Real Estate Expert, Gerald Lucas Interviewed On

Real Estate expert, Gerald Lucas was interviewed on, an inspirational site for college students featuring interviews with successful business executives

New York, NY. – July 31, 2013– Gerald Lucas, Managing Director of Performance Property, LLC was recently interviewed on groundbreaking new website designed to motivate aspiring college students.  A former college professor and seasoned entrepreneur, Mr. Lucas said that he was happy to share his insights on life and success with the many college students from across the US that frequent

Gerald Lucas is a real estate investor, author, coach and professional speaker.  Gerald Lucas recently co-authored a new book called “Dare to Succeed” with best-selling author Jack Canfield, author of the famous Chicken Soup for The Soul series.  Gerald is also 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.  Gerald also 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.

Mr. Lucas holds business degrees from Howard University as well as MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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