Adam Milstein is the oldest child of Eva and Hillel Milstein. He was born in Haifa, Israel in 1952. Both his mother and father were immigrants from Mexico and Argentina respectively. His mother was a homemaker and his father was a real estate developer.Milstein has two younger siblings, Yehoshua and Dalit. Currently, he resides in California with his wife.
In 1971, as a teenager, Adam Milstein was enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces and even participated in the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Then, he was enrolled into the Technion and graduated in business and economics with a Bachelor of Science in 1978. Soon, Adam joined his father into the real estate industry and helped in the expansion of the family business.
In 1974, Adam Milstein married his wife, Gila Elgrably in his birthplace of Haifa. Seven years later, the family moved to the United States, where Milstein received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the prestigious University of Southern California. Milstein, then, started his career in the real estate industry as a sales agent.
After his career in the sales industry, Adam Milstein became a managing partner with Hager Pacific Properties, where he guides the company’s financing, property management, and disposition. The organization, Hager Pacific Properties, specializes in property management.
Today, Adam Milstein and his wife have three children and three grandchildren. Moreover, they have established a non-profit organization named Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation (MFF). Its purpose is to provide education and acknowledge Jewish history, pride, and knowledge in relation to the State of Israel and the Jewish people. In addition to MFF, Milstein cofounded Israeli-American Council, a Jewish organization.
More recently in 2016, Adam Milstein was part of the top 100 most influential Jewish people. Additionally, he was recognized as being one of the top 200 philanthropists in the world.