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John Stough to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the Upcoming 27th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference

SEATTLE, WA USA – June 10, 2024 – Co-founder and Principal Broker of Kentucky Select Properties, John A. Stough, Jr. has been in the top echelon of Louisville Realtors with more than 45 years of experience in real estate sales and management. Kentucky Select Properties was founded in 2004 and is now the top selling, 100% locally-owned and independent residential real estate company in Louisville.

With specialties in estates, properties of architectural distinction, relocation and corporate moves, condominium conversions and sales, John prides himself in serving the needs of his clients and customers with skill and attention to detail. Whether a first-time home buyer or a savvy investor, he has the sales and negotiating experience to make transactions smooth and rewarding.

A native Louisvillian, John is pleased to contribute to both his industry and his community by serving in many capacities. He has served as Vice President of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors as well as a director and as chairman of the Professional Standards Committee. He is a graduate of Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Director of Commonwealth Bank and Trust for 17 years, served on the boards of Louisville Ballet for 25 years, Family and Children First, American Automobile Association, St. Francis in the Fields Church, and an Executive Committee member of the Historic Homes Foundation.

In 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2023 Kentucky Select was named the "Most Generous Small Company in Louisville" in the Business First of Louisville Partners in Philanthropy Awards. The company was also named an "Extraordinary Philanthropist" in 2016 by real estate peers at the 21st Annual Luxury Real Estate Conference in Aspen, Colorado. John has been awarded “Master Networker” for several years from 2013-2019, and has recently received the “Global Networking Award” at the 16th Annual Luxury Real Estate International Symposium in Cannes, France.

John will soon be adding another recognition to his collection as a recipient of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate (LRE®) Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 27th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Retreat in Charleston, SC which will be held on October 6-9th. Presented twice annually to industry-leading, longtime members of the LRE® network, John was selected to be honored for his persistent dedication to his company and all organizations he is a part of.

“Having known and respected John for many years, we look forward to granting him this honor in the Fall, surrounded by his family, friends and esteemed peers in the industry”, said Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate President, Meghan Barry.

As a Board of Regents member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, John is a recognized leader also serving on the LRE® Executive Committee, representing the finest luxury estates in the Greater Louisville region.

For more information about the 27th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Retreat, please visit

About Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate/

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate (LRE®) has been leading the real estate industry since 1986. Founded by Chairman John Brian Losh, this hand-selected group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 42 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s global network is showcased on, the leading portal for luxury properties online, presenting more multi-million-dollar estates than any near-peer. Frequently distinguished as a leader in the industry, the company has been recognized by Forbes, the Inc. 5000 List and The Wall Street Journal. In addition, they have been honored multiple times by The Webby Awards, ADDY Awards and the Web Marketing Association.

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