Rob Sibcy Is on the List of the Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate for 2014-2015

You know that Sibcy Cline Realtors is the “leader in real estate marketing”, but did you know that Rob Sibcy, President, is also a top leader in real estate in the U.S.?

Swanepoel has published its list of the “Power 200” ranking of the top real estate professionals. With more than 1,000 people reviewed, Rob Sibcy made this list  at #52.

See the rankings here.


About Rob Sibcy
Rob took over as President of the company from his father when he was 25 years old in 1969. There was one office and 15 agents at the time. In 1980, the Sibcy Company acquired the Robert A. Cline Company, and with 250 agents, Sibcy Cline Realtors was established.

Throughout the years. Rob has been known for his entrepreneurial ways:

  • 1983 – Sibcy Cline Mortgage Services established as the first area real estate company to provide such a service
  • 1985-1995 – Sibcy Cline Home Videos television show showcased the company’s listings for 10 years on a weekly basis
  • 1995 – Sibcy Cline’s website is live. At the time, Sibcy Cline was one of only two real estate websites nationally – and the only one locally – that featured photos of homes on the Internet
  • 1996 – First in the area to provide a centralized call center to set showing appointments (The Appointment Center)
  • 1997 – First in the region to publish a full-color inventory magazine
  • 2000 – First in the area to offer insurance services
  • 2000 – First in the region to provide Home Services Coordinators
  • 2002 – First in the region to provide total residential MLS listings on the company’s website
  • 2005 – First in the region to introduce a mobile website
  • 2009 – Text messaging enabled via The Listing Line to smart phones
  • 2012 – In-house app created to facilitate the posting of photos of listings onto the website
  • 2013 – Full-screen photos of company listings on website
  • 2014 – Founded online auction website to sell household goods

Rob Sibcy is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College with a B.S. in Economics. He has served on the board of directors of The Realty Alliance and is a founding member and the current Chairman of the Board for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global network of over 500 independent real estate companies with 120,000 sales associates in over 50 countries.

Rob serves on the Greater Cincinnati Foundation Finance Committee, the Board of Directors of ArtsWave (formerly the Fine Arts Fund), and on the Board of Directors of the Myers Y. Cooper Company and CBank.


Sibcy Cline Kenwood Agents in RISMedia Magazine


Sibcy Cline Kenwood Agents Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam, Patti Sibcy, Jennifer Herron Lightcap, Tammie Iverson and Michelle Randall (along with Robin Sheakley) have their photo featured in the April 2014 issue of RISMedia Real Estate magazine.

You can find the image on page 75 along with an article titled: Local Real Estate Leaders Go Beyond Borders at Leading REConference. The conference was held in Las Vegas in February.

See a digital version of this magazine here.


October 4, 2013 Wall Street Journal – Luxury Portfolio International Features Sibcy Cline Listings


Be sure to pick up the local Wall Street Journal on Friday, October 4, 2013. The Mansions section of the publication will be featuring the latest Luxury Portfolio branded ad including three Sibcy Cline listings.

Sibcy Cline Realtors is the exclusive member of Luxury Portfolio International for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. See all of Sibcy Cline’s listings featured on Luxury Portfolio’s website here.

Luxury Portfolio International is the luxury arm of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and promotes luxury, high-end listings worldwide.

Sibcy Cline Realtors features qualifying properties priced $750,000+ on the website. These listings receive further exposure to the worldwide high-end consumer.

Sibcy Cline’s Luxury Portfolio listings:

  • 15,000 average monthly views to property detail pages
  • Views from 123 foreign countries
  • Views from 50 U.S. States
  • Translation of listing detail information into eight foreign languages
  • Conversion of listing price information into 15 foreign currencies








Rob Fix of Sibcy Cline West Chester Featured in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Video


Rob Fix, Sales Vice President, with the Sibcy Cline West Chester office has been featured in a Leading Real Estate Companies of the World video called, “Make an Introduction and Expand Your Client Base”.


This testimonial-style production showcases a few examples of how fellow Leading Real Estate Companies of the World agents have asked for relocation referral business.

The next time YOU are in an airport lounge waiting on a plane (like Rob Fix was), be sure to strike up a conversation and you never know if someone will be needing the services of a real estate agent!

Watch the video here.

Vacation and Second Home Purchases Are Growing

Couple at Beach

Aaah, to have that second home (somewhere) where you can unwind and get away from it all. Many people are doing just that with their home or condominium purchases!

The National Association of Realtors 2013 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey reports resort and second-home markets increased over 10 percent from 2011 to 2012. These type of homes represent more than 500,000 home sales annually throughout the United States. That rising number is a reflection of the improving economy.

Let us provide you with a world-class introduction!
Have you thought of purchasing a second home? Contact your Sibcy Cline Agent who can refer you to a trusted real estate professional anywhere in the world.

Sibcy Cline Realtors is a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, an organization of over 500 real estate firms in 40 countries. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World had over one million transactions and $272 billion in annual home sales in 2013.

When your Sibcy Cline Agent assists you with your real estate needs outside of our market area, we are connecting you with Realtors of the highest caliber to ensure personal and quality services.

Search for your favorite Sibcy Cline agent here.


Sibcy Cline Luxury Homes Ad in the Wall Street Journal

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Be sure to pick up a Wall Street Journal on Friday, May 24, 2013. Sibcy Cline has a full-page ad in the mansions section of the Ohio regional version of this newspaper. This advertisement promotes 30 of Sibcy Cline’s higher-end, Luxury Portfolio International properties.

