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Zach Davis

President & Principal Broker
Zach Davis

“I have the privilege of being a Kentuckian,” begins broker Zach Davis when asked to describe himself. That heritage, solidified by his ancestors more than twelve generations ago, forms the foundation for his life’s work.

Childhood days spent wading in the waters of the Elkhorn attuned him to the beauty of the Bluegrass. The seasons were measured not in months but were marked by the rhythms of his family’s small thoroughbred operation.

Zach’s first job in real estate came early. One July, he assisted farm realtor/broker Kay Ledbetter by painting field & paddock gates in her farm’s signature colors, dragging a little red wagon full of supplies in the midsummer heat. He recalls the groundbreaking broker as “larger than life” and his own work as “probably subpar.” As a teen, he proved far more successful directing calls in a local real estate office (between stints at the Winn-Dixie cash register).

Ever industrious, Zach earned his real estate license after his eighteenth birthday, shortly before entering Transylvania University. There, Zach pursued a degree in history, with a special interest in the Bluegrass’s historic architecture.

Zach gained vast experience studying his mentor, Kirkpatrick & Co. founder Arnold Kirkpatrick. Arnold understood that the purchase or sale of a property was not the end of a relationship, but a prelude. He treasured the friendships he built with clients, offering a unique blend of industry expertise and Bluegrass hospitality to individuals both local and international. Steeped in that tradition, Zach remains pleased to provide clients excellent – and gracious – representation.

Zach’s particular expertise includes horse farms, historic estates, crop & cattle land, as well as recreational properties. He is also pleased to consult regarding many aspects of farm ownership, including layout, staffing, construction & veterinary services, and conservation easements. Zach frequently works in concert with a client’s legal & financial teams, offering guidance for estates and trusts.

Zach resides in Fayette County with his wife, Natalie, and their two children. In his spare time, he enjoys genealogy, Kentucky history, and appreciating local bourbon.

Relevant Experience

  • Alumnus, Transylvania University, A.B. in History
  • Director & Vice President, Iroquois Hunt Club
  • Commissioner & Vice Chairman, LFUCG Planning Commission
  • Chairman, Bluegrass Realtors Professional Standards Committee
  • Past Chair, Bluegrass Realtors Grievance Committee
  • Past Vice Chair, LFUCG Rural Land Management Board
  • Past Commissioner, Paris Pike Corridor Commission
  • Past Director, The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Past Director, High Hope Steeplechase Assn.
  • Past Trustee, Lexington History Museum
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