Real Estate Expert Gerald Lucas Featured in Fast Company Magazine

Gerald Lucas is currently featured in the July/August Edition of Fast Company as one of “America’s Top Business Leaders.”

Jersey City, NJ – July 3rd, 2013 – Gerald Lucas, Managing Director of Performance Property, LLC., can be seen on  newsstands across the United States in the current edition of Fast Company magazine. In a  full-page feature, Gerald Lucas is being recognized by America’s PremierExperts® as one of “America’s Top Business Leaders.” The July/August edition of Fast Company hit store shelves on June 25, 2013.

Here’s what the Fast Company feature had to say about Gerald Lucas:

Gerald Lucas is a real estate investor, author, coach and professional speaker. Gerald has developed numerous condominium complexes, owned and managed apartment buildings and successfully coached investing students throughout North America. Gerald raised over $100 million in 2011 for a REIT formed in partnership with an Australian pension fund. An accomplished musician, Gerald is the author of “Short Sale Specifics.”

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Gerald Lucas is a real estate investor, author, coach and lecturer. Gerald is the author of Short Sale Specifics: An Easy-To-Read Homeowner’s Guide To Short Sales, which draws from his experience successfully negotiating hundreds of real estate short sales. A landlord and condominium developer, Gerald has owned and managed properties that range in size from condos and single-family homes to big apartment complexes. Always eager to pass his knowledge and experience on to others, Gerald has successfully coached hundreds of students throughout the United States and Canada how to invest in residential real estate.

As a former college professor, Gerald designed, developed and taught the small business certificate program at Hudson Community College in his hometown. Gerald recently partnered with an Australian pension fund to form a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Together they raised over $100 million to invest in residential property. Gerald developed the REIT’s entire investment strategy, handpicked the REIT’s initial team of professionals (attorneys, title company, property manager & leasing director) and oversaw the first $20 million of all property acquisitions.

Gerald is a licensed Realtor and holds business degrees from Howard University as well as MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Gerald is a long-time musician and singer-songwriter who regularly performs in the New York City metropolitan area. Gerald actively supports Big Brothers Big Sisters as well as Project Homeless Connect.

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