Adam Milstein was born in 1952 in Haifa, Israel. His parents both came from different parts of the world. His father came from Argentina in 1948(same year the State was founded) and his mother also immigrated to Israel from Mexico in 1949, a year later. They were both only 18 and 19 at the time. Adam Milstein’s father became a combat sailor and was a part of Israel’s Independence. His parents got married to each other in 1950 and had Adam as their first child. In his early childhood years Adam Milstein’s family moved from Haifa to Kiryat Yam and then to Kiryat Motzkin. A few years later in the late 1950’s Adam’s siblings were born.
In 1971 Adam Milstein was enlisted and joined the Israel Defense Force. It was a mandatory service and he served his years during the Yom Kippur War in 1973. Milstein also fought in the Egyptian front war and was under General Ariel Sharon. He had a part in the crossing of the Suez Canal and also a hand in the encirclement of the Egyptian Third Army. A little while after he joined the Technion and in 1978 he graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics. Later Milestein decided to join his father and help grown his real estate construction/development business.
Adam Milstein later went on to marry a woman by the name of Gila Elgrably, back in his home of Haifa in the early 1980’s. He decided to then take his family and head to the United States to live. Adam went on to achieve his Master of Business Administration degree after completing his classes from the University of Southern California in 1983. Soon after he chose to start working in the real estate business as a sale agent.