Richtopia is a London-based publication which releases an annual list of the 200 Most Influential Do-Gooders in the World. Adam Milstein, an Israeli-American who lives in Southern California, was #187 on this list. His listing took into account is influential Twitter and Facebook accounts which have garnered many fans across the United States and Israel. He was also put on this list as he is the co-founder of the Israeli-American Council and serves as this nonprofit’s organization’s Chairman of the Board.
When receiving this recognition, Adam Milstein released a statement saying how important philanthropy is in his life and how honored he felt. He also thanked his wife, Gila, as well as the other individuals and organizations that support Israeli-Americans and the State of Israel.
Other names on this exclusive and prestigious list includes such well-known people as Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, Ashton Kutcher, Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, and Bill and Melinda Gates.
Another nonprofit that Adam founded, along with Gila, was the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Their foundation was established in order to provide strength to Jewish People in both the US and Israel. They also empower pro-Israel Americans with the knowledge they need to be effective advocates for their strongly held beliefs. Their foundation is also a strong supporter of the ties that exist between the United States and Israel which strengthen and protect both countries.
After emigrating to the United States in 1981, Adam Milstein attended the University of Southern California in order to earn his MBA. Upon graduation in 1983 he became a commercial real estate broker and, after three years, became a real estate investor himself when he founded Hager Pacific Properties. He is this company’s Managing Partner and handles all of its accounting and investing needs.
Adam Milstein is on the board of a large number of pro-Israel nonprofits. Among these are the Jewish Funders Network, the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, Hasbara Fellowships, and StandWithUs. He splits his time between working on his company, serving on the boards of these nonprofits, and engaging in philanthropy efforts through his family’s foundation.