Adam Milstein is a man of many titles; he is a businessman with a vested interest in the real estate market, a community leader, and a philanthropist. Since moving to America as a scholar, Milstein has been on the mission of fighting for the rights and equal representation of the Jewish community in government and leadership positions. According to an interview with ideamensch Milstein, shares more about his personality, real estate side, and philanthropy work.
How did Hager Pacific Properties come about?
While most people find themselves in the real estate business, this was a totally different case for Milstein the owner and founder of Hager Pacific Properties. Adam moved to America in a quest to further his education. Immediately after graduating with an MBA from USC, Mr. Adam Milstein moved into the commercial real estate business having being dissatisfied with what most recruiters were offering in the market. After working as a commercial broker for three years, the entrepreneur decided to hang his boots and decided to go on his own a fact that saw him establish Hager Pacific Properties.
Qualities that have helped Milstein succeed
Every successful business executive has that one trait that helps them succeed, and to Mr. Adam this trait has always been setting non-specific goals. According to Adam, specific goals are always limiting not only regarding their scope but also to an individual’s ability. Set yourself free and see how much you can achieve.
What setbacks has Milstein had to experience?
Over-ambitiousness: wanting to succeed faster within a short time. While at school, Adam tried making a fortune overnight. Adam thought he had made it and decided to increase with a bigger margin his inventories. Things, however, did not go well and Mr. Adam had to wait longer to succeed.
Mr. Milstein is a philanthropist and community developer by nature. Before migrating to the US to further his studies, Adam used to serve his native Israel country in the IDF during the Yom Kippur War. Adam does his philanthropy through an organization such as the Israeli-American Council where he is a co-founder as well as its chairman. He also has a family-based charity organization where with the help of his wife they help the marginalized Jewish community in America acquire education and leadership opportunities.