Lee Robinson is a well-respected, trusted leader in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky real estate industry and he has rightfully earned a reputation for enhancing his clients’ experience and delivering the most positive outcome possible. He is an astute marketing tactician, masterful negotiator, yet takes great pride in his unwavering integrity and high ethical standards. With extensive experience and expert knowledge in the complex, intricate business of real estate, Lee skillfully navigates through the most challenging transactions. The hallmark of Lee’s exemplary service is his steadfast dedication to his clients’ objectives. He has helped over 5,000 clients with their real estate endeavors, proof of his unparalleled professional track record. He has also been recognized as one of the region's top producers for over 38 consecutive years. Lee was named 'Realtor of the Year,' an honor bestowed upon him by his peers.
Lee's father was a United States Air Force pilot, serving in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. His mother, Alis Rule Robinson, was a second generation Realtor. Lee's grandmother was the first woman to become a Realtor in Cincinnati in 1934. She went on to build the very first con-dominium in Cincinnati. As a teenager, Lee earned a spot on the 1973 USA World Champion Canoe and Kayak team, competing and winning on an international stage, including winning the U.S. National Canoe championship. These formative influences shaped Lee’s career path and in-spired his disciplined work ethic and competitive spirit. In 1980 when interest rates were a staggering 18%, Lee earned the “Rookie of the Year” title for the largest real estate company in Cincinnati. Building on his early success, Lee founded Robinson Realtors in 1986, the predecessor to Robinson Sotheby's International Realty.
FAMILY + PERSONAL INTERESTS
Lee is the proud husband to Ann, and father to sons Louis and Larson. An avid cycling and paddling enthusiast, Lee also enjoys adventure travel. In 2017, he and his son, Larson, to celebrate Larson’s college graduation, bicycled from Rome, Italy to Edinburgh, Scotland, an unforgettable Father-Son 2,000-mile journey.
Recipient of the “Top 5 Agent' award (out of over 3,000 Realtors) by the Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) multiple years
Consistently achieves sales in top 1% of Greater Cincinnati, resulted in membership in Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors (CABR) Circle of Excellence for over 38 consecutive years
Named 'Realtor of the Year' by Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors (CABR) 2007, Management
Hosted weekly Real Estate talk show broadcast in 43 states
Reputation has earned appointments to numerous CABR committees, including the Professional Standards Committee, Arbitration Committee, Chairman Realtor-Lawyer and MLS Committee
Recipient of the Harry J. Mohlman Real Estate Scholarship, a competitive merit scholarship awarded to one member of the CABR
CABR Community Service Award recipient
Featured on the cover of the National Association of Realtors and Broker Agent magazine
Appointed an official 'Cincinnati Ambassador' by the Mayor of Cincinnati
Awarded 'Key to Cincinnati' by Mayor of Cincinnati
Leadership Cincinnati XXVI
Ohio Professional of the Year 1985
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
Business, Finance and Real Estate courses at University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University, and Harvard University
Earned Personal and Professional designations: CRB, GRI, CRS, ABR, SRES