Do not let anything fall between the cracks – that is what Adam Milstein would tell you. These and among other wise epithets are the things that have shaped him in a career in real estate and a life of philanthropy and love.
Who is Adam Milstein?
Adam Milstein was born in Israel where he spent his formative years. He served as a soldier and later on joined his father in the business of real estate and construction development. He was married in 1974 and got his degree in Bachelors of Science in 1978. He arrived in the U.S.A in 1981 and he earned an MBA from the University of South Californiain 1983. He is currently the managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties.
In an exclusive interview with Ideamensch, Adams Milstein opened up about the values that have shaped him so far. Top of these is the ‘do-it-yourself’ attitude that he has based his work ethics. When he wanted to start out, he realized that the people who gave him opportunities in life did not really appreciate what he had to offer them. He decided to go at it himself and became a sales agent. After just three successful years as a broker, he decided it was time to become an investor in real estate ad he has not looked back since.
Milstein denies there being any routine to the business of real estate, there is only what is possible. Business is a day to day activity, and while it is fulfilling, it requires a person to do more to be truly satisfied. Milstein derives his satisfaction from philanthropy. In fact, most of the values that have made him such a successful real estate investor have driven him in his works of philanthropy. He is a co-founder and the national chairman of Israeli- American foundation among other charity foundations.
Adam Milstein inspires many and he is a true beacon of our society. He is proof that economic fulfilment is not enough. You also has to give back and care for those that surround them.