MPA Hot 100 2014: Daniel Milstein
Hot 100: When Daniel Milstein fled the former Soviet Union as a teenager, he took along one suitcase and 17 cents in pocket change. Today, he’s one of the top originators in the country. Milstein established Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group in 2000 and has led the business ever since. Milstein has personally closed more than $3bn in loans, and Gold Star closes $1bn annually.