When he sat down for his interview with Ideamensch, Adam Milstein was first asked how he ended up working for Hager Pacific Properties. The story of how Mr. Milstein ended up at Hager Pacific Properties is a long one. After Milstein immigrated to the United States, he enrolled in an MBA program at USC. There, he completed a graduate degree program in entrepreneurship, and more information click here.
While still a grad student at USC, Adam Milstein received many job offers from recruiters on campus. He felt that the job offers were undervaluing his skills and experience however. Mr. Milstein recalls that the salary offers he got were below what undergrad students received at USC. This encouraged Milstein to strike out on his own instead of signing a contract with a corporation, and Adam’s lacrosse camp.
Mr. Milstein did end up working on his own for several years as a commercial real estate broker. After three years in the commercial real estate brokerage industry, Adam Milstein came to Hager Pacific Properties where he now works as a managing director from the company’s Encino, California office. He says he could not be happier at his current job and loves the fact that it is right near his family’s home.
Another question asked of the real estate investor and manager is how does a typical day play out for him at work and what does he do during the day to make it more productive. Adam Milstein responded by saying that when you first begin a business or company there is very little structure or routine in your work. It is only once you become settled or established is there a sense of routine. Milstein says that as he has acquired more properties, the work becomes more routine on a daily basis. Being involved in philanthropy outside of his job is what spurs Milstein to try his best at work, and https://www.youtube.com/user/AdamMilstein.
Adam Milstein is involved with a bunch of different charitable groups that have one theme in common. As a native of Israel and of Jewish descent, Adam Milstein is passionate about supporting Jewish causes and pro-Israel groups. A few of the charities that he plays a key role in include the Jewish Funders Network, the Israel on Campus Coalition and Hasbara Fellowships.