Societies have always been made up of the haves and the have-nots. While such inequalities predominantly define our societies, it has become something of common practice for the highly privileged to give back to the society. Some with extreme abundance do it in a stylistic way to warrant recognition; initiating and funding major programs and projects directed to lift the less fortunate. Such one man who has been acknowledged for his philanthropic work is Adam Milstein.
Adam Milstein was recently acknowledged among ‘the 200 most influential Do-Gooders globally.’ He ranked at number 187 among the top philanthropists and social entrepreneurs on social medial. The real estate mogul, who co-founded a multimillion real estate company ‘Hager Pacific Properties,’ found his name in a list that was entirely decorated by celebrities and high profile politicians and businessmen as well as technology experts owing to his recent philanthropic initiatives across the country. The list includes notable names like Mark Zuckerberg, former president Barack Obama, media personality Oprah Winfrey, Bill and Melinda Gates, Bill and Hillary Clinton, rapper Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs among others.
Mr. Milstein, through his family foundation ‘Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation,’ has been at the forefront in supporting and strengthening the Jewish people, particularly assisting them in their efforts to trace their ancestry and identify with their motherland ‘Israel.’ The foundation, founded in 2000, basically sponsors Jewish learners as well as professionals in their education in a bid directed to inform them of their Jewish roots.
Acknowledging the honour, Mr. Milstein expressed his utter joy of having made it to the list, remarking that philanthropy has always been the most important and fulfilling part of his life.
About Adam Milstein
An Israeli native, Mr. Milstein once served in the Israeli military, IDF, before he fully embarked in schooling. He graduated with BSc. Degree in Business and Economic in 1978 before moving to the United States in 1983 and further graduated with MBA from the University of South Carolina. After his MBA Degree, he immediately joined real estate industry, Co-founding Hager Pacific properties. The company is mainly involved in purchasing, rehabilitating and selling homes.