A twelfth-generation Kentuckian, Zach Davis grew up on his family’s working Thoroughbred operation. His expertise includes farm & land brokerage, as well as unique historic homes. Upon the successful culmination of a sale, Zach is pleased to consult regarding many aspects of farm ownership, including layout, staffing, construction & veterinary services, and conservation easements.
Upon matriculation to Transylvania University, Zach joined Kirkpatrick & Company as an associate, eventually rising to President & Principal Broker. Mentored by founder Arnold Kirkpatrick, his approach is steeped in Arnold’s teachings & philosophies. From an initial consultation to the closing, Zach aims to build a lifelong relationship built on mutual respect.
In 2016, Zach was appointed by Mayor Jim Gray to the LFUCG Rural Land Management Board (PDR) and, in 2018, to the Paris Pike Corridor Commission. In 2020, he was appointed by Mayor Linda Gorton to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s Planning Commission. He has authored white papers on the Central Kentucky equine farm market and is frequently consulted by governmental bodies, trust departments, family offices, & private clients.
Zach resides in Fayette County with his wife, Natalie, and their children, Whit and Mary Benton. In his spare time, he enjoys genealogy, Kentucky history, spending time with his Jack Russell, and appreciating local bourbon.
Professional and Personal Memberships Include:
National, Kentucky, & Lexington-Bluegrass Associations of Realtors
Parishioner, Regina Pacis Chaplaincy
Alumnus, Transylvania University, A.B. in History
Member, Kentucky Horse Park Foundation
Member, Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Assn.
Member, Thoroughbred Club of America
Director, Iroquois Hunt Club
Commissioner, LFUCG Planning Commission
Chairman, LBAR Professional Standards Committee
Past Chair, LBAR 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