Real Estate Expert, Gerald Lucas, Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress For New Book, “Dare to Succeed”

Gerald Lucas will team with CelebrityPress, a leading book publishing company, and several leading experts from around the world to release the book, “Dare to Succeed”

Orlando, Fla. – May 20, 2013 – Gerald Lucas has joined America’s leading experts, along with best-selling author Jack Canfield, named by Time magazine as the “Publishing Phenomenon of the Decade,” to co-author the forthcoming book titled, “Dare to Succeed: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Their Secrets to Success in Business and in Life – and Dare You to Succeed!” Nick Nanton, Esq. along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., the leading agents to Celebrity Experts® worldwide, recently signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress™ imprint.

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 currently Managing Director of Performance Property, LLC in Jersey City, NJ and is a licensed Realtor.  Gerald 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.

“Dare to Succeed” will feature the authors’ secret strategies to conquer the competition and bring ongoing abundance into your life. “Dare to Succeed: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Their Secrets to Success in Business and in Life – and Dare You to Succeed!” No matter what line of work you’re in, the marketplace constantly challenges you.  No matter how savvy an entrepreneur or skilled a professional you are, you risk losing ground every day you don’t push forward. That’s why you need every advantage possible to achieve the prosperity you’re after. The royalties from this project will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes. The book is expected to be published in August 2013.

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields.



Lindsey Showalter

Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®