About Gary

About Gary

Gary Denton is not just a real estate agent; he's a dedicated community member with deep roots in Central Kentucky. A proud native, Gary graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1964 and served as a 1st Lieutenant in the Kentucky National Guard. His love for his community is only surpassed by his love for his wife, Lucia, and their daughter, Angel.

Experience & Accomplishments

Gary is a seasoned professional with nearly three decades in the real estate industry. Since joining the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR) in 1998, he has consistently been a top producer, a distinction he's held since 1993. His areas of expertise include residential, farm, commercial, and investment properties.

Gary's designations include ABR, SFR, CREN, and MRP. For 27 years, he has been a trusted agent with Rector Hayden Realtors, leveraging his substantial experience in Planning & Zoning and Land Development.

His community service includes a six-year appointment to the Motor Carrier Advisory Board by the governor, co-founding the Jessamine County Educational Foundation and serving as its past president. He has also served on the Jessamine County Board of Appeals, the Jessamine County Comprehensive Plan committee, and as a longtime director of Jessamine County KY Farm Bureau. He's a past director and charter member of Camp Nelson Heritage Park.


Gary's in-depth knowledge of the local housing market is unparalleled. Whether you're buying your first home or relocating, Gary's expertise and commitment will make your residential real estate journey seamless and successful.


As a native of Central Kentucky, Gary understands the unique nuances of farm properties. His extensive experience in this sector ensures that he can help clients navigate the intricacies of farm real estate, from soil quality to water rights, with ease.

Commercial and Investment

Gary's prowess in commercial and investment real estate makes him an invaluable partner for entrepreneurs and investors alike. He comprehends the business and investment landscapes in Central Kentucky, providing insightful guidance to those looking to expand their businesses, embark on new ventures, or optimize their investment portfolio. Whether it's selecting the ideal commercial location or identifying profitable investment opportunities, Gary's expertise ensures your real estate decisions are both strategic and successful.

Before Real Estate

Gary's leadership skills were honed through a series of high-ranking roles in the Transportation & Logistics industry, including as a District Manager at RoadWay Express Northeast and Southeast - Gulf Coast, and as Vice President of Operations at CL Motor Freight and Reed Lines Motor Freight.

As a deeply religious person, Gary has served his local church in a number of roles, including Chairman of the Congregation, Deacon, Elder, and Trustee at Nicholasville Christian Church.