Luxury Portfolio International is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest global network of independent real estate companies. Sibcy Cline is a long-time member of this organization and a selected partner with Luxury Portfolio.

Sibcy Cline’s high-end, luxury listings are promoted on the Luxury Portfolio website which is marketed to high-end consumers worldwide. Sibcy Cline’s listings average 50,000 property impressions monthly on this website. View all of Sibcy Cline’s Luxury Portfolio listings here.

Luxury Portfolio International markets over 25,000 homes annually with an average price over $2.5 million. Properties viewed on the website can be converted into multiple foreign languages and currencies. The site has visits from over 200 countries monthly.

Sibcy Cline Realtors Is Re-Certified for RELO Quality Certification (RQC)


Sibcy Cline Realtors has successfully completed the re-certification process for the prestigious RELO Quality Certification (RQC). This program quantifies and qualifies excellence in relocation service.

Under the guidance of Lisa Fix, Vice President of Operations of Sibcy Cline Relocation Services, Sibcy Cline has demonstrated that it continues to meet the specific criteria used to evaluate performance and production, staffing, training and continuing education, quality and scope of relocation service, program marketing, customer satisfaction and technology resources.

After earning the certification, a company must complete a re-certification process every five years to ensure it continues to meet the program’s rigorous standards and remains current in terms of technology and relocation trends. The certification process is through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

“We are very pleased to be presented with re-certification,” says Lisa. “We work very hard to stay ahead of relocation trends and processes. Being re-certified for the RQC reflects Sibcy Cline’s ongoing commitment to delivering a superior level of service to our relocation clients.”

Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors and Chairman of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World


Rob Sibcy

Rob Sibcy

Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, is also the Chairman of the Board for a two-year term for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

He was recently quoted in a RISMedia article, “The Quiet Giant Built on Performance: LeadingRE, a Network of Premier Brokerages”:

“LeadingRE has come a long way in a relatively short period of time, comments network’s new Chairman of the Board Rob Sibcy of Sibcy Cline in Cincinnati, who assumed the role at the conclusion of the conference in February…’When we took the leap in 1997 and decided to create what ultimately became LeadingRE,’ Sibcy says, ‘we were attempting something that many said couldn’t be done. We were asking strong independent brokers – competitors in many markets – to work together under one umbrella. Well, we’ve not only proven those skeptics wrong, but we’ve also surpassed even our own expectations. Every year, it just gets better and better.’ ”

What is Leading Real Estate Companies of the World?
This organization is made up of a membership of top, independent real estate companies. Established in 1997 as a strong relocation and referral network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World expanded to include a luxury home showcase called Luxury Portfolio International as well as online real estate agent training and other strong marketing programs. The organization is now comprised of 500 independent real estate companies with 140,000 sales associates from 35 countries.

Read the entire article here.

Sibcy Cline Realtors Is Partnering with Luxury Portfolio International



Sibcy Cline Realtors has partnered with Luxury Portfolio International, a worldwide luxury property network of 200+ affiliate companies from 27 countries. This association was formed to give Sibcy Cline’s high-end listed properties higher national and international exposure to out-of-area buyers.

Sibcy Cline’s $750,00+ listings will appear on the Luxury Portfolio website. This site attracts 125,000 high-net-worth visitors monthly from 200 countries. Sibcy Cline currently has 109 listings on this website. In June 2012, those listings attracted 16,400 property impressions from 46 countries. (Following the United States, China, Switzerland, Brazil and Germany were the countries with the most viewers previewing Sibcy Cline’s high-end listings. In the United States, Ohio, Illinois, Florida and Washington had the most viewers to the listings in June.) The site has the ability for the viewer to translate information into eight languages and numerous international currencies. Annually, promotes 25,000 high-end properties.

Says Rob Sibcy, President of Sibcy Cline Realtors, “We are very excited about our participation with Luxury Portfolio International. Sibcy Cline’s website has a very strong presence in our local market. We are constantly working and focusing our resources to make our website the most useful home-search tool. Luxury Portfolio will enable our agents to market their high-end listings even further with a global reach in a highly targeted manner.”

Luxury Portfolio International provides Sibcy Cline’s agents with monthly analytical reports of views to their listings. These statistics include property impressions, detail page results, visits by country, language and currency requests.

One of Sibcy Cline’s high-end listings, a national award-winning designed home by architect Charles Gwathmey, will be a featured home in a branded Luxury Portfolio print advertisement in the fall issue of Veranda magazine.

Luxury Portfolio is the luxury face of  Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global network of locally owned real estate companies with 500 members and $235 billion in annual home sales. Sibcy Cline is a founding member of this organization.

Lisa Fix of Sibcy Cline Realtors Earns President’s Service Award from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

Lisa Fix

Lisa Fix

Lisa Fix, Vice President Operations/Relocation Director of Sibcy Cline Relocation Services, was honored with the President’s Service Award from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. Lisa received this honor at the LeadingRE Conference, February 26-28, 2013 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Lisa was recognized for her dedication and hard work for this organization. She says, “I am so flattered to receive this award. I have really enjoyed working daily with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. This organization has inspired many new ideas for Sibcy Cline Relocation Services.”

Lisa is currently serving a third year as a board member of the Relocation Directors Advisory Council for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

Lisa is a 35-year employee with Sibcy Cline.  She manages the daily operations of  the Relocation Department for Sibcy Cline. She is also an active member of the Employee Relocation Council and Relocation Directors Council.