Kay Wright is a Realtor you can trust in Lexington, KY and the surrounding communities. She works with both buyers and sellers in setting and achieving personal and investment real estate goals. Her focus on each and every client’s needs has resulted in a business that reflects many repeat clients and client referrals.

There are so many opportunities for prospective buyers and sellers to experience the local market through web based information such as Zillow and Trulia. So why do you need Kay?

1. Local listings feed from our MLS system at the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors to all other web based sites, including Zillow. We have the information first! Kay’s information is the most accurate and relevant to local buyers and sellers.

2. Kay is extremely skilled in frontline negotiations of not only the best market price, but also the repairs and conditions which might accompany each and every sale.

3. In addition to her knowledge of the economic conditions that impact the local housing market, Kay is well versed in the real estate policies and laws that protect her clients from harm.

Add Kay’s skill in communicating and building teams with all parties involved, e.g., agents, buyer, seller, lender, appraiser, title company, attorney, inspectors, contractors, etc., and you have the “complete package” in a Realtor.

Local and Global Relocation

Kay is also skilled in relocation from and to Kentucky working with businesses, clients, and relocation companies. This extends to the global market. Kay is a Global Relocation Specialist and enjoys working with clients from around the world. This, in part, explains her affiliation with Keller Williams.

Keller Williams is the largest real estate company in the world. KW offices are in the US, Canada, the UK, Dubai, Portugal, Spain, Shanghai, South Africa, New Zealand, Belize, Colombia, and Mexico. Offices continue to open worldwide.

Education and Certifications

Kay holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of Kentucky. As a Realtor®, “I continue building the skills that add value to my work with clients.” These include:

e-Pro Technology (NAR)

GRI Graduate, Realtor Institute (NAR)

Senior Real Estate Specialist (NAR)

Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (NAR)

Accredited Buyer Representative (NAR)

Prior Professional Experiences

My prior professional career included a professorship in Child and Family Studies at Eastern Kentucky University from which she is Professor Emeritus. Kay notes that the experience gained in her academic career prepared her for working with clients and understanding the nuances of individuals and families.


Kay has been called an “influencer” by her peers. She is a graduate of Leadership Central Kentucky and is active in the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors having served as a Director, as well as a member of the LBAR Economic and Development Strategy Task Force. She is currently a member of the LBAR Professional Standards Board. Kay has been an LBAR course instructor and Chair of the Cultural Diversity Task Force. She is a Lifetime Member of the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors’ Million Dollar Club. At Keller Williams Bluegrass, Kay serves on the Affiliate Leadership Council and chairs the Education Committee.


Volunteer efforts include membership in Altrusa International of Lexington, KY and working with EAGLE, a support group for adults with Autism. Kay is also a member of 100 Women, an organization providing financial support programs for children and families. Of course, she is a contributor to Red Day, a Keller Williams day of service.

Business Affiliations

Kay is a member of Commerce Lexington, the local Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the Kentucky Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.


Kay’s strong work ethic is grounded in growing up on a working farm in northern Kentucky. The University of Kentucky brought her to Lexington and it has been her home for many years. Sons, Michael and Matthew Springate, grew up in Lexington attending local public schools. Michael continues to live and work in Lexington. Matthew and his wife, Juana, live in London, England. Kay notes that her best times are gatherings of children in Lexington and in world wide travels where memories are made and family bonds strengthened.