estate and construction industry.
In 1971, he married Gila. In 1981, they moved with their first two daughters to the United States. In 1983, Adam received an MBA from the University of Southern California. He started working in commercial real estate. Adam is currently a Managing Partner with Hager Pacific Properties. He lives in Encino, California with his wife Gila. They have three daughters and three grandchildren